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Tag: 2016

Fly Safe: Prevent Loss of Control Accidents

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the general aviation (GA) community’s national #FlySafe campaign helps educate GA pilots about the best practices to calculate and predict aircraft performance and to operate within established aircraft limitations. A Loss of Control (LOC) accident involves an unintended departure of an aircraft from controlled flight. LOC can happen when… Read More ›

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Customer Services Wins 2018 Gold Stevie® Award

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft’s Customer Services team was presented with a Gold Stevie® Award in the category: Customer Service Department of the Year – Airlines, Distribution & Transportation, at the 12th Annual Stevie Awards Gala in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Offering the best experience to our customers is the very foundation of our FlightAdvantage program,” said Todd… Read More ›

Air France celebrates French haute cuisine with the “Goût de France/Good France” event

For the fourth consecutive year, Air France is partner of the “Gôut de/Good France” event, organized by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the chef Alain Ducasse, celebrating fine French cuisine around the globe.  As a privileged partner of this new edition with “French wines and spirits” as its theme, Air France is… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters achieves delivery targets and maintains market leadership in 2016

    Deliveries up five percent to 418 units   388 gross orders Key military campaigns secured     Marignane, Airbus Helicopters delivered 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthened its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position… Read More ›

SriLankan Airlines’ codeshare partnerships contribute to 2 million tourists’ milestone

The smooth functioning of SriLankan Airlines’ codeshare partnerships in the Western and Central European region contributed in a significant manner to the growth of tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka in 2016, which expanded by 14% and crossed the 2 million milestone. SriLankan made a significant change in strategy in the fourth quarter of 2016 by… Read More ›

Pilatus Sells 21 PC-21s, Including 17 for the French Air Force

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is delighted to announce the signing of three PC-21 fleet orders by end of December 2016, for a total of 21 PC-21s, of which 17 are for the French Air Force and two each for the Royal Jordanian Air Force and QinetiQ, a British company which operates the “Empire Test Pilots’ School“…. Read More ›

New London Luton Route To Dusseldorf Weeze Launched

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Nov) further expanded its London Luton summer 2017 schedule with a new route to Dusseldorf Weeze, starting in March, in addition to a new Faro route, which will deliver 2m customers p.a. and support 1,500* jobs at London Luton Airport. Ryanair’s summer 2017 schedule will also see more frequencies… Read More ›

94% Of Ryanair Customers Satisfied With Flight Experience.

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Nov) released its ‘Rate My Flight’ statistics, which show that 94% of surveyed customers were happy with their overall flight experience in October. Over 17,000 customers used the ‘Rate My Flight’ function in the Ryanair app in October (an increase of 7,000 from September), ranking their overall experience, boarding,… Read More ›

Christmas Digital Gift Vouchers Launched

GIVE THE GIFT OF FLYING THIS CHRISTMAS Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (8 Nov) launched an enhanced digital gift voucher service, the perfect gift this Christmas for family and friends looking to travel on one of Ryanair’s 1,800 routes across Europe and North Africa. Ryanair’s digital gift vouchers, which can be personalised with… Read More ›

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