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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 ...

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 d...


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...

Impressive landmark for Qatar Airways - Delivery of 250th Aircraft

22 years after the beginning of operations Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival ot its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France. This is an impressive landmark and is testament to the incredible growth of an airline that has become world-leading in that time, winning a host of awards, including the Skytrax World Airline of the Year accolade on no less than...

JetBlue - Fully Connected Core Experience on Airbus A320 Aircraft

Be ready! The Second and Final Phase of Airbus A320 Interior Cabin Restyling brings New Era of Comfort and Connectivity for JetBlue Customers The Most Legroom in Coach® Now Features the Widest, Most Comfortable A320 Seats, Larger Seatback TVs with Even More Entertainment, Expanded Gate-to-Gate High-Speed Internet on Nearly Every JetBlue Route—and More! JetBlue announced t...

Konnichiwa! All Nippon Airways receives its initial A380

ANA became Japan’s first carrier with Airbus’ double-deck jetliner and joins airlines that use A380s to serve the Tokyo Narita – Honolulu route ANA became the world’s 15th operator – and Japan’s first – of this widebody passenger aircraft. It has ordered a total of three A380s. Representations of sea turtles that are native to Haw...

Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service from March 24 by Hainan Airlines

From March 24 Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service is launched by Hainan Airlines, its fourth non-stop route from mainland China to Paris following Xi'an-Paris, Chongqing-Paris and Shenzhen-Paris. The once weekly Guiyang-Paris route will be serviced by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and takes off every Sunday. With a spacious and comf...

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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...