Category: Aviation News

Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei

Eva Air plans new direct flight from Milan to Taipei

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 18, 2019 02:44 0

Eva Air will inaugurate a new flight between Milan Malpensa in Italy and Taipei, Taiwan, on February 19, 2020. From Milan it will be operational ... Read More

Manslaughter & negligence: Air France could face trial over 2009 crash

Manslaughter & negligence: Air France could face trial over 2009 crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 23:04 0

French prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence in the 2009 crash which killed 228 people on a flight from ... Read More

Chattanooga Airport: First to achieve 100 percent sustainability milestone

Chattanooga Airport: First to achieve 100 percent sustainability milestone

editor editor- July 17, 2019 21:31 0

The Chattanooga Airport, along with elected officials, TVA, EPB, and community leaders, recently celebrated completion of the final phase of its solar farm, located along ... Read More

Air Canada reaches agreement with Teamsters

Air Canada reaches agreement with Teamsters

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 19:08 0

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has reached an agreement in principle with Air Canada, the largest passenger carrier in Canada. The agreement covers over 700 ... Read More

Yemeni militants launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Airport

Yemeni militants launch drone attack on Saudi Arabia’s Jizan Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 16:45 0

Houthi militants said that they launched a drone attack on Jizan airport in southwestern Saudi Arabia early on Wednesday. Yemen's Houthi rebels spokesman Yahya Saria ... Read More

Weaving the world: Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry

Weaving the world: Heathrow unveils Botanical Tapestry

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 15:45 0

Travelers set to depart from London Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew ... Read More

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Gaborone, Botswana

Qatar Airways announces direct flights to Gaborone, Botswana

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 15:18 0

Qatar Airways announced the launch of its new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019. The capital and largest city of Botswana will be ... Read More

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Global Rescue: Tourist’s Life Saved after Inhaling Mysterious Airborne Bacteria in Namibia          

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 17, 2019 08:08 0

Scott Garrett no longer leaves the country without his Global Rescue membership card in his wallet. Garrett’s incredible story about a life-threatening illness on safari ... Read More

Short-term set-back: Demonstrations cause 5.4% drop in Hong Kong flight bookings

Short-term set-back: Demonstrations cause 5.4% drop in Hong Kong flight bookings

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 01:52 0

Latest data has revealed that the recent wave of demonstrations in Hong Kong, against the controversial extradition bill, has had the effect of deterring people ... Read More

United Airlines achieves highest Q2 pre-tax income in company history

United Airlines achieves highest Q2 pre-tax income in company history

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 01:45 0

United Airlines (UAL) today announced that the continued successful implementation of its strategy led to the company delivering two straight quarters of solid pre-tax margin ... Read More

Pakistan re-opens its airspace for “all types of civilian traffic”

Pakistan re-opens its airspace for “all types of civilian traffic”

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2019 01:32 0

On Tuesday morning, Pakistan has re-opened its skies for civilian flights, with the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority releasing a statement, saying it had issued a ... Read More

JetBlue heads to the Guadeloupe Islands from New York, JFK

JetBlue heads to the Guadeloupe Islands from New York, JFK

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 16, 2019 18:17 0

The Guadeloupe Islands Tourist Board is thrilled to announce that JetBlue will be expanding their portfolio by adding a new nonstop seasonal service between New ... Read More

US Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

US Ambassador celebrates Heathrow’s special security relationship with US during visit

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 16, 2019 17:15 3

US Ambassador to the UK, Woody Johnson, praised Heathrow as the gateway underpinning the special relationship between the countries on a visit to the airport ... Read More

Travelers’ rights protected by new EU Court of Justice ruling

Travelers’ rights protected by new EU Court of Justice ruling

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 16, 2019 16:20 0

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has yet again published an important decision on the interpretation of European passenger rights. The judgement of the EJC ... Read More

All Russian airports to be checked for compliance with environmental regulations

All Russian airports to be checked for compliance with environmental regulations

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 22:56 0

Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resources, the country's environmental watchdog, plans to inspect all airports across Russian Federation for compliance with environmental regulations ... Read More

