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Aeroflot named among world’s best airlines for on-board wine selection

Aeroflot’s wine selection in Business Class has been named among the best in the world by Global Traveler, the high-end US magazine for luxury travelers. Aeroflot’s La Capra Chenin Blanc 2016 from South Africa was named Best International Business-Class White Wine in Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition. Aeroflot was… Read More ›

Air New Zealand announces additional jet services between Dunedin and Auckland

Air New Zealand will operate five additional return A320 services between Dunedin and Auckland per week from October, adding around 70,000 seats annually to the route and upping seat capacity by close to 25 percent. The new flights are timed to help Dunedin business travellers get more out of their day in Auckland, as well… 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 ›

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 ›

China Aviation Development Foundation to Sponsor FSF’s IASS 2019

72nd annual International Air Safety Summit scheduled for Nov. 4–6, 2019 in Taipei. Flight Safety Foundation and the China Aviation Development Foundation (CADF) Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which the CADF will be the host sponsor of the Foundation’s 72nd annual International Air Safety Summit (IASS) in Taipei. IASS 2019 has been… 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 ›

KLM welcomes latest Boeing 777-300 at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines today welcomed its 13th Boeing 777-300 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The new arrival is named Darien National Park. KLM’s Boeing 777 fleet now consists of 28 aircraft, 13 of which are type 300s. In June 2016, KLM welcomed its 12th Boeing 777-300, named Gunung Mulu National Park. KLM’s next Boeing 777-300, the… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce wins SelectCare™ order from Lufthansa for Trent engines

Image Courtesy: Lufthansa Rolls-Royce has won an order from Lufthansa, one of the largest aviation groups in the world, for SelectCare services covering Trent 500 engines on its Airbus A340 aircraft operated by the airline. SelectCare is a fixed price overhaul service agreement that includes a suite of supplementary services that allow customers to benefit… Read More ›

gulf air takes off to colombo

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, today commenced its highly anticipated direct operations to Bandaranaike International Airport, in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, with 5 flights per week. Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam commented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Bahrain International Airport and attended by airport officials,… 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 ›

FLYBE is UK’s top airline for on time performance

On time performance rated sixth worldwide. Flybe has been rated as the best UK airline for punctuality and, with an on time performance of 86.6%, also placed sixth worldwide (up from 17th last year) in the 2016 OAG Punctuality League report. This annual report is published by the globally renowned air travel intelligence specialist, OAG,… 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 ›

Boeing and Teledyne Controls Partner to Improve Airplane Software and Data Management

New Fleetwide Data Manager offering to improve fleet-wide transfer of essential information. Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Teledyne Controls today announced that the companies will combine their ground-based operational data products to create the new Fleetwide Data Manager program. The goal is to provide a unified solution for airlines to transfer data to and from airplanes more… Read More ›

Japan Airlines extends Boeing parts solutions agreement 10 years.

New contracts demonstrate Boeing’s growing parts business Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today an agreement with Japan Airlines to extend its partnership with the company to provide spare parts solutions for another 10 years. The renewed Japan Airlines agreement for Boeing’s GoldCare Expendables, formerly Integrated Materials Management (IMM), is an expendable parts service solution that builds… 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 ›

Boeing, Nippon Airways Finalize Order for 40 Widebody Airplanes.

ANA renews long-haul fleet with 777X, 787-9, 777-300ER. Airline becomes world’s largest 787 Dreamliner customer. PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and All Nippon Airways (ANA) today finalized an order for 40 widebody airplanes – 20 777-9Xs, 14 787-9 Dreamliners and six 777-300ERs (Extended Range) – as part of the airline‘s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order,… Read More ›

Chromalloy Aircraft Engine Component repair station in Europe receives ‘Approved Organization Exposition’ certificate from Japan Aviation Bureau.

Chromalloy announced today that the company’s turbine engine component repair station in The Netherlands has received Approved Organization Exposition (AOE) certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau (JCAB). “The AOE certificate allows the station in Tilburg to provide Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved Designated Engineering Representative (DER) repairs on All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Japan… Read More ›

Japan’s Peach Aviation takes delivery of its first A320

Osaka-based new low-cost carrier to start operation next spring Peach Aviation, Japan’s first low-cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320 in Toulouse, France, through a leasing contract with GECAS last Friday. The Japanese carrier will lease 10 A320s. Peach Aviation’s A320 aircraft seats 180 passengers in a single-class layout and is powered by… Read More ›

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