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Cathay Pacific Group

Cathay Pacific is a Hong Kong-based airline offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to some 200 destinations worldwide, using an ultra-modern fleet of more than 140 wide-body aircraft. Cathay Dragon is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific and focuses on providing services to destinations across Asia, including more than 20 cities in mainland China. Cathay… Read More ›

Back-to-back painting of the initial two A330neo jetliners is completed for the Portuguese flag carrier

The initial two A330neo jetliners destined for an airline operator have rolled out of the paint shop bearing the red and green livery of TAP Air Portugal, which will become the launch operator of this new member in Airbus’ A330 family – the most popular widebody family ever. Both aircraft received the Portuguese airline’s branding… Read More ›

AirAsia celebrates return to Clark Airport with maiden flight to Kalibo

AirAsia today marked its return to Clark International Airport with first flight to Kalibo departing on time at 1:35PM carrying more than 160 passengers. Philippines AirAsia CEO Captain Dexter Comendador said, “It feels so good to be back here. Today, we are re-affirming our commitment to make travel more accessible, affordable and for AirAsia to… Read More ›


A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader. Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international – with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter… Read More ›

SpiceJet gets a makeover

Introduces uniforms in ‘Red-Hot-Spicy’ avatar SpiceJet, the country’s favourite carrier, is going in for an image makeover with its strong workforce switching to a Redder, Hotter and Spicier new uniform beginning starting today. The uniforms retain the carrier’s signature red colour largely while incorporating some unique and flamboyant designs to infuse boldness and style. Inspired… Read More ›

Alitalia: new non-stop flight Rome-Kiev in the summer New seasonal international and domestic services to meet high demand during summer In August a new Boeing 777-300ER will join the fleet.

With the 2017 summer flight programme, Alitalia is set to launch new non-stop flight Rome-Kiev, as well as new seasonal international and domestic services that, together with the resume of further seasonal services and increase in number of flights, will meet high demand during summer. To help support Alitalia long-haul flight network, a new Boeing… Read More ›

Boeing Engineers Create STEM Activities to Challenge and Inspire Students

Looking for fun classroom activities with a STEM focus? Boeing [NYSE:BA], Iridescent’s Curiosity Machine, PBS Learning Media and the Teaching Channel have produced a collection of educational materials and tutorials that children can use to engineer an airfoil, find alternative energy sources and design their own satellite, among dozens of other activities. The activities are… Read More ›

SpiceJet re-introduces services on Surat – Delhi route

To operate twin flights daily, effective from 26th March, 2017 SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today announced the relaunch of twin daily direct flights on the Delhi – Surat – Delhi route effective from 26th March, 2017. The national capital would soon be connected with the diamond capital of India on the SpiceJet network,… Read More ›

Discounts & freebies galore with AirAsia’s #AyamComing CNY promotion

Airline offers all-in-fares from as low as RM29* one-way for immediate travel along with many more festive offerings AirAsia launched its #AyamComing campaign to welcome the Year of the Rooster with a series of special offers which include all-in-fares from as low as RM29* one-way for immediate travel, festive inflight meals at RM10, 38% online… Read More ›

Flying High: Dragonair Aviation Certificate Programme Fuels Youngsters’ Industry Ambitions

The Dragonair Aviation Certificate Programme (DACP) continues to go from strength to strength following a ceremony held on 7 November to celebrate its latest 40 graduates. Joining the graduates at the event, held at Regal Airport Hotel, were DACP alumni, pilot mentors and guests from the programme’s supporting partners. Now in its 11th year, the… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair resume flight operations

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair will operate a full schedule of flight services tomorrow (Saturday, 22 October). However, weather conditions are expected to remain unstable and will likely continue to affect Hong Kong. Flights may be subject to delays. Passengers are advised to check the latest flight information on the airlines’ websites, or, before… Read More ›

Airbus Corporate Jets adds Jet Aviation to Service Centre network.

Adds to choice and global reach of support services. Airbus has added Jet Aviation and its MRO facilities to its ACJ Service Centre network, enhancing choice and geographical reach for its corporate jet customers and operators around the world.The expanded network comprises companies that are owned or controlled by Airbus, as well as independent ones… 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 ›


Starting in summer 2014, Air France will progressively equip all its aircraft in the Airbus A320* family (A318, A319, A320 and A321) with noise reduction kits. This new equipment will lower by up to 8 decibels the noise generated by these aircraft during the descent and aircraft approach phases, starting from 40km and up to… Read More ›

Malaysia Airlines Enters into Re-accommodation Agreement with AirAsia X.

Malaysia Airlines today entered into a Re-Accommodation Agreement (“RA”) with AirAsia X to re-accommodate the latter airline’s passengers on four routes cancelled using excess capacity on Malaysia Airlines flights. The four routes involve Mumbai, Delhi, London and Paris. Economy and premium class passengers holding confirmed AirAsia X tickets issued before 13 January 2012 on the… Read More ›

Norwegian Orders 100 LEAP-1B-Powered 737 MAX Airplanes.

Engine order valued at $2.9 billion U.S. CFM bringing revolutionary technologies to 737 MAX WEST CHESTER, Ohio – 25 January 2012 – Norwegian today became the first European customer for the advanced LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 MAX with an order for 100 airplanes. In addition, the airline ordered 22 additional CFM56-7BE-powered Next-Generation 737-800s. The total engine… Read More ›

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