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Air France La Première presents its new dishes signed by Jean-François Rouquette

Dishes to discover on departure from New York, Tokyo and Shanghai Starting October 1st 2018, Air France is for the first time entrusting the creation of two signature dishes per month in the La Première cabin to Jean-François Rouquette, the famous Michelin-starred head chef at the Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme hotel. For even more culinary delights… 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 ›

Apple adds Earth Day donations to trade-in and recycling program

New Robot, Daisy, Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials Ahead of Earth Day, Apple today announced that for every device received at Apple stores and apple.com through the Apple GiveBack program from now through April 30, the company will make a donation to the non-profit Conservation International. As part of its ongoing recycling effort, the… Read More ›

Royal Jordanian awards exclusive component pool contract to Spairliners for its Embraer fleet

Spairliners will supply Royal Jordanian’s fleet from its component pool and logistic hub in Paris, France, as well as its central spare parts warehouse in Munich, Germany. The contracted services include streamlined supply chain management, pool access, repair management and tailored logistics services for Line Replaceable Units of Royal Jordanian’s E175 and E195 fleet.  Royal… Read More ›

Falcon 8X First Appearance at Wings India

Dassault Aviation will showcase the ultra long-range Falcon 8X at this year’s edition of Wings India, India’s biggest civilian aviation exhibition. It will be the first appearance of the 6,450 nm/11,945 km trijet at this prestigious event, which opened past March 8 at Hyderabad Begumpet Airport. The inaugural Falcon 8X presentation comes just as Dassault… 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 ›

Barcelona – Bogotá on Avianca’s new boeing 787

The Boeing Dreamliner 787, the most modern aircraft on Avianca’s fleet, will now serve the Barcelona – Bogota route. With the inclusion of this aircraft to the Bogota – Barcelona – Bogota route on January 2, Avianca now operates all routes between Europe and Colombia in these modern aircraft. The incorporation of the B787 to… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon Service Inaugurates Bordeaux-Mérignac Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Facility

Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, today inaugurated its new maintenance facility in Bordeaux-Mérignac intended to meet the increase in repair and overhaul services for the Falcon 7X and other new Falcon models. Eric Trappier, Dassault Aviation Chairman/CEO, and Jean Kayanakis, DFS General Manager, oversaw the ceremony attended by a host of… Read More ›

Press briefing on Ministerial Council (CM16)

ESA’s Director General Jan Woerner will meet the press on Monday,  7 November, to provide an overview of the upcoming Council at ministerial level. ESA’s Ministerial Council (CM16) is being held in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 1 and 2 December 2016. Ministers in charge of space activities from the 22 ESA Member States and Canada will… Read More ›

Alitalia adds new Cuba and Tenerife services this winter

Alitalia will this winter add a new direct non-stop service between Rome and Havana, from 29 November, and confirm year-round flights to Santiago, Mexico City and Beijing which were launched earlier this year. The Italian airline will from December operate an additional Boeing 777 aircraft to support the development of its intercontinental network, bringing the… Read More ›

OGMA gets French military aviation authority approval – FRA145

OGMA hosted this Thursday, 6 October, a delegation from DSAE (Direction de la Sécurité Aeronatique d’État) headed by Brigadier General Marc de Bouvier, who is in charge of Airworthiness issues, for the formal presentation of OGMA with the FRA 145 Approval. This certification, awarded by DSAE, the authority that manages the military and state aviation… Read More ›

TAP Maintenance & Engineering is the world’s first MRO to perform Sharklet Retrofit on the A319 Corporate Jet

  TAP Maintenance & Engineering (TAP M&E) performed the world’s first Sharklet retrofit of an in-service ACJ319 VIP on behalf of Airbus Corporate Jets, as part of the first turn-key project for Comlux The Aviation Group. All the work was carried out by TAP M&E Unit based at the Company’s Headquarters in Lisbon, being this… Read More ›

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth.

•    Dedicated, focused network carrier will serve higher-yielding markets from Berlin and Dusseldorf, with a core fleet of 75 aircraft, as a  leaner, more efficient business •    Touristic business separated into an independently operating  business unit as strategic options are evaluated •    Up to 40 aircraft to be provided to the Lufthansa Group*, reducing excess… Read More ›

LET’S GO WITH RYANAIR MAG – AUGUST EDITION NOW ON BOARD.

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (5 AUG ) reminded passengers to pick up their August copy of the“Let’s Go with Ryanair” in-flight magazine, which is packed full of exclusive interviews, photos and award winning content (including travel tips on Ryanair destinations) to inform and entertain passengers both throughout their flight and after, as… Read More ›

Humanitarian aid from the sky: Airbus Helicopters’ Foundation partners with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Crisis Center.

The Airbus Helicopters Corporate Foundation today expanded its humanitarian outreach, signing a high-level agreement on heliborne airlift support for French government-coordinated operations at international natural disaster sites and in other emergency situations. This accord establishes a partnership with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Crisis Center, and offers helicopter transportation services from operators chartered by… Read More ›

AIR FRANCE REDUCES ITS AIRBUS A320 NOISE EMISSIONS DURING THE AIRPORT APPROACH PHASE.

Starting in summer 2014, Air France will progressively equip all its aircraft in the Airbus A320* family (A318, A319, A320 and A321) with noise reduction kits. This new equipment will lower by up to 8 decibels the noise generated by these aircraft during the descent and aircraft approach phases, starting from 40km and up to… Read More ›

HAPPY BIRTH-TEA TO YOU AIR FRANCE!

Air France & KusmiTea join forces to celebrate Air France’s 80th anniversary. Specially created to mark Air France’s 80th anniversary, the limited edition KusmiTea box set comprises a range of flavoured teas available in 7 different categories. Ideally suited to long-haul flights, the 24 muslin tea bags soothe, detoxify and regenerate the traveller and ease… Read More ›

Ardiden 3C / WZ16, the new Turbomeca / Avic engine, has completed its first run on test bench.

As planned, the first run of the Ardiden 3C helicopter engine, named WZ16 in China, jointly developed by Turbomeca (Safran) and AVIC Engine on an equally shared basis, was successfully achieved at Turbomeca Bordes (France) plant. This significant milestone confirms the good aeromechanical behavior and performances of this new generation engine and allows engagement in… Read More ›

DRUGS SEIZURE AT PARIS-CDG. UPDATE ON THE INTERNAL INVESTIGATION AT AIR FRANCE.

Air France launched an internal investigation involving all company divisions as soon as it was informed of a large seizure of drugs from Venezuela. An initial progress report has been made today, Thursday 26 September, from which the following points arise: 1- Flight AF385 on 10 September 2013 from Caracas to Paris-CDG was carrying 254… Read More ›

Two customers sign up for the VIP version of Eurocopter’s EC175 twin-engine, medium-class helicopter.

Eurocopter has signed two customers for the VIP version of its EC175, with these bookings coming only six months after the twin-engine, medium-class helicopter was introduced to the upper-end market with a specially designed elegant and luxurious interior. The two firm orders were announced by Eurocopter today at the U.K. Helitech International exposition in London. Both… Read More ›

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