Incorporating the latest-generation Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 engines, along with aerodynamic enhancements – including new extended composite wingtips which provide 3.7 metres of increased overall span – as well as increased lift and reduced drag, the A330neo is a more efficient aircraft which will generate savings through reduced fuel burn.
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.
Economy space seats will feature increased leg-room of up to 36 inches, while 777s and Dreamliners will also be modified
Vietnamese airline VietJet has firmed up an agreement to buy 50 Airbus A321neos in a deal worth just under USD$6.5 billion at list prices.
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.
The airspace of the future may look very different from what it is today. Imagine drones delivering your parcels, single pilot airplanes for long-distance commercial flights or a personalised flight experience before you even leave your home. As an industry that prides itself in putting safety first, the pace of disruption is certainly something the
“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.”
09 October, 2018 SOURCE: Flight Dashboard BY: Firdaus Hashim Singapore
Air Tahiti Nui has received the first of four Boeing 787-9s it has on order, which will replace its ageing Airbus A340-300s.
The plane came out of the paint shop in mid September in standard Delta livery and will replace Delta’s historic fleet of DC-9 airliners on high frequency, short-range routes. Delta’s purchase sparked a successful complaint by Boeing to the U.S. Commerce Department claiming the aircraft were “dumped” on the U.S. market. The U.S. International Trade Commission turned over the decision (and its 300 percent duties) but not before Airbus had taken over the project to circumvent the dumping claim. Airbus has a plant in Mobile, Alabama and aircraft built there would not be subject to any trade action.
Southwest previously charged $2 for internet access that allowed passengers to send messages using iMessage, WhatsApp or Viber. The company said offering the service for free “is one more step in the direction of enhancing our onboard entertainment options.”
LIMERICK start-up CloudCARDS is seeking €1.5m for the global roll-out of an aircraft asset management system designed for use by airlines and aircraft leasing companies.
Atlas Air will operate the aircraft on behalf of SF Express on key global routes across the fast-growing transpacific market, connecting China with the United States. The aircraft is an incremental unit in Atlas Air’s fleet in response to customer demand and will enter into service in October 2018.
On arrival in Christchurch a health check was requested for a passenger, a statement from the airline said.
It will be interesting to see whether the deals can be made in time and also how Brussels will react to this.
If Brussels reacts to this, then they could, in theory, block these moves and impose tariffs, which would not be in the UK’s interest in going into a post-BREXIT situation.
The Banyan install team says, “The biggest hurdle was the previous antenna placement in the cabin. We worked directly with Gogo and found the optimal performance being above the headliner instead of behind the side panels. We were able to give this Challenger seamless performance of the system throughout the cabin.”
ore often than not, short flights within Europe and the United States involve narrowbody twin-engine airliners such as the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737, as well as a myriad of smaller regional types.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A passenger on board an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Nashville is being evaluated after reporting a serious illness.
A cake was made to celebrate the launch of Widerøe’s inaugural service from Bergen to Liverpool. Posing with the route launch showstopper at the UK airport are: Declan Maguire, Aviation Development Manager, Liverpool Airport; John Arntsen, CFO, Widerøe; and Paul Winfield, Director of Aviation Development and Marketing, Liverpool Airport.
Aeroflot has received permits for flights from Moscow to Dublin (Ireland), it follows from the materials of the Federal air transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya ).
AirAsia Independence Day sale: Grab up to 45% discount on flight tickets; check routes, other details
Just ahead of India’s 71st Independence Day, AirAsia is offering travellers 45% discount on domestic flight tickets.
“With the Garden Isle’s awe-inspiring geographical wonders only accessible by air, Maverick Helicopters is excited to offer our customers an unforgettable experience on Kauai,” said Bryan Kroten, Vice President of Marketing at Maverick Helicopters.
EasyJet is launching three new destinations form the UK to Aqaba, Jordan; Rovaniemi, Finland, and Warsaw, Poland for the winter.
Ethiopian officials welcome passengers at airport
Starting today, the Lufthansa Group will make it possible for travellers to book a trip to their dream destination at an even lower price than usual. The new “AnyWay Travel Pass” allow customers from the UK to book one ways flights to certain destinations starting at £139 per travel direction.
British Airways has announced that it is planning to end operations with its Boeing 767-300 aircraft in Q4 2018.
The islanders are heading home after a summer of finding their types on paper
Ryanair Holdings Plc is pulling a fifth of its planes from its Dublin base this winter as the budget carrier moves to counter intensifying labor unrest causing flight disruptions across Europe.
Qantas has today announced Hong Kong as the next destination for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Pobeda currently operates 20 B737 NG aircraft, with ten more due in mid 2019. Some of the additions will be via sale/leaseback transactions with Sberbank Leasing.
Cardiff Airport was bought by the Welsh Government for £52m in 2013. Its most recent figures showed an annual loss of £6m.