Category: Aviation News

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06 0

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name ... Read More

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Thomas Cook Failure: Who to trust and how to communicate

Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand Andrew J. Wood - eTN Thailand- May 20, 2019 04:26 0

Thomas Cooks shares are effectively worth nothing right now. Thousands of British tourists looking forward to their holidays are not sure if they are really ... Read More

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Europe’s first WeChat Pay Smart Airport launched at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 19:30 0

WeChat Pay and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol jointly launched Europe's first flagship WeChat Pay Smart Airport. The flagship exists of three services: WeChat Official Account, WeChat ... Read More

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Neste and Air BP bring sustainable aviation fuel to Caen airport in France

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 18:45 0

Neste and Air BP are supporting the business aviation sector’s Sustainable Alternative Jet Fuel (SAJF) initiative and helping drive its adoption with operators and aircraft ... Read More

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

FAA warns airlines of “miscalculation or misidentification” risk over Persian Gulf

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 16:45 0

In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the ... Read More

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

Airport in Maui opens mega car rental facility

editor editor- May 17, 2019 23:17 0

A new $340 million multilevel Consolidated Rent-A-Car (CONRAC) in the Kahului Airport on Maui in Hawaii houses all major rental car companies in one spot ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46 0

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions ... Read More

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

WestJet continues Dreamliner momentum with launch of Calgary-Paris flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 20:01 0

With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today became the only airline to operate a nonstop route between Paris and Calgary . The airline's newest ... Read More

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Air Canada celebrates 25 years of service to Seoul, South Korea

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 19:38 0

Air Canada celebrated 25 years of nonstop service between Canada and Seoul, South Korea today. Prior to the departure of today's flight AC63 from YVR ... Read More

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Star Alliance launches Connection Service at Newark Liberty International Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 18:45 0

The Star Alliance Connection Service is now available at Newark Liberty International Airport. This assists passengers with tight connections between two Star Alliance member airline ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05 0

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with ... Read More

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Her Art Here: United Airlines unveils aircraft paint job designs by female artists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 15:16 0

Today United Airlines revealed the two winning designs, selected through a combination of official judging and public voting, for Her Art Here, a first-of-its-kind contest ... Read More

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Driving intra-African connectivity and cooperation through Alliance and partnership

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 17, 2019 10:00 0

The African Tourism Board is currently working hard to build partnerships within the aviation industry. "Seeing Africa as one destination is perfect for any airlines ... Read More

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse east of Los Angeles

F-16 fighter jet crashes into warehouse east of Los Angeles

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 02:03 0

A fully armed F-16 fighter plane has crashed at March Air Reserve Base outside Riverside, California, damaging a nearby warehouse. The pilot ejected safely. Firefighters ... Read More

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Delta Air Lines to fly to Tokyo Haneda Airport from five U.S. cities

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 00:45 0

Delta will be serving Tokyo’s preferred airport under a preliminary decision announced May 16 by the Department of Transportation, with new slot pairs for flights ... Read More

Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX

Boeing says it has finished software update for its troubled 737 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:45 0

Boeing said that it has completed a software fix for its grounded 737 MAX airliner. The software update is part of the company’s effort to ... Read More

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

U.S. DOT approves United Airlines’ new service to Tokyo Haneda

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 23:11 0

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced that United Airlines was tentatively granted a total of four daily nonstop flights to Tokyo Haneda Airport ... Read More

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

FAA announces changes for recreational drones

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 22:02 0

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is implementing changes for recreational drone flyers mandated by Congress in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. While recreational flyers ... Read More

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

Funds from the sale of Thomas Cook airlines have potential to provide capital for new destinations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 18:01 0

Following the release of Thomas Cook Group Half Year Results 2019, Johanna-Bonhill Smith, Associate Analyst for Travel & Tourism at GlobalData, offers her view: “A ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10 0

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00 0

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider ... Read More

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Shocking: Aviation law firms react to US House Transportation Committee hearing on Boeing 737-8 MAX

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:55 0

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at law firm Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, reacted to today's U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on ... Read More

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

ACJ319 is shown at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 01:00 0

Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ) is showing an ACJ319 at European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, giving potential customers the opportunity to see ... Read More

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Passenger Safety: Boeing puts pressure on FAA to get Boeing 737MAX flying and worry later

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 00:08 0

Airlines are desperate getting their fleet of Boeing 737 MAX flying again. The recertification process of the 737 MAX will require regaining the confidence of ... Read More

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Air Canada’s union: TSB rule on leaving carry-on baggage behind in an emergency must be implemented

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 23:45 0

The union representing Air Canada's flight attendants is asking Transport Canada to implement the now two-year-old Transportation Safety Board recommendation on leaving carry-on baggage behind ... Read More

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

Fiery plane crash kills 1 in Colorado north of Fort Collins-Loveland Airport

editor editor- May 15, 2019 23:30 0

A plane crashed about a half mile from the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport in Colorado. Witnesses reported seeing smoke coming from the aircraft before it crashed, ... Read More

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Seychelles Domestic terminal opens newly-completed drop-off

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- May 15, 2019 21:51 0

After a virtually totally-rebuilt Domestic Terminal at Seychelles International Airport, the facility has removed the work barricades and the new terminal is now open and ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

US Transportation Secretary announces $779 million in funding for airport infrastructure

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:19 0

US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the intent to award $779 million in supplemental funding for infrastructure grants to 127 airports in all ... Read More

Airbus announces senior leadership changes

Airbus announces senior leadership changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 15, 2019 20:18 0

Airbus SE has appointed Antoine Bouvier, 59, Head of Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions and Public Affairs, effective 1 June 2019. In this position, he will ... Read More

Hudson River takes on another air crash

Hudson River takes on another air crash

editor editor- May 15, 2019 20:04 0

The Hudson River in New York has witnessed another aviation crash – this time a helicopter. The chopper crashed at approximately 2:30 pm today, Wednesday, ... Read More

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