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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 ›

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 ›

Royal Jordanian awards exclusive component pool contract to Spairliners for its Embraer fleet

Spairliners will supply Royal Jordanian’s fleet from its component pool and logistic hub in Paris, France, as well as its central spare parts warehouse in Munich, Germany. The contracted services include streamlined supply chain management, pool access, repair management and tailored logistics services for Line Replaceable Units of Royal Jordanian’s E175 and E195 fleet.  Royal… Read More ›

New Flying Blue programme

Flying Blue, Air France-KLM’s loyalty programme, is changing as from 1 April 2018 and will offer more simplicity and flexibility in the use of the programme, a clearer reward scale and more choice in the use of Miles. Earn Miles for each euro spent For each euro spent, Ivory, Silver, Gold and Platinum members will… Read More ›

Milestone Aviation and Leonardo to provide three AW169s to Falcon Aviation

Milestone Aviation Group (“Milestone”), a GE Capital Aviation Services company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, and Leonardo announced today that Falcon Aviation of Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) will expand its AgustaWestland AW169 helicopter fleet with the addition of a further three aircraft. The light-intermediate twin helicopters will have multi-mission capability with entry… 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 ›

Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand extend services between Hong Kong and New Zealand

Cathay Pacific announces first direct link between Hong Kong and Christchurch, providing customers with a Life Well Travelled experience Cathay Pacific will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time and complementing the airline’s existing services to Auckland. The… Read More ›

Airbus and THAI to evaluate new MRO business

State-of-the art facility to be developed at U-Tapao International Airport Airbus has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thai Airways International (THAI) to evaluate the development of a major new maintenance and overhaul (MRO) facility at U-Tapao International Airport near Bangkok. The MoU was signed in Bangkok today by Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President, Thai… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines

Rolls-Royce has won a $1.7bn order from Singapore Airlines for Trent 1000 engines to power 19 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The engines will be covered by Rolls-Royce’s flagship engine service, TotalCare®, which improves engine reliability, increases time on wing, and maximises the engine’s contribution to business performance. This builds on a previous SIA Group order… Read More ›

Today`s galery: Norwegian.

Norwegian has one of the newest and greenest fleets in the world. High fuel-efficiency is not only good for the environment, but also for your wallet. Norwegian’s fleet consists of around 120 aircraft including Boeing 737-800s for its short-haul operation and Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its long-haul operation. With an average fleet age of just 3.6… Read More ›

Boeing Launches New Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program

Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today the launch of a new Nacelle and Flight-Control Surface Exchange Program. It provides airlines an integrated and economical solution, while building on Boeing’s successful history of exchange programs. Under the program, customers can exchange nacelle and flight-control surface parts that need repair or overhaul from a certified pool that Boeing… Read More ›

SriLankan Cargo sets new record for cargo handling at BIA – Remarkable growth of nearly 13%

SriLankan Cargo (www.srilankancargo.com), the freight handling arm of SriLankan Airlines, set a new record for the amount of cargo handled at the Cargo Centre of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport with a massive total of 239,636 tonnes in 2016, a remarkable growth of 12.88% over the 212,277 of the previous year. SriLankan Cargo handles cargo of… Read More ›

KLM offers self-service access to Schengen Lounge 25 at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has introduced self-service kiosks at the entrance to Schengen Lounge 25 at Schiphol Airport. The service will give authorised passengers quicker access to the lounge. By scanning their own boarding passes, the passengers will be able to enter the lounge quickly and easily, even at the busiest times. KLM transported more… Read More ›

New look for the Premium Economy comfort kit!

Since January 2017, Air France has been offering its Premium Economy customers a brand new travel kit on board long-haul flights. This new model aims to reflect the image of the Premium Economy cabin, with a relaxed, chic and dynamic design. Available in a choice of two colours, the new comfort kit highlights the accent,… Read More ›

Air France welcomes its first Boeing 787

At 9 am on Friday 2 December, Air France welcomed its very first Boeing 787. On this occasion, and as is our custom, firefighters at Paris-Charles de Gaulle gave the aircraft the traditional water salute. Franck Terner, Air France CEO stated: “It is with great pride and honour today that Air France takes delivery of… Read More ›

Aeroflot named world’s second-best airline by National Geographic Traveller

Aeroflot has been voted second-best airline globally and undisputed leader of the Russian market by Russian readers of National Geographic Traveller, one of the world’s most popular travel magazines. Aeroflot ranked second behind only Emirates – named world’s best airline at this year’s World Airline Awards and like Aeroflot a Four Star Airline according to… Read More ›

KLM materials reused in MOAM design collection

Used KLM materials were today on display at the presentation of MOAM 2016 (Mode Amsterdam). Young designers presented their collections of unique, handmade designs in Hotel Krasnapolsky. The themes of the fashion show were innovation, sustainability, craftsmanship and cooperation. The collection was created using recycled KLM materials, such as rubber tyres, seatbelts and upholstery. This… Read More ›

Mauritius: Indian Ocean airlines launch ‘Vanilla Alliance’ network in June.

In a bid to improve air links, air companies of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) member countries will on 18 June 2015 sign in Antananarivo, Madagascar, an agreement to set up a sub-regional airline network known as ‘Vanilla Alliance’, the Commission said Tuesday. The agreement will help improve “significantly and concretely” air links among countries… Read More ›

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Garuda Indonesia once again gained international recognition, this time for significant passenger growth at two world-class airports in the Southeast Asia and East Asia regions, namely Changi International Airport Singapore and Incheon International Airport in South Korea. Garuda Indonesia won the Changi Airline Awards for the category of “TOP Airline by absolute growth in passenger… Read More ›

EASA, IATA Move to Reduce Risk of Loss of Control Accidents.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training requirements for airline pilots to prevent loss of control situations. The so called “upset prevention and recovery training” (UPRT) requirements aim to better train pilots in order to face unexpected events, potentially leading to a loss… Read More ›

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