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Magma Aviation poised for growth with new ownership structure

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May 13, 2017

Chapman Freeborn Airchartering today announced it has increased its stake in UK-based Magma Aviation to a majority shareholding of 75% to help support the company’s long-term growth plans. The global aircraft charter specialist has held a minority holding in Magma since the company was launched in 2010 to commercially and operationally manage dedicated wide-body cargo… Read More ›

All Manila-Caticlan Flights to Operate in NAIA Terminal 2

Effective June 1, all PAL-Manila-Caticlan flights will  depart from / arrive in NAIA Terminal 2. Passengers arriving in Manila from Caticlan will now be able to conveniently connect to their domestic / international flights operating in Terminal 2. Million Milers, Premier Elite and Elite Members may enjoy the PAL Mabuhay Lounge (international and domestic) located… Read More ›

AirAsia Brings Ben Proud’s Talent Pool To Penang

Four outstanding swimmers from Penang chosen to train with Ben Proud in Phuket in September 2017 AirAsia brought together 60 aspiring swimmers ranging from 11 – 15 years old for the AirAsia Presents Ben Proud’s Talent Pool coaching clinic in Penang last Saturday. The young swimmers took part in an intensive one-day training experience with… Read More ›

Cancun: Enjoy the comforts of air France’s new long-haul travel cabins

Since 3 May 2017, Air France customers have been travelling to Cancun from Paris-Charles de Gaulle by Boeing 777-200 in optimum travel comfort. The progressive deployment of the new cabins on the Boeing 777 allows Air France to offer 3 weekly flights with the latest cabins in Business (28 seats), Premium Economy (24 seats), and… Read More ›

Copa Airlines announces new nonstop service between Denver, Colorado and Panama

Copa Airlines will offer the only nonstop direct airline service between Denver and Panama, with convenient connections to more than 55 destinations in Central America, South America and the Caribbean through the airline’s Hub of the Americas Copa’s four-times-weekly flights between Denver and Panama begin Dec. 11, 2017 Denver will be Copa’s 13th U.S. destination… Read More ›

AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search 2017 announces the top 2 finalists representing Malaysia!

AirAsia Runway Ready Designer Search is back for the third season and the Malaysian audition round was held in Kuala Lumpur today. The two finalists chosen to represent Malaysia are Andrew Low (26 years old) and Phynix Tan Pek Han (22 years old) where they will be showcasing their creations at the Grand Finale which… Read More ›

UOB And KrisFlyer Partnership Sets New Heights For Banking Solutions In Singapore

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) and KrisFlyer1 today launched the KrisFlyer UOB Account, the first banking solution in Singapore to earn KrisFlyer miles when a customer saves or spends. The KrisFlyer UOB account provides an innovative way for customers who prefer to spend on a debit card or millennials in the early stages of their… Read More ›

British Airways invests to boost customer experience for all

British Airways has launched its investment plans for customers, focusing on excellence in the premium cabins and more choice and quality for all. Watch Alex Cruz, British Airways’ chairman and CEO reveal the airline’s plans during a charter flight from Gatwick to Heathrow on April 5. The investments include: £400m in Club World (long-haul business class)… Read More ›

JetBlue Expands Successful Port-au-Prince Service with Nonstop Orlando Flights

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced its intent to operate service between Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) later this year (a). JetBlue intends to launch this route, which currently does not have nonstop service, in December pending government approval. Seats are expected to go out for sale in the coming weeks…. Read More ›

Etihad Airways teams up with Mumbai Indians for fourth year running of Vivo Indian Premier League 2017

Etihad Airways has once again teamed up with Mumbai Indians for the 10th edition of the Vivo Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 cricket tournament that began this week. The Abu Dhabi-based airline is lending its support for the fourth year running to one of the most successful franchise teams in the IPL and one of… Read More ›

Air France offers additional flights for spring

To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights. – The week-end of 8 April… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines Adorns Boeing 777 Jet with the Blue Danube Waltz

• A special sticker is pasted onto a Boeing 777-200 with the registration OE-LPD on the occasion of the airline’s new flight service to Los Angeles • 45-meter long line notes with the prelude to the Blue Danube Waltz can be seen • Blue Danube is closely associated with the red-white-red flagship carrier: played 254,000… Read More ›

Qatar Airways quadruple winner at travelplus airline amenity bag awards

  Qatar Airways wins four awards in the First Class Female Amenity Kit, Business Class Middle East Amenity Kit, Children’s Goody Bag (over six years old) and Sleeper Suit / Pyjamas categories at prestigious industry awards. Qatar Airways excelled in four categories of the TravelPlus Airline Amenity Bag Awards held in Hamburg, Germany last night…. Read More ›

TAP reinforces its position in Spain with new flight to Valencia

The Spanish market is of high importance to TAP • The airline is adding a new flight to its operation • 23 new weekly frequencies to Spain in 2017 TAP will operate, as from June 13th, a new flight to Valencia, Spain, which is already available for booking. Presently the Airline operates one daily flight… Read More ›

Rosa Mota, TAP ” Flight attendant” for a day

The Olympic champion joined us on board to help commemorate – dressed for the part – the first birthday of the airline’s Ponte Aérea service On the day when TAP’s Ponte Aérea service celebrated its first anniversary, Rosa Mota changed her usual tracksuit for the company livery. The national athlete came on board two TAP… Read More ›

New TAP destination in Africa: Lomé

Flights to Lomé, in Togo, already available for booking As from now, it is possible to book flights to Lomé, in Togo, with TAP. The operation to this new destination will start on July 17th, with four weekly flights. Portugal will then be even closer to Africa, since it will fly to 16 destinations in… Read More ›

AirAsia celebrates return to Clark Airport with maiden flight to Kalibo

AirAsia today marked its return to Clark International Airport with first flight to Kalibo departing on time at 1:35PM carrying more than 160 passengers. Philippines AirAsia CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “It feels so good to be back here. Today, we are re-affirming our commitment to make travel more accessible, affordable and for AirAsia to… Read More ›

PAL to launch Chengdu – Kalibo, Chengdu – Cebu flights

Philippine Airlines is all set to officially launch its Chengdu – Kalibo and Chengdu – Cebu flights which will enable the Chinese market to land directly in Central Philippines. Cebu is PAL’s second hub outside Manila with 7 international and 13 domestic destinations while Kalibo operates flights to 5 international and 2 domestic points. PAL… Read More ›

Europe’s finest horses travel in comfort to Eppley

Qatar Airways Cargo flew 50 horses on board its Boeing 777 freighter to Omaha, Nebraska The cargo carrier’s QR Live service offers world-class live animal transport Fifty of the finest European equine guests were treated with exceptional care and attention as they were transported to Eppley Airfield in Omaha, Nebraska, where the world’s best riders… Read More ›

Qatar Airways switches lights off for earth hour

Airline urges all to participate in international initiative to combat climate change To mark Earth Hour on 25 March 2017, Qatar Airways switched off the lights at its corporate headquarters between 8:30 and 9:30pm in an effort to encourage communities and individuals to come together to highlight the importance of combatting climate change. The airline… Read More ›

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