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.”
Iranian lawmakers prepare to burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran,
If you’ve left it until now to book your summer holiday, or you want to squeeze an extra mini break in before your beach holiday (because, why not?), you’ll want to check out Ryanair’s latest sale.
The flight crew idled the engine and declared an emergency, but continued to Honolulu where the flight was originally scheduled to land
The report said that the Indian airlines are selling the domestic tickets at the cheapest rate in the world currently.
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.
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.
entral and eastern European LCC Wizz Air will install 239 seats in its Airbus A321neos, which will begin arriving in January 2019. The Hungary-based carrier’s current A321ceo has a 230-seat configuration. “The A321neo has 10% lower costs compared to the A321ceo that we currently operate,” George Michalopoulos, Wizz CCO told ATW. Michalopoulos, who recently said the A321neo is the “ultimate, ultra-efficient aircraft” for an LCC, said he plans ..
Akhoundi added that a decision has also been made to start ferry services between Chabahar and Karachi ports. Both countries would also cooperate to upgrade Zahedan-Quetta Railroad to resume passenger train services between the two cities.
Stobart Air, which operates flights on behalf Aer Lingus and FlyBe, carried 1.7mln passengers, a 10% increase.
Air Canada and Calgary-based LCC WestJet face the biggest threats from each other rather than planned ultra LCC operators eyeing shares of a market dominated by the two carriers, Fitch Ratings said. “Although it is too early to predict the magnitude of any impact that ULCCs may have on [Air Canada], Fitch is not overly concerned at this time,” the ratings agency said in recent ratings-outlook commentary. “Fitch believes that Air Canada has an effective means to compete …
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.
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.
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”.
To know what behaviors to avoid, read on to check out what Anthony Bourdain and Gordon Ramsay don’t want to see you doing the next time you fly.
But it was forced to turn round over Ireland and return to Manchester as a ‘precautionary measure’ after the captain suspected a technical fault.
A new report by the Transport Workers Union says that airlines are increasingly performing heavy maintenance in foreign countries, limiting the number of aircraft maintenance jobs in the U.S.
Fly GTA is known for its quick flights between Niagara and Toronto and with ridership up, there’s no signs of slowing down.
Virgin America is, and always has been, unlike any other airline in the United States. They offer a degree of luxury overtakes any of the other American competition, while keeping prices affordable.
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Airlines are acutely aware of the noise impacts on local communities. The third runway opens up the possibility of predictable and increased noise respite, through runway rotation, leaving open the option to continue with night-flight connections which are vital to the UK economy.
Airbus SE has lost a contest to sell its A330neo jetliner to American Airlines Group Inc., dealing a blow to the European planemaker’s efforts to boost wide-body sales in the world’s biggest aviation marketv
American Airlines is expecting to retire 45 of its old Boeing 737-800 aircraft by 2020. 12 aircraft are expected to be taken out of service next year and the remaining in 2020, according to a Bloomberg report. While airplanes are being taken out of service the fleet size is expected to remain relatively consistent as newer Boeing 737 MAX 8 will be delivered until 2021.
British Airways asked 1,500 travelers from the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, and Italy what proper in-flight etiquette was.
About 83% of travelers reported sharing a quick hello and a smile is appropriate, but 42% of US travelers felt personal stories to be out of the question.
The survey also found that 80% of people said waking up your neighbor to use the bathroom is fine, but try to limit it to one time.
It has been just under a year since Boeing received certification for its first 737 MAX, the MAX 8, and some airlines are well underway in phasing out their classic 737s for the new MAX versions. Indonesia’s Lion Air Group will take delivery of the first 737 MAX 9s, which Boeing said it is preparing for now.
It is silent compared with a Leap 1B or even a Hoover upright, but its sucking power is stronger than either, and that has business aviation worried. The engine at work is a global shortage of air carrier pilots. Airframe manufacturers have long predicted the shortfall of flight deck personnel now underway that will eventually grow into the hundreds of thousands. The reasons for that are several: mass retirements of senior pilots; a notable reduction of military transfers as result of the .http://aviationweek.com/business-aviation/airline-shortage-drawing-aviators-business-aviation-0
New Supersonic Plane Could Fly from New York to London in 3 Hours