Tag: first airline

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

United Airlines: Most eco-friendly commercial flight

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 21:31

United Airlines made history today – World Environment Day – with the departure of the Flight for the Planet, the most eco-friendly commercial flight of its kind in the history ... Read More

Lufthansa uses telemedicine on board its long-haul fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 5, 2019 17:00

As the first airline in the world to do so, Lufthansa has equipped all long–haul aircraft with the mobile ECG (Electrocardiogram) system CardioSecur. In case of on-board medical emergencies, the ... Read More

Qatar Airways recognized for its commitment to preventing illegal endangered wildlife trade

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 3, 2019 15:01

Qatar Airways is today celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. The Illegal Wildlife Trade (IWT) ... Read More

Sustainability Report published by Qatar Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 2, 2019 14:01

Qatar Airways Group today published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in this crucial area. The report ... Read More

United Airlines expands its commitment to biofuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 17:49

United Airlines today further strengthened its emerging reputation as the world's most environmentally conscious airline by renewing its contract with Boston-based World Energy, agreeing to purchase up to 10 million ... Read More

Airbus first in the Americas: Azul A330neo

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019 08:02

he 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 ... Read More

Vietjet launches Hong Kong-Phu Quoc route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 20, 2019 16:08

New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched Hong Kong - Phu Quoc route, making it the first airline to operate the direct services between the two destinations, contributing positively to the ... Read More

Air Mauritius takes delivery of its first Airbus A330neo jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 15:16

Mauritius has taken delivery of its first A330-900, on lease from ALC during a ceremony held in Toulouse. The National carrier of the Republic of Mauritius is the first A330neo ... Read More

Qatar Airways partners with Rolls-Royce to trial its Virtual Reality training tool

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 15, 2019 16:02

Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognized for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar Airways is the first airline ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal cuts the ribbon for its first A321LR

editor editor- April 5, 2019 18:59

Lisbon-based TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of its first of twelve A321LRs on order, becoming the first airline to operate a combined A330neo and A321LR fleet. The A321LR is ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines has a statement on preliminary crash report

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:06

Ethiopian Airlines had a tragic year so far, but it appears without fault to the carrier. The preliminary report about ET 302 crash on March 10 came in and the ... Read More

Paine Field Airport: United Airlines and Alaska Airlines commercial flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2019 00:01

Paine Field's Passenger Terminal added to its commercial flight offerings today as United Airlines' first passenger flight arrived from Denver and its first departure left for San Francisco. Paine Field, also known as ... Read More

Significant milestone: Qatar Airways takes delivery of its 250th aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:34

Qatar Airways today celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France, the latest addition to the group’s growing fleet of passenger, Cargo and executive aircraft. ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the world. European low cost airline ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

Bangkok Airways flies into Cam Ranh, Vietnam

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 20:18

Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited has successfully made its maiden flight from Bangkok to Cam Ranh today. Bangkok Airways' Management along with representative from Thai Embassy to Vietnam attended the ... Read More

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:26

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 neo planes. Starlux Airlines is planning short-haul flights from Taiwan ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:15

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Eastar Jet, making it the first airline in Korea to operate the more fuel-efficient and longer-range version of the popular 737 jet. ... Read More

Thomson Airways becomes first UK airline to operate Boeing 787 Dreamliner

editor editor- June 1, 2013 02:15

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - Boeing and Thomson Airways announced the delivery today of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Read More