Tag: jet

United Airlines adds over 1,600 new premium seats to 250 aircraft

United Airlines adds over 1,600 new premium seats to 250 aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019 16:07 0

United Airlines today announced the next step in its commitment to making more customers more comfortable by adding more than 1,600 United Polaris® business class ... Read More

Boeing partners with Aerion to accelerate supersonic travel

Boeing partners with Aerion to accelerate supersonic travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 21:15 0

Boeing today announced a partnership with Aerion, a Reno, Nev.-based company pioneering next-generation supersonic aircraft. As part of the agreement, Boeing made a significant investment ... Read More

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

Finnish travelers support renewable jet fuel

editor editor- February 5, 2019 02:05 0

A recent public debate of flight-related emissions has had an effect on Finnish consumers. Of all respondents, 50 percent said that they are aware of ... Read More

SkyWest places $422M order with Embraer

SkyWest places $422M order with Embraer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 00:11 0

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a value ... Read More

Airbus confirms discussions with Emirates Airline about its A380 contract

Airbus confirms discussions with Emirates Airline about its A380 contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 20:03 0

Airbus SE confirms it is in commercial discussions with Emirates Airline in relation to its A380 contract. The details of Airbus’ commercial discussions with customers ... Read More

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Russia announces new supersonic passenger plane project

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 15:25 0

Russian Ministry of Industry announced that Russia's United Aviation Corporation (UAC) will develop a new supersonic passenger jet starting in 2022. The last Russian supersonic ... Read More

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Qatar Executive world’s first commercial operator of Gulfstream G500 jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 28, 2019 19:06 0

Qatar Executive announced that it is officially the world’s first commercial service operator of the Gulfstream G500 jet. The private jet charter division of Qatar ... Read More

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Avianca Airlines enters its 100th year of uninterrupted operation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 16:20 0

In 2019 Avianca Airlines celebrates its 100-year anniversary. It ratifies its position as the oldest airline in the Americas and the oldest in the world ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40 0

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the ... Read More

Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet

Contour Airlines nearly doubles the size of its regional jet fleet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 16:05 0

Contour Airlines announced today that it has completed the acquisition of five additional Embraer ERJ-135 regional jets, bringing its ERJ fleet size to 11, and ... Read More

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Dive into a Boeing 747: World’s largest eco-friendly underwater theme park in Bahrain

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 08:31 0

Bahrain is on the look-out for more tourists. It's a good reason to open the world's largest eco-friendly underwater theme park. Expected to welcome visitors ... Read More

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Back to school: Learning how to look good

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- January 19, 2019 21:04 0

Those that ponder the importance of “beauty” should recognize that the industry is valued at billions of dollars and is supported by men and women. Read More

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 19, 2019 17:15 0

Boeing delivered the first of ten 787 Dreamliners to WestJet, marking the start of the airline's global expansion. Having long operated a fleet of Boeing ... Read More

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Gulfstream G280 jet sets city-pair record on renewable fuel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 00:25 0

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability by using sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF) to power a record-breaking flight by its super-midsize Gulfstream G280 ... Read More

Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of first ACJ320neo

Acropolis Aviation takes delivery of first ACJ320neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2019 17:10 0

Acropolis Aviation of the UK has taken delivery of the first ACJ320neo, which features new-generation engines and Sharklets to deliver a leap forward in range ... Read More

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

eTN Sri Lanka contributor appointed to international board of Asian Eco-Tourism Network 

editor editor- January 14, 2019 21:44 0

Srilal Miththapala, senior tourism industry personality and regular contributor to eTurboNews from Sri Lanka, has been appointed to the Board of the Asian Eco-Tourism Network. Read More

New Airbus jet approved for 180 minutes ETOPS flights

New Airbus jet approved for 180 minutes ETOPS flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 19:40 0

Airbus A220, the newest addition to the Airbus family of commercial aircraft, has received 180-minute extended operations (ETOPS) approval from the Canadian civil aviation authority, ... Read More

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

15 killed as Boeing 707 jet crashes into residential neighborhood in Iran

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 16:09 0

Iranian Boeing 707 cargo aircraft which crashed on Monday into a residential area, while trying to land west Tehran. According to the Iranian authorities, 15 ... Read More

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Japan buys small island for US jets’ landing practices

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 14:57 0

Japan is spending $150 million to allow US Navy pilots practice aircraft carrier landings on a small Mageshima Island, but nearby residents, who were never ... Read More

JetBlue Airways places massive order with Airbus

JetBlue Airways places massive order with Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 17:05 0

Airbus confirmed that JetBlue Airways has firmed up an order for 60 A220-300 jets, the larger model of the new, industry-leading A220 series. JetBlue’s existing ... Read More

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Confronting world tourism’s changing economic times

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- January 3, 2019 01:03 0

There is little doubt that the tourism industry is facing some interesting and challenging times. Read More

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Qatar Airways welcomes its first ultra-modern state-of-the-art executive jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 31, 2018 16:10 0

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, Qatar Executive, has received two of its brand-new Gulfstream G500 executive jets, that were first unveiled ... Read More

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Southwest Airlines Jet bridge at BWI airport collapsed: What will be done about it?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 31, 2018 02:55 0

A defective metal bracket on the jet bridge that collapsed and injured six people at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Saturday will be replaced also ... Read More

Third Chinese prototype passenger plane completes its maiden flight

Third Chinese prototype passenger plane completes its maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 18:15 0

Third China-made prototype C919 passenger airplane has successfully completed its first test flight and landed safely in Shanghai Pudong International Airport on Friday afternoon. The ... Read More

Only in Russia: Commercial airline flies between two Moscow airports

Only in Russia: Commercial airline flies between two Moscow airports

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 26, 2018 23:25 0

With Moscow mired in endless pre-holiday gridlocks, many drivers joke it would be easier to fly from one side of the city to another. One ... Read More

Royal Air Maroc welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX jet

Royal Air Maroc welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX jet

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 17:15 0

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Royal Air Maroc, which plans to use the fuel-efficient, longer-range version of the popular 737 jet to ... Read More

Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced

Largest aircraft deal ever for African continent announced

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 02:15 0

Boeing and Lagos-based Green Africa Airways today announced a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, evenly split into 50 firm aircraft and ... Read More

Boeing and Embraer approve terms of strategic joint venture

Boeing and Embraer approve terms of strategic joint venture

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 23:25 0

Boeing is expected to further expand its business aviation segment with the strategic joint venture with Embraer - one of the major business jets and ... Read More

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Airbus A319neo wins joint Type Certification from FAA and EASA

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 15:28 0

The A319neo powered by CFM International LEAP-1A engines has achieved joint Type Certification from both the US FAA and European EASA airworthiness authorities. This means ... Read More

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