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American Airlines turns on free live TV for domestic flights

American Airlines has activated free live TV on its first 100 domestic aircraft, with plans to extend live TV and high-speed internet across its long-term mainline narrowbody fleet of more than 700 aircraft during 2019. American is already the only U.S. airline to offer live TV on international flights. What you can watch Twelve live… Read More ›

American Airlines and Japan Airlines Announce Nonstop Service from Tokyo to Las Vegas for CES 2019

For the first time, American Airlines — together with its Pacific Joint Business partner Japan Airlines (JAL) —is announcing a special nonstop flight between Narita International Airport in Tokyo (NRT) and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas (LAS) to support additional demand for CES® 2019. American will operate the flight Jan. 4–14, 2019. “Thousands of… Read More ›

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Sign Definitive Agreements to Strengthen Trans-Atlantic Partnership

Air France-KLM, Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic Limited have today signed definitive agreements paving the way forward for their expanded trans-Atlantic joint venture: The Joint Venture Agreement signed between Air France-KLM, Delta and Virgin Atlantic sets out the governance as well as the commercial and operational terms of the expanded trans-Atlantic Joint Venture. Upon… 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 ›

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 ›

American to Introduce Routes to the Caribbean and Hawaii and Make Winter Schedule Changes to Atlantic and Pacific Routes

American Airlines customers will have new options to escape the cold with more seasonal and year-round flights to the Caribbean and Hawaii starting this winter. An overview of these new flights is as follows: From ORD: Daily winter seasonal service to HNL and four new routes to the Caribbean: AUA, GCM, NAS, PLS From MIA:… 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 ›

Alaska Airlines opens new airport lounge at New York’s JFK

The JFK Lounge in Terminal 7 is the first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast Alaska Airlines today announces the debut of its first Alaska Lounge on the East Coast, opening at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The new, reimagined lounge brings to life the company’s West Coast vibe with a cool, comfortable space… 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 ›

RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 FANS 1/A+ avionics compliance modification on Dassault Falcon

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG… 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 ›

easyJet extends ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ to seven airports and adds new connections airline partners

easyJet will add Berlin Tegel, Amsterdam Schiphol,  Venice Marco Polo, Paris Charles De Gaulle and Orly, Edinburgh and Inverness to its ‘Worldwide by easyJet connections’ product New connecting airline partners have also been announced – Thomas Cook Airlines, Corsair, La Compagnie and Loganair 53 million easyJet customers will be able to connect to other airlines’… Read More ›

SIA, DFASS And SATS Agree Travel Retail Joint Venture

• JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms • SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% • DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV • SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish a joint venture… Read More ›

Reduced Aircraft Mass

1. Reduced structural and payload weight Some of the ideas dealt with in other sections may have relevance here: the use of ground power augmentation (section 2.2) may serve to reduce engine thrust or the use of detachable or ground located undercarriages (section 4.1.3). However, the most effective approach to a better relationship between power,… Read More ›

Alaska Airlines elevates First Class menu and experience, with a West Coast twist. #upgrade

  To give guests more of what they love, Alaska Airlines is investing in the First Class experience with West Coast-inspired upgrades. A flavorful new First Class menu will start flying this week, while new thoughtful product extras will be introduced throughout 2018. The new menu features fresh, local ingredients paired with seasonal favorites. Think… Read More ›

SpiceJet

SpiceJet is India‘s favorite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 408 average daily flights to 52 destinations, including 45 domestic and 7 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 38 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers… Read More ›

SpiceJet, CFM sign $12.5 billion engine/services deal

• Finalizes LEAP-1B engine order for 155 737 MAX airplanes • Adds long-term services agreement for entire LEAP-1B fleet SpiceJet and CFM International today announced a $12.5 billion U.S. agreement that finalizes the purchase of LEAP-1B engines to power a total of 155 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, along with spare engines to support the fleet…. Read More ›

Comair Selects Honeywell International Inc. Cockpit Technologies For South Africa’s First Boeing 737 MAX Fleet

Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE: HON) announced today that Comair has selected its suite of advanced cockpit technologies for its future fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. “Our new fleet additions will enable us to be on the cutting edge of aerospace technology and in a leadership position among the airlines in region,” said Erik Venter, chief… Read More ›

MHI Delivers Aft Fuselage Panels for the First 777X, Boeing’s Next-Generation Wide-Body Airliner — Integrated Production System Utilizes the Cutting-Edge Equipment —

・ Delivery ceremony held at the Hiroshima Machinery Works Eba Plant on February 7 ・ Productivity enhanced with proprietary automated facilities, furthering development of the commercial aircraft business Tokyo, February 7, 2018 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has delivered the aft fuselage panels for the first Boeing 777X, Boeing‘s next-generation wide-body passenger aircraft. The… Read More ›

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