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NTSB: Premier I Accident Pilot Impaired by Illegal Drug

The pilot of a Beechcraft Premier I that crashed on Dec. 17, 2013, while returning to land at Atlanta Fulton County Airport was impaired from the use of illicit drugs and failed to maintain control while maneuvering the airplane in the traffic pattern at night, according to the NTSB’s&nbs...

AWAS delivers one 747-400F (factory freighter) to Kalitta Air

AWAS announced today that it has delivered on-lease one 747-400F factory-built freighter aircraft to Kalitta Air, a global provider of air cargo services based in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This aircraft comes from AWAS’ existing portfolio. Conrad Kalitta, Founder and Owner Kalitta commented...


Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 13.3% in 8M 2015

Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces operating results for Aeroflot Group («the Group») and Aeroflot — Russian Airlines («the Company») for August and the first eight months of 2015. January- August 2015 Operating Highlights Passenger traffic for Aeroflot Group in 8M 2015 was 26.3 mln, up 13.3% year-on-year. Aeroflot airline’...

Porter Airlines Bridges Toronto and Pittsburgh With Inaugural Flight

Porter Airlines arrived today in the City of Bridges with its inaugural flight to Pittsburgh. Passengers enjoyed non-stop service from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport. “Pittsburgh has a rich history and strong identity,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “Passengers travelling to and from Pittsburgh will n...

NATS, 2% flight traffic increase in UK airspace over summer 2015

Traffic through UK airspace, handled by UK air traffic services provider NATS, continued to grow over the summer holiday months compared to last year. NATS handled 234,501 flights in July, an increase of 2.2% compared to July 2014 and 229,271 flights in August, up 1.8% from August last year. Transatlantic flights increased over the two months, compared to last year. In August domestic f...

AA Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Cabin Fills With Smoke

A smoky cabin forced an American Airlines jet to make an emergency landing on approach to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Sunday afternoon, according to an airline spokeswoman. American Airlines flight 5775, operated by MESA Airlines, was scheduled to arrive at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport from Des Moines International Airport, according to Victoria Lupica, American...

Finnair to take delivery of its first Airbus A350-900 on October 7, will fly to Shanghai starting on November 21

Finnair (Helsinki) will welcome its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft from Airbus in a delivery ceremony to be arranged on October 7, 2015. Finnair has 19 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft on order, to be received in 2015-2023. Finnair’s first Airbus A350-900 enters into long-haul service on November 21, 2015 when the aircraft flies from Helsinki to Shanghai. The next A350 long haul destinations...

Investment in pharma facilities paying off

Air cargo is clawing back lost pharmaceutical business to sea freight as investment in specialist services to handle the changing and complex needs of pharma shippers begins to pay dividends. Airfreight is going through challenging times due to the instability of the world economy and slowdown in Asia, but one of the bright performing markets in the industry is pharma. The shift ba...

Etihad Airways and Chapman Freeborn announce airbus A380 and private jet collaboration

Etihad Airways has unveiled a new partnership with leading global aircraft charter specialist Chapman Freeborn, to complement its exclusive The Residence and First Apartment cabins, both available on the airline’s Airbus A380 fleet.  The agreement with Chapman Freeborn is to promote and market the luxurious living spaces to its top-tier clientele, giving them the opportunity to recei...

Hebei Airlines Receives New Boeing 737-800 Aircraft

A brand new Boeing 737-800 aircraft officially joined the fleet of Hebei Airlines (NS) as it landed smoothly at Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport (SJW) at 12:42 p.m. on September 20. The arrival of new 737 aircraft, Registration B-5459 expands the Shijiazhuang-based carrier's fleet to 13, including six 737-800s, two B737-700s and five E190s. The 737-800 aircraft is configure...

Virgin Australia Rewards Flight Attendants with Big Pay Increases

Virgin Australia's short-haul cabin crew will receive generous annual pay rises ranging from 4 percent to nearly 10 percent over a four-year period, after voting in favour of an enterprise bargaining agreement the Transport Workers' Union says will make the airline better and more sustainable. The airline, which reported a AU$49 million pre-tax underlying loss in the last financial year...

Lufthansa Completes Revamp of Long Haul Cabins

Lufthansa has completed the renovation of its long-haul aircraft cabins, including the roll-out of a new business class product. The project, which Lufthansa called the "most extensive cabin renewal programme in the company's history", included the refitting of 106 Lufthansa long-haul aircraft with new business and economy class seats, plus a new first class cabin in 76 of th...

SAS Receives New A330-300 Version with Longer Range

Scandinavian Airlines is the first European airline to receive the new A330-300 242-tonne Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) variant. The aircraft was delivered to SAS during a ceremony held at Airbus in Toulouse, France. SAS has selected Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new A330-300. Launched in 2012 as Airbus’ latest evolution to the twin-engine widebody A330 Family, the increased...

Air Wing Department air ambulance successfully transport eight injured in car accident

An air ambulance from the Air Wing Department at Abu Dhabi Police transported and cared for eight injured people on their way to hospital. The air ambulance operated on five humanitarian missions where the patients were transported to Al Mafraq Hospital.   The missions saw the ambulance providing medical care and transporting three Emiratis injured in a traffic accident in Al Khatam....

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Finnair completed rollout of its €200 million new long-haul cabin

Finnair has successfully completed the rollout of its new 200 million euro long-haul cabin renewal, with all long-haul aircraft now refurbished. The project included the launch of an entirely new...

Porter Airlines is North America’s best regional airline

Porter Airlines was selected as Best Regional Airline in North America at the 2024 Skytrax World Airline Awards. The category includes airlines that primarily or exclusively fly within North Amer...

Etihad Cargo expands European freighter network with launch of Madrid

Etihad Cargo is expanding its freighter network with a new route to Madrid. Starting 15 July 2024, Etihad Cargo will operate two weekly Boeing 777 freighter flights between Abu Dhabi and Madrid, addin...

Embracing Innovation and Technology - IATA World Safety and Operations Conference 2024

Under the theme, ‘Embracing Innovation and Technology for Safe and Efficient Operations’, the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference has developed four exciting tracks to consider the...

easyJet to digitise onboard Aircraft Technical log to cut down on paper use and weight

easyJet is replacing weighty Paper Technical and Cabin Logs previously used by cabin crew, engineers, ground crew and flight crew with the new e-techlog system, which will be rolled out across its 346...

Universal Air celebrates inaugural flights as summer schedule takes off

Regional Maltese airline, Universal Air, celebrated five inaugural flights this month, marking the official launch of its regular summer services to a variety of destinations in the Mediterranean.&nbs...