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Rolls-Royce welcomes Delta TechOps into expanded service network as Trent 1000 work begins

Rolls-Royce has welcomed Delta TechOps into its expanded service network as it begins work on its first Trent engine. Delta TechOps began operations as a Trent Authorised Maintenance Centre, with the induction of a Trent 1000 engine module. The 127,000 sq ft state-of-the-art facility will also carry out services on the Trent 7000 and Trent XWB…. Read More ›

Delta celebrates grand opening of Bob Hope USO LAX Center

Representatives from Delta’s team in Los Angeles joined more than 500 guests at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of the Bob Hope USO’s new LAX Center. At the ceremony set under the iconic LAX Theme Building, where the new facility is located, Delta was recognized for its strong partnership… 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 ›

Boeing Recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for 10,000th 737

– World’s best-selling jetliner reaches new milestone fueled by strong market demand. Thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees gathered at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. With this airplane, a 737 MAX 8 for Southwest Airlines, the 737 has broken the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand extend services between Hong Kong and New Zealand

Cathay Pacific announces first direct link between Hong Kong and Christchurch, providing customers with a Life Well Travelled experience Cathay Pacific will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time and complementing the airline’s existing services to Auckland. The… Read More ›

Air France.

About Air France Air France, a global airline of French inspiration, with high standards and a caring attitude, turns the flight into a moment of real pleasure on all its daily operations in France, Europe and worldwide. Air France-KLM is the leading Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. In 2017, it… Read More ›

Airbus

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defence as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader. Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international – with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter… Read More ›

American Airlines

American Airlines Group Parent company of American Airlines Overview Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries. In 2016,… 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 ›

Cathay Pacific to launch new seasonal service to Barcelona in Summer 2017

New four-times weekly operation with the Airbus A350 directly links Hong Kong and the capital of Spain’s Catalonia region for the first time; complements current services to Madrid  Cathay Pacific today announced that it will introduce a new four-times weekly seasonal service between Hong Kong and Barcelona from 2 July 2017 (subject to government approval),… 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 ›

bmi regional joins forces with the Department for International Trade

British owned airline, bmi regional has partnered with the Department for International Trade to support its ‘Exporting is GREAT’ campaign with discounts for business travellers across its routes. The campaign aims to inspire businesses to take advantage of the global demand for British goods and services, with tens of thousands of exporting opportunities available for… Read More ›

New amenity kit for Qatar Airways’ economy class passengers focuses on simplicity and functionality

New multi-purpose bag is all about the content. As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month. With a focus on simplicity and functionality, the new kits include products designed to make the passengers’ journey more comfortable and… 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 ›

90% Of Ryanair Flights On-Time In November

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (20 Dec) released its November customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with: 90% of almost 50,000 flights in November arriving on-time (down slightly due to bad weather) Less than 1.5 complaints per 1,000 customers Less than 1 bag complaint per 5,000 customers… Read More ›

Air Seychelles engineers graduation, World-class programme with Etihad Airways.

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has celebrated the graduation of a group of seven Seychellois engineers who have completed a comprehensive training programme with Etihad Airways. Antoine Francois, Cliffton Leon, Damien Azemia, Erol Agricole, Hervé Toulon, Mario DeSylva and Marlon Nourrice embarked on the specialist four-year course in September 2012,… Read More ›

Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which… Read More ›

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