Tag: long-haul

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Airbus delivers first highly efficient A330neo to Delta Air Line

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 24, 2019 09:07 0

Delta Air Lines took delivery of its first A330-900, one of 35 A330neos the Atlanta, Georgia-based airline has on order. With new fuel-efficient engines, aerodynamic ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29 0

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly ... Read More

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:00 0

Cathay Pacific celebrates today the start of a new journey with the purpose of moving people forward in life, through the airline’s ability to connect ... Read More

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Germany becomes first government customer for Airbus ACJ350

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 20, 2019 19:02 0

The German government has placed a firm order for three ACJ350-900 XWBs, becoming the first government customer for the type, which has already been ordered ... 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

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Etihad Airways extends free two-night Abu Dhabi getