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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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

Record-setting Gulfstream G500 to visit Rubae 2018

Certified, Clean-Sheet Aircraft Will Join Gulfstream’s Static Display In Advance Of Customer Deliveries Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced its all-new, clean-sheet Gulfstream G500 will be on display at the 2018 Russian Business Aviation Exhibition (RUBAE), Sept. 12-14, in Moscow. The G500’s RUBAE debut comes just after the aircraft earned its U.S. Federal Aviation Administration type… Read More ›

Benetti Christens M/Y “Spectre”

After “Quantum of Solace” and “Diamonds Are Forever”, “Spectre” is the third yacht launched by Benetti for talented New York businessman John Staluppi. M/Y “Spectre” is a 69-meter Full Custom Mega Yacht with a steel hull and an aluminium superstructure on five decks. The name pays tribute once again to James Bond, while the hull… Read More ›

Norwegian offers £79 USA flights from Northern Ireland

A year on from launching transatlantic flights from Belfast, Norwegian is giving consumers in Northern Ireland the chance to fly for less by launching special fares to the USA from £79 for a limited time only at http://www.norwegian.com/uk. Voted World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline for the fourth consecutive year by Skytrax, Norwegian offers seasonal transatlantic… Read More ›

New Surface Treatment Centre in Stans

From the start of excavations to moving-in day, our new surface treatment and paintwork building was ready in less than two years, bringing part of the ambitious “production 2015” project to a close. Pilatus Aircraft Ltd With its blue facade embedded between the other buildings on our site, the new hall is a real eye-catcher!… Read More ›

Jetstar links Brisbane and Australia’s Red Centre

Jetstar has today announced new flights from Brisbane to Uluru (Ayers Rock Airport) will take off later this year, marking the first ever direct flights between the two destinations. The low fares airline will operate three flights per week on the new route from 3 August 2018, with 56,000 seats available on the route annually…. Read More ›

Northrop Grumman Launches STAAR Aerospace STEM Summer Camp for Students in the UK

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has launched its Summer Time Advanced Aerospace Residency (STAAR) programme, a unique summer camp open to students across the U.K., aged 14-15 years, with an interest in aerospace engineering. The STAAR programme has been developed in partnership with the Royal Air Force (RAF) and the RAF Museum, and will be delivered… Read More ›

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 ›

JetBlue Expands Successful Port-au-Prince Service with Nonstop Orlando Flights

JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced its intent to operate service between Port-au-Prince’s Toussaint Louverture International Airport (PAP) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) later this year (a). JetBlue intends to launch this route, which currently does not have nonstop service, in December pending government approval. Seats are expected to go out for sale in the coming weeks…. Read More ›

Boeing

Boeing in Brief Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic… Read More ›

FSF Chairman Selected to Lead Aviation Safety Assurance Committee

Kenneth J. Hylander, chairman of Flight Safety Foundation’s Board of Governors, has been selected to chair a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee on aviation safety assurance. The ad hoc committee is being convened to create a national research agenda for the development of a suite of tools needed to support a prototype… Read More ›

Alitalia wins ‘Best Airline Cuisine’ award for seventh year in a row

Alitalia has won for the seventh consecutive year the highly coveted ‘Best Airline Cuisine’ award by the readers of US publication ‘Global Traveler’. The major accolade for the Italian airline follows a large, in-depth air traveller survey in the magazine by nearly 30,000 frequent flyers who were asked to comment on excellence in the travel… Read More ›

Hong Kong Airlines Once Again Recognized as a Family-Friendly Employer

Hong Kong Airlines is recognized as a “Family-Friendly Employer” again in the “2015/16 Family-Friendly Employer Award Scheme” and also garnered a special mentioning for being a family-friendly employer in two rounds of the award scheme. Hong Kong Airlines values work-family balance of all of its staff and introduces a series of family-friendly employee initiatives including… Read More ›

Frontier Airlines takes delivery of its first A320neo

Frontier Airlines, headquarters in Denver, Colorado (U.S.), took delivery today of its first A320neo. Frontier is the first U.S. airline to receive an A320neo with CFM engines, and the aircraft is the first of 80 A320neo Family aircraft the low-cost carrier has ordered. All of Frontier’s A320neo Family aircraft will be powered by CFM International… Read More ›

New airgusto restaurant service on airberlin long-haul flights

Berlin‘s trendy restaurants set for service at 10,000 metres. High-quality food from trendy local restaurants – served above the clouds: airberlin and the Dutch start-up company, iFleat, are introducing this world first for flights. The new shared airgusto premium service allows passengers who have booked a long-haul flight from Berlin in Economy Class to pre-order… Read More ›

Aeroflot Expands Fleet with Four Brand New Airliners

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its four new aircraft. These include two Airbus A320s, an Airbus A321 and a Boeing B737-800 aircraft. All aircraft are delivered to Aeroflot directly from the manufacturers. The aircraft have been named in honour of outstanding Russian citizens who contributed a lot to artistic and cultural development. One A320 has been named… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines will fly The Broken Circle Breakdown crew to USA for the Oscars.

This morning, The Broken Circle Breakdown crew flew out from Brussels Airport. They were on board Brussels Airlines flight to New York where they will start their promotional tour for the Oscars.  Actress Veerle Baetens, director Felix van Groeningen and producer Dirk Impens flew to New York with Brussels Airlines. It is the starting point… Read More ›

First US Airways Aircraft Takes to the Skies in American Airlines Livery.

An Airbus A319 returns to service as the first legacy US Airways aircraft painted in American Airlines colors. American Airlines today entered into service the first legacy US Airways aircraft, an Airbus A319, painted in the American Airlines livery. The newly dressed plane, tail number N700UW, will debut its freshly painted fuselage with service fromCharlotte to New… Read More ›

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