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Logistics industry under the spotlight in Istanbul

Key players in the logistics industry gathered at a conference in Istanbul on Thursday October 8 discussing their roles and educating students and potential logistics managers of the future. The International Transport and logistics Conference was co-hosted by Pegasus Air...

Russia’s 18 regions to participate in Harbin EXPO

A total of 1,279 companies and organizations are expected to take part in the Expo The Russian delegation at the second China-Russia Expo opening in China’s Harbin on Monday will represent 18 regions and will comprise about 4,000 people, Nadezhda Agirova of the Ministry of Industry and Tr...


World Aviation Summit: Ethiopian Carrier Wins Airline Of the Year

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest, fastest growing and most profitable airline in Africa has won the CAPA Airline of the Year Award, one of the top airline awards, at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence, held on 7 October, 2015 in Helsinki as part of CAPA’s 2015 World Aviation Summit. CAPA – Centre for Aviation (formerly the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) is the leading pr...

Amadeus says IATA's NDC has 'wasted time and energy'

Amadeus vice president industry affairs Svend Leirvaag, speaking at the CAPA World Aviation Summit 2015, said (07-Oct-2015) IATA's new distribution capability (NDC) has "wasted time and energy" and "derailed" industry discussion. He said: "IATA has wasted so much money trying to propagandise NDC, and I'm tired of it. We've wasted so much tim...

Juneyao Airlines Makes Big Screen Debut in Times Square

Promotional film of Juneyao Airlines (HO) was displayed on the big screen in Times Square, New York City during the National Day holiday, a move to raise its brand visibility and expand into the international market. The Shanghai-based carrier promoted its brand on Thomson Reuters's large screens overlooking the Times Square between September 30 and October 2, to celebrate the airline&...

Major New Orders Announced at Helitech International 2015

Helitech International 2015, Europe's largest exhibition dedicated to civil rotorcraft, comes to a close today after a packed three days of trade, networking and thought leadership. Multiple contracts and agreements were signed further illustrating Helitech International's position as the focal point for business in the civil rotary wing sector. Waypoint Leasing announced two major orde...

KEEP IT TIGHT: 10 flight display teams of note

With the South Korea air force “Black Eagles” display team featuring on the cover of this week’s Flight International, what better excuse to celebrate – somewhat at random and in no particular order – 10 military flight display teams that may be coming to an air show near you. 1. Italy The Frecce Tricolori (Tricolour Arrows), known formally as the 313&...

Ethiopian Airlines wins CAPA Airline of the Year Award

Ethiopian Airlines has won CAPA Airline of the Year Award, one of the top airline awards, at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence. The event was held on October 7, 2015 in Helsinki as part of CAPA’s 2015 World Aviation Summit. CAPA - Centre for Aviation (formerly the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation) is a provider of independent global expertise in aviation market intelligence,...

Pegasus Airlines Cargo Directorate co-host 'International Transport and Logistics Conference'

Pegasus Airlines Cargo Directorate and Bahcesehir University's Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences co-hosted the 'International Transport and Logistics Conference' yesterday. The conference was held at the Bahcesehir University Besiktas Campus, bringing together prominent local and international executives in the air, sea and road logistics sectors.  ...

Emirates elected Airline of the Year 2015 by Worldwide Travel Agencies

Emirates Airline has been announced as “Airline of the Year” at the APG - Network for Airline Distribution Services awards. For the third consecutive year, APG - the Network for Airline Distribution Services - has run the A.W.A.R.D. (the APG Worldwide Airline Reward for Distribution), an electronic vote throughout the global travel agent worldwide community.  Over a four-mon...

Southwest Airlines Plans to Roll Out First New Employee Uniforms in 20 Years, Other Changes

Southwest Airlines is in the midst of rolling some changes, including uniforms for employees and a new inflight drinks menu for passengers, as it continues to grow. The company's last complete uniform redo was 20 years ago, Teresa Laraba, Southwest's senior vice president of customers said today at a company event in Houston. "I remember because I was wearing it,"...

Where to see the Vulcan bomber farewell tour

The world's last flying Vulcan bomber, XH558, will this weekend perform fly-pasts around the country giving large crowds a chance to say goodbye to the Cold War bomber. Hundreds of thousands are expected this weekend to try to catch a farewell glimpse of the world’s last flying Vulcan bomber as the majestic Cold War jet makes fly-pasts around the country in a farewell tour. The dis...

Etihad Airways host Dutch travel industry representatives to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways is playing host to 250 leading travel industry representatives from The Netherlands. The delegation has arrived in Abu Dhabi for the ANVR (Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging van Reisondernemingen) Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators Conference 2015.  The event is sponsored by Etihad Airways, which has provided return transportation from Amsterdam to Abu Dha...

Heli-One Offers Super Puma Operators New Universal Avionics Solution

Universal Avionics Authorized Dealer, Heli-One, recently completed installation of Universal Avionics UNS-1Fw Multi-Missions Management System (MMMS) and MFD-640 Multi-Function Display on a CHC Helicopter Airbus Super Puma aircraft. With a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) in hand, rotorcraft operators have a mission-ready flight deck solution. The UNS-1Fw MMMS provides the operator with cent...

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First conclusions of Singapore Airshow 2020

A lot of professionals and aviation lovers were worried on the eve of Singapore Airshow opnening. What is th situation due to coronavirus? Is it safe to come and visit the show? Were all possible...

MAVERIC revealed by Airbus - blended wing aircraft demonstrator

Model Aircraft for Validation and Experimentation of Robust Innovative Controls - MAVERIC, was revealed by Airbus, its “blended wing body” scale model technological demonstr...

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Low-Cost Carriers to boost Middle East aviation market

Low-Cost Carriers are driving growth in the Middle East aviation market, recording a 9.3% increase in seat capacity in 2019, according to CAPA Centre for Aviation. Indeed, LCC’s share of to...

Green Africa signed an MoU for 50 Airbus A220s

An MoU was signed by Green Africa Airways for 50 A220-300 aircraft, one of the major orders to be placed globally for the A220 programme and the largest ever from the African continent. ...