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British Airways invests to boost customer experience for all

British Airways has launched its investment plans for customers, focusing on excellence in the premium cabins and more choice and quality for all. Watch Alex Cruz, British Airways’ chairman and CEO reveal the airline’s plans during a charter flight from Gatwick to Heathrow on April 5. The investments include: £400m in Club World (long-haul business class)… Read More ›

IAG Tops 100 Million Passengers In 2016

International Airlines Group (IAG) carried more than 100 million passengers in 2016, a record for the Group. In total, Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia and Vueling carried 100,675,056 passengers which was up by 14 per cent compared to 2015. IAG’s chief executive, Willie Walsh, said: “This month, IAG celebrates its sixth birthday and our airlines… Read More ›

Emirates Brings Daily A380 Service to Sao Paulo

First ever scheduled commercial A380 flight to South America, marking Emirates’ tenth year of operations in Brazil Monday, January 16, 2017 — Emirates, voted the World’s Best Airline in the 2016 Skytrax World Airline Awards, announced today that it will operate the first ever scheduled commercial Airbus A380 flight to South America when it upgrades… 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 ›

Airbus adapts A380 deliveries.

Reconfirms its delivery target from 2018 onwards Following an agreement reached between Emirates Airline and Rolls-Royce and a consecutive agreement between Emirates Airline and Airbus, the Toulouse based aircraft manufacturer is to adapt the A380 delivery stream with six aircraft deliveries postponed from 2017 to 2018 and six others from 2018 to 2019. Airbus re-confirms… Read More ›

Norwegian welcomes final approval from US Department of Transportation

Source: Norwegian Responding to news that the US Department of Transportation has approved Norwegian Air International‘s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit, a Norwegian spokesperson said: “We welcome the long overdue news that Norwegian Air International (NAI) has been awarded a foreign carrier permit by the US Department of Transportation.  “This approval finally makes it… Read More ›

Norwegian unlocks new Escape Lounge to Premium passengers at Oakland-San Francisco

Low-cost airline Norwegian will give Premium passengers travelling to Gatwick from Oakland International Airport (OAK) free access to the airport’s brand new Escape Lounge from this month. Passengers flying in Norwegian’s Premium cabin on its award-winning low-cost flights from the Bay Area will benefit from complimentary access to the new Escape Lounge operated by Manchester Airports… Read More ›

UIA launches scheduled flights to Colombo

On Saturday, November 5, 2016, Ukraine International Airlines will started operating non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Colombo. The capital of Sri Lanka will become the fourth destination of the UIA long-haul route network. UIA offers passengers to take advantage of non-stop scheduled double weekly services between Kiev and Colombo. The flights will be operated… Read More ›

CAA sets out expectations to Heathrow Airport for delivering a new runway

Following the Government’s announcement of Heathrow as its preferred location for a new runway, the CAA has today written to John Holland-Kaye, the airport’s chief executive, setting out its expectations for the efficient delivery of this new infrastructure. CAA sets out expectations to Heathrow Airport for delivering a new runway Regulator writes to chief executive… Read More ›

Jet Aviation named FBO of the Year at the Middle East Aviation Business Awards

Jet Aviation was twice honored at the tenth annual Middle East Aviation Business Awards ceremony recently held at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai, UAE. The company’s FBO at Dubai International Airport won the 2016 FBO of the Year Award, while its Dubai MRO facility was shortlisted in the MRO Service Provider of the Year (International) category…. Read More ›

New Faro Route Added To Belfast S 2017 Schedule

12 SUMMER ROUTES & 10% GROWTH TO 1.1M C’MERS Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 Oct) extended its Belfast summer 2017 schedule by adding a new twice weekly route to Faro which will operate between June and August, with 12 routes in total including Berlin, London and Milan, and will deliver over 1.1m customers… 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 ›

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 ›

Air Canada Adds Non-Stop Montreal-Algiers and Montreal-Marseille Flights Starting in Summer 2017.

Montreal–Casablanca service returns in April 2017 with year-round flights Air Canada today announced the addition of two new seasonal destinations to its international network from Montreal. The new services, Montreal–Algiers and Montreal–Marseille will launch in June 2017, with the Montreal–Algiers route subject to government approvals. “Air Canada is excited to introduce non-stop service from Montreal to… Read More ›

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