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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 ›

Boeing 747-400 Miami Take-off in Heavy Rain – Cockpit View

  Full startup and heavy rain departure from Miami Intl. Airport (MIA/KMIA) Miami, Florida. Viewed from the flightdeck of a KLM Martinair Cargo Boeing 747-400ERF heading back to Amsterdam. Video show the full startup and pushback, taxi out and take-off from runway 09 with ATC and interphone recordings. Timelapse: https://youtu.be/VQdu8iyaWDU Recorded with: Sony Handycam, GoPro… Read More ›

2018 summer schedule – a 4.1% increase in capacity

+4.1% increase in capacity compared to the previous summer season *; A record: 78 new services** on the long, medium and short-haul networks; 314 destinations in 116 countries served by the Air France-KLM group in 2018; Consolidated partnerships on all continents and an enlarged network. For the 2018 summer season (from 25 March to 27… Read More ›

TUI taking part in national apprenticeship week

To celebrate National Apprenticeship Week running from 5th to 9th March 2018, TUI stores across the UK & Ireland are working with local schools and colleges to give young people a taste of travel. Across the week more than 20 events will take place in TUI stores up and down the country from Sheffield to… Read More ›

Norwegian launches new sustainability initiative.

In collaboration with the Global Climate Institute Norwegian will plant 7000 trees in the UK and Spain – one for every person working at the company. Later this year, the airline will plant tens of thousands of trees in other parts of the world. Norwegian has launched another initiative to its sustainability work – Plant… Read More ›

Virgin Atlantic completes a £32m addition to its senior secured note transaction

Virgin Atlantic has announced a £32m increase to its landmark senior secured note transaction. Secured using the airline’s take-off and landing slot portfolio at London Heathrow, the full value of the notes now total £252m. The initial transaction, announced just over a year ago, remains the only one of its kind in Europe, receiving numerous… Read More ›

Bangkok Airways launches “PG Together Promotion”

Offering special fares on Southern routes starting from 790 Baht (exclusive of airport tax) Bangkok Airways Company Limited launches the “PG Together Promotion,” offering special fares for those passengers who would like to travel between Bangkok and some of Bangkok Airways destinations in the southern part of Thailand during the month of January 2017. The… Read More ›

Derco Aerospace, Inc. Signs Exclusive Distribution Agreement with Arkwin Industries, Inc.

Derco Aerospace, Inc., (a subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company), announced today that it signed a distribution agreement with Arkwin Industries, Inc. as the exclusive provider of Arkwin materials to international customers effective January 1, 2017. Arkwin is the leading equipment manufacturer of hydraulic, engine control/fuel system, and thrust reverser components for defense applications… Read More ›

Niki named “Superbrand Austria 2013”.

The Austrian airline NIKI, which is a member of the airberlin group, has been awarded the status of “Superbrand” for sustainable, high quality brand management, which places it among the strongest brands in Austria. “A brand is only ever as good as the product it represents. Flying with NIKI means quality service and excellent value… Read More ›

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