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines inaugurates Munich-Minsk service

Belavia-Belarusian Airlines inaugurates Munich-Minsk service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 20:51 0

On July 15, 2019 Belavia carried out the first regular flight on the route Minsk-Munich-Minsk. Flights will be carried out 4 times a week on ... Read More

Russia’s Royal Flight charter airline launches Moscow-Hefei flight

Russia’s Royal Flight charter airline launches Moscow-Hefei flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 20:40 0

Russian charter airline Royal Flight has launched direct service from Moscow to the capital of east China’s Anhui Province - Heifei. The first plane landed ... Read More

EU space agency: Europe’s GPS system fully offline since Friday

EU space agency: Europe’s GPS system fully offline since Friday

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 19:25 0

European Union's space agency announced that a major technical error has caused Europe’s satellite navigation system to be fully offline since Friday, with most satellites ... Read More

Air Italy re-confirms Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto flights for summer 2020

Air Italy re-confirms Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto flights for summer 2020

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 18:32 0

Air Italy is delighted to announce that on March 29th 2020, will be recommencing its flights to Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto, reiterating the ... Read More

Canadian airline passengers have new rights starting today

Canadian airline passengers have new rights starting today

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 17:20 0

Starting today, passengers have new rights under the Canadian Transportation Agency’s (CTA) Air Passenger Protection Regulations when they travel by air. The new regulations, a ... Read More

Fly, stay, earn  – Marriott International and Emirates strengthen partnership

Fly, stay, earn – Marriott International and Emirates strengthen partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 15, 2019 15:41 0

Marriott International and Emirates today announced the relaunch of Your World Rewards a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The partnership which originally launched ... Read More

Milan Bergamo upcoming new airline routes

Milan Bergamo upcoming new airline routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 15, 2019 08:50 0

A 5% year-on-year increase, 2019 seems set to beat 2018 as the most successful year in the airport’s history. 19 carriers operate from the airport ... Read More

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

Nine people killed in Sweden skydiving plane crash

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 14, 2019 16:41 0

According to Swedish emergency services, nine people were killed in a tourist plane crash in northern Sweden. The aircraft was being used by parachutists when ... Read More

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

Addis Ababa University confers Honorary Doctoral Degree on Ethiopian Group CEO

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019 16:05 0

Addis Ababa University conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree upon Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines at the University’s annual graduation ceremony held at the ... Read More

Yeti Airlines passenger plane skids off the runway at Kathmandu airport

Yeti Airlines passenger plane skids off the runway at Kathmandu airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 13, 2019 01:17 0

Nepalese Yeti Airlines plane with 69 people onboard, skidded off the runway at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Friday morning, according to local authorities. ... Read More

FAA issues Tropical Storm Barry update

FAA issues Tropical Storm Barry update

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019 22:28 0

The Federal Aviation Administration is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Barry as it continues to move toward land. We are preparing facilities and equipment to withstand ... Read More

Air Partner comment on anticipated British Airways strike

Air Partner comment on anticipated British Airways strike

editor editor- July 12, 2019 21:54 0

Ahead of the anticipated British Airways strike later this summer, Kevin Macnaughton, Managing Director, Charter, at global aviation services group Air Partner, had this to ... Read More

Southwest Airlines promoted Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management

Southwest Airlines promoted Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 12, 2019 18:55 0

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced the promotion of Stacy Malphurs to Vice President Supply Chain Management. Malphurs replaces Bill Tiffany, who recently left Southwest. Since joining Southwest in ... Read More

TruJet to double its fleet

TruJet to double its fleet

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- July 12, 2019 18:28 0

TruJet (Turbo Megha Airways Private Limited) started its operations in July 2015 and now flies to 20 destinations and operates over 300 flights per week. With Hyderabad and ... Read More

Atlantic Airways takes delivery of its first A320neo

Atlantic Airways takes delivery of its first A320neo

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 12, 2019 18:27 0

Atlantic Airways, the Faroe Islands flag carrier, has taken delivery of its first A320neo, MSN8918. Leased from Air Lease Corporation, this aircraft is powered by ... Read More

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