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Thomas Cook Airlines’ pilots & crew wear pink with pride

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October 8, 2018

Thomas Cook Airlines’ pilots and cabin crew will proudly switch their shoulder stripes from gold to pink this month as part of “Fly Pink”. Thomas Cook Group Airline is supporting Fly Pink for the third consecutive year. The aviation industry initiative, founded in Australia by QantasLink pilots in 2015, supports organisations around the world through… Read More ›

British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic.

BOAC, British Airways’ predecessor, operated the first transatlantic jet engine flight on October 4, 1958 BOAC beat arch-rival Pan Am to become the first to do so Reduced 18-hour journey between London and New York to 7-hours Airline hosted special anniversary event at its headquarters to celebrate Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC – British… Read More ›

Singapore Airlines And Tourism Australia Re-Affirm Close Ties With New Three-Year Agreement

Singapore Airlines and Tourism Australia have re-affirmed their strong commercial ties by signing a new three-year strategic marketing deal worth A$11 million. The agreement will see the two parties jointly fund a range of tourism campaigns and promotional activities in eight of Australia’s key inbound markets – Singapore, as well as China, Germany, India, Indonesia,… Read More ›

JetBlue Warms Up Winter with New Palm Springs Service in Boston and Expanded Flying Season in New York

Boston’s #1 Airline – Soon Flying to 70 Nonstop Destinations – Will Launch The Only Service between New England and California’s Popular Desert Oasis New York’s Hometown Airline® Set to Extend Flying Season through Memorial Day 2019, Add Saturday Mint Flights and Operate Larger Aircraft for Fourth Season JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced it is… Read More ›

Etihad Airways Engineering hosts the Indian Ambassador to the UAE

Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, welcomes His Excellency Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE and Mr Rajamurugan, Counsellor, Embassy of India in the UAE, to its Abu Dhabi base. The Ambassador was received by Mr Abdul Khaliq Saeed, Chief Executive… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Qantas codeshare to bring Australia and Asia closer

Agreement applies to 25 routes across Asia-Pacific and will see frequent flyers of both airlines earn more points Friday, 21 September 2018 — Cathay Pacific and Qantas customers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s regional networks and provides more options for customers travelling between Asia… Read More ›

Delta celebrates grand opening of Bob Hope USO LAX Center

Representatives from Delta’s team in Los Angeles joined more than 500 guests at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of the Bob Hope USO’s new LAX Center. At the ceremony set under the iconic LAX Theme Building, where the new facility is located, Delta was recognized for its strong partnership… Read More ›

Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route

Leasing deal with CityJet will see Aer Lingus fly to London City Airport from October Aer Lingus to operate 50 daily flights daily between Dublin and London Aer Lingus and CityJet today announced details of an agreement which builds on CityJet’s long-established presence at London City Airport and further expands Aer Lingus’ London schedule offering…. Read More ›

Air France La Première presents its new dishes signed by Jean-François Rouquette

Dishes to discover on departure from New York, Tokyo and Shanghai Starting October 1st 2018, Air France is for the first time entrusting the creation of two signature dishes per month in the La Première cabin to Jean-François Rouquette, the famous Michelin-starred head chef at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme hotel. For even more culinary delights… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines invests further in its Africa network

The airline ceases its Mumbai service on 6 January Brussels Airlines continues to invest in its position on the African market, by further reinforcing its flight offer to and from the continent. As of next year, the airline adds 3 extra flights per week to Banjul (Gambia) and will operate 3 out of the 7… Read More ›

Air Canada-Air Canada Unveils New Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon

Showcases Saskatchewan and Canadian design and artworks by local artists The airline’s 17th Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada and the 23rd across Air Canada’s international network SASKATOON, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today unveiled its newest Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (Skyxe). The lounge seats up to 40… Read More ›

Jet Setting to JAX! Spirit Airlines Expands Florida Footprint with Ultra-Low Fares to Jacksonville

Florida’s hometown airline is growing again in its home state with the addition of Jacksonville to the Spirit Airlines network!  Beginning December 20, 2018, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).   Jacksonville will mark Spirit’s 69th destination in… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines adds Macao to network with new TurboJET codeshare

Hong Kong Airlines has announced that it will add the entertainment centre of Macao to its growing network, following the signing of a codeshare agreement with ferry services company, TurboJET. The new partnership, which is the first of its kind for Hong Kong Airlines, will see TurboJET add the airline’s “HX” code onto its multiple… Read More ›

KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

KLM’s AR hand baggage check uses a transparent, virtual KLM suitcase, which indicates the permitted dimensions for hand baggage on board. AR technology makes it possible for a virtual image to be placed in reality and to be used interactively. This makes it easy for a passenger to check at home whether their hand baggage… Read More ›

Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

Norwegian Named Most Fuel-Efficient Airline on Transatlantic Routes for a Second Time

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader. The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United States in 2017. Norwegian once again rose to the top as… Read More ›

American Airlines turns on free live TV for domestic flights

American Airlines has activated free live TV on its first 100 domestic aircraft, with plans to extend live TV and high-speed internet across its long-term mainline narrowbody fleet of more than 700 aircraft during 2019. American is already the only U.S. airline to offer live TV on international flights. What you can watch Twelve live… Read More ›

ANA HOLDINGS and JAXA Partner to Create a New Space Industry Centered Around Real-World Avatars

ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter ANA HD) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) are proud to announce the launch of “AVATAR X,” a multi-phased program to revolutionize space exploration and development using real-world Avatars(*1). AVATAR X aims to capitalize on the growing space-based economy by accelerating development of real-world Avatars that will enable humans to remotely… Read More ›

Norwegian launches biggest ever USA sale from the UK and Ireland

15 transatlantic routes included in the autumn sale from £140/€99 one-way Airline has also included the Premium cabin for the first time with fares from £415 one-way Norwegian has today launched its autumn sale offering holiday makers from across the UK and Ireland the chance to book flights to the USA for less. For two… Read More ›

Frontier Airlines Adds Six New Routes and 100th City to Network with Harlingen, Texas Flights

Frontier Airlines announced the one-hundredth city in the low-fare carrier’s network and the addition of six new routes to its network. The airline will add new, low-fare service to/from Harlingen, Texas with the only non-stop service to Denver and Chicago as well as international service from Las Vegas with non-stop flights to both Cancun and… Read More ›

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