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Delta to rollout pre-select flight meals for premier guests

Passengers boarding Delta Air Lines will relish an elevated in flight dining experience with the introduction of new services.   Customers travelling to selected European destination from the New York-JKF and Atlanta will be able to pre-select their meals, this …

  • Medical issue prompts emergency landing of Aer Lingus flight

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    An aircraft of Aer Lingus enroute to Cork had to go for an emergency landing.   Flight EI-845 had taken off from Amsterdam and was heading towards the Irish airport, but then it was compelled to land in Cardiff. Reports …

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  • Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’ at 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Norwegian has been awarded ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in London.   Norwegian was selected by the judging panel at the Centre for Aviation …

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  • American Airlines Group Announces Webcast of Third Quarter Financial Results

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    American Airlines Group will webcast a live audio feed of its third quarter financial results conference call with financial analysts and journalists on Thursday, October 26, at 9 a.m.   CT. The webcast will be available to the public on …

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  • Singapore Airlines To Boost F&B Sustainability Practices

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Singapore Airlines has today committed to significantly enhancing sustainability practices in its in-flight food and beverage offerings. Under the new initiative, a “From Farm to Plane” concept will be introduced to promote environmental sustainability and support local farmers’ communities. Current …

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  • IATA-WCO Collaboration to Improve Air Cargo Efficiency and Security

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the World Customs Organization (WCO) announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has been fully integrated into WCO’s Cargo Targeting System (WCO CTS), a risk assessment tool available to WCO member countries worldwide.   …

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  • Enjoy ‘Flavours of India’, unique dinning experience onboard Jet Airways

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Beginning this weekend, guests get to indulge their taste buds onboard Jet Airways, India’s full-service premier international airline, as it celebrates the festive season with a special Flavours of India food festival. Starting October 14th, all Economy guests aboard the …

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  • 45 More Pilots Join Ryanair Today

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    Ryanair today (12 Oct) announced that 45 new pilots have joined the airline, as Ryanair Chief Pilot, Ray Conway, presented the 45 new recruits with their ‘Wings’ at a ceremony at Ryanair’s Dublin Offices. This brings the total number of new pilots …

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  • Domestic flight passengers sue govt. over ID issue

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    According to an attorney, a group of nine passengers on a domestic flight, for which immigration authorities made everyone show identification before they could deplane, are filing a suit against the government, alleging they were subjected to an unconstitutional search. …

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  • Etihad Airways Gives Future Pilot Experience of a Lifetime

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Earlier this month, six year old Adam Mohammad Amer of Egyptian-Moroccan origin, surprised pilots onboard an Etihad Airways flight from Morocco to Abu Dhabi by giving detailed procedural accounts of aircraft operating systems and demonstrating a deep understanding of emergency …

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  • LATAM Airlines Group reports preliminary monthly statistics for September 2017

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    LATAM Airlines Group S.A. and its subsidiaries, (“LATAM Airlines Group” or “the Company”), the leading airline group in Latin America, today reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics for September 2017 compared to September 2016.   System passenger traffic increased by …

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  • WestJet reports record September load factor of 80.4 per cent

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

     WestJet today announced September 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 80.4 per cent an increase of 0.5 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 5.9 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available …

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  • Hawaiian Holdings Initiates Quarterly Cash Dividend

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., announced today that it will initiate a quarterly cash dividend.  The Company’s Board of Directors declared a 12 cents per share dividend to be paid on November 30, 2017 to all …

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  • Heathrow Chairman: We Can Reduce Freight Emissions and Still Increase Our Cargo Capacity

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Speaking at the BCC International Trade Summit today, Heathrow’s Non-Executive Chairman Lord Deighton announced a new ten step Blueprint for Sustainable Freight plan to reduce the impact of freight vehicles around Heathrow. Lord Deighton’s speech is the first time the airport has …

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  • Japanese Project Wins Airbus Award For Diversity in Engineering

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Airbus, the worldwide leader in aeronautics, space and related services and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC), the leading global organisation for engineering education, have announced the recipient of the 2017 GEDC Airbus Diversity Award . Japan’s Kyushu Institute of …

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  • Great Response: Airberlin and Federal Employment Agency Jobs Fair Successfully Launched

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

      At the first joint job exchange between airberlin and the Berlin Nord Employment Agency on Tuesday, more than 500 open positions at companies in Berlin and Brandenburg were offered to airberlin employees. Several hundred airberlin employees took advantage of …

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  • Brussels Airport Invests €52 Million To Equip Pier B With New Boarding Bridges

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Brussels Airport is investing over 52 million euros to equip its Pier B with new boarding bridges and offer greater comfort to passengers. This large-scale project is an important step towards meeting the future demands of its customers, passengers and …

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  • JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    JetBlue Airways Corporation reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2017. Traffic in September decreased 4.4 percent from September 2016, on a capacity decrease of 0.9 percent. Load factor for September 2017 was 80.2 percent, a decrease of 3.0 points …

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  • 12.7 Million Passengers Flew With The Lufthansa Group Airlines In September

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    The airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 12.7 million passengers in September 2017. This shows an increase of 17.8% compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometers were up 11% over the previous year, at the same …

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  • WestJet Unveils Canada’s First Boeing 737 MAX

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    WestJet today officially unveiled its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, one of 50 scheduled for delivery in the next four years.     “We are proud to make history as the first Canadian airline to receive the Boeing 737 …

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  • Global Business Travelers Identify Top Challenges They Face on the Road

    Published on : Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Time spent in transit is the most challenging aspect of business travel, according to a new report released today by the GBTA Foundation – the education and research arm of the Global Business Travel Association. Layovers, changing a flight or …

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