Airline

  • Hi Fly operates no single-use plastics passenger flight

     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 …

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

     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 …

  • Flight delay due to smoking passenger

     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.   …

  • United Airlines flight attendants protest staff reduction outside airports

     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 …

  • Gulfstream G650ER flies from New Jeresy to Dubai in record time

     Thursday, December 13, 2018

    The G650ER flew from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a distance of 6,142 nautical miles/11,375 kilometers, in 11 hours and two minutes. The aircraft saved one hour, 48 minutes off previous record demonstrating impressive speed. The flight …

  • China’s multi-billion dollar airport is slated to open in September 2019

     Friday, December 7, 2018

    As China is taking the position of world’s biggest air travel market by 2022, the government undertook several multi-billion dollar projects to develop Chinese aviation industry.     The government has plans to build or expand 74 airports nationwide by …

  • Alaska Airlines opens new hangar at Anchorage Airport

     Saturday, November 10, 2018

    Alaska Airlines has commissioned its newest aircraft maintenance hangar and regional headquarters at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in the US state of Alaska.     It was constructed with an investment of $50m, the new anchorage hangar covers 105,000ft². …

  • Kenya to review airline incentive program to boost tourism

     Monday, November 5, 2018

    The Kenyan government said that it will review a charter incentives programme to incorporate low-cost carriers and scheduled flights to boost tourist numbers into the country.     Joe Okudo, permanent secretary at the tourism ministry, said the number of …

  • Women’s outrageous behavior in the China Southern flight

     Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Two women were noticed putting their feet up on the tray table – one with socks on and other with no socks. They refused to oblige when the flight attendant approached them.     One of the woman argued with …

  • Airline brands focus more on economy class

     Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    The airline branding and distinctive services are often focused around premium classes at the front of the aircraft. But designer Luke Miles believes there is an opportunity to ensure that details reflecting a brand’s DNA can be more fully extended …

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