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Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Sign Definitive Agreements to Strengthen Trans-Atlantic Partnership

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Limited have today signed definitive agreements paving the way forward for their expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture: The Joint Venture Agreement signed between Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic sets out the governance as well as the commercial and operational terms of the expanded trans-Atlantic Joint Venture. Upon… Read More ›

Jet Airways to commence operations under the ‘Regional Connectivity Scheme’

To augment regional connectivity under UDAN scheme with flights on Delhi– Nashik-Delhi, Nagpur–Allahabad-Indore-Allahabad-Nagpur and Lucknow-Allahabad-Patna-Allahabad-Lucknow routes Three new direct flights effective June 14, 2018 onwards Jet Airways, India’s premier full-service international carrier, today announced the launch of operations under the ‘Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik’ (UDAN) scheme. The airline has been awarded four routes under… Read More ›

Ethiopian Airlines and Air Côte d’Ivoire Enter Codeshare Agreement on Routes between West Africa and the USA: Addis Ababa, May 9, 2018

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline and Air Côte d’Ivoire,the national flag carrier of Côte d’Ivoire, have entered into a codeshare agreement effective May, 2018. Under the new codeshare partnership, passengers originating from West African countries, especially from Lagos, Bamako, Cotonou, Accra and Lomé will board Air… Read More ›

ANA Unveils the Features of Airbus A380

The first Airbus A380 in Japan, flying to Honolulu, features a strategically designed cabin All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, today announced the features of Japan’s first Airbus A380, launching in spring 2019. This aircraft will be introduced on ANA’s Tokyo – Honolulu service, and each cabin is specially designed to… Read More ›

Austrian Airlines Further Develops Its Branding

  Adaptations to the branding to fulfil demands of the digital world • Logo more easily and clearly recognizable on mobile devices and smart watches thanks to small adjustments • Adjustments in the digital domain will be gradually transferred to the entire brand environment, also on aircraft. • First visible sign: the new Boeing 777… Read More ›

Dassault’s Falcon 8X to Highlight ABACE 2018

First aircraft now flying with Chinese operator April 13, 2018 (Shanghai, China): This year, Dassault Aviation will showcase the Falcon 8X — the newest business jet in the ultra-long range class – at the 2018 Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition (ABACE). The exhibit, which opens on April 17 at the Shanghai Hawker Pacific Business… Read More ›

Qatar Airways Celebrates The Inaugural E-Prix In Rome As Official Airline Partner

The award-winning airline and ABB FIA Formula E Championship joined forces once again in Rome to celebrate their exciting partnership Qatar Airways hosted activities for families and visitors of all ages at its stand in the Allianz E-Village The unique international sporting event attracted tourists and sport enthusiasts from all over the world After expanding… Read More ›

Widerøe

Widerøe is the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, with a staff of 3,000 and a turnover of NOK 3.5 billion. The company carries around 2.8 million passengers annually and flies to 46 domestic and international destinations. Widerøe operates more than 450 flights every day and operates to more than twice as many airports in Norway… Read More ›

Private pilot fined after landing without permission

The pilot of a light aircraft was fined £3,600 after he landed at Coventry Airport without being given permission by air traffic control. David Harbottle was also ordered to pay £4,500 costs to the CAA. Another aeroplane had to pull off the runway just before Harbottle touched down. The 69-year-old, from Ottershaw Park in Surrey,… Read More ›

Triumph Achieves Elite Supplier Status from Lockheed Martin RMS

Triumph Group, Inc.(NYSE:TGI) announced today that its Triumph Fabrications company located in Hot Springs, Arkansas was recognized by Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) for exceptional supplier performance in support of their Sikorsky Aircraft business. Triumph Fabrications achieved RMS Elite Supplier status after demonstrated improvements in both quality and delivery performance. Triumph Fabrications, a… Read More ›

SIA, DFASS And SATS Agree Travel Retail Joint Venture

• JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms • SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% • DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV • SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish a joint venture… Read More ›

Cessna SkyCourier completes initial wind tunnel testing, final design takes shape

Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it has completed initial wind tunnel testing of its new twin-engine Cessna SkyCourier turboprop. Results from comprehensive wind tunnel tests will provide performance and aerodynamic characteristics and structural load data, further finalizing the aircraft design.  “For the initial wind tunnel testing, we use a custom,… Read More ›

Virgin Australia announces Sydney – Hong Kong flights.

Virgin Australia today announced plans to launch flights between Sydney and Hong Kong, increasing the airline’s presence into Greater China. Subject to authorisation, Virgin Australia plans to operate daily return services between the two cities with its dual aisle Airbus A330-200 aircraft, featuring ‘The Business’, which has been named the world’s best Business Class for… 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 ›

TAP – Air Portugal

About TAP With arms wide open TAP is the leading Portuguese airline, it has been flying since 1945 and has been a member of the Star Alliance since 14 March 2005. Its Lisbon hub is a key European gateway at the crossroads of Africa, and North and South America. With the launch of new routes over… Read More ›

Air France.

About Air France Air France, a global airline of French inspiration, with high standards and a caring attitude, turns the flight into a moment of real pleasure on all its daily operations in France, Europe and worldwide. Air France-KLM is the leading Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. In 2017, it… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Appoints Chief Marketing Officer Steps up Branding and Customer Experience Efforts

he internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, Hong Kong Airlines (the “Company”), announced the appointment of global branding expert Mr George Liu as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO).  Heading up Hong Kong Airlines’ Branding and Customer Experience Department, Mr Liu’s role will be instrumental in leading the airline’s branding, marketing, communications, and customer experience in line with the overall… Read More ›

Falcon modification contract granted to Sabena technics by Dassault Aviation

Dassault Aviation selects Sabena technics as a partner for the modification of four Falcon 50 Ms aircraft belonging to the French Navy. The Falcon 50Ms aircraft carry out daily missions of surveillance and maritime rescue. After modification, the cabins will be equipped with a hatch which will allow a rescue boat (the SAR chain) to… Read More ›

Austrian Starts Training for Its Own Pilots at the European Flight Acade

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on http://www.austrianpilot.at In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European… Read More ›

flynas orders 120 A320 neo aircraft

flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-fare carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 120 A320n. The agreement at list price worth SAR 32 billion (USD 8.6 billion), which includes 80 firm orders with deliveries scheduled during 2018-2026 with another 40 purchase rights was announced today by Ayed Al Jeaid, Chairman NAS Holding and Bander Al… Read More ›

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