The toilets: The waste disposal wasn’t big enough to deal with a full nappy. I will say no more.
Luggage: Didn’t accompany us. Despite assurances to the contrary nor did it arrive on the follow-up flight. Turned up 28 hours late.
“The arrival of Alaska Airlines with year-round daily service to Seattle is a major win for Western Pennsylvania,” said Christina Cassotis, CEO of the Allegheny County Airport Authority. “This carrier is the right fit for our market given the close economic ties we have with the West Coast. We’re excited to offer more options for our passengers who have been asking for this service.”
In practice, that means that this year pilots’ salaries will rise 6.4 percent.
TAP is 50 percent held by the Portuguese state, with the Atlantic Gateway consortium jointly owned by Portuguese transport magnate Humberto Pedrosa and Brazilian-American investor David Neeleman holding 45 percent. The remaining shares are held by TAP employees.
American Airlines has brought the Czech Republic and the USA one step closer, launching direct service between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Philadelphia International Airport.
Aer Lingus has announced a brand new route from Cork to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon this winter. From October 26th, a twice-weekly year-round service will operate from the airport. The airline is increasing its winter operations out of Cork by almost 25,000 seats as a result of the new Cork Lisbon route and is adding an additional frequency to Tenerife, which will now operate two times per week, too. For more on the winter schedule, visit aerlingus.com.
TAP Air Portugal sees strong growth in 2017; Lisbon-Porto is busiest route, Spain is main international market
TAP Air Portugal enjoyed an impressive increase in capacity in 2017, boosting seat numbers by 16% compared to 2016 levels. It has now experienced four consecutive years of capacity growth. anna.aero’s New Routes Database shows that the airline added 12 new routes last year, including this service to London City which launched at the start of the W17/18 schedule.
Cabins will be redesigned with a new Tahitian look designed to create an engaging customer experience that brings the islands of Tahiti alive from the moment guests step onboard.
The Embraer E190-E2 has gained type certification from the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC), the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). A ceremony held in São Paulo Wednesday marked the occasion, which Embraer called the first time an aircraft program as complex as the E2 received approval from the three major worldwide certification authorities simultaneously.
EVA flight attendant Flora Lin dons a special Hello Kitty apron on a flight from Taipei to Fukoaka, Japan, on Jan. 30, 2015.
“Challenges, however, remain. Security threats continue. Infrastructure issues persist. Fees and charges are a growing part of the cost base. And in many cases airports and air traffic management struggle to keep pace with demand and technology advancements. These and other challenges can only be addressed in partnership with governments. And doing so requires governments to recognize the enormous value that aviation—the business of freedom—provides to their economies and the world,” said de Juniac.
Does this sound familiar? You land at the end of a long flight, retrieve your luggage, and head blearily to the nearest form of airport-to-city public transportation. You haul your bag onto a luggage rack and settle into a train or bus seat, finally relieved you can let your shoulders down.
The pilots, he said, currently only flew for half of the industry standard.
He said Alpa had proposed that the pilots could stay on their current pay and number of flying hours, something which was unacceptable to the government.
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tAP Air Portugal has announced a new route between London City airport and Porto this spring.
Por sua vez, o acordo com a Airbus inclui a compra de 100 aviões, três dos quais já foram entregues, por um valor de US$ 10 bilhões.
Embora a Airbus seja um fabricante europeu, as medidas de Washington a afetariam devido às peças americanas usadas em seus aviões.
despite the political turmoil, IATA forecast Middle East carriers will see net profits improve to $600 million in 2018, compared with $300 million last year. It expects traffic demand to grow by 7.0 percent, outpacing announced capacity expansion of only 4.9 percent. According to IATA, the region’s carriers face challenges to their business models from low oil revenues, regional conflict, crowded airspace, and competition from the new “superconnector,” Turkish Airlines.
For instance, in the UK, the most recent airport was built in the 1950s, and general working practices written in the 1970s. Of course, this is due to the huge number of regulations that come with the decision to build a new airport or even an extension.
We need look no further than the 50-year debate to build a third runway at Heathrow as an example. Nevertheless, airports, like many modern buildings, can no longer afford to be just four walls – the passenger needs to get to the plane, and then the plane to the sky as quickly and as efficiently as possible for the business to profit.
A Singapore Airlines flight on Monday was about to land on the small Juhu airport, mistaking it for the international airport, before the error was detected in the nick of time for it to land at the scheduled airstrip, officials said.
The Singapore-Mumbai flight SQ422, an Airbus A-350, was cleared to land on Runway 9 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at 10.35 a.m. but due to poor visibility, the pilots discontinued approach to Runway 9 at around 1,000 feet in accordance with the standard operating procedures, the airlines said later.
Neil Norman (left), chief executive at Human Recognition Systems (HRS), highlights some of the key issues preventing airports from creating a unified passenger journeyThere is a groundswell in the aviation industry about how we address the tri-problem of processing growing passenger numbers through existing terminals, efficiently meeting the demands of evolving security threats, and keeping
One piece of advice for stressful travel days is to slow down and take a deep breath.But in many of the world’s busiest airports that deep breath may come with a dose of second-hand cigarette smoke, which the Surgeon General has declared a health risk at any level of exposure. “There is no safe level
When Tohid Najafi first learned that a devastating 7.3 magnitude earthquake had struck his native country, Iran, he wasted no time.A medical professional based in Detroit, US, Najafi quickly set up a Facebook page to raise money for the families of the victims and the survivors of Sunday’s disaster.
SAN FRANCISCO – Kaum eine Produkteinführung hat bei Vielfliegern soviel Interesse und Diskussionen ausgelöst wie Polaris von United Airlines. Wenn die drittgrößte Airline der Welt eine derartige Erneuerung ihres Premium-Produkts ankündigt wie United im Juni 2016 löst das selbstverständlich Erwartungen aus.Und die werden bisher für die große Mehrheit der United-Premium-Kunden enttäuscht, denn wie sich jetzt
Os voos operados pela Air Berlin, a segunda maior companhia aérea da Alemanha, serão encerrados no dia 28 de outubro, afirmou a empresa nesta segunda-feira (9), solicitando aos funcionários que procurem emprego em outras empresas, enquanto trabalha na cisão de seus ativos