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Air Peace becomes the First E195-E2 Operator in Africa

Embraer has signed a firm order for 10 E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced today, during the Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar, in Mauritius. With this order, Air Peace will become the first E-Jets E2 operator in Africa. The contract in...

Airlines can easily save both money and the environment

Swedish IT company AVTECH has developed a very precise weather and wind data product portfolio to help aircrafts fly as economically and comfortably as possible – without the airlines having to invest in any new equipment. In a recent real-life test, Norwegian Air Shuttle reduced CO2-emissi...


Norwegian's inaugural Miami arrival

Norwegian launched first-ever service at Miami International Airport on March 31! The new service now gives travelers a daily nonstop option between MIA and London Gatwick Airport, aboard Norwegian's Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft that seats 344 passengers in a two-class configuration. "I applaud Norwegian for adding Miami-Dade County to its global netw...

Trenchard Aviation Group renews aircraft cabin materials management contract with Virgin Atlantic

Trenchard Aviation Group has renewed its long-term contract to provide aircraft cabin materials managementservices to Virgin Atlantic. This comprehensive, wide-ranging contract will be fulfilled bythe Group’s nose-to-tail cabin maintenance and total care management company, Aero Technics. Through its highly trained and flexible workforce, the company will be delivering desi...

Fly between Riga and Dublin with airBaltic

Scheduled flights between Riga and Dublin are launched!  Now airBaltic flies with the most modern commercial aircraft Airbus A220-300 aircraft to Dublin four times a week, with ticket prices starting at EUR 39.  Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We are happy to start our summer season schedule by launching a long-awaited...

Mauritania Airlines took the delivery of First Embraer E175

In a ceremony held in São José dos Campos, Mauritania Airlines  took the delivery of First Embraer E175. The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for two E175 jets in 2018. The contract has a value of USD 93.8 million. “We celebrate with Mauritania Airlines the delivery of the first E175 aircraft to Africa. We are sure that the E175 will achieve in Africa the s...

Make your choice - 69 Carriers and 162 Destinations for 2019 Summer Schedule from Prague

Passengers flying from Prague Airport will have so much more choice starting from  Sunday, 31 March 2019 as the summer schedule comes into effect. You can have a lot of ideas where to fly and what to visit - 162 destinations in 54 countries, including 16 long-haul destinations, which is the largest number in the airport’s modern history. “As part of the summer time...

Azul became 1st in Americas for minute-by-minute aircraft flight tracking with Aireon space-based ADS-B

Azul Linhas Aéreas has become the first airline in the Americas to exceed modern flight tracking safety standards by embracing truly global, real-time flight tracking capabilities onboard aircraft, with SITAONAIR’s best-in-class AIRCOM® FlightTracker. The Brazilian low-cost carrier has upgraded to SITAONAIR’s advanced cutting-edge FlightTracker option, which integrates Ai...

Etihad Airways Adopts New Real Time Flight Tracking Technology

Etihad Airways is a regional leader by having successfully implemented the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS) recommendations for flight tracking ahead of the General Civil Aviation Authority’s (GCAA’s) proposed deadline of 1 June 2019.  With an ICAO completion date of 8 November 2018, Etihad Airways not...

First of Two Wamos Air A330-200s delivered by CDB Aviation

The delivery of the first of two Airbus A330-200 aircraft to Spain’s third-leading, long-haul airline Wamos Air was announced by CDB Aviation.  The second aircraft is slated for delivery in June 2019. “We look forward to our collaboration with our new European customer Wamos Air in expanding their fleet to meet the growing demand for wet lease operations,” said CDB A...

An Innovative User-centric Booking Engine to be introduced by airBaltic

Are you ready to discover an innovative User-centric Booking Engine?  Let's agree on the fact, that laste few decades there were not so many changes in the way we all are booking our flights. So let's see what is up with Finnish technology firm Reaktor and airBaltic, who are planning to introduce a state-of-the-art booking system that will make the customer experience o...

easyJet progress on recruiting female pilots as it reports on its annual gender pay gap

easyJet has announced a good progress in its efforts to address the gender balance in its pilot community and is on track to attract 18% female new entrant pilots this year – an increase of 3% on 2018. An industry issue, easyJet recognised the gender imbalance the pilot profession back in 2015 and since then has worked hard to encourage more women to become pilots through its Amy Joh...

Are Publicly listed airlines cheating investors on E261?

By Gediminas Ziemelis Over €5bn in compensations are not disclosed on major European airlines' financial reports over the last three years. With up to 90% of passengers being aware of their rights on claim compensations for disrupted flights and compensation obligations remaining valid for up to 10 years (depending on the country), it is of utmost importance that auditors initiate...

Etihad Airways celebrates the success of Special Olympics World games Abu Dhabi 2019

Etihad Airways highlights the success of the Middle East’s first Special Olympics World Games, which concluded this week in Abu Dhabi. This March, the airline carried more than 4000 athletes and support team members from more than 100 countries to Abu Dhabi to participate in the event. Around 500 Etihad employees volunteered throughout the Games which...

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Rolls-Royce Virtual Reality Training Tool global launch with Qatar Airways

The first in the industry! Qatar Airways engineers will receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance! Qatar Airways became the global launch part...

First A330neo of Air Mauritius delivered

Air Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The national carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo operator based in t...

As Part of its Commitment to Sustainability, Etihad Airways to Operate Single-Use Plastic Free Flight on Earth Day

Etihad Airways will be the first airline in the region to operate a flight without any single-use plastics on board, in a bid to raise awareness of the effects of plastic pollution. Flight EY484...

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Norwegian first quarter results - increased revenues and reduced costs

Norwegian reported its first quarter results. The quarter was characterized by reduced costs, increased revenue and significantly improved on-time performance. The net loss was NOK 1,489 million, whil...

China's Favourite International Airline for the Third Consecutive Year is Aeroflot

Aeroflot has been once again recognised as the Favourite International Airline in China. The prestigious award was given to Aeroflot for the third consecutive year at the Flyer Award Ceremony 201...

New Era of Cargo Management and Customer Engagement with Etihad Cargo Digital Transformation

Etihad Cargo celebrates its position as a market leader in the air cargo digitalization and innovation space six months after migrating to a new technology platform, achieving...

First time ATR-600 operated by U.S. carrier - Silver Airways

Silver Airways Made History with First New ATR-600 Series Flight in United States, first time ATR-600 operated by U.S. carrier and first time a U.S. independent regional flying airline has taken...

Baku welcomes arriving Racing cars of Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Delivery of cargoes for holding Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix to the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku started. Flights from Shanghai and Bahrain delivered racing cars and equipmen...

Expanded Emirates reach in India with SpiceJet codeshare partnership

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Emirates and SpiceJet to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers tr...

easyJet expects record number of passengers for Easter getaway

easyJet will welcome 1.4 million passengers onto its flights over the Easter holidays (18 – 22 April) in what is set to be the busiest Easter getaway in the airline’s history. Numb...