Tag: airline

Lufthansa Executive Board approves sale of European business of LSG Group

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 26, 2019 15:13

Lufthansa Group confirms the decision of its Executive Board on the sale of the LSG Group's European business to Gategroup. The sale is part of the new strategy of Lufthansa ... Read More

Delta Air Lines rolls out remodeled interiors on key routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 22, 2019 19:05

Delta Air Lines is enhancing the onboard customer experience for some of its most popular routes this fall. After undergoing modifications to refresh their interiors, Delta's Boeing 777 and Boeing ... Read More

Wizzair pilot: Welcome to Moscow…or Kiev…or something like that

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 21, 2019 19:03

A Wizzair flight from London’s Luton airport to the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev took a rather humorous turn after the airplane had safely landed at Kyiv International Airport (Zhuliany). ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 13, 2019 01:47

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by allowing passengers who are disembarking from their cruise ships to check-in ... Read More

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 14:50

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) announces the appointment of Duncan Bureau as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, who will report directly into the group’s Chief Commercial Officer, Robin Kamark. ... Read More

Lufthansa talks with unions as strike grounds 1,300 flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 7, 2019 15:06

Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, met the top representatives of Verdi and CU (Cabin Union) for a joint exchange on Wednesday evening. Carsten Spohr ... Read More

El Al Israeli airline pays tribute to retiring legendary Boeing 747s

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019 20:50

Israeli airline El Al laid on a fitting tribute to mark the end of its use of the huge Boeing 747 aircraft dubbed ‘queen of the skies’ by aviation fans, ... Read More

Vietjet orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 15:40

Vietnamese carrier Vietjet has announced that it will add Airbus A321XLR to its fleet, with a firm order for 15 aircraft and the conversion of five A321neo aircraft from its ... Read More

Etihad Airways promotes Abu Dhabi medical tourism

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 29, 2019 16:42

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi have signed an agreement – the first of its kind in the region between an airline and ... Read More

Caribbean Tourism Organization: JetBlue expands its footprint in the region

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 16:45

Having doubled its seat capacity to the Caribbean over the last decade, JetBlue is looking to expand its business footprint in the region, including through its travel booking arm, JetBlue ... Read More

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 22:55

Malaysia-based AirAsia, the largest low-cost airline in Asia and the 13th in the world, is planning to launch direct flights from Malaysia to Kazakhstan, according to the sources in Kazakh ... Read More

Lufthansa and Deutsche Bahn increase Express-Rail range

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 18:33

Lufthansa, together with its partner Deutsche Bahn (DB), is significantly expanding its Express Rail routes from Cologne, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Aachen and Ulm. The additional ICE offers will provide Lufthansa passengers ... Read More

Aeroflot flight makes emergency landing after passenger brings gun on board

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 23:16

Russian national flag carrier's flight attendant must have been very surprised when one of the passengers on Aeroflot flights called her over and handed her a handgun and two pieces ... Read More

8 people killed in Russian An-72 plane crash in Congo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 11, 2019 15:42

Russian-made An-72 transport plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The press officer of the Russian Embassy in Congo stated that Russian citizens were among the crew of ... Read More

Bird strike sets plane engine on fire, prompts horrifying emergency landing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019 19:12

The absolutely last thing anyone wants to see on a flight would be the flames licking around the wings of your plane, but that is exactly what the passengers on ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019 21:47

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will receive a ticket for space in one of the first ... Read More

Air Partner awarded Managed Services contract by Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 18:10

Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract by Airbus, a leading aircraft manufacturer, for Managed Services. Air Partner’s Managed Services ... Read More

Etihad Airways introduces Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on Abu Dhabi–Rome route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 15:28

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has celebrated the introduction of its newest aircraft type, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, on daily services to Rome, with a ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines ‘committed’ to achieve compliance with international air safety standards

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 23:15

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is committed to raising their performance following difficulties in satisfying relevant EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) requirements at the beginning of this year. Since then, the airline ... Read More

WestJet Dreamliner: Refreshed on-board experience and elevated amenities

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 21:05

Following the successful launch of WestJet's Dreamliners from Calgary to London (Gatwick), Paris and Dublin, guests travelling across WestJet's global network can now experience the airline's elevated amenities and on-board ... Read More

ExpressJet Airlines: United Express carrier began service with its newest aircraft type

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 20:09

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines , to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and Newark. ... Read More

Turkmenistan Airlines improves safety standards with Lufthansa

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 13, 2019 19:52

Turkmenistan Airlines (TUA) is the only airline of Turkmenistan, headquartered in Ashgabat. It operates domestic and international passenger and cargo services  since 4 May 1992. Read More

Moscow Domodedovo Airport opens new entry to the multilevel car parking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 16:35

Moscow Domodedovo Airport launched an additional entry to the multilevel car parking (Р2) from the flyover. Drivers can access P2 regardless of the way they have entered the landside. The ... Read More

Japan Airlines takes delivery of first Airbus A350 XWB

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 15:09

Japan Airlines (JAL) has taken delivery of its first A350 XWB at Airbus Headquarters in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft produced by Airbus for JAL. The milestone ... Read More

Brazil’s GOL launches flights to Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 00:20

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announces the expansion of its flight operations to the city of Cabo Frio in the state of Rio de Janeiro. The new ... Read More

Ryanair acquires Malta Air

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 12, 2019 19:29

Ryanair Holdings has made arrangements for the acquisition of Malta Air, a Maltese start-up, in which Ryanair will transfer and increase its fleet of 6 Malta-based B737 aircraft. This investment ... Read More

Best and worst airports in the world: In the same city

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 12, 2019 18:39

First ever Fodor's Travel Awards cover categories important to today's modern traveler, including foodie airports, best booze cruises, and biggest social media travel influencers. The awards, chosen by the Fodor's ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Swae to launch artificial intelligence-powered crowd-sourcing platform

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 16:15

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and Swae, a startup based in Vancouver, have partnered to launch iFikra, an artificial intelligence-powered platform aimed at unlocking the full ... Read More

Barbados Tourism launches summer campaign in US and Canada

editor editor- June 12, 2019 02:06

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) has officially launched its summer campaign for 2019: “Brilliant Barbados Fly into Savings.” The promotion, which will run in both the US and Canada between ... Read More

AFRAA and IATA share common aviation vision

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 12, 2019 00:04

AFRAA and IATA share a common vision – the development of a safe, secure and sustainable aviation industry in Africa that facilitates business, trade, and tourism and contributes positively to ... Read More

British Airways responds to demand for more flights from Italy to US

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- June 11, 2019 23:23

British Airways, thanks to its partnership with American Airlines, added three direct flights from Italy to its US offer: New York-Malpensa, New York-Rome Fiumicino, and Milan Malpensa-Miami. “In defining the ... Read More

Airbus partners with United Airlines to manage aircraft data

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 11, 2019 15:41

United Airlines has become the latest US airline to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise, following an agreement recently signed between the airline and Airbus. United will leverage Skywise to ... Read More

Direct Shenzhen-Manila flights from Philippines low-cost airline

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:58

Low-cost Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific, will commence direct flights between Shenzen in China and Manila. The new route is in line with the carrier’s plans to expand its route network ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:31

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making major contributions to the American economy and to its political, ... Read More

Southwest Airlines flies nonstop to Nashville and Raleigh/Durham from San Jose International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 10, 2019 23:32

Summer travelers have more reasons to choose Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) with Southwest Airlines' launch yesterday of nonstop flights to both Nashville and Raleigh/Durham. Daily, year-round, service to ... Read More

United Airlines new innovating tool

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 10, 2019 19:07

United Airlines is introducing ConnectionSaver, a new tool dedicated to improving the experience for customers connecting from one United flight to the next. ConnectionSaver is powered by new technology that ... Read More