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Cathay Pacific and Qantas codeshare to bring Australia and Asia closer

Agreement applies to 25 routes across Asia-Pacific and will see frequent flyers of both airlines earn more points Friday, 21 September 2018 — Cathay Pacific and Qantas customers are set to benefit from a new codeshare agreement that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s regional networks and provides more options for customers travelling between Asia… Read More ›

KLM launches Augmented Reality for hand baggage check

KLM’s AR hand baggage check uses a transparent, virtual KLM suitcase, which indicates the permitted dimensions for hand baggage on board. AR technology makes it possible for a virtual image to be placed in reality and to be used interactively. This makes it easy for a passenger to check at home whether their hand baggage… Read More ›

Aeroflot and UAC sign agreement for 100 Russian-built Superjet 100

Aeroflot and United Aircraft Corporation have signed an agreement for the delivery to Aeroflot, the national carrier, of 100 Superjet 100 (SSJ100) aircraft. The document was signed by Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Saveliev and President of PJSC United Aircraft Corporation Yury Slyusar during the Eastern Economic Forum in the presence of President of the Russian Federation Vladimir… Read More ›

Our tribute to Linkybird`s WordPress followers.

WordPress is, undoubtedly, a huge community, we can find spectacular bloggers and blogs, wonderful websites, issues, pictures, stories, life experiences… So this will be the place, here on Linkybird, to share our amazing followers stories, You can suggest, if you want, blogs or sites, simply use the form on our contact page and we`ll share… Read More ›

Why LinkyBird?

What we have so special to offer? Maybe nothing, but if we really think about how the news are delivered on digital news sources maybe we look at LinkyBird with another eyes, in fact one of our main goals is the objectivity, and we get this by presenting the news as we get from the… Read More ›

Embraer Legacy 500 Makes “Flawless” First Flight.

A new generation of business jets was ushered in today when Embraer’s midsize Legacy 500 made a successful first flight, marking the beginning of its flight test program. Deliveries of the first aircraft are expected to begin in 2014. “This remarkable airplane symbolizes the future of executive aviation and is the product of the innovation,… Read More ›

ICAO, Flight Safety Foundation Formalize New Cooperative Agreement on Information Sharing.

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF) signed a new agreement today, formalizing their plans to cooperatively promote and advance the sharing of aviation safety information and metrics worldwide. The new, collaborative initiative supports ICAO Safety Management System (SMS) guidance that calls for increased monitoring, analysis and reporting of aviation… Read More ›

U.S. Aviation Industry, FAA Share Safety Information with NTSB to Help Prevent Accidents.

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), airlines and aviation labor unions today announced a partnership with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to share summarized safety information that could help prevent accidents. The information, shared through an initiative called the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) Executive Board, will help the NTSB… Read More ›

EASA publishes new simplified rules for Third Country Operators in the European Union.

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) today published a proposal to establish a single system for the safety approval of Third Country Operators (TCO) operating into, within or out of the European Union (EU). Released in a document known as an Opinion, the proposed rules have been subject to two rounds public consultation in 2011… Read More ›

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Europe helps deliver global interoperability at ICAO’s Twelfth Air Navigation Conference.

  The States of the European Civil Aviation Conference  (ECAC), theEuropean Union and EUROCONTROL, working with the European Aviation Safety Agency, the EUROCONTROL Agency, the European Commission, the SESAR Joint Undertaking and the ECAC Secretariat are playing a central role at ICAO’s Twelfth Air Navigation Conference (AN-Conf/12) taking place until 30 November 2012 in Montreal,… Read More ›

Markus Bucher takes over as CEO of Pilatus Aircraft Ltd.

At the meeting of the Board of Directors of Pilatus Aircraft Ltd on 12 November 2012, members voted to elect Markus Bucher as the new CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board with effect from 1.1.2013. He will take over from Oscar J. Schwenk, who will remain as Chairman of the Board of Directors with… Read More ›

EL AL Retiring the Last of its Boeing 757 Aircraft from Service.

In late 2013, the first 2 of the 6 Boeing 737-900 aircraft that EL AL ordered in 2011 are expected to arrive in Israel. With the retirement of the 757 planes from service, EL AL will operate 4 different fleets: the 737, 767-300, 777 and 747-400. EL AL CEO Elyezer Shkedy: “This is in line… Read More ›

BIG Comfort, Entertainment and Service.

The world’s largest and most technologically advanced aircraft, the Airbus A380, joins the THAI fleet with 6 aircraft being delivered over the next 6 months, each with unique “Touches of Thai”. THAI’s incomparable service in the air goes from superb to superlative with just 507 seats, compared to the manufacturer’s recommendation of 525 – 853… Read More ›

Austrian joins ‘Ärzte an Bord’ programme of Lufthansa.

The Austrian Airlines Group is to join the ‘Ärzte an Bord’ (‘Doctors on Board’) programme run by the Lufthansa Group. Doctors can register immediately, free of charge. Registration is rewarded with a credit of 5,000 premium miles and a pocket book of aviation medicine. In this way, the airlines want to improve their provision of… Read More ›

Dassault Falcon Establishes Chinese Subsidiary.

Dassault Falcon has established a ‘wholly owned foreign entity’ to represent the Falcon brand in the growing Chinese market. The subsidiary, known as ‘Dassault Falcon Business Services (Beijing) Co. Ltd’, is based in Beijing, China. Mr. Jean Michel Jacob has been named General Manager of the subsidiary and Mr. Jean Rosanvallon has been named Chairman…. Read More ›

SAS launches 45 new routes in 2013.

SAS, Scandinavia’s leading airline, will in 2013 launch 45 new routes. This means that SAS will offer direct flights to exciting new destinations from all of the main airports and a number of regional airports in the Nordic countries. In addition to these new routes, SAS will also increase the frequency of current flights on… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Conducts Media Tour of Aircraft Maintenance Facilities.

In November, Hong Kong Airlines has conducted a behind the scenes media tour of its aircraft maintenance processes and facilities at Hong Kong International Airport. Senior management representatives of the airline were on hand to provide a detailed explanation as on-lookers witnessed a rare jet engine replacement take place in the maintenance hangar. “Our intention is… Read More ›

UTair Introduces New Aircraft on Several Routes.

UTair Aviation has raised the class of aircraft on several domestic routes connecting Vnukovo International Airport with major regional centers across Russia. UTair has introduced Boeing 737-800 aircraft with enhanced Sky Interior cabin design on its routes to Nizhnevartovsk and Ufa. The airline will operate wide-body Boeing 767-200 aircraft with its spacious cabin with two… Read More ›

GKN Aerospace and SAMC extend MOU and conclude operating agreement.

GKN Aerospace and Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Company (SAMC) have revised their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and signed further agreements covering manufacturing development and intellectual property rights for structures for the COMAC 919 next generation, twin turbofan, narrow body, 150 seat aircraft. SAMC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Commercial Aircraft Company of China Ltd… Read More ›

Honeywell And Orion International – Veterans Hiring Initiative.

Acting Secretary Of Commerce Blank Joins Honeywell And Orion International In Support Of Joining Forces Veterans Hiring Initiative More than 1,100 U.S. military veterans hired by Honeywell since 2011 Approximately 10 percent of Honeywell’s U.S. workforce are military veterans Honeywell and military recruitment partner Orion International hosted a Joining Forces Veterans Hiring Event today in… Read More ›

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