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airBaltic to Recruit 50 Technicians in 2019

Latvian airline airBaltic continues its expansion and is looking to attract 50 technicians in 2019 for its maintenance facilities at Riga International Airport and Tallinn Airport. Andris Vaivads, SVP Technical Operations of airBaltic: “We are improving our maintenance capabi...

Africa’s first A330neo received by Air Senegal

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ new generation widebody aircraft featuring latest technology engines, new wings with enhanced aerodynamics and a curved wingtip design, d...


Boeing to Offer Biofuel for Airlines to Fly New Airplanes Home

New initiative from Boeing - Biofuel to Fly New Airplanes Home. This program is meant to further spur the use of sustainable aviation fuels. It's quite simple - airlines and operators will have the option to power their new commercial jet with biofuel for the flight home. The use of sustainable aviation fuels cuts emissions up to 80 percent and support the industry’s drive to p...

Further development - New offices of Air Partner in Houston and Singapore

To further extention of its global reach, Air Partner opened two new offices in Houston, Texas, U.S., and Singapore, to serve the needs of its international customer base. Located in the Woodlands area of the city, the new Houston office opened its doors in mid-February, further solidifying Air Partner’s presence in key markets across the United States. The company currently has offi...

International Women's Day taken to New heights by Etihad Airways All-Female crew

Happy Women's Day! Etihad Airways made International Women’s Day this year with its first flight staffed by an all-female flight crew, highlighting the integral role played by its female staff members in technical, operational and leadership positions. More than 30 Etihad Airways women showcased their aviation skills and expertise during Etihad’s first ever all-femal...

First Wizz Air A321neo delivered

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József Váradi, CEO Wizz Air and Christian Scherer, Airbus Chief Commercial Officer. The new generation aircraft is powered by two Pratt & Whitney GTF engines and features the widest single aisle cabin with 239 seats...

airBaltic is Offering More Than 300 Destinations from Riga with One Stop

In summer season 2019, which will begin on March 31, airBalticwill enable passengers to choose from more than 300 destinations with one stop by using its partner airlines. In addition, airBaltic will launch eight new direct routes – five from Riga and three from Tallinn. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “The busy summer season will start al...

Upcoming Destinations and Enhanced Economy Class Product from Qatar Airways

Are you flying to Lisbon, Portugal; Malta; Rabat, Morocco; Langkawi, Malaysia; Davao, Philippines; Izmir, Turkey and Mogadishu, Somalia in 2019? Do it with Qatar Airways!  New Economy Class experience features additional leg room, faster broadband and a new in-flight dining experience, ‘Quisine’, featuring all new tableware with 25 per cent larger main courses and 50 per cent...

Trans States Airlines Introduces $60,000 Signing Bonus for Pilots

First Officers wanted! Trans States Airlines now offers the highest new hire bonus package of any regional airline, with up to $60,000 in signing bonuses available to new First Officers.   The new bonus, which includes an additional $10,000 bonus for pilots with a type rating, gives Trans States pilots the highest first-year earning potential in the regi...

Fly transatlantic routes from Montreal for $99.99 with WOW air

Take advantage of early special fares for spring travel to Europe from Montreal! WOW air is offering travellers departing from Montreal's YUL airport fares as low as CAD $99.99* to a number of European destinations, for travel between March and May 2019.  Montrealers can now book affordable flights to Reykjavik, Brussels, Berlin,&nbs...

Etihad Airways flies The Special Olympics World Games Flame of Hope to Abu-Dhabi

Etihad Airways, official airline partner of Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, has delivered the World Games Flame of Hope to the UAE capital. The flame was carried in a specially designed cradle yesterday on aBoeing 787-9 aircraft sporting the airline’s new Special Olympics livery, which proudly displays th...

Qatar Airways to Increase Flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Qatar Airways announced it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. A further two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies...

New $352 million Maintenance Complex Deepens United Airlines' Commitment to Los Angeles

More than 800 jobs will be created as United Airlines broke ground on a new $352 million Technical Operations Facility and recently completed nearly $600 million in renovations to its terminal at LAX This state-of-the-art Technical Operations Center (TOC) at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will enable the airline to provide exceptional service for all of its aircraft flee...

Now arriving: new cabin experience with Alaska Airlines

Starting this month, guests flying on Alaska Airlines will experience a comfortable and modern new cabin, as the West Coast airline shifts into high gear retrofitting its Airbus fleet. The upgraded cabin is the result of two years of customer research and combines the best features of Alaska Airlines and Virgin America, along with many thoughtful enhancements to make the travel journey comfortable...

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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...

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...