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Tag: Airbus A330

Hawaiian Airlines Brings Culture-Based Education Onboard

Hawaiian Airlines is bringing onboard inspiring stories showcasing the power of culture-based native Hawaiian education in a series of exclusive in-flight videos. Guests will learn how educators are turning streams, fishponds and the voyaging canoe Hōkūle‘a into immersive classrooms while using traditional Hawaiian practices to empower youth. The new series was produced by Kanaeokana, a… Read More ›

Foundation Congratulates CAST/ASIAS for Receiving Aviation Week Award.

Flight Safety Foundation on Friday extended its congratulations to the U.S. Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) initiative for receiving an Aviation Week Laureate Award in the commercial aviation safety category Thursday at the Aviation Week Laureates Award dinner in Washington. The Laureate Awards are presented annually… Read More ›

Indian demand for new aircraft forecasted at 1,750 over 20 years

20-year growth almost twice as fast as the world average Largest footprint in India of any international aircraft manufacturer Every Airbus commercial aircraft is partly ‘Made in India’  India will require 1,750 new passenger and cargo aircraft over the next 20 years to meet an exponential rise in both passenger and freight traffic, according to… Read More ›

Pratt & Whitney’s GTF Engines Installed on Embraer E190-E2 Aircraft; One Step Closer to Entry Into Service

The E190-E2 program reached another milestone in mid-February when Pratt & Whitney’s PW1900G production engines were installed on the first production aircraft coming out of Embraer’s E2 final assembly line (FAL) in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil. The engines were shipped to the FAL in December as the program tracks entry into service… 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 ›

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 ›

Fying to the most countries in the world, Turkish Airlines is now recruiting experienced Captains & First Officers.

“Turkish Airlines invites you to take part of being in its team.  Turkish Airlines which flies to 300 destinations across 120 countries, has 329 aircraft in its fleet. The average age of the fleet is about seven years, making it one of the youngest in Europe. With the aircrafts which Turkish Airlines will take the… Read More ›

First BelugaXL transporter rolls off assembly line.

This next-generation super transporter is one of the largest aircraft in existence The first structurally complete airframe for the new BelugaXL rolled out from its assembly hangar in Toulouse, France this month. Once operational, a fleet of these next-generation airlifters will be used to transport completed sections of Airbus aircraft among the company’s European production… Read More ›

Sichuan Airlines signs A350 XWB Flight Hour Services (FHS) components support and AiRTHM agreement with Airbus

Airbus’ expertise in services secures highest performance and operations of airline’s fleet  Sichuan Airlines, an all-Airbus-fleet airline based in Chengdu, has selected Airbus Flight Hour Services (FHS) and Airbus Real Time Health Monitoring Service (AiRTHM) to provide components and predictive maintenance support securing the highest service level and operations for its new fleet of four… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 powers Airbus A330neo first test flight

The Rolls-Royce Trent 7000, the latest member of the Trent family of engines, has successfully powered the new Airbus A330neo into the skies for its first test flight today. The aircraft took off from the Airbus facility in Toulouse, France, this morning, marking the beginning of a flight test programme. The Trent 7000, the exclusive… 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 ›

CityJet proud to host Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Dublin

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is being showcased today at Dublin Airport, where it will be accessible to members of the public who have registered with Orbis, the international NGO which is dedicated to fighting blindness and promoting eye care. CityJet is facilitating this visit and providing access to the aircraft for registered guests through… Read More ›

Leonardo

Leonardo is a global high-tech company and one of the key players in Aerospace, Defence and Security. Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has about 47,000 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 218 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland)… Read More ›

SAS signs new deal with Statoil

SAS and Wideroe have signed a new agreement with Statoil regarding the company’s domestic and international flights. The agreement covers a period of five years, including options. A wide-ranging network and frequent departures were just two of the reasons for Statoil once again demonstrating its confidence in SAS in the form of a new agreement…. Read More ›

CityJet acquires SAS subsidiary Cimber A/S

Wins major contract to operate regional routes from Copenhagen and places order for up to ten new Bombardier CRJ900 jets. CityJet today announced the acquisition of Cimber A/S, the Copenhagen-based subsidiary of SAS (Scandinavian Airlines) and has won a major six year wet lease contract from SAS to operate regional services from Copenhagen, Denmark. CityJet’s… Read More ›

S7 Airlines has increased the passenger flow by 23.7%

The S7 Group airlines1 have drawn up a balance of their operating activities for 2016. Last year the airlines carried 13,146,469 passengers, which is by 23.7 % more than in 2015. The growth on the domestic routes amounts to 27.5 %. S7 Airlines has carried 9,652,556 passengers on flights within Russia. The international flights of… Read More ›

The Barcelona – Bogota route now on the new Boeing 787’s.

The Boeing Dreamliner 787, the most modern aircraft on Avianca’s fleet, will now serve the Barcelona – Bogota route. With the inclusion of this aircraft to the Bogota – Barcelona – Bogota route on January 2, Avianca now operates all routes between Europe and Colombia in these modern aircraft. The incorporation of the B787 to… Read More ›

bmi regional joins forces with the Department for International Trade

British owned airline, bmi regional has partnered with the Department for International Trade to support its ‘Exporting is GREAT’ campaign with discounts for business travellers across its routes. The campaign aims to inspire businesses to take advantage of the global demand for British goods and services, with tens of thousands of exporting opportunities available for… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines to Launch Daily Service to Vancouver, Canada

Commencing on 30 June 2017, Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed full-service airline, will operate daily direct flight between Hong Kong and Vancouver by Airbus A330 aircraft. Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2017, fly to Canada to join the nation-wide festivals with Hong Kong Airlines at HK$3,700* up. Long accredited one of the world’s… Read More ›

SWISS to serve five new destinations in Summer 2017

SWISS will be expanding its Zurich-based European route network in the 2017 summer schedules with the addition of five attractive new destinations: Bergen (Norway), Cork (Ireland), Figari (Corsica), Niš (Serbia) and Sylt (Germany). Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will be adding five new seasonal destinations to its network in the 2017 summer schedules. For the… Read More ›

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