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airBaltic presents first-ever Bombardier CS300 in Russia at Sheremetyevo Airport

Sheremetyevo International Airport welcomes first commercial flight of airBaltic performed on Bombardier CS300 on May 18, 2017. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia in the Russian Federation Astra Kurme honored the event with Her p...

Bombardier Inaugurates New Service Centre at London Biggin Hill Airport

New maintenance facility further strengthens Bombardier’s customer support network and creates employment opportunities in the London area Strategically located service centre offers customers full breadth of Bombardier’s support network closer to their base of operations Bomba...

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Tree Planting Campaign held at Heydar Aliyev International Airport

On May 15, the first stage of a large-scale campaign of Azerbaijan Airlines to plant a tree for each flight ticket sold, was held at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport. From May 3 to 10, about 25,000 tickets have been sold in total through the airline's website and at the AZAL’s official sales agencies. Employees of all units of CJSC Azerbaijan Airlines, including pilots,...

Emirates to launch third daily Brisbane service

Emirates announced it will introduce a third daily service to Brisbane, Australia from 1 December 2017, complementing Emirates’ existing two daily services. The direct service, to be operated on a B777-200LR aircraft with eight seats in First Class, 42 in Business Class and 216 in Economy Class, will increase capacity on the route by 3,724 seats a week, inbound and outbound between Brisba...

airBaltic Launches Flights Between Riga and Catania

The Latvian airline airBaltic today, on May 11, 2017, launched a new direct route linking Riga and Catania. The route offers convenient travel options for travellers from Italy and Baltic States. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to add Catania to our summer season flights and to offer jet another sunny destination with convenient connections. C...

Frankfurt Airport develops digital registration process for cargo sector

Air Cargo Community Frankfurt is unifying the registration process for truck drivers at the airport. This step aims to reduce the coordination effort between hauliers, forwarders and handling agents by decreasing the duration of stops at the registration within CargoCity. Currently there are waiting times to be expected with every loading and unloading of carriers that are commissioned by the...

airBaltic launches flights between Riga and Geneva

The Latvian airline airBaltic on May 4, 2017, launched a direct route linking Riga and Geneva. The route offers convenient travel options for travellers from Switzerland and Baltic States. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “Geneva is a popular destination for business and leisure. With improved connections between Riga and Geneva, travelers have new, conven...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over a million passengers since the beginning of the year

During the period January-April 2017, Heydar Aliyev International Airport serviced 1 million 62 thousand passengers, which is 36% more than the same period of last year. AZAL carried 594,000 passengers, 158,000 of which were carried on domestic flights to Nakhchivan, Ganja and Gabala. 904,000 passengers (85%) of Baku airport were carried by international flights. 48.2% of the total intern...

Air Partner arranges first ever passenger charter flight to St Helena

Air Partner, the aviation services group, was recently appointed to charter a return flight from Cape Town to St Helena, after the cancellation of two RMS voyages left a number of passengers stranded. The ship that travels between Cape Town and the islands of St Helena and Ascension, the RMS St Helena, is currently out of action while repair work is carried out on her starboard...

airBaltic Launches Flights Between Riga and Stavanger

The Latvian airline airBaltic on May 2, 2017, launched a new direct route linking Riga and Stavanger. The route offers convenient travel options for travellers from Norway and Baltic States. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are happy to launch operations on Riga – Stavanger route and offer new attractive summer destinations for travelers from Balti...

Air France’s new B787 takes off to Montreal

Since May 1st 2017, Air France has been operating daily flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Montreal (Canada) with the second of its Boeing 787. To celebrate the launch of this new aircraft, the Montreal-Trudeau airport fire department gave the company’s new B787 the traditional water salute on arrival. Montreal is the first transatlantic destination served by Air France with this...

airBaltic Launches Flights Between Riga and Aberdeen

The Latvian airline airBaltic launched a direct route linking Riga and Aberdeen. The route offers convenient travel options for travellers from United Kingdom and Baltic States. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to add Aberdeen to our expanding route map. Aberdeen is known as the "granite city" due to the large number of buildings made fro...

Dozens injured, some with broken bones, as Moscow-Bangkok plane hits turbulence

Turbulence “out of nowhere,” as passengers put it, injured up to 27 people – mostly Russians – on a Boeing 777 plane en route from Moscow to Bangkok, just 40 minutes before the aircraft landed. “All of the injured have been taken to a local hospital. They mostly have bruises and fractures,” the Russian Embassy in Thailand reported, putting the number of...

Dassault’s New Falcon 8X Approved for London City

Dassault’s flagship, the Falcon 8X ultra-long range trijet, received approval to operate at London City Airport (LCY), one of the world’s most challenging airfields. The 6,450 nm /11,945 km Falcon 8X has the longest range of any Falcon and can fly from Los Angeles or Hong Kong to London City, nonstop. Dassault Aviation is the only business jet manufacturer whose entire in-product...

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airBaltic presents first-ever Bombardier CS300 in Russia at Sheremetyevo Airport

Sheremetyevo International Airport welcomes first commercial flight of airBaltic performed on Bombardier CS300 on May 18, 2017. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of ...

Bombardier Inaugurates New Service Centre at London Biggin Hill Airport

New maintenance facility further strengthens Bombardier’s customer support network and creates employment opportunities in the London area Strategically located service centre offers custom...

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Piaggio Aerospace and Riviera Airport unveils plans to create a new strategic centre

At the opening day of EBACE 2017, Riviera Airport - historical airport with a strategic position in Villanova d’Albenga (Liguria region) and co-exhibiting with Piaggio Aerospace -unveils plans t...