Tag: flag carrier

What’s wrong with airBaltic Airbus fleet? 50 engines replaced in just 2 years!

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 19, 2019 17:30

Latvian flag carrier airBaltic (AS Air Baltic Corporation), which is based at Riga International Airport and of operates flights all over Europe, said that it had to perform fifty engine ... 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

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

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

Qatar Airways lands in Malta for the first time

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 4, 2019 15:17

Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Malta landed at Malta International Airport on Tuesday 4 June 2019, marking the launch of the airline’s newest gateway to Europe. Operated by ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights from Istanbul to Strasbourg

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 18:35

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline in the world, has launched direct flights again to Strasbourg, starting from May 31st, 2019, as four weekly flights between ... Read More

Air India axes loss-making Mumbai-New York direct flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 22:20

India's troubled national flag carrier announced its decision to discontinue their direct service between Mumbai and New York, due to 'poor demand.' According to the Air India officials, Mumbai-New York ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR to Seoul , a celebration ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service excellence, innovation and a modern ... Read More

Alitalia Airline rescue: All-out negotiations with Benettons

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 02:54

The plight of Alitalia Airline continues just as expected with negotiations for Alitalia by the Benetton Group ongoing, despite the denials of the case by both parties. "The plan sees ... Read More

Biman Airlines plane skids off runway at Yangon Airport, breaks into three pieces

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 8, 2019 15:50

A Biman Airlines’ Bombardier Dash-8 aircraft has skidded off the runway at Myanmar’s Yangon International Airport, losing its wings and breaking into three parts. Pilots were attempting to land as ... Read More

Russia’s second largest Superjet 100 operator drops the plane, cancels new purchase

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 00:30

Russian regional carrier Yamal Airlines has announced its decision to cancel a planned purchase of 10 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, a day after one of the jets, operated by Aeroflot, ... Read More

Embraer delivers 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 18:20

Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; B3: EMBR3;) delivered a total of 22 jets in the first quarter of 2019 (1Q19), of which 11 were commercial aircraft and 11 were executive jets (8 ... Read More

FlyArystan: The world’s newest low fare airline

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:47

FlyArystan, the world’s newest low fare, high-quality airline from Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana, takes to the skies today, for its first revenue flights from Almaty International Airport. The airline ... Read More

Strike: Scandinavian Airlines SAS about to refuse 70,000+ passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 26, 2019 09:17

More than 70,000 passengers may get stranded today flying through, from or to airports in Scandinavia. This is a social media post by SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson.  "Despite intensive negotiations and ... Read More

Uganda Airlines’ long-awaited new planes land at Entebbe International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 24, 2019 18:15

First two Uganda Airlines' long anticipated aircraft landed at Entebbe International Airport on Tuesday 23rd April 2019. Captained by all Ugandan crew - Capt. Clive Okoth, Capt. Stephen Ariong, Capt ... Read More

Airbus to attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2019 18:22

Airbus will attend Turkey’s IDEF 2019, 14th International Defense Industry Fair, held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center in Büyükçekmece, Istanbul from April 30th to May 3rd. At the exhibition ... Read More

The next big thing in global tourism

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:24

Enchanting tourist attractions, unique diplomatic stature and a thriving airliner have placed Ethiopia, Land of Origins, on top of the world when it comes to tourism growth. According to the ... Read More

Turkish Airlines adds Marrakech to flight schedule

editor editor- April 16, 2019 02:15

Starting on April 15, Istanbul – Marrakech – Istanbul direct flights will be commenced five days of a week as Turkish Airlines reinforces its title of flying to more international ... Read More

Istanbul New Airport: First flight was to Ankara and a proud Turkish Nation is celebrating

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 6, 2019 14:06

The Great Move to Istanbul Airport concluded. A proud city, a proud country and a proud airline are celebrating today in Turkey. Turkish Airlines says that 10,000 pieces of equipment ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019 01:25

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is a remarkable achievement,” said Peter Foster, President and CEO of ... Read More

Indonesian national airline Garuda cancels order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 22, 2019 16:30

Indonesia’s flag carrier Garuda has announced the cancellation of its multi-billion-dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 passenger jets after two fatal crashes involving the aircraft in less than ... Read More

British Airways to serve Milan Bergamo Airport from London Gatwick

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:15

Milan Bergamo Airport has announced that from 1 September 2019, UK flag carrier and oneworld member, British Airways, will begin operations from the airport. As the airline confirms it will ... Read More

Boeing 737 MAX 8: Who is grounding controversial plane and who is not?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 18:25

The list of the carriers that are grounding the controversial Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and the countries that are banning it from their airspace is growing. The United Kingdom ... Read More

Aeromexico grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet after deadly crash

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 03:35

Mexico's top airline has grounded its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, following in the footsteps of China and other countries that have fully or partially suspended the planes’ flights ... Read More

“The Great Move” begins: Turkish Airlines is moving to its new home

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 11, 2019 20:15

The flag carrier airline Turkish Airlines is ready for the great change in Turkish aviation history. The great move to Istanbul Airport will begin on April 5 Friday night at ... Read More

Airbus delivers 49 aircraft to 33 customers in February

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 22:10

Airbus booked an order in February for four A220s - the newest addition to Airbus'single-aisle jetliner product line - and delivered 49 single-aisle and wide-body aircraft to 33 customers during ... Read More

Air Tanzania selects ADSoftware to manage its fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 00:03

The Tanzanian flag carrier has started implementation of ADSoftware’s solution to manage its fleet of Bombardier Q400, Boeing 787 Dreamliner and the new A220 (formerly known as CS300). The move ... Read More

Air Vanuatu is counting on Airbus for fleet expansion

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 26, 2019 10:10

Air Vanuatu, the national flag carrier of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, has signed a firm order with Airbus for four A220s (two A220-100s and two A220-300s). Air Vanuatu’s ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the new company, AZ, and declared, ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines commits to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:10

Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines have today announced a significant commitment to the future of the Hungarian gateway’s network development. The European flag carrier confirms it will be base ... Read More

End of skiplagging? Lufthansa suing passenger for ditching last leg of flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2019 18:25

One of Europe’s major airlines and the largest one in Germany wants to recoup lost profits by taking a customer to Berlin-Mitte court, claiming the individual had no intention of ... Read More

Passengers love Turkish Airlines in 2019: January traffic results show

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 12, 2019 09:27

Turkish Airlines, who has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for January 2019, recorded 79.5% Load Factor in this month. On top of the strong base effect of ... Read More

New triple threat at Cornwall Airport Newquay

editor editor- February 9, 2019 01:31

Last year saw Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) make some exciting announcements for both new and existing customers. New charter holiday provider Superbreak announced short breaks to Iceland (Q1 2019) which ... Read More

Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 inflight safety video

editor editor- February 8, 2019 23:59

Turkish Airlines, preparing for a brand new journey set to be started with its move to its new state-of-the-art home base, Istanbul Airport, continues its partnership with The LEGO® Movie ... Read More

Cayman Islands breaking tourist records

editor editor- January 26, 2019 01:49

The Cayman Islands has maintained its market share with another year of record-breaking statistical arrivals. Read More