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Four new destinations added to Transavia’s winter schedule

Transavia winter tickets are now open for booking Schiphol, 17 April 2018 Starting from today, Transavia passengers can purchase airline tickets for the 2018-2019 autumn and winter seasons. Compared to last winter, over 123,000 additional seats are on offer. As well as for the four new routes, the additional capacity will primarily be used for… Read More ›

ICAO Secretary General encourages greater participation of representatives of general aviation

ICAO’s Secretary General Dr. Fang Liu opened the International Council of Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association’s (IAOPA) World Assembly in Queenstown, New Zealand earlier this week, where she took advantage of the opportunity to encourage representatives of general aviation to be more proactive in their ongoing contributions to ICAO’s work. “ICAO remains fully committed to… Read More ›

Kenya Airways to launch direct flights to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

…This is the airline’s 52nd destination and second destination in the southern African country February 15, 2017… Kenya Airways will start a direct flight between Nairobi and Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe on 18th May, 2017. This will be Kenya Airways 52nd destination and its second city in Zimbabwe after Harare where it operates 21 flights weekly…. Read More ›

ICAO Council President inspires COP22 with positive updates on international aviation emissions

ICAO Council President Dr. Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu brought an inspirational message of hope and progress on environmental action to help kick off COP22 in Marrakesh this week, citing the momentum generated by the landmark international aviation emissions mitigation decisions forged this October at ICAO’s 39th Assembly. “The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation… Read More ›

Russian Helicopters to deliver first Ansat with hydromechanical controls to foreign client

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, signed a contract with Wuhan Rand Aviation Technology Service Co. Ltd. for the supply of 2 Ansat rotorcraft produced by Kazan Helicopters.  The deal was reached during China Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition-2016 in Zhuhai China became Russian Helicopters’ first foreign customer to receive Ansats with hydromechanical control system. … Read More ›

Sustainable development of urban areas and international aviation go hand-in-hand

Contributions to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development (SDGs) can be achieved through the enhancement of synergies between the international civil aviation air network, its infrastructure and the urban areas it serves, ICAO‘s Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu explained through an interview with UN News Centre journalists at the Habitat III Conference.   More specifically,… Read More ›

Boeing, AZUR air Announce Partnership to Improve Operational Efficiency

Optimized Maintenance Program uses data analytics to save airline time, money Boeing (NYSE: BA) and AZUR air announced today that Boeing will implement its Optimized Maintenance Program service for the airline’s 757 and 767 fleet. Powered by Boeing Analytics, the program will reduce scheduled maintenance labor costs, lower materials costs and improve airplane maintenance ground… Read More ›

FAA Upgrades Israel’s Aviation Safety Rating to Category 1.

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that Israel complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), based on the results of an October FAA review of Israel’s civil aviation authority.   Israel is now upgraded to Category 1 from the Category 2 safety rating the… Read More ›

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