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British Airways celebrates 60 years since operating the first jet engine flight across the Atlantic.

BOAC, British Airways’ predecessor, operated the first transatlantic jet engine flight on October 4, 1958 BOAC beat arch-rival Pan Am to become the first to do so Reduced 18-hour journey between London and New York to 7-hours Airline hosted special anniversary event at its headquarters to celebrate Sixty years ago, British Airways, then called BOAC – British… Read More ›

Aer Lingus and CityJet join forces on Dublin-London City Route

Leasing deal with CityJet will see Aer Lingus fly to London City Airport from October Aer Lingus to operate 50 daily flights daily between Dublin and London Aer Lingus and CityJet today announced details of an agreement which builds on CityJet’s long-established presence at London City Airport and further expands Aer Lingus’ London schedule offering…. Read More ›

Air Canada-Air Canada Unveils New Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon

Showcases Saskatchewan and Canadian design and artworks by local artists The airline’s 17th Maple Leaf Lounge in Canada and the 23rd across Air Canada’s international network SASKATOON, Sept. 14, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today unveiled its newest Maple Leaf Lounge at Saskatoon John G. Diefenbaker International Airport (Skyxe). The lounge seats up to 40… Read More ›

A Smile Has Been Flying Around the World for 60 Years.

The very first Austrian Airlines flight took place on March 31, 1958, heading for London “A history, the company can be proud of” comments CEO Kay Kratky  First edition of the anniversary book is out of print, new edition now available The sky over Austria was red-white-red on March 31, 1958. For the first time,… Read More ›

Joint agreement between Brussels Airlines and Lufthansa Cargo

Lufthansa Cargo to market cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines. Lufthansa Cargo will market the cargo capacities of Brussels Airlines from 1 September 2018. The networks of both companies complement each other perfectly. Freight customers of both airlines benefit from this: Brussels Airlines customers have access to Lufthansa Cargo’s route network: the largest network with around… Read More ›

easyJet extends ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ to seven airports and adds new connections airline partners

easyJet will add Berlin Tegel, Amsterdam Schiphol,  Venice Marco Polo, Paris Charles De Gaulle and Orly, Edinburgh and Inverness to its ‘Worldwide by easyJet connections’ product New connecting airline partners have also been announced – Thomas Cook Airlines, Corsair, La Compagnie and Loganair 53 million easyJet customers will be able to connect to other airlines’… Read More ›

Reduced Aircraft Mass

1. Reduced structural and payload weight Some of the ideas dealt with in other sections may have relevance here: the use of ground power augmentation (section 2.2) may serve to reduce engine thrust or the use of detachable or ground located undercarriages (section 4.1.3). However, the most effective approach to a better relationship between power,… Read More ›

Alaska Airlines elevates First Class menu and experience, with a West Coast twist. #upgrade

  To give guests more of what they love, Alaska Airlines is investing in the First Class experience with West Coast-inspired upgrades. A flavorful new First Class menu will start flying this week, while new thoughtful product extras will be introduced throughout 2018. The new menu features fresh, local ingredients paired with seasonal favorites. Think… Read More ›

S7 Airlines launches flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri

By Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia – S7 Airlines, VQ-BCK, Airbus A320-271N, CC BY-SA 2.0, wikimedia.orgS7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches direct scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri starting 1 June 2018. Tickets are available now. Flights of S7 Airlines from Novosibirsk to Neryungri will be carried out daily on Fridays. Flights will depart from Tolmachevo Airport at 02:30 and arrive at Neryungri… Read More ›

ERA publishes guidance to airlines on Brexit

Following the publishing of ERA’s (European Regions Airline Association) position on Brexit in September last year, the association has released guidance to its airlines to give them some advice in preparation for the different potential Brexit scenarios. Brexit is one of the biggest priorities for ERA and the purpose of the published document is to… Read More ›

Boeing, Hawaiian Airlines Announce Purchase of 10 787 Dreamliners.

– Hawaiian switches to market-leading Dreamliner for its large airplane of the future – 787’s superior performance gives Hawaiian flexibility to increase capacity and expand service Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hawaiian Airlines announced today that the carrier has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the… Read More ›

Air France celebrates French haute cuisine with the “Goût de France/Good France” event

For the fourth consecutive year, Air France is partner of the “Gôut de/Good France” event, organized by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the chef Alain Ducasse, celebrating fine French cuisine around the globe.  As a privileged partner of this new edition with “French wines and spirits” as its theme, Air France is… Read More ›

Rolls-Royce expands service network for business aircraft

Rolls-Royce today announced that it is further extending its global network of Authorised Service Centres (ASC) for its CorporateCare® customers. The global ASC network forms an essential component of Rolls-Royce’s services portfolio for business aircraft and adds to its own existing global aftermarket capabilities. Today Rolls-Royce has 74 ASCs in place with key maintenance providers worldwide… Read More ›

AW169 helicopter success in UK EMS market continues with selection by the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust

Specialist Aviation Services selected by the Cornwall Air Ambulance Trust to provide an AW169 in 2019  This selection will increase the UK-based AW169 EMS fleet to eight aircraft   Over 160 AW169s are on order and more than 40 in service worldwide​   Leonardo announced today that Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) of the UK has been… Read More ›

CityJet proud to host Orbis Flying Eye Hospital in Dublin

The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is being showcased today at Dublin Airport, where it will be accessible to members of the public who have registered with Orbis, the international NGO which is dedicated to fighting blindness and promoting eye care. CityJet is facilitating this visit and providing access to the aircraft for registered guests through… Read More ›

Norwegian launches new direct flight to Rhodes from £29.90 one-way

17 additional flights to the Mediterranean, Norway and Demark added for summer 2017 Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes departs on Saturday 17 June with… Read More ›

Signing of industrial contract for Orion spacecraft’s first astronaut mission.

A European Service Module will power NASA’s Orion spacecraft beyond the Moon and back in 2018. ESA and Airbus Defence and Space have agreed with NASA to build a second module for a second mission with astronauts for launch as early as 2021. Humans are going to leave low orbit for the first time since… Read More ›

Airbus Helicopters achieves delivery targets and maintains market leadership in 2016

    Deliveries up five percent to 418 units   388 gross orders Key military campaigns secured     Marignane, Airbus Helicopters delivered 418 rotorcraft in 2016, a five percent increase compared with 2015, against a challenging market backdrop. The company strengthened its lead on the civil and parapublic helicopter market while maintaining its position… 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 ›

AZAL’s winter campaign: up to 20 percent discount on air tickets

AZAL‘s winter campaign: up to 20 percent discount on air tickets. Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announced a new winter campaign on popular tourist destinations. A discount of up to 20 percent will be applied while buying economy class “round-trip” air tickets in the period from January 15 to February 28, 2017 on the following directions when… Read More ›

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