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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 ›

Foundation Congratulates CAST/ASIAS for Receiving Aviation Week Award.

Flight Safety Foundation on Friday extended its congratulations to the U.S. Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST) and the Aviation Safety Information Analysis and Sharing (ASIAS) initiative for receiving an Aviation Week Laureate Award in the commercial aviation safety category Thursday at the Aviation Week Laureates Award dinner in Washington. The Laureate Awards are presented annually… Read More ›

Spirit AeroSystems CEO Wins Aviation Leadership Award

Spirit AeroSystems President and CEO Tom Gentile has been selected as the 2018 Aviation Week Grand Laureate Award winner for Commercial Aerospace Leadership. he panel of judges recently recognized Gentile for “leading the turnaround of the aerospace industry’s leading aerostructures provider and securing a long-term master contract with Boeing.”  The award was presented last night… 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 ›

Rolls-Royce wins SelectCare™ order from Lufthansa for Trent engines

Image Courtesy: Lufthansa Rolls-Royce has won an order from Lufthansa, one of the largest aviation groups in the world, for SelectCare services covering Trent 500 engines on its Airbus A340 aircraft operated by the airline. SelectCare is a fixed price overhaul service agreement that includes a suite of supplementary services that allow customers to benefit… Read More ›

gulf air takes off to colombo

The Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, Gulf Air, today commenced its highly anticipated direct operations to Bandaranaike International Airport, in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo, with 5 flights per week. Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Maher Salman Al Musallam commented at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at Bahrain International Airport and attended by airport officials,… Read More ›

Million passenger milestone for Queenstown

Air New Zealand is celebrating a new milestone, with the news that it carried a million domestic passengers to and from the popular tourist destination of Queenstown in 2016. The airline reached the milestone for the first time late last year with 163,000 more domestic customers flying into Queenstown in the year to the end of December… Read More ›

FLYBE is UK’s top airline for on time performance

On time performance rated sixth worldwide. Flybe has been rated as the best UK airline for punctuality and, with an on time performance of 86.6%, also placed sixth worldwide (up from 17th last year) in the 2016 OAG Punctuality League report. This annual report is published by the globally renowned air travel intelligence specialist, OAG,… Read More ›

New amenity kit for Qatar Airways’ economy class passengers focuses on simplicity and functionality

New multi-purpose bag is all about the content. As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month. With a focus on simplicity and functionality, the new kits include products designed to make the passengers’ journey more comfortable and… 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 ›

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 ›

Embraer signs Agreements with United Airlines and Republic Airways

Embraer announced today that it has signed a firm sale for 24 E175 jets with United Airlines. This order represents a transfer of 24 E175 jets previously placed with Republic Airways Holdings (Republic), currently in Embraer’s backlog, which will be cancelled. The 24 aircraft ordered by United Airlines are scheduled for delivery in 2017. The… 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 ›

Air Canada’s Newest Maple Leaf Lounge Opens at Newark Airport

MONTREAL, Oct. 14, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ – Air Canada today announced it has opened a Maple Leaf Lounge at Newark Liberty International Airport. The new lounge, Air Canada’s third in the U.S., is conveniently located beyond security near Air Canada gates, giving eligible Air Canada and Star Alliance customers a calm atmosphere to relax or… Read More ›

Japan Airlines extends Boeing parts solutions agreement 10 years.

New contracts demonstrate Boeing’s growing parts business Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced today an agreement with Japan Airlines to extend its partnership with the company to provide spare parts solutions for another 10 years. The renewed Japan Airlines agreement for Boeing’s GoldCare Expendables, formerly Integrated Materials Management (IMM), is an expendable parts service solution that builds… Read More ›

United Airlines Flies Children to the “North Pole” for Holiday Fantasy Flights.

Employees transform airports into winter wonderland experiences for kids in need CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — For the twentieth year, United Airlines employees are making the holidays a little brighter by hosting Fantasy Flights to the “North Pole” for children facing illness or living in underserved communities. During these events – which kicked off at many airports this past… Read More ›

American Airlines – new plane smell.

 

United Airlines Opens New Widebody Hangar at Washington Dulles.

Hangar will enable United to perform maintenance on two widebody aircraft simultaneously. United Airlines officially opened its new widebody aircraft maintenance hangar at Washington Dulles International Airport, a major United hub and the airline’s principal gateway to the Middle East. United invested nearly $45 million to construct the facility, which will enable the airline to perform maintenance on two widebody or several narrowbody… 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 ›

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