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British Airways Wins the Title of QUIETEST AIRLINE

There are many different award in the aviation world. Do you know anout the title of Quietest Airline? If you have no idea yet - please pay special attention. This is something so discussed by so many people living in airport surrounding areas. For the second time in a row, the UK’s lar...

World's Leading New Airport 2019 - Van Don International Airport in Vietnam

Van Don International Airport in northeast Vietnam has been named "World's Leading New Airport 2019" at the 26th annual World Travel Awards (WTA), which were held in Muscat, Oman. Van Don International Airport – the first private airport in Vietnam that boasts...


The next level of China airlines and airports automation

Airlines and airports in China are moving to another level of passenger service. They are embracing artificial intelligence and automation to provide the hyper-personalized self-service experience their passengers are demanding. According to the SITA 2019 China IT Insights, shared today, China’s airlines and airports are using these technologies to expand mobile services and automating the j...

Global air cargo center of excellence - Abu Dhabi Airports & Etihad Cargo

Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo announced a major project to enhance Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) into a state-of-the-art global air cargo center of excellence. Abu Dhabi Airports and Etihad Cargo will implement a multi-phased cargo infrastructure development strategy, starting with the imminent upgrade of Etihad’s existing air cargo terminal facilities on the Sou...

PureFlyt, the Brain of Tomorrow’s Aircraft Unveiled by Thales

Thales is unveiling PureFlyt, the Flight Management System (FMS) of the future, specifically designed to efficiently manage aircraft in a connected aerospace ecosystem and in increasingly crowded skies. Indeed, with the global commercial aircraft fleet forecast to double by 2030, and the use of drones set to rapidly grow, we will be entering an era in which millions of aircraft movements are recor...

Sydney Airport Centenary Runway Run

19 of November Sydney Airport celebrated its Centenary! Happy birthday once again to one of the world’s oldest continually operating airports! A very impressive way to celebrate - Centenary Runway Run! The fifth annual Runway Run kicked off the airport’s Centenary Christmas Appeal that will raise funds for the vital support SLSS provides to the local community.Sy...

First foreign airline to operate to Jeddah New Terminal - Etihad Airways

A traditional water cannon salute for Etihad Airways - a special reception at Jeddah’s new Terminal 1. The inaugural flight was operated on Etihad’s Dreamliner with the distinctive Kingdom of Saudi Arabia livery.The reception was followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony and was attended by H.E. Nasir Al Ketbi General Consular of UAE, Essam Fouad, Director General of King Abdulaz...

Dreaming of new heights with British Airways

January 2020 will be special for British Airways, as it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner. What will be the first route ? The answer is Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be maintained at a lower level in the cabin. The internal cabin altitude is the equivalent of 6,...

Rubb Group collaboration for Turkish Airlines takes off

Turkish Airlines is celebrating the opening of a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Centre at the new $12 billion Istanbul Airport in Turkey. The new airport in Istanbul, Turkey, is on track to be the largest in the world. It is expected to hit its 90-million capacity by 2021, with an annual 150 million passenger capacity in its last planned expansion stage by 2023, while remaining upgradable to...

From San Francisco to Barcelona and Paris with Norwegian Air

Great news! Now you can fly from San Francisco International Airport to Barcelona and Paris with Norwegian! The airline’s first flight from San Francisco to Paris commenced on October 27, with its Barcelona service on October 28. “The Bay Area has been one of our most successful regions since our arrival in May 2014. Shortly after, we became the leading European airli...

Cairo joins the Emirates A380 network

Emirates will introduce a regular scheduled commercial A380 service to the Egyptian capital starting from 27 October 2019, four times a week. The only airline to operate a scheduled A380 service to Cairo, Emirates will replace the 777-300ER aircraft currently operating EK923 and EK924 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with its flagship aircraft. Earlier this year, Emirates announced it...

New connections to Ljubljana -Lufthansa Group Airlines

Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs with the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. From its hub in Frankfurt, Lufthansa will operate twice a day offering 14 weekly connections to Ljubljana starting in the winter schedule on 27 October. The Lufthansa hub in Munich will follow by offering daily connections beginning on 1 November.&...

In-house FBO services at Cambridge Airport

Cambridge City Airport will begin offering in-house FBO services from October, as part of its plans to grow its executive charter business in line with recent announcements. This will include aircraft, passenger and baggage handling, refuelling, security, customs and immigration services. The airport will take over these services from ExecuJet, part of the Luxaviation Group, who have bee...

Beijing Daxing International Airport Relies on Thales and BEST

On September 25 2019 Beijing Daxing International Airport became officially operational!  This mega-airport relies on Thales and BEST to improve safety support capabilities, expand capacity and enhance the operational efficiency of air traffic management. Thales and Beijing EasySky Technology Ltd. (BEST), a joint venture between Thales and Civil Aviation Air Traffic...

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Mr. Tālis Linkaits, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia on restart of national aviation industry

If we say Latvia, what will be you first association? If you are aviation professional or related to aviation industry, we bet the first thing you will say - airBaltic, Riga. 50skyshades was closely m...

Riga Airport joined EASA COVID-19 prevention charter

Riga Airport has joined the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Charter to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, demonstrating that the company is ready to work according to the highest aviati...

Summer 2021- airBaltic to offer 21% more routes - 82

airBaltic has announced the new network of the summer 2021 with the first 15 seasonal destinations from Riga that in 2020 were postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. In total airBaltic wil...

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Mr. Tālis Linkaits, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia on restart of national aviation industry

If we say Latvia, what will be you first association? If you are aviation professional or related to aviation industry, we bet the first thing you will say - airBaltic, Riga. 50skyshades was closely m...

Austrian Airlines increases offer to 40 percent until the end of October

Austrian Airlines has published the remaining summer flight schedule 2020, which will run until the end of October. By then, Austria's home carrier will double its offer from the current 20 percen...

Future at Orlando Sanford Airport Location: Constant Aviation sets sights

In just three years since acquiring its Orlando Sanford International Airport facility,Constant Aviation has added nearly 35,000 square feet of hangar space and invested more than $2 million in p...

Riga Airport joined EASA COVID-19 prevention charter

Riga Airport has joined the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Charter to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, demonstrating that the company is ready to work according to the highest aviati...

Summer 2021- airBaltic to offer 21% more routes - 82

airBaltic has announced the new network of the summer 2021 with the first 15 seasonal destinations from Riga that in 2020 were postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. In total airBaltic wil...