Airline

  • Blockchain firm Zamna raises $5 million for airline security

    Published on : Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Blockchain firm Zamna has raised $5 million in a seed funding round led by VC firms LocalGlobe and Oxford Capital for the continued development of its airport security system.     Formerly known as VChain Technology, Zamna’s round was joined …

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  • Global aviation industry to get $33 billion in market share

    Published on : Monday, September 9, 2019

    Airlines that have successfully installed connected cabins have an immediate opportunity to win $33 billion in market share from competitors. That is the conclusion of new economic modelling from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in association …

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  • Aphrodite: Airline revenue will increase by 1,500% with a APPS business model

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    Aphrodite Management Holding will be presenting APPS, its revolutionary business model that promises to increase airline revenue by 1,500%, during this year’s round of the World Aviation Festival. Taking place in London between September 4th and 6th, 2019, the annual …

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  • Parkvia to attract South American market for its business expansion

    Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019

    European airport parking leader, ParkVia, has continued its impressive international growth rate with the activation of its 43rd market – Argentina.   Bolstering its geographical presence, ParkVia has added three new locations across the world’s largest Spanish-speaking nation, enabling it …

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  • Aeroflot Group flew 22.5 million passengers in first 5 months 2019, 14.6% rise

    Published on : Saturday, June 29, 2019

    In the first five months of 2019, Aeroflot Group served 22.5 million passengers, which was up by 14.6 per cent year-on-year. Aeroflot airline flew 14.5 million passengers recording a year-on-year increase of 11.3 per cent.       Group and …

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  • Bird Academy introduces ‘Safety Management System For airlines’ in India

    Published on : Tuesday, June 25, 2019

    On the 21st year celebration of Bird Academy reaffirms its position as a regional aviation-learning hub by becoming the first ever IATA Regional Training Partner. The first RTP course IATA’s ‘Safety Management System Course for Airlines’ received overwhelming response and …

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  • Turkmenistan Airlines orders Boeing 777-200lr

    Published on : Thursday, June 20, 2019

    Turkmenistan Airlines said that it would be adding a single Boeing 777-200LR to its fleet. In fact, the national carrier of Turkmenistan will now have a total of four of the Boeing wide-body aircraft. However, it is commonly known that …

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  • Federal Court ordered Jetstar to give $2 million over misleading refund policy

    Published on : Friday, May 31, 2019

    Budget air-carrier Jetstar has been ordered to give almost $2 million in penalties after misleading passengers about their rights to refunds on cheap airfares.   Following action by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, the Federal Court has found that …

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  • China and European Union sign new aviation agreements

    Published on : Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    China and European Union regulators have signed two “landmark” aviation agreements boosting their cooperation in the sector, China’s state-run CCTV and the EU said on Monday.     Under the deals, civil aviation authorities will facilitate the recognition of each …

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  • British Airways becomes the first UK autism-friendly airline

    Published on : Wednesday, April 3, 2019

    British Airways became the first airline to be awarded an autism friendly award accredited by the National Autistic Society.  The announcement was made on World Autism Awareness Day. The carrier has made enhancements to support passengers requiring additional assistance, including …

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  • Virgin Trains USA plans to partner with airline for Orlando airport link

    Published on : Friday, March 22, 2019

    Virgin Trains USA plans to partner with airlines to offer its seamless connections to travellers when its extension to Orlando International airport opens which will be the country’s first in-terminal long-distance rail connection at an airport.     The private …

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  • British Airways declares emergency at 30,000 ft, toxic smell hospitalises 10 crew

    Published on : Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    British Airways declared an emergency due to toxic smell at 30,000 ft. Crew members on a Boeing 747 from Heathrow to Boston spoke of a ‘strange toxic smell’ after landing in the U.S. They were taken to hospital for checks. …

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  • Wheelchair user not allowed boarding the plane by Hong Kong Airlines staff

    Published on : Tuesday, January 29, 2019

    Hong Kong Airlines staff disallowed wheelchair user to board the flight because she was alone and unable to walk. Lawmaker asks the carrier to make its instructions clearer. Shen Chengqing, 22, was to board Hong Kong Airlines 3.5 hours’ flight …

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  • 250 United Airlines passengers suffer 16-hour ordeal, freezing at Canadian tarmac

    Published on : Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    A medical emergency and a mechanical problem left 250 passengers on a United Airlines flight stuck for about 16 hours on the freezing tarmac of a Canadian airport. United Flight 179 had taken off late Saturday from Newark, New Jersey …

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  • AIBB starts probe – 3 international planes came close enough; ATC alerts averted mid-air collision

    Published on : Monday, December 31, 2018

    The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) started a probe on an incident that took place on December 23, when three aircrafts came extremely close to each other in the Delhi Flight Information Region. These flights were Dutch carrier KLM, Taiwan’s …

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  • Wideroe Airline to boost Aberdeen city tourism

    Published on : Friday, December 28, 2018

    VisitAberdeenshire has partnered with Wideroe in order to entice Norwegians to hop over the North Sea and visit Aberdeen. The initiative is part of the plan to grow Aberdeen tourism across the north-east. It is expected that the Aberdeen tourism …

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  • Hi Fly operates no single-use plastics passenger flight

    Published on : Friday, December 28, 2018

    Portuguese charter carrier Hi Fly is operating a passenger flight which will have no single-use plastic items. The plastics-free Airbus A340 flight ferried passengers from Lisbon to the northeastern Brazil city of Natal on Tuesday.         The …

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  • American Airlines makes emergency landing due to turbulence; 2+ injured

    Published on : Thursday, December 27, 2018

    American Airlines plane encountered turbulence on Wednesday evening and made an emergency landing at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The plane carrying 79 people was flying from San Luis Potosí International Airport in Mexico to Dallas, when it faced turbulence caused by severe weather …

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  • Flight delay due to smoking passenger

    Published on : Monday, December 24, 2018

    Travel plans for passengers from Delhi to Kolkata on Vistara flight UK 707 went up in smoke when a passenger started to smoke and refused to give it up – causing a delay by three hours for fellow passengers.   …

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  • United Airlines flight attendants protest staff reduction outside airports

    Published on : Friday, December 14, 2018

    Staffing cuts, forced hundreds of United Airlines flight attendants to protest outside several airports. United Airlines plans to reduce one flight attendant on international routes in the business-class cabin. The meals will be pre-plated by ground caterers instead of the …

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