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flynas and Pegasus sign codeshare agreement

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October 9, 2016

Leading low-cost airlines of Saudi Arabia and Turkey have signed a codeshare agreement to offer their guests connections on both airlines’ networks. With the new agreement, flynas guests from Riyadh and Jeddah can fly to Adana, Ankara, Antalya, Hatay and Trabzon via Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen. While Pegasus guests can now fly to Riyadh and Jeddah… Read More ›

Etihad Airways Partners continue plans to align global loyalty programmes

Etihad Airways Partners (EAP), a unique partnership of eight airlines, has announced further steps aimed at aligning the benefits for tiered members of the separate frequent flyer programmes operated by each airline. The latest enhancements incorporate customer feedback on benefits they value and are part of an ongoing strategy to enhance the customer proposition and… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific’s ‘Queen of the Skies’ to mark retirement with Victoria Harbour Flyover Final chance for the Hong Kong public to bid farewell to the Boeing 747

To commemorate the retirement of the iconic Boeing 747-400 aircraft from its passenger fleet, and to help raise funds in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Cathay Pacific will operate a special charity flight for its staff on the morning of Saturday, 8 October. With the approval of the Civil Aviation Department, the 60-minute flight… Read More ›

Iberia Honoured with “Universal Spaniard 2016” Award

It is the first time in 20-year history of award that a company has been named as winner. Fundación Independiente chose Iberia because of contributions to publicising Spain’s image around the world since the airline’s founding in 1927. Iberia was unanimously named “Universal Spaniard 2016” and it becomes the first company to win the 20-year-old annual… Read More ›

TAP Maintenance & Engineering is the world’s first MRO to perform Sharklet Retrofit on the A319 Corporate Jet

  TAP Maintenance & Engineering (TAP M&E) performed the world’s first Sharklet retrofit of an in-service ACJ319 VIP on behalf of Airbus Corporate Jets, as part of the first turn-key project for Comlux The Aviation Group. All the work was carried out by TAP M&E Unit based at the Company’s Headquarters in Lisbon, being this… Read More ›

SAS upgrades its short and medium haul fleet and invests in next-generation onboard WiFi

SAS, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, has been focused on bringing innovation to its passengers since 1946. With a passion and vision to ‘make life easier’ for Scandinavia’s frequent flyers, SAS is making investments of MSEK 500 across its entire short and medium haul fleet – from installing the fastest WiFi in Europe to completing… Read More ›

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with Four Brand New Airliners

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its four new aircraft. These include two Airbus A320s, an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737-800 aircraft. All aircraft are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturers. The aircraft have been named in honour of outstanding Russian citizens who contributed a lot to artistic and cultural development. One A320 has been named… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Wins Gold Award at PR Awards 2016

Hong Kong Airlines (the “Company”), the internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, has picked up a Gold and a Bronze award for its promotional campaign of Kumamoto route launch at the PR Awards 2016 held by Marketing magazine. The Company has always been pioneering in leveraging digital marketing to facilitate online–to–offline (O2O) commerce when promoting its new routes… Read More ›

Aeroflot proposes tougher measures to deal with disruptive passengers

Aeroflot has set out proposals to give Russian airlines more power to deal with disruptive passengers, in line with leading global standards for deterring anti-social behavior on board aircraft. Aeroflot’s proposals were supported by President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with the Group’s CEO, Vitaly Saveliev. During the meeting it was noted that the behavior… Read More ›

MEA Signs 5 Year Deal With SITA

Agreement strengthens long-standing partnership with the roll-out of new, faster connectivity Middle East Airlines-Air Liban (MEA) has signed a new five-year master agreement with global communications provider SITA to introduce new, faster connectivity across the airline’s network. The contract marks a continuation of the strong relationship between the two organizations, which dates back more than… Read More ›

Ethiopian, Guangdong Airport Sign MoU to Increase Flight Frequency and Launch New Route

Ethiopian Airlines  signed Cooperative Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Guangdong Airport Authorities in areas of increasing passenger flight frequency, launching new routes and joint promotion of Ethiopia cargo for additional frequency in Guangzhou . Following the completion of the G20 Summit held in Hangzhou, the 2nd Investing in Africa Forum took place in Guangzhou from… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters updates Executive Committee, puts stronger focus on Customer Support & Services.

  Ben Bridge appointed new Executive Vice President Global Business Matthieu Louvot joins Executive Committee as Executive Vice President Customer Support & Services Dominique Maudet joins Airbus Group as Head of Strategic Defence Relations Ben Bridge (44) has been appointed Executive Vice President Global Business while Matthieu Louvot (41) becomes Executive Vice President Customer Support… Read More ›

An insider’s opinion on what went wrong at Bombardier.

UPDATE: An insider’s opinion on what went wrong at Bombardier. With the TSX:BBD.B stock at $1.19 (Dec 11, 2015), a drop of 75.2% from year ago today and a 13.7% drop from only a month ago, it is obvious that the investment community is not buying the 5 year transformation plan presented at the company’s… Read More ›

Embraer exhibits Phenom executive jets at Sun ‘n Fun.

Embraer Executive Jets will showcase the entry-level Phenom 100E and Phenom 300 light jet, on static display, at Sun ‘n Fun International Fly-In & Expo, from April 21-26, in Lakeland, Fla. “Launched in 2005, the Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 are fulfilling their mission as revolutionary jets, with a global fleet of over 570 aircraft… Read More ›

Aerolíneas Ejecutivas Adds Six New Learjet 75 Aircraft to its Fleet for Operation in Mexico.

The recently-delivered aircraft strengthen ALE’s commitment and leadership in executive aviation The new Learjet 75 business jets are added to ALE’s MexJet fleet, which flies 15 thousand hours a year The Learjet 75 aircraft offers the ultimate combination of performance, design and legendary Learjet heritagv Aerolíneas Ejecutivas (ALE) introduced its new fleet of 6 Learjet… Read More ›

SkyTeam Launches Online Round the World Booking Tool.

Easy-to-book, multi-airline itineraries to 1,024 global destinations in a matter of clicks. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, has launched an online booking tool for customers wishing to book a Go Round the World pass on any of its 19 member airlines.  Available on Skyteam.com, the intuitive tool offers customers a seamless planning and booking experience with cost-effective… Read More ›

DOHA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT RETAINS TITLE OF WORLD’S BEST PREMIUM SERVICE AIRPORT FOR THIRD YEAR RUNNING.

Qatar Airways has once again been honoured with accolades at the annual Skytrax 2013 World Airport Awards by retaining awards in two key categories at a ceremony held in Geneva. For the third consecutive year, Qatar Airways’ Premium Terminal at Doha International Airport (DIA) was named World’s Best Premium Service Airport, recognised for its superior… Read More ›

Airbus ACJ318 brings comfort and elegance to ABACE.

Airbus is exhibiting an ACJ318 corporate jet at ABACE in Shanghai, bringing more than a touch of comfort and elegance to what is widely recognised as the world’s fastest growing bizjet market. The Airbus ACJ318 on display is operated by Comlux on VVIP charters, and features lounge areas, a private room that doubles as an… Read More ›

VIRGIN AMERICA HITCHES A RIDE WITH UBER: FIRST-EVER UBER FREQUENT FLYER PARTNERSHIP OFFERS A SEAMLESS, CONNECTED TRAVEL EXPERIENCE FROM RIDE TO ROLL.

Silicon Valley’s Airline Offers Elevate® Frequent Flyer Benefits to New Uber Users Virgin America, the award-winning California-based airline, announced that it has partnered with Uber, the company revolutionizing personal transportation, to offer Virgin America’s Elevate® frequent flyer program members the ability to earn Elevate points when they complete their first ride with Uber.  As of… Read More ›

LEA Follows Chelsea All The Way To Munich.

“Officially, we’re not biased, of course,” says Patrick Margetson-Rushmore, chief executive of London Executive Aviation (LEA), with a smile, “but we can’t deny we’re delighted Chelsea have reached the UEFA Champions League football final against Bayern Munich. In truth, I’ve long been a Chelsea supporter and regularly visit Stamford Bridge with my sons, so I’m… Read More ›

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