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Fiji Airways takes delivery of first of its two Airbus A350 XWBs

Fiji Airways takes delivery of first of its two Airbus A350 XWBs

Fiji Airways has become the first airline from the South Pacific region to take delivery of the A350 XWB, ... Read More

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

Seychelles Tourism Board accentuates its efforts towards GCC with Emirates Airlines

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), in its ongoing marketing strategy to bring the exotic destination close to the GCC ... Read More

9 out of 10 business travelers have no control over trip cancellations

9 out of 10 business travelers have no control over trip cancellations

According to an independent research, the vast majority of business trip cancellations escape business travelers’ control. Travelers mainly abort ... Read More

Good news for The Bahamas

Good news for The Bahamas

The Islands Of The Bahamas continue to be a leading destination for travelers around the world. While the Caribbean, ... Read More

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

Lufthansa and SWISS offer customers climate-neutral fuels

After successfully completing the test phase, the "Compensaid" platform developed by the Lufthansa Innovation Hub will become the Lufthansa ... Read More

Back to humans: Boeing dumps robots that flubbed its 777X jet assembly

Back to humans: Boeing dumps robots that flubbed its 777X jet assembly

The Boeing Company has finally dumped the robots that were used to assemble two main fuselage sections on the ... Read More

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering receives approval to 3D print aircraft parts at new 3D printing lab

Etihad Engineering, Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) division of Etihad Aviation Group, has collaborated with EOS and BigRep, both ... Read More

South African Airways: Union strike could spell the end for airline

South African Airways: Union strike could spell the end for airline

The unions representing the flight attendants and other employees of South Africa’s struggling state airline, South African Airways (SAA), ... Read More

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

ICAO: Middle East one of the fastest-growing regions for air traffic

At the Fifth Meeting of Directors General of Civil Aviation for the ICAO Middle East Region (DGCA-MID/5) in Kuwait ... Read More

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Canada arrives in UAE for Dubai Airshow

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (De Havilland Canada) today announced its participation in the upcoming Dubai Airshow in ... Read More

Kremlin: No comment on Aeroflot ‘fat cat’ incident

Kremlin: No comment on Aeroflot ‘fat cat’ incident

"I don’t think that the Kremlin must and can make any comment on the situation with the cat and ... Read More

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

IATA: Improving accessibility and inclusion in air travel

Last week, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) concluded its inaugural Global Accessibility Symposium, the first event of its ... Read More

United Airlines puts jet lag to rest

United Airlines puts jet lag to rest

United Airlines customers now have a new, scientific way to battle jet lag through a first-of-its-kind partnership with Timeshifter, ... Read More

Fraport: Growth momentum slows in October 2019

Fraport: Growth momentum slows in October 2019

Some 6.4 million passengers traveled through Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in October 2019, up 1.0 percent compared to the same ... Read More

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

Etihad and Pakistan International Airlines re-launch codeshare partnership

Etihad Airways (Etihad), the national airline of the UAE, and the flag carrier of Pakistan, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), ... Read More

Travelers don’t trust airlines

Travelers don’t trust airlines

An alarming number of passengers (55%) do not trust airlines to abide by air passenger rights laws, a new ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 13.3 million airline passengers in October 2019

Lufthansa Group: 13.3 million airline passengers in October 2019

In October 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.3 million passengers. This shows an increase of 1.1 percent ... Read More

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates’ new remote check-in terminal provides seamless connections for cruise passengers

Emirates' first remote terminal with check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will provide seamless connections for cruise customers, by ... Read More

Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways ups Abu Dhabi-Riyadh frequency after Saudi Arabia opens up to tourists

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the U.A.E., announced today an increase in the frequency of flight routes from ... Read More

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019

Turkish Airlines: Record load factor in October 2019

Turkish Airlines, which has recently announced the passenger and cargo traffic results for October 2019, recorded 83.3% load factor ... Read More

Lufthansa unveils the simplest frequent flyer program ever

Lufthansa unveils the simplest frequent flyer program ever

The Lufthansa Group is simplifying its status program and offering its customers an even easier and more transparent collection ... Read More

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

Airbus brings ‘Future of Flight’ to Dubai Airshow 2019

At the Dubai Airshow, which runs from 17-21 November 2019, Airbus will showcase its wide range of innovative technologies, ... Read More

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

$169 million stolen during Russia’s first civilian spaceport construction

Commenting on a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said on Monday that dozens of criminal cases and ... Read More

Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record

Russian adventurer eyes longest hot air balloon flight world record

At the age of 67, Russian adventurer Fyodor Konyukhov has completed several round-the-world trips, crossed the Atlantic 17 times, ... Read More

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai

Air Partner plc opens office in Dubai

Air Partner plc announced the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering ... Read More

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways to bring Saudi medical patients to Abu Dhabi

VPS Healthcare has chosen Etihad Airways as its preferred air transport provider for patients traveling from the Kingdom of ... Read More

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

FAA: Malaysian aviation not safe

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has found that the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) ... Read More

Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost

Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost

Last Friday saw Budapest Airport expand its bond with Birmingham as Jet2.com launched a twice-weekly service to the UK ... Read More

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Etihad Aviation Group names new Senior Vice President

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) announces the appointment of Duncan Bureau as Senior Vice President Global Sales and Distribution, who ... Read More

London Heathrow: Gateway for Rugby in Japan

London Heathrow: Gateway for Rugby in Japan

Over 6.9 million passengers traveled through London Heathrow during the busiest October on record, as the airport saw 0.5% ... Read More

African Tourism Board applauds IATA address to the African Airline Association

African Tourism Board applauds IATA address to the African Airline Association

“Across the African continent, the promise and potential of aviation is rich. Already it supports USD 55.8 billion in ... Read More

What is the filthiest airline in the world?

What is the filthiest airline in the world?

Ryanair has been named as the 'filthiest' flight operator in the UK by a Which Travel survey. Just under ... Read More

Plane with 196 people on board burns in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh airport

Plane with 196 people on board burns in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh airport

Packed Boeing 737-800, belonging to Ukrainian budget SkyUp Airlines, with 196 people on board, had some trouble while landing ... Read More

Russian fat cat owner tricks airline with ‘cat double’

Russian fat cat owner tricks airline with ‘cat double’

A Russian cat owner detailed in his Facebook post the spy movie-style tricks and sneaky (but successful) tactics in ... Read More

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India’s SpiceJet plans to make Ras Al Khaimah its stepping stone into Europe

India's low-cost airline SpiceJet has announced plans to set up its first international hub at Ras Al Khaimah International ... Read More

Qatar Airways to launch Kazakhstan service from Doha by the end of year

Negotiations were held today between the aviation authorities of the State of Qatar and the Republic of Kazakhstan in ... Read More