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Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on all its flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the route. Also from 1 July, the airlines’ daily service from Abu Dhab...

Uzbekistan Airways to get Boeing Landing Gear Services

Boeing and Uzbekistan Airways reached an agreement concerning services that will enable the airline to more efficiently and effectively maintain its 787-8 Dreamliner fleet through the Boeing Landing Gear Exchange program. The flag carrier of the Republic of Uzbekistan wil...


Air Senegal first in Africa to sign for SITAONAIR’s high-speed IFC

Air Senegal has selected SITAONAIR to deploy its best-in-class high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) on its new-generation A330neo fleet – making Air Senegal the first airline on the African continent to activate GX Aviation passenger connectivity onboard. With a growing demand for connectivity from Africa’s young population and a change in the overarching aviation landscape, Air S...

Landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement between Qatar and the European Union

  The State of Qatar and the European Union announced that they have concluded negotiations for a landmark Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement. This historic agreement will be the first of its kind ever between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member state, providing a significant competitive edge to air carriers of both sides and a sustainable framework for future operatio...

Happy "Landing" of Corendon Boeing 747 in hotel garden

Get ready for 5D aviation experience! A Corendon Boeing 747  at Corendon Village Hotel for such experience for public! After a five-day mega transport from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Badhoevedorp, the Corendon Boeing 747 has arrived in the garden of the Corendon Village Hotel this morning. There the plane will be converted into a 5D-experience about the 747 and the history...

More Austrian Airlines Flights to Germany, Japan and the USA in Summer flight schedule 2019

Austrian Airlines will offer higher frequencies to Germany in the summer  Numerous vacation destinations in Greece, Italy and Spain in the flight offering  Long-haul: Launch of flight service to Montreal, Miami in the offering again  Austrian Airlines will once again offer a dense network of destinations in the summer of 2019. The number of flight connections to German...

S7 Airlines wins the Skyway Service Award 2019

S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, has become the winner of the Skyway Service Award in two categories. Passengers acknowledged the service of the airline in economy class on domestic flights and online services for passengers as the best. This industry aviation award is annually given to Russian and foreign airlin...

New Codeshare Partnership announced between Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian

Etihad Airways and Royal Jordanian, have announced a new codeshare partnership which will provide their customers with greater access to key leisure and business destinations inNorth Africa, Europe, Canada, Asia and Australia. The codeshare flights will be open for sale on 7 February 2019, with the first travel date from&nb...

Delta Air Lines A220 Inaugural Flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ Engines

Pratt & Whitney along with Airbus and Delta Air Lines celebrated the entry into service (EIS) of the airline's A220 aircraft powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF™ engines. The momentous occasion makes Delta the first A220 operator in North America. The event was commemorated with a gate celebration at LaGuardia Airport in New York. In April 2016, Delta announced...

Embraer Signs Pool Program Contract to Support Germany’s WDL Aviation E190s fleet

Embraer and WDL Aviation GmbH, a German charter and ACMI airline headquartered at Cologne Bonn Airport and part of the Zeitfracht logistics group, have signed an agreement on a Flight Hour Pool Program to support the airline’s recently leased fleet of four used E190s. WDL, which becomes a new Embraer E-Jet family customer in 2019, leased the aircraft to replace their current fleet. T...

Marvel Studios' first female-lead Super Hero Captain Marvel takes to the skies with Alaska Airlines

Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel on March 8, International Women's Day, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring Marvel Studios' first female Super Hero lead. The Captain Marvel-themed plane was debuted today at Sea-Tac International Airport at a gate celebration for guests flying to Orange Count...

Air Canada and Chorus Aviation Finalize Amended and Extended Capacity Purchase Agreement for Jazz Regional Flying

$97.26 million Air Canada equity investment in Chorus reinforces partnership  Capacity Purchase Agreement amended and extended by an additional 10 years ending December 31, 2035, securing Jazz's place in Air Canada's regional network for the next 17 years;  Simplification and modernization of the Jazz fleet, with growth through more, larger-gauge aircraft....

Ryanair Reports Q3 Loss Of €20m (Excl Lauda)

Ryanair reported a Q3 net loss of €20m (excl. Lauda). Strong traffic growth (+8%) to 33m was offset by a 6% decline in ave. fares due to excess winter capacity in Europe. Stronger ancillary revenue growth (+26%) was offset by higher fuel, staff and EU261 costs. Q3 Results (IFRS)* Dec. 31, 2017 Dec. 31, 2018 % Change Guests 30.4m 32.7m +8%...

Etihad Airways and Microsoft team up to launch region’s first AI academy

Etihad Airways announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to launch the first ever in-house AI Academy in the region, which will revolutionise the way the airline serves its customers by upskilling its workforce, optimising operations and creating alternate revenue streams.  As part of the AI Academy, all Etihad employees will be given access to an online training programme, and...

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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...