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Thomas Cook Airlines’ pilots & crew wear pink with pride

Thomas Cook Airlines’ pilots and cabin crew will proudly switch their shoulder stripes from gold to pink this month as part of “Fly Pink”. Thomas Cook Group Airline is supporting Fly Pink for the third consecutive year. The aviation industry initiative, founded in Australia by QantasLink pilots in 2015, supports organisations around the world through… Read More ›

British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic.

BOAC, British Airways’ predecessor, operated the first transatlantic jet engine flight on October 4, 1958 BOAC beat arch-rival Pan Am to become the first to do so Reduced 18-hour journey between London and New York to 7-hours Airline hosted special anniversary event at its headquarters to celebrate Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC – British… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Qantas codeshare to bring Australia and Asia closer

Agreement applies to 25 routes across Asia-Pacific and will see frequent flyers of both airlines earn more points Friday, 21 September 2018 — Cathay Pacific and Qantas customers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s regional networks and provides more options for customers travelling between Asia… Read More ›

Gulfstream G500 and G600  highlight their high-speed performance with Tandem city-pair records

Aircraft Continue To Demonstrate Maturity, Reliability In Real-World Operations Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced the Gulfstream G500 and G600 aircraft continue to demonstrate their unmatched performance excellence, maturity and reliability with tandem city-pair records from Asia to North America. The sister aircraft flew together, each accomplishing the records in their respective weight classes. On April… Read More ›

Enhanced Customer Experience as Royal Jordanian Undergoes Landmark Digital Transformation with Amadeus

Royal Jordanian will witness a landmark digital transformation through its new-term partnership with Amadeus IT Group. The airline has signed for the full Amadeus Altéa suite, meaning its critical systems including reservation, inventory and departure control will be moving onto Altéa technology, as well as renewing its distribution agreement with Amadeus. The new agreement will… Read More ›

Embraer and American Airlines Sign Contract for 15 E175s

Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets with a 76-seat configuration. The contract has a value of USD 705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 second-quarter backlog. Deliveries will take place in 2019 between March and November. Combined with the airline’s three… Read More ›

Embraer Signs an Agreement to Support Belavia’s Fleet

Embraer Services & Support and Belavia, Belarusian Airlines, the leading carrier of Belarus, have signed an agreement for the support of Belavia’s fleet of Embraer E-Jets. The deal will streamline Belavia’s fleet support and improve aircraft availability. In a multi-year deal, Embraer’s popular component support solution is being tailored to Belavia’s specific needs, offering customized… Read More ›

Future Airline Systems

1. The concept The concept of an airline has remained almost unchanged since the dawn of air travel. A state or business buys and operates aircraft and charges passengers and freight to travel on them – it calls itself an airline. They operate from airports that will usually be owned by others and they pay… Read More ›

SpiceJet flags off daily direct flight between Delhi-Adampur-Delhi

Adampur is SpiceJet‘s 5th destination under UDAN SpiceJet to provide seamless connectivity for passengers from Adampur to different parts of the country SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline, today launched daily direct services between Delhi and Adampur in Punjab. The first direct flight was flagged off from Delhi airport’s Terminal 2 to Adampur by Shri Jayant… Read More ›

Bid your way to a superior flying experience with ‘JetUpgrade’ from Jet Airways

Airline introduces yet another first in Indian Aviation for Economy and Première guests wishing to upgrade to Première and First Class Economy and Première guests of Jet Airways, India‘s premier international full service airline, can now experience the next level of the airline’s acclaimed in-flight service, following the launch of the carrier’s latest initiative –… Read More ›

Singapore Airlines to resume world’s longest commercial flights

The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines in second half 2018. The aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce… Read More ›

NBAA Welcomes Introduction of Long-Term House FAA Reauthorization Bill

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) welcomes the introduction of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (H.R. 4), House legislation authorizing funding and programs for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through 2023. “We welcome this bipartisan legislation,” said NBAA President and CEO Ed Bolen. “The fact that it’s a bipartisan bill increases its chances for… Read More ›

Rockwell Collins’ new Air Rest™ business class seats launch with Oman Air

New luxury electric business class seating for narrowbody aircraft Allows passengers total control of their environment HAMBURG, Germany (April 10, 2018) – Oman Air’s Boeing 737 MAX aircraft is the first to feature Rockwell Collins’ new Air Rest™ luxury business class seating solution for narrowbody aircraft. Initial deliveries for a total of 30 aircraft recently… Read More ›

EVA Wins 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines Top-10 World’s Best Airlines, Top-10 Major Airlines in Asia, Best Business and Premium Economy Classes in Asia

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has revealed EVA Air as a winner in four categories of its second annual Travelers’ Choice Awards for Airlines. After earning top spots in two categories last year based on quantity and quality of travelers’ reviews, EVA has now won four, including the 5th place in Top-10 World’s Best… 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 ›

Embraer Services & Support completes first upgrade of Phenom 300 business jet with two-person divan

Embraer Services & Support has completed the first upgrade of a Phenom 300 light business jet with a two-person divan, increasing cabin passenger capacity to 11 occupants, the highest in its class. The announcement was made today at the Embraer Executive Operators Conference, in Austin Texas, a joint event hosted by Embraer Services & Support… Read More ›

Boeing, Qatar Airways Sign Letter of Intent for Five 777 Freighters

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today signed a letter of intent to purchase five 777 Freighters, valued at $1.7 billion at list prices. When a purchase is finalized, it will be posted to Boeing’s Orders and Deliveries website. The letter of intent was signed during a ceremony attended by Qatari Minister of Finance and… Read More ›

Aeroflot to work with Kutafin Moscow State Law University on educational and public projects.

Aeroflot Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov and Viktor Blazheev, Chancellor of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University, (MSAL), today signed a formal cooperation agreement at the Moscow Legal Forum. The ceremony was held in the hall of the academic council of the Moscow State Medical Academy. Under the agreement, Aeroflot and… Read More ›

Boeing, American Airlines Sign Major Order for 47 787 Dreamliners

World’s largest airline to more than double its Dreamliner fleet with 47 firm orders and 28 options Order is valued at $12 billion; includes 787-8 and 787-9 models American cites 787 family’s performance, commonality, market success for repeat order Boeing [NYSE:BA] and American Airlines today announced the world’s largest airline will more than double its… Read More ›

Honeywell Expands Connected Aircraft Solutions To The Most Overlooked Part Of Aerospace: The Ground

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is expanding its GoDirect® connected services to one of the last unconnected aerospace frontiers, the ground. A new agreement with global telematics company Pinnacle will enable the two companies to connect an airport’s ramp service into one single, managed solution that provides airlines and ground handlers with real-time insights into vehicle activity… Read More ›

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