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Jet Setting to JAX! Spirit Airlines Expands Florida Footprint with Ultra-Low Fares to Jacksonville

Florida’s hometown airline is growing again in its home state with the addition of Jacksonville to the Spirit Airlines network!  Beginning December 20, 2018, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW).   Jacksonville will mark Spirit’s 69th destination in… Read More ›

Nokia and TeamTalk sign technology partner agreement for critical, resilient communications in New Zealand

Collaboration to deliver solutions and services including emergency services, connected service vehicles, wireless technologies, private LTE and Internet of Things Announcement made at the Critical Communications Conference in Auckland Nokia has today announced that TeamTalk will become a reseller partner of Nokia equipment, software and services. The companies will also work together on delivering solutions… Read More ›

SAS signs new deal with Statoil

SAS and Wideroe have signed a new agreement with Statoil regarding the company’s domestic and international flights. The agreement covers a period of five years, including options. A wide-ranging network and frequent departures were just two of the reasons for Statoil once again demonstrating its confidence in SAS in the form of a new agreement…. Read More ›

Airlink becomes first South African airline to acquire Embraer E-Jets

Airlink, Southern Africa’s largest independent regional airline, is joining the E-Jet operator’s family. The airline is acquiring five E-Jets – three E170s and two E190s, from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will start to receive the aircraft in the first half of 2017. Airlink already operates a large fleet of ERJ aircraft –… Read More ›

Embraer Signs Order with Widerøe for up to 15 E2 Aircraft

Embraer has signed a contract with Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, for up to 15 E2 family jets. The contract consists of three firm orders for the E190-E2 and purchase rights for 12 further E2 family aircraft. This flexible mix of purchase rights for E175-E2, E190-E2, and E195-E2 will give Widerøe the ability… Read More ›

Flynas orders 60 Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to 80 A320neo. The deliveries are scheduled to take place during 2018-2026. The agreement was… Read More ›

Play chess with Magnus Carlsen up in the air

SAS has entered into a global partnership with World Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen and the company Play Magnus AS. This partnership will help to realize Magnus Carlsens dream of bringing chess out to the wider world and give SAS travelers the unique opportunity to play against the highest-rated chess player in history. As part of… Read More ›

Aeromexico introduces it’s first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

  Aeromexico unveils “Quetzalcoatl,” its first B787-9 Dreamliner The airplane’s cabin configuration includes a redesigned Clase Premier, ergonomic seats, individual touchscreens, and WiFi, among other comforts All seats feature exclusive designs by New Territory, one of the world’s most prestigious design studios The airline is scheduled to take delivery of two more Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners… Read More ›

SAS takes delivery of its first A320neo

Scandinavia’s leading carrier becomes operator of world’s most fuel efficient single aisle. Scandinavia’s leading carrier becomes operator of world’s most fuel efficient single aisle Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), has taken delivery of its first of 30 A320neo aircraft ordered, becoming the first Arline in Scandinavia to operate the world’s most fuel efficient single aisle aircraft. SAS… Read More ›

SAS upgrades its short and medium haul fleet and invests in next-generation onboard WiFi

SAS, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, has been focused on bringing innovation to its passengers since 1946. With a passion and vision to ‘make life easier’ for Scandinavia’s frequent flyers, SAS is making investments of MSEK 500 across its entire short and medium haul fleet – from installing the fastest WiFi in Europe to completing… Read More ›

Aeroflot Gets “Brand Awards” as Best Company for Business Travelers.

Aeroflot was named the winner of «Brand Awards» in the nomination «The Best Company for Business Travelers». Fashion Events Agency held the 6th annual awards ceremony «Brand Awards 2013» where the most outstanding companies of premium segment were distinguished and the best brands in various industry sectors were selected. Aeroflot was represented by Deputy General Director for Strategy and Alliances… Read More ›

FAA to Allow Airlines to Expand Use of Personal Electronics.

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation will… Read More ›

Norwegian first airline in Europe to offer in-flight movie and TV rentals.

Norwegian launched a service that makes it possible to rent a wide range of movies and TV shows on board. Norwegian is the first airline in Europe to offer this service. It is available on all of the company’s 60 WiFi-enabled aircraft. Norwegian’s in-flight WiFi has given passengers a myriad of opportunities: Reading and writing… Read More ›

BIG Comfort, Entertainment and Service.

The world’s largest and most technologically advanced aircraft, the Airbus A380, joins the THAI fleet with 6 aircraft being delivered over the next 6 months, each with unique “Touches of Thai”. THAI’s incomparable service in the air goes from superb to superlative with just 507 seats, compared to the manufacturer’s recommendation of 525 – 853… Read More ›

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