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Virgin Atlantic files for Chapter 15 U.S. bankruptcy protection

U.K.-based airline Virgin Atlantic recently filed for bankruptcy in the United States seeking protection under chapter 15 of the U.S.

  • Etihad Airways Supports Autism Awareness

    Published on : Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is showing its support for Autism Awareness Month.   Highlighting the need for increased awareness and understanding for autism, Etihad Airways joined thousands of businesses, buildings and iconic landmarks …

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  • airberlin appoints Chief Transformation Officer

    Published on : Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Neil Mills, currently Chief Strategy & Planning Officer at airberlin, will take up the new post of Chief Transformation Officer with immediate effect and lead a newly created division which will work across the whole airline to strengthen the overall …

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  • Alitalia to minimise customer inconvenience during 24-hour union strike on Wednesday 5 April

    Published on : Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    Alitalia has already rebooked 92 per cent of its customers impacted by industrial action on Wednesday 5 April and will operate a normal schedule for six hours during a 24-hour strike called by trade unions.   A number of flights …

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  • Two planes make emergency landings at Little Rock, no injuries

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Authorities said fortunately no injuries were reported after two planes made emergency landings at Little Rock’s airport in unrelated incidents on Sunday.   Clinton National Airport spokesman Shane Carter said one flight travelling from Houston to Columbus, Ohio, landed safely …

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  • IATA Honors its 2017 Top-performing Global Training Partners

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the IATA Training 2017 Premier Circle winners as well as the Regional Top Performing Training Partners, as a part of its prestigious training partners’ recognition program. More than 450 IATA authorized training centers …

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  • Jet Airways enables payments via Unified Payments Interface (UPI) solution

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Jet Airways, India’s full service, premiere international airline, announced that its guests can now buy tickets online on its website jetairways.com, mobile site and mobile app by using the industry’s latest payment mechanism – Unified Payments Interface (UPI).   With …

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  • Boeing 737 MAX to Join MIAT Mongolian Airlines Fleet

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Boeing and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever) today announced the airline’s decision to lease two 737 MAX airplanes from Avolon, a global aircraft leasing company.   The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes in early …

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  • Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance Joins ALTA

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    ALTA (the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association) today announced that Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) has become the association’s newest affiliate member. ALTA’s affiliate members are airline-related organizations that work collaboratively with the …

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  • Airbus in Hamburg extends Customer Definition Centre (CDC)

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Airbus in Hamburg has launched the extension of its Customer Definition Centre (CDC) which will serve customers for A320 and A330 aircraft. Thus far, since its operations began in 2014, the CDC has been the ‘product showroom’ exclusively for A350 …

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  • Qatar Airways Cargo Expends ITS Asia Network With New Freighter Services To Phnom Penh

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it will commence its first freighter service to the Cambodian city of Phnom Penh on 3 April. The A330 freighter operating on the Doha–Phnom Penh–Doha route once a week will offer over …

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  • Asia is the newest target for Hawaiian Airlines

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    In 2016, Hawaiian Airlines had the best financial results on record. It reaffirms its commitment to the Asia Pacific region while observing their anniversary of service between Honolulu and Auckland. To quote, Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO, ‘”It …

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  • ​Sir Freddie Laker announced as Norwegian’s latest British tail fin hero

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Norwegian has announced that renowned aviation entrepreneur and pioneer Sir Freddie Laker will become its latest British tail fin hero. Laker will be the first figure to appear on the new Boeing 737MAX aircraft launching this summer on new transatlantic …

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  • Boeing Awards Ipeco 777X High Comfort Attendant Seat Contract

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Ipeco is delighted to announce that it has been selected by Boeing to design and manufacture a High Comfort Attendant Seat (HCAS) for the next generation Boeing 777X airplane. This success follows on from the contract award last year for …

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  • Hawaiian Airlines Elevates Island Hospitality with Innovative A321neo Cabin Design

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaii’s largest and longest serving carrier, today revealed a distinctive cabin design for its new A321neo fleet arriving later this year. Signature features of the interior concept and enhanced service evoke the natural splendor of Hawai‘i through color …

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  • Edinburgh Airport Fire And Rescue Train Mexican And South American Firefighters

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Edinburgh Airport’s Fire and Rescue service has been assisting the training of fire fighters from Mexico and South America.   As reported on STV News, 20 fire fighters form Paraguay, Argentina and Mexico are in Scotland for a four week …

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  • Third Lufthansa A350-900 Has Landed In Munich

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Lufthansa’s A350-900 fleet in Munich is growing once again – the third A350-900 landed yesterday at its new home base. Captains Andreas Jasper and Pol Uffer transferred the aircraft from the Airbus works in Toulouse to Munich. With the addition …

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  • Singapore Changi Airport To Welcome Louis Vuitton

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Iconic fashion house Louis Vuitton will bring its exquisite, timeless French charm to Changi Airport in January 2018, taking centre stage in the sparkling splendour of a grand, new garden in Terminal 3’s Departure Transit Hall. The luxury brand’s first …

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  • Third Lufthansa A350-900 has landed in Munich

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Lufthansa’s A350-900 fleet in Munich is growing once again – the third A350-900 landed yesterday at its new home base. Captains Andreas Jasper and Pol Uffer transferred the aircraft from the Airbus works in Toulouse to Munich. With the addition …

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  • Ethiopian Launches Two New Cargo Routes to Europe

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Ethiopian Airlines, the largest cargo operator in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has launched two new cargo routes to Europe:  Milan, Italy and Zaragoza, Spain as of April, 2 and March 28, 2017 respectively.   Group CEO Ethiopian …

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  • Etihad Airways And Boeing Check On Biofuel Progress At Masdar

    Published on : Monday, April 3, 2017

    Peter Baumgartner, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, and Mohammad Al Bulooki, Executive Vice President Commercial, joined Scott Fancher, Boeing Senior Vice President, at the integrated seawater and agriculture system facility within Masdar City to check on the project’s progress …

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