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Iran has called the sanctions part of an “economic war.” President Hassan Rouhani said Nov. 10, “On the one hand, they [the United States] name an airline company [on its blacklist] and, on the other, they specify the serial number for the planes to fill the pages. This method and the way they inform aims merely to have a psychological impact on the Iranian nation.”
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Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.
While taking off your shoes and going through the scanner are now hard and fast security rules at the airport, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is at least hoping to bring back the at-gate greeting, according to the Seattle Times.
As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been pretty positive towards British Airways on this trip — I loved their 747 upper deck business class, their new catering and bedding are both very good, and their A318 Club World London City service is one of the most enjoyable ways to cross the Atlantic.
Iran Air, Iran’s national flag carrier, has no concern and problem in terms of supplying fuel for its fleet in foreign flights, Tasnim news agency quoted the managing director of the airline as saying.
Iran’s local and international air travel costs have exponentially surged in recent months on the back of inflationary effects caused by the currency crisis
An Indonesian Lion Air jet with 189 passengers and crew plunged into the sea Monday in what could be the country’s deadliest aviation accident since 234 people died when an Airbus A-300B4 operated by national carrier Garuda crashed in 1997.
A rescue diver who died in the salvage operation for a passenger jet that crashed off Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board, has been hailed “a humanitarian hero”.
Iran’s Mahan Air, ATA, Qeshm, Iran Air, Taban, Zagros, Meraj, Caspian, Iran Air Tour, and Aseman Airlines all operate flights between Tehran and Istanbul.
Two people call customer service at the same time to complain about the same thing. One waits a few seconds before a representative gets on the line. The other stays on hold. Why the difference?
andonesian authorities say they are analyzing the black box data in search for clues to a plane crash that left 189 killed this past Monday.
In addition to global forecasts, regional estimates have been developed for Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe, Latin America-Caribbean, Middle East and North America. Airport traffic projections are also presented for major economic groupings such as emerging versus advanced economies, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States), MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) and more.
Relatives of passengers on Lion Air Flight JT-610 wait anxiously for news at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was headed. (Elza Elvia/Antara Foto/ Reuters)
Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes: The Lion Air flight lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff, according to the official. The jet was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to air tracking service Flightradar 24.
A Saturday flight between the Iranian capital, Tehran, and Ramsar in northern Province of Mazandaran was cancelled, according to the director of public relations of Ramsar Airport.
To use some retro slang, the idea of taking an autonomous flying taxi to work sounds pretty far-out. In fact, it could be a whole lot closer than you think. At least, that’s our takeaway from the news that Volocopter, a German company specializing in electric multirotor helicopters, is gearing up to run inner-city tests of its self-driving air taxis in Singapore. They will take place starting in the second half of 2019.
Lufthansa Technik AG has entered into a joint venture with consumer electronics giant, LG Electronics (LG) to jointly develop, produce and market LG’s OLED displays for commercial aircraft cabins. The venture will be based in Hamburg, Germany and will commence operations in the first half of 2019, according to the companies.
Passengers affected won’t be surprised, but the announcement by Lufthansa that the airline group was forced to cancel 18,000 flights up to the end of August shows the headwinds the aviation industry has faced this year.
Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Since the start of the winter flight schedule Belavia will increase the frequency of flights to Baku to four times a week. Flights from Minsk will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 23:15 local time with arrival in Baku on the next day at 03:35 local time. Flights from Baku will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 04:35 local time with arrival in Minsk at 07:10 local time.
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British Airways unveiled what could be its pilot class of 2022 last night, as 100 students were given the chance to give flying a go, at the airline’s headquarters near Heathrow.
Oman Air, the national carrier of Oman, has received four star rating in the category of Major Regional Airline in the 2019 APEX Official Airline Ratings.
I’m on board the inaugural flight of SQ22, SIA’s new non-stop service to New York. It’s the first time the national carrier is serving this route in five years, after deeming it unsustainable – due, in part, to rising fuel prices – and axeing it in 2013.
“This is a real demonstration of our One Jet philosophy in action,” Woollaston said. “With the recent integration of Hawker Pacific, we now have more than 50 sites across the world, offering MRO, RMU, Completions, FBO and flight services and staffing. We are focusing on a global standard of care and customer service, ensuring that as soon as a customer walks into one of our facilities, they are recognized and enjoy the same excellent Jet service, no matter where they are in our network.”
Iran’s currency market has lost some of its fluctuating fervor in the past few days, leading to hopes that airlines will also bring down their skyrocketing prices, as some have already done so.
From regional pricing to flight search engines, there are many variables that determine how much you pay for air travel.
Here are 12 misconceptions about plane tickets ― and how you can actually save money when booking your next trip.
When you’re jetting off from Bristol Airport this winter to escape the chilly weather, you may notice cabin crew spraying a mysterious liquid into the air before take-off.
Airlines that came in at the bottom of the ranking of 50 included Jetstar Airways, SilkAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Hainan Airlines, LATAM, Azul Brazilian and Avianca – none of which offer in-flight Wi-Fi.
Here is exactly why choosing airport packing will make your journey stress free and more enjoyable:
Frequent flyer programs allow you to rack up miles and earn free flights.
It could be difficult to earn enough miles for a free flight if you don’t fly often; however, you can enjoy a number of alternative benefits from airline loyalty programs like flight-amenities and seat upgrades.
Here are five advantages of frequent flyer programs that go beyond miles.
The Iranian defense ministry unveiled the country’s first home-made advanced heavy aerial firefighting system mounted on jet planes to extinguish wildfire.
I’ve taken hundreds of flights in economy (both domestic and international) and I know it gets uncomfortable.
WHY IT RATES: The new service will help travel agents better connect clients between the United States and Japan.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.