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Tag: Southwest Airlines

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 ›

Enhanced Customer Experience as Royal Jordanian Undergoes Landmark Digital Transformation with Amadeus

Royal Jordanian will witness a landmark digital transformation through its new-term partnership with Amadeus IT Group. The airline has signed for the full Amadeus Altéa suite, meaning its critical systems including reservation, inventory and departure control will be moving onto Altéa technology, as well as renewing its distribution agreement with Amadeus. The new agreement will… Read More ›

Embraer and American Airlines Sign Contract for 15 E175s

Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets with a 76-seat configuration. The contract has a value of USD 705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 second-quarter backlog. Deliveries will take place in 2019 between March and November. Combined with the airline’s three… Read More ›

Future Airline Systems

1. The concept The concept of an airline has remained almost unchanged since the dawn of air travel. A state or business buys and operates aircraft and charges passengers and freight to travel on them – it calls itself an airline. They operate from airports that will usually be owned by others and they pay… Read More ›

Bid your way to a superior flying experience with ‘JetUpgrade’ from Jet Airways

Airline introduces yet another first in Indian Aviation for Economy and Première guests wishing to upgrade to Première and First Class Economy and Première guests of Jet Airways, India‘s premier international full service airline, can now experience the next level of the airline’s acclaimed in-flight service, following the launch of the carrier’s latest initiative –… Read More ›

RUAG first in Europe to complete 2020 FANS 1/A+ avionics compliance modification on Dassault Falcon

RUAG Aviation has successfully upgraded a Dassault Falcon F2000 to comply with the FANS 1/A+ requirements of the aviation regulatory mandates for 2020. The first modification of this kind completed in Europe, the FANS 1/A+ avionics upgrade was achieved ahead of the compliance deadline. The integration of the avionics upgrade was carried out at RUAG… Read More ›

ForeFlight Mobile to Feature Jeppesen Visual Flight Rules Data, Expands Presence in Europe

Data-driven Visual Flight Rules (VFR) charting information will be dynamically rendered on ForeFlight Mobile maps, enhancing situational awareness and flight safety Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced with ForeFlight — an innovative provider of mobile and web aviation applications — that interactive Jeppesen European visual flight rules information will be available within… Read More ›

Boeing Recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for 10,000th 737

– World’s best-selling jetliner reaches new milestone fueled by strong market demand. Thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees gathered at the company’s Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. With this airplane, a 737 MAX 8 for Southwest Airlines, the 737 has broken the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for… Read More ›

Cathay Pacific and Air New Zealand extend services between Hong Kong and New Zealand

Cathay Pacific announces first direct link between Hong Kong and Christchurch, providing customers with a Life Well Travelled experience Cathay Pacific will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time and complementing the airline’s existing services to Auckland. The… Read More ›

American Airlines

American Airlines Group Parent company of American Airlines Overview Together with regional partner American Eagle, we offer an average of nearly 6,700 flights daily to 350 destinations in 50 countries. We’re a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, whose members and members-elect offer nearly 14,250 flights daily to 1,000 destinations in 150 countries. In 2016,… Read More ›

Reuniting lost bear with its young owner #GetShackletonHome

When easyJet Captain Matthew Clutterbuck arrived at his aircraft early one December morning for a routine days flying, he glanced into the cabin, only to see a sad-looking but clearly much-loved children’s teddy bear staring back at him from the aisle floor. He knew the challenge had been set. Seemingly dropped or left behind, from… Read More ›

Air Canada Stock Outperforms all North American Airline Peers in 2016

Air Canada provided a review of 2016 highlights as it prepares to celebrate its 80th anniversary year in 2017. “We had a highly satisfying year in 2016 on many fronts and at the start of this new year, in which we celebrate both Air Canada’s 80th anniversary and Canada’s 150th, I would like to thank… Read More ›

90% Of Ryanair Flights On-Time In November

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (20 Dec) released its November customer service statistics, which confirm that Ryanair remains Europe’s No 1 customer service airline with: 90% of almost 50,000 flights in November arriving on-time (down slightly due to bad weather) Less than 1.5 complaints per 1,000 customers Less than 1 bag complaint per 5,000 customers… Read More ›

Island Air Selects Bombardier Q400 Aircraft for Fleet Renewal and Expansion

First of three aircraft will enter into service in early 2017 Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has delivered the first of three Q400 turboprops ordered by Irish leasing company Elix Aviation Capital Limited (“Elix”). The aircraft, which was delivered in a 78-seat configuration, is scheduled to enter service with Hawaii Island Air, Inc…. Read More ›

Another Strong Year for Airline Profits in 2017

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that it expects the global airline industry to make a net profit in 2017 of $29.8 billion. On forecast total revenues of $736 billion, that represents a 4.1% net profit margin. This will be the third consecutive year (and the third year in the industry’s history) in which… Read More ›

Brussels Airlines offers 24/7 social media service

Going the extra smile, that’s what all 3500 Brussels Airlines employees aim at every day – also on social media. More than ever, the Belgian airline wants to offer the most personal service to its customers and therefor extends its customer service via social media to a full-fledged 24/7 service, promising a reply within 30… Read More ›

Hello Havana! Spirit Airlines Delivers Ultra-Low Fares to Cuba

Spirit Airlines is bringing its ultra-low fares to Cuba‘s famous capital city. Today, Spirit begins twice-daily nonstop service to Havana’s José Martí International Airport (HAV) from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). “As South Florida’s hometown airline, we recognize the significance of this new service,” said Bob Fornaro, President and CEO of Spirit Airlines. “Spirit… Read More ›

Pictures of te day: Virgin America

Launched in 2007, Virgin America is a California-based airline on a mission to make flying fun again with new planes, attractive fares, top-notch service, and innovative amenities. The airline’s base is San Francisco International Airport’s (SFO) sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. Virgin America has created 3,000 new jobs and swept the major travel awards… Read More ›

Air Europa and CFM International celebrate 30-year relationship

Air Europa and CFM International are celebrating the 30th anniversary of a very successful relationship that began in 1986 when the airline launched passenger service with CFM56-3-powered Boeing 737-300 aircraft. “We truly value the partnership we have built with CFM,” said Juan José Hidalgo, chairman and CEO of Air Europa.  “The reliability of the CFM56… Read More ›

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu re-elected as President of ICAO Council

Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu was re-elected by acclamation today for a second three-year term as President of the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). “Over the past three years, ICAO has been working tirelessly to promote the importance of civil aviation to socio-economic development, as well as its prioritization in national and regional… Read More ›

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