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Singapore Airlines And Tourism Australia Re-Affirm Close Ties With New Three-Year Agreement

Singapore Airlines and Tourism Australia have re-affirmed their strong commercial ties by signing a new three-year strategic marketing deal worth A$11 million. The agreement will see the two parties jointly fund a range of tourism campaigns and promotional activities in eight of Australia’s key inbound markets – Singapore, as well as China, Germany, India, Indonesia,… 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 ›

Jetstar partners with online travel platform Fliggy

Travellers will soon be able to book Jetstar flights directly on Alibaba Group’s online travel service platform, Fliggy, following the formation of a new partnership between the two companies, which will give Jetstar access to some of Alibaba Group’s 617 million mobile active users in China. With more than half of its users under 30,… Read More ›

Bell 429 celebrates over 330,000 hours of operation

More than 325 Bell 429 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets. Footprint Continues to Grow with New International Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is excited to announce that the Bell 429 global fleet has exceeded 330,000 hours of operation. With 325 aircraft in operation configured for various mission sets, the Bell… Read More ›

Australia to Purchase Triton Aircraft System, Delivering Unprecedented Maritime Domain Awareness

The Australian Department of Defence­ officially announced its plan on June 26, 2018 to purchase the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built Triton aircraft system, further cementing the company’s commitment to a longstanding U.S. ally. An unmanned aircraft system with an autonomous capability built for maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Triton is the first Northrop Grumman-built… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific says ‘thank you’ to nurses in Hong Kong

The Cathay Pacific Group is thankful for the contribution nurses make in our home city of Hong Kong – and to show our appreciation this International Nurses’ Day, we are providing these healthcare professionals with a special experience when they travel with us. Between 12 May and 30 November 2018, eligible nurses practising in Hong Kong… 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 ›

TAG HEUER GOES ELECTRIC… ON FOUR-WHEEL AND TWO-WHEEL DRIVES ALIKE!

After the Formula E, TAG Heuer has become the Official Partner of the Giro E: The Tour of Italy by electric bike. A new turn for TAG Heuer… and for clean energy. The Giro E, a 100% electric Grand Tour Four days after the start of the Tour of Italy a brand new race–the Giro d’Italia–is… Read More ›

Lockheed Martin Provides Commonwealth of Australia with Space Situational Awareness System

iSpace Enables Proactive Management of Space Events With space becoming an increasingly congested and contested domain, the Commonwealth of Australia has chosen Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) iSpace – intelligent Space – system to help with their Space Situational Awareness capability needs. Lockheed Martin is providing the Commonwealth of Australia with an iSpace Space Situational Awareness… Read More ›

SAS passengers can now upgrade their bonus flights.

SAS customers can now bid on an upgrade to SAS Plus or SAS Business, including on flights booked using EuroBonus points. For some time now, SAS has offered its customers the opportunity to bid on an upgrade to Plus or Business. Now, SAS customers who have booked a EuroBonus Award Trip, in other words a… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters comes out of Heli-Expo 2018 with more than 50 helicopter orders.

New orders and support contracts highlight the company’s commitment to customer satisfaction Airbus Helicopters, the leader in the civil and parapublic helicopter market, has wrapped up Heli Expo 2018 in Las Vegas with orders for over 50 of the company’s wide range of helicopters for customers worldwide. The most anticipated sales include the H160’s launch… Read More ›

REX selected to operate Perth Carnarvon / Monkey MIA route

The Western Australian (WA) Government has announced Regional Express (Rex) as the successful tenderer to operate the Regular Public Transport (RPT) air services on the Perth – Carnarvon / Monkey Mia route. This confers on Rex the sole right to operate on the route for a five-year term commencing on 2 July 2018. Rex will… Read More ›

AirAsia X offers low fares for Kuala Lumpur – Wuhan direct flights

All-in-fares from as low as RM199* one-way available for booking from now until 22 January 2017 AirAsia X, the four-time winner of the World’s Best Low Cost Airline Premium Cabin and Premium Seat by Skytrax announced special all-in-fares from RM199* one way for its four times weekly direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Wuhan, China…. Read More ›

KLM carried more than 30 million passengers in 2016

KLM has carried 30.4 million passengers last year – a new record. This is an increase of 6.4% compared to 2015. The increase was highest on European routes (7.8%), where we carried more than 20 million passengers for the first time. Load factor rose slightly by 0.8 of a percentage point compared to 2015. “The… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon Vantage Pass provides customers with unmatched value

The airlines’ latest travel promotion features significant savings on Business and Premium Economy Class flight combinations to over 80 worldwide destinations. Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon are launching the latest edition of their Vantage Pass promotion, enabling passengers commencing their journeys in Hong Kong to travel well with great value Business and Premium Economy Class… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific to boost UK connectivity with additional flights to Gatwick and Manchester

More choice and flexibility with up to six services a day between Hong Kong and London in 2017; Manchester to receive the Airbus A350 from June. On the back of strengthening demand for flights connecting Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, Cathay Pacific today announced that its current four-times-weekly service to Gatwick will become a… Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Live Distributed Connectivity Between Royal Australian Air Force Simulators and US-based Test Lab

Northrop Grumman Australia, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC), successfully provided a proof-of-concept demonstrating the value of a distributed network environment between two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) simulators and a Northrop Grumman test lab providing advanced, realistic, virtual training at multiple sites on opposite sides of the globe. The demonstration last month… Read More ›

Norwegian.com voted best low-cost airline website at the World Travel Awards

Norwegian’s year of record growth and awards has continued with the airline’s website Norwegian.com now voted the World’s Leading Low-Cost Airline Website at the World Travel Awards. The World Travel Awards are voted for by travel and tourism professionals worldwide, with Norwegian already voted “Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2016” earlier this year. The latest award… Read More ›

FLYBE PUTS MORE 2017 SUMMER ROUTES ON SALE

Leading regional airline adds more routes to extensive summer programme currently offering choice of up to 3,242 flights a week across 157 routes with increased connectivity across the UK and Europe. Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added more routes for sale as part of its expanding 2017 Summer schedule that currently offers a choice… Read More ›

Nausori Airport Runway Cleared for B737 Operations

Airports Fiji Limited and Fiji Airways announced that the Nausori Airport (Suva) is now cleared for B737 aircraft operations. AFL contractors have successfully concluded and tested the sealant and repair works on the airport’s runway, and Fiji Airways has verified its suitability for B737 operations. Some limitations and restrictions will apply, however, including in situations… Read More ›

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