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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 ›

WOW air’s first A330neo rolls out of paintshop

Iceland-based airline continues fleet modernisation WOW air‘s first A330neo aircraft has rolled out of the paintshop in Toulouse. The low-fare airline based in Iceland will take delivery of the aircraft on lease from Avolon later in 2018, becoming the third operator of the type worldwide. WOW air is an all-Airbus operator with a fleet of… 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 ›

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 ›

Aegean commits to 30 A320neo Family aircraft

New fleet will ensure airline‘s growth and market-leading position ‎far into the future. Aegean ‎Airlines, the biggest airline in Greece, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus to purchase 30 A320neo Family aircraft, comprising 20 A320neos and 10 A321neos. The airline will also acquire a significant number of new A320neo family aircraft from… Read More ›

WestJet

WestJet Ltd. – More detailsWestJet is proud to be named Best Airline in Canada and one of the best Low Cost Airlines in North America, based on authentic reviews from the travelling public on Trip Advisor, the world’s largest travel site. We are one of very few airlines globally that does not commercially overbook. Together… Read More ›

American Airlines Welcomes New Onboard Chefs.

  As the world’s largest airline, we reach global destinations like no other. And to celebrate the many places we serve, we’re offering new premium cabin meals with locally-inspired cuisine on some of our long-haul international flights. We’re excited to introduce the creations from two new chefs: JUN KUROGI We know how important a traditional… Read More ›

Scoot

About Scoot Scoot is the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group. Scoot took to the skies in June 2012 and merged with Tigerair Singapore in July 2017, retaining the Scoot brand and positioning it well for a new chapter of growth. Scoot has carried over fifty million guests and now operates a fleet of… Read More ›

Frontier airlines adds new service in ten cities around the country.

Starting this spring, Frontier Airlines will launch 10 new routes adding new service in 10 cities across the country. Cities receiving the new service include Austin, Texas; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Minneapolis; Cleveland; New York; San Antonio; San Diego and Washington. Frontier is offering special introductory fares as low as $29* on these new… Read More ›

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 more domestic customers flying into Queenstown in the year to the end of December… Read More ›

Delta tops industry with fewest November cancels

Top of the industry operational performance was again the theme of Delta’s results in the latest Department of Transportation Air Travel Consumer Report covering the month of November. The report, published Tuesday, shows Delta out-performed the other 11 carriers tracked by the DOT in “completion factor” – the percentage of flights completed and not canceled…. Read More ›

FSF Chairman Selected to Lead Aviation Safety Assurance Committee

Kenneth J. Hylander, chairman of Flight Safety Foundation’s Board of Governors, has been selected to chair a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee on aviation safety assurance. The ad hoc committee is being convened to create a national research agenda for the development of a suite of tools needed to support a prototype… Read More ›

Air Canada Stock Outperforms all North American Airline Peers in 2016

Air Canada provided a review of 2016 highlights as it prepares to celebrate its 80th anniversary year in 2017. “We had a highly satisfying year in 2016 on many fronts and at the start of this new year, in which we celebrate both Air Canada’s 80th anniversary and Canada’s 150th, I would like to thank… Read More ›

Alitalia serves five new Chinese destinations beyond Beijing with China Southern

Alitalia has improved its presence in China thanks to the expansion of a codeshare agreement with Chinese airline China Southern. The enhanced codeshare deal now allows travellers flying on Alitalia’s Rome–Beijing route to reach five new major Chinese cities beyond Beijing – Guangzhou, Xian, Chengdu, Chongqing and Shenyang – on a range of flights operated… Read More ›

Republic Airways Files Plan of Reorganization, Intends to Emerge from Chapter 11 in Q1-2017

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. today announced that it filed its Plan of Reorganization (the “Plan”) and a related Disclosure Statement with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The Plan sets a course for the Company to emerge during the first quarter of 2017, and was filed with the full support… Read More ›

IATA renews the Enhanced IOSA certificate with no remarks

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed Royal Jordanian‘s IATA Operational Safety Audit (Enhanced IOSA) for the 7th time in a row since the airline first acquired it in 2004. It is effective until the end of 2018. The renewal, which came with zero findings, reflects the company’s operational effectiveness, its functioning with the highest… Read More ›

MEA Signs 5 Year Deal With SITA

Agreement strengthens long-standing partnership with the roll-out of new, faster connectivity Middle East Airlines-Air Liban (MEA) has signed a new five-year master agreement with global communications provider SITA to introduce new, faster connectivity across the airline’s network. The contract marks a continuation of the strong relationship between the two organizations, which dates back more than… Read More ›

Boeing Launches New Maintenance Apps for iPad.

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has made performing routine maintenance and diagnosing aircraft issues faster and easier for airline technicians with a suite of new mobile applications for iPad. With the apps, technicians will have immediate access to manuals, part numbers and other critical information to resolve maintenance issues plane-side and collaborate with co-workers located elsewhere. As… Read More ›

Alaska Air Group Reports August Operational Results.

  Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported August operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. ALASKA AIRLINES – MAINLINE Alaska reported an 8.1 percent increase in traffic on a 7.4 percent increase in capacity compared to August 2011. This resulted… Read More ›

Aviation Entrepreneur Steve Fulton Receives Museum of Flight Pathfinder Award.

The Museum of Flight honors Pacific Northwest individuals who have made significant contributions to the development of the aerospace industry with its annual Pathfinder Award. In 2011 the Museum honored Aviation professional Steve Fulton during an event at the Museum of Flight on October 1. “It is a tremendous privilege to share the honor of… Read More ›

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