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Hybrid and electric aircraft research agreement between Airbus and SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Airbus has signed  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. The MoU was signed by Grazia Vittadini, Chief Technology Officer, Airbus and Göran Jansson, Deputy President EVP St...

Meet FLYING HONU - the second ANA A380

All Nippon Airways received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019.  While offering the same high standard of performance, comfort and safety as ANA's other A380 which theairline received in March, this second FLYING HONU plane also has a unique livery. Inspired...


Austrian Airlines A320 aircraft cabin upgrade performed by FACC

FACC is celebrating yet another milestone in Aftermarket Services under the motto "Get more space": At the beginning of 2019, the aerospace group received STC approval for its retrofit program "Passenger Luggage Space Upgrade" from the European Aviation Safety Agency EASA. FACC has now retrofitted the cabins of three medium-haul aircraft for Austria's leading airline Austri...

The Start of Codeshare between airBaltic and SAS

A codeshare agreement is signed between airBaltic and SAS, offering convenient connections between Latvia, Scandinavia and beyond.  Annelie Nässéen, Executive Vice President Sales & Marketing at SAS: “We see great benefit in this code-share partnership agreement on a number of routes, providing better connections to and from Scandinavia with reciprocal...

To Save Fuel and Reduce Their CO2 Emissions SmartLynx Airlines Implements OpenAirlines' Software SkyBreathe

SmartLynx Airlines, ACMI operator and charter service provider based in Latvia, announced the successful implementation of OpenAirlines' SkyBreathe® eco-flying solution to pursue their commitment to sustainable development.  SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency is an innovative solution using Big Data Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning to automatically a...

UEFA finals are giving monthly private jet enquires rise 12% to Air Partner

Two important Football dates are approaching, so the question is to find the best way to fly to the match to Baku, Azerbaijan and Madrid, Spain. Air Partner is scoring well with football fans as it steps up to fly them to Baku for the Europa League final on 29 May and Madrid for the Champions League final on 1 June.  After last week’s breathtaking semi...

Great Dane Airlines became the part of the E-Jets Family of Operators

Let's welcome the latest of airlines to join the E-Jets Family of Operators!  Based at Aalborg Airport in Denmark, Great Dane begins operations in June with two E195 jet aircraft. As well as offering charter services to the market, Great Dane will initially serve routes to Chania, Mallorca, Varna, and Rhodes. Soon after, the airline will add Dublin, Edinburgh, and Nice to their n...

Expanded global partnership between EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines

With the inaugural EL AL flight between Tel Aviv and San Francisco, EL AL and Alaska Airlines signed an expanded global partnership allowing their members to more easily connect and earn miles. EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The agreement was signed by the CEOs of each airline at a ceremony soon...

Turkish Airlines pilots to be trained by BAA Training

Turkish Airlines, one of the top airlines in the world, has signed a contract with BAA Training for a Cadet training program. One of the TOP 3 biggest independent aviation training centers in Europe, BAA Training, is proud to announce that it will deliver training to almost 300 cadets for the airline in 3.5 years. Having one of Europe's youngest fleets with an average age of 8,2 years, Turk...

JetBlue first NHL-themed livery dedicated to the Boston Bruins

To remind those who are not aware of the fact, JetBlue is the Official Airline of the Boston Bruins. Now this partnership is taken to  new heights with “Bear Force One” and the airline's first NHL-themed livery and its third dedicated to a Boston professional sports team. The Airbus A320 aircraft, aptly named “Bear Force One,” was unveiled at an e...

To enhance maintenance performance, Etihad Airways adopts new Boeing Toolbox Mobile Library

Etihad Airways has introduced Boeing’s Toolbox Mobile Library, an iPad mobile application, to enable its Technical Operations team to improve the efficiency of its maintenance engineers and technicians.  With Toolbox Mobile Library, the airline’s engineers now have access to maintenance documents for instant reference and u...

First Airbus A330neo in the Americas delivered to Azul

The first A330neo of the Americas has been delivered to Azul Linhas Aéreas on lease from Avolon, becoming the first airline from the Americas to fly the A330-900. The aircraft is the first of 15 A330neo ordered by Avolon. The A330neo, Airbus’ new generation A330 aircraft, will be used by the airline to expand its international route network between Brazil and Europe and the United...

Flying to Kos or Menorca? Take airBaltic!

Latvian airlineairBaltic last weekend launched two more leisure destinations to the Mediterranean islands of Kos (Greece) and Menorca (Spain). Altogether, airBaltic have launched five new routes from Riga for this summer season.  Martin Gauss, CEOof airBaltic: “By launching Kos and Menorca, we now offer our passengers a chance to choose among eight differ...

Ryanair Surpasses New Safety Standards For Flight Tracking With GlobalBeacon

As announced FlightAware, Ryanair will deploy GlobalBeacon, a live flight monitoring platform that combines FlightAware's data processing capabilities and web-interface with global flight tracking coverage from Aireon(SM). The Aireon network tracks aircraft via their ADS-B (automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast) out antennas, which are mandated in many parts of the world inclu...

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Turkish Airlines awarded 5 stars for their real business class cabin

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Hahn Air introduces NDC platform and issues first NDC ticket

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CAE and LATAM Airlines Group extend training agreement

CAE and LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM) announced another extension of their existing training agreement, adding six years to this longstanding training partnership. Over the terms of this renewed agreem...

Boarding between U.K. and United States - latest updates from Virgin Atlantic and Delta

For all passenger flying between UK and United States - some immportant updates, which can improve your travel experience! Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K a...

airBaltic Sees Strong Demand for Heavy Cabin Baggage

Since the introduction of the service by airBalticin March, more than 100 000 bookings for the heavy cabin baggage have been made by the airline’s passengers. Since March, ai...

Magnetic MRO - a record number of interior details for Finnair’s ATR fleet

Magnetic MRO and Finnair have signed a contract for complete paint work, full interior refurbishment and maintenance of all 12 of the airline’s ATR 72’s operated for Finnair by its partner...