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Air France offers additional flights for spring

To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights. – The week-end of 8 April… Read More ›

Pilatus PC-12 NG Now Approved for Commercial Operations in Europe

Following a decision by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the PC-12 NG, the world’s best-selling single-engine turboprop aircraft, is now approved for commercial operations in Europe. The PC-12 has been in successful commercial use for years in other parts of the world, be it for business, medical transport or cargo flights.  Single-engine turbine aircraft… Read More ›

Third PC-24 Prototype Took Off on Maiden Flight Today!

The third and final PC-24 prototype, P03, which also represents the series aircraft standard, took off from Buochs airfield today at 9.45 to complete its maiden flight. The eye-catching blue Super Versatile Jet, registration HB-VSA, flew across Central Switzerland for 2 hours and 5 minutes. This flight marks another important milestone in the Pilatus PC-24… 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 ›

World-renowned architect Kengo Kuma to supervise redesign of ANA’s domestic lounges

ANA, Japan‘s largest airline, has appointed famed architect Kengo Kuma http://kkaa.co.jp/ to oversee the design of its ANA SUITE LOUNGEs and ANA LOUNGEs for domestic flights at a number of airports in Japan. . The overall design concept of the new lounges is “Ichigo ichie”(Treasure every encounter as if it were once in a lifetime)… 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 ›

Flybe expands summer sun options from Southampton

Leading regional airline upgrades 2017 Summer programme with added frequencies on popular summer sun routes to Spain and Portugal Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added seven more flights a week on four popular summer sun routes to Spain and Portugal as part of its expanded 2017 Summer schedule from Southampton. Seats are available for… Read More ›

Austrian Starts Training for Its Own Pilots at the European Flight Acade

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on http://www.austrianpilot.at In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European… Read More ›

International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has held a workshop on Aviation Safety at S7 Training

S7 Training, aviation training centre, and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have held a two-day workshop on Aviation Safety Development for the representatives of aviation authorities, airlines and crew training centres. ICAO chose S7 Training – the largest training centre for aircrew, cabin crew and ground personnel training in Eastern Europe – as a venue… Read More ›

OGMA will participate in the Aerospace Meetings

OGMA will participate in the Aerospace Meetings taking place in Lisbon, on 1 and 2 February. Aerospace Meetings Lisbon is one of the most important international business meetings for the aerospace industry in Portugal. Related articles Why Portugal could be key to helping India strike trade, security deals from South America to Africa Big Ups… Read More ›

airberlin to improve flight programme to Italy

airberlin will optimise its flight times to Italy this summer and increase the frequency and capacity for important city connections as part of its new network strategy. The changes aim to improve connections of airberlin’s flights at its two hubs of Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf. The strategically important connections from Berlin-Tegel and Dusseldorf to Rome and… Read More ›

SriLankan Cargo sets new record for cargo handling at BIA – Remarkable growth of nearly 13%

SriLankan Cargo (www.srilankancargo.com), the freight handling arm of SriLankan Airlines, set a new record for the amount of cargo handled at the Cargo Centre of Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport with a massive total of 239,636 tonnes in 2016, a remarkable growth of 12.88% over the 212,277 of the previous year. SriLankan Cargo handles cargo of… 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 ›

Iran Air takes delivery of its first of 100 Airbus aircraft

Start of major fleet modernisation Iran Air has taken delivery of its first new aircraft, an A321, in a handover ceremony in Toulouse with Mr. Farhad Parvaresh, Iran Air Chairman and CEO, and Mr. Fabrice Bregier, President, Airbus Commercial Aircraft and Chief Operating Officer Airbus, in the presence of Gael Meheust, SVP Sales and Marketing… Read More ›

Ryanair Launches New Copenhagen To London Stansted Summer 2017 Route

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (12 Jan) announced a new summer 2017 route from Copenhagen to London Stansted, with a three times daily service beginning at the end of March. Ryanair celebrated its new Copenhagen to London Stansted route by releasing seats for sale at prices starting from just 149 kr for travel between April… 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 ›

Sun, city or snow? Find the perfect winter holiday with Monarch from £155!

With the cold weather set to sweep the UK this week why not book a winter getaway with Monarch? Whether you prefer winter sun or a city break there are some excellent prices to be found in January and February. For those that prefer the snow, Monarch offers a traditional winter holiday to Lapland with… Read More ›

Ryanair’s Mobile App Ranked No.1 In Europe

RECORD DOWNLOADS, USAGE & APP RATINGS Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Jan) revealed that its improved mobile app has received over 17m downloads, making it the number one airline app in Europe on both iOS and Android, as it reported record app usage from customers. Visits from the app increased by 70% in the… Read More ›

Lufthansa Group to hire more than 3000 new staff in 2017

Largest increase in cabin with 2200 new hires 250 apprentices join the Lufthansa Group Deutsche Lufthansa AG will once again hire more than 3000 new staff this year. It is mostly flight attendants who will join the various airlines of the Lufthansa Group in 2017. Lufthansa, Germany‘s biggest airline, will hire 1400 flight attendants at… Read More ›

SIA To Boost Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia And West Asia Services

Singapore Airlines will be increasing flight frequency to points in Australia, Europe, Southeast Asia and West Asia in the Northern Summer operating season (26 March 2017 to 28 October 2017) to meet growing travel demand. In Australia, Melbourne will be served with 31 weekly flights, up from 28, with effect from 17 July 2017, while… Read More ›

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