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?
Governorship Aspirant in Borno State under the Labour Party and Chief Executive of WestLink Airlines, Captain Ibrahim Mshelia, has said that Public Private Partnership (PPP), if handled transparently is a lofty idea and would help the nation improve on infrastructure deficit.
A mother is accusing a United Airlines flight attendant of scolding her and her crying baby on a flight from Sydney to San Francisco. Krupa Patel Bala, her husband, and 8-month-old baby son started their lengthy flight earlier this week, KTVU reported on Sept. 26. They had business class seats as well as a basinet
The 707 had a military pedigree: The plane started as a prototype of an in-air refueling tanker, and further development led to the KC-135A Stratotanker and finally to a four-engine passenger plane powered by small-diameter Pratt & Whitney turbojet engines, each with about 50 kilonewtons of thrust. By comparison, each of the two General Electric GEnx-1B high-bypass turbofan engines powering today’s 787 delivers more than 300 kN at takeoff.
When you compare the prices of flights, an unnamed airline will offer you the best deal for getting from point A to point B. When you make the decision to go with this offer, there are lots of extra costs for basic things like luggage or a seat reservation
TEHRAN, Sep. 15 (MNA) – Payam International Airport in Karaj, which used to just serve cargo planes, opened its passenger terminal on Thursday letting pilgrims to Mashhad leave Karaj for Mashhad with no need to use Mehrabad, a 30-km away airport in Tehran. The official launch will be later celebrated in a ceremony after religious mourning days in Iran.
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.”
FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector.
Tabriz, June 23, IRNA – Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday that the Indian government accepts only sanctions approved by the UN and won’t accept or recognize unilateral embargoes against Iran.
ONLINE aviation spare parts finder, Locatory.com, says it can provide easy access to shipping services by allowing clients to see a wide range of shipping options inside their marketplace.
Trump to revoke Boeing, Airbus licences for plane sales to Iran
Reza Jafarzadeh, CVO’s spokesperson, as saying. Besides, the prices are only determined by airlines and published in their official website. “Any overcharge by ticket sellers is an offence and is subject to prosecution,” Jafarzadeh emphasized. Inspections by CVO and airlines are among the measures to control the prices.
The results follow those of heavy equipment maker Caterpillar, whose shares tumbled on Tuesday after the company cautioned it would not have the same pricing power to pass on increased costs of material such as steel.
Language in the Manager’s Amendment, submitted by Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), would have taken managerial responsibility of the system out of the FAA in favor of a Council run primarily by airline interests, essentially creating a privatized air traffic control corporation. The language also called for making the Chief Operating Officer of the FAA’s Air Traffic Organization report directly to the Transportation Secretary.
An airline is going to pay 2 friends $4,000 each per month to move to Iceland and travel the world, accommodation included
Icelandic budget airline Wow Air is seeking two people to move to Iceland and travel the world for free while producing content and travel tips for its website.
The successful applicants will be paid a monthly salary to stay in an apartment in Reykjavik, which they’ll use as a base for their travels.
A study among British airline pilots shows that 20 percent of them have scores on a burnout scale that are comparable to those of people that are under burnout treatment. Surprisingly, the same study shows that only one of the 1147 pilots that participated, did not meet the performance standards at
The new complex was designed by one of the leading architectural companies in the world, South Korean company Samoo Architects & Engineers. To create a wave-like silhouette of the new air terminal, specialists assembled more than 5,000 tons of metal assembly blocks.
European and US airline regulators have ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident.
Aviation authorities in the U.S. and Europe have ordered airlines to conduct urgent safety checks of hundreds of engines of the same model as that which exploded mid-flight on a Southwestern Airlines this week.
Alaska Airlines announced Thursday it was implementing a new emotional support and psychiatric service animal policy.
In a first of its kind collaboration, American Airlines is partnering with Marvel Studios and Stand Up To Cancer to create a public service announcement. (photo courtesy of American Airlines)
Airbus is moving forward with a plan to develop modular passenger sleeping berths that could be installed in the cargo hold of the A330 by 2020. The modules will be easily interchangeable with standard cargo containers, and the changeover could be completed during a typical turnaround, according to Airbus. “This approach to commercial air travel is a step change towards passenger comfort,” said Geoff Pinner, who is heading up the project. “We have already received very positive feedback from several airlines on our first mock-ups.” The fully enclosed bunks will be installed in two tiers on either side of an aisle.
The United States Department of Transportation (DOT) announced Friday Allegiant Air and Hawaiian Airlines were issued fines for violating the airline consumer protection rules.
A Qantas flight has made an emergency landing in Brisbane after a mid-air mechanical issue, just days after a similar incident in Melbourne.
Most air travelers would agree that Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) and Frontier Airlines are the worst airlines in the U.S. in terms of service quality. The two ultra-low-cost carriers offer rock-bottom fares, but as the saying goes, you get what you pay for.
Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia will all be cautious in their response to Trump’s airstrikes. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
number Z-RGM arrived in the country on Wednesday. The plane is one of four planes which were purchased from Malaysian Airlines, which decommissioned the planes following the disappearance of two successive Boeing 777s flights including the MH370 flight.
Textron Aviation’s midsize Cessna Citation Latitude has moved into the Asia-Pacific region with recent certifications from civil aviation authorities in China, Australia, and the Philippines.
Delta Air Lines, Inc . DAL reported first-quarter 2018 earnings per share (excluding 3 cents from non-recurring items) of 74 cents, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 73 cents. Earnings however decreased 3.9% on a year-over-year basis.
The “World’s Busiest Airport” title for 2017 will go to a familiar address.
The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is forecast to take that title for 2017, marking the 20th consecutive year that the airport has hosted more passengers than any other airport on the planet.
Virgin launches two new reward credit cards – how much do you need to spend to get the travel perks?
Virgin has launched two credit cards that reward borrowers with points that can be used on flights, upgrades and free “companion tickets”.
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