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JetBlue first NHL-themed livery dedicated to the Boston Bruins

To remind those who are not aware of the fact, JetBlue is the Official Airline of the Boston Bruins. Now this partnership is taken to  new heights with “Bear Force One” and the airline's first NHL-themed livery and its third dedicated to a Boston professional spor...

To enhance maintenance performance, Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Etihad Airways has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations team to improve the efficiency of its maintenance engineers and technicians.  With Toolbox Mobile Library,&nbs...


First Airbus A330neo in the Americas delivered to Azul

The first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft is the first of 15 A330neo ordered by Avolon. The A330neo, Airbus’ new generation A330 aircraft, will be used by the airline to expand its international route network between Brazil and Europe and the United...

Flying to Kos or Menorca? Take airBaltic!

Latvian airlineairBaltic last weekend launched two more leisure destinations to the Mediterranean islands of Kos (Greece) and Menorca (Spain). Altogether, airBaltic have launched five new routes from Riga for this summer season.  Martin Gauss, CEOof airBaltic: “By launching Kos and Menorca, we now offer our passengers a chance to choose among eight differ...

Ryanair Surpasses New Safety Standards For Flight Tracking With GlobalBeacon

As announced FlightAware, Ryanair will deploy GlobalBeacon, a live flight monitoring platform that combines FlightAware's data processing capabilities and web-interface with global flight tracking coverage from Aireon(SM). The Aireon network tracks aircraft via their ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) out antennas, which are mandated in many parts of the world inclu...

Passenger growth and improved on-time performance in April - Norwegian

Norwegian carried more than 3.1 million passengers in April, an increase of three percent compared to the same month previous year. The figures for April are not directly comparable with the same month last year due to the Easter effect. However, the combined development for March and April, is positive.  A total of 3,137,608 passengers chose to fly with Norwegian in April; 88,359 more tha...

Bombardier named fourteen 2018 Airline Reliability Awards

Fourteen recipients of 2018 Airline Reliability Awards named by Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The award recognizes operators of Bombardier CRJ Series regional jets and Q Series turboprops who achieve the highest rates of dispatch reliability. Bombardier Commercial Aircraft held a Gala Awards Ceremony to present the awards on the first day of the 2019 European Regional Review in Munich, G...

Airlines in the Age of Data and Digital Transformation - Aviation Data Symposium

We live in the Age of Data and Digital Transformation. What is the impact on aviation industry, what it mean for airlines, for everyday operations? The IATA announced that supporting airlines’ ability to thrive in the coming age of data and digital transformation will be the focus of the 2019 Aviation Data Symposium. “Air travel demand is expected to double by 2037. Acc...

World's Best Airlines and Airports in Annual AirHelp Score

AirHelp has released one of the most comprehensive and accurate data-based evaluations of global airlines and airports. The 2019 AirHelp Score is the 8th of its kind and has analysed a series of key performance indicators over a one-year period, to rank the highest and poorest performing airports and airlines in the world.  The airline ranking  Thomas Cook ranks lowe...

Three teams from Dubai Future Accelerators programme signs MoU with Emirates

Congratulations to three teams selected by Emirates from Dubai Future Accelerators programme! They have made an important step forward by signing an MoU with Emirates, well known for commitment to fostering innovation in the global aviation industry. The companies, hailing from the USA, Germany and the UK, were selected from the pool of seven participant teams that worked with Emirate...

First of Delta Air Lines A330-900 makes inaugural flight

The delivery of Delta Air Lines first A330-900 wide-body is schedulet for May 2019. Meanwhile, it has made the inaugural test flight of 5h 46min on Tuesday from Toulouse airport. The highly fuel-efficient twin-engine jet, one of 35 Delta has on order, is due to be delivered to the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline in the coming weeks. The A330-900 is the larger of the two A330n...

Japanese New Central Airservice takes delivery of Dornier 228

Japanese New Central Airservice got new Dornier 228 from RUAG MRO International. New Central Airservice, together with their longstanding partner, Sojitz Aerospace Corporation (SOASCO), accepted delivery of their factory new 19-passenger commuter aircraft during a ceremony at the RUAG MRO International facilities in Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, on 29 March 2019. A RUAG Dornier 228 cre...

Etihad Airways reduces Carbon Footprint

Etihad Airways continues to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by implementing fuel saving initiatives, reinforcing its commitment to sustainability.     Following a number of improvements aimed at enhancing operational fleet efficiencies, Etihad Airways reduced 148,000 tonnes of carbon emissions in 2018. The savings are eq...

First Lion Air A330neo rolls-out of Airbus paint shop

The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have a single class layout seating 440 passengers and will be o...

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Congratulations Japan Airlines, first A350 XWB delivered

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attende...

Aircraft data and enhance predictive maintenance capabilities - Airbus and United Airlines

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage...

The inaugural transatlantic flight of La Compagnie’s first A321neo

Congratulations! The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic servi...

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Congratulations Japan Airlines, first A350 XWB delivered

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone event was attende...

Aircraft data and enhance predictive maintenance capabilities - Airbus and United Airlines

United Airlines has become the latest U.S. airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage...

Did You Know How Expensive is Flying?

By G.Ziemelis  Over the last decade, with the rise of low-cost airlines, flying became accessible to the masses - over 4.3 billion passengers were carried on scheduled flights in 2018 and the...

Etihad Airways partners with Swae to launch artificial intelligence powered crowd sourcing and engagement platform

Etihad Airways and Swae have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full potential of Etihad’s workforce by enabling every emplo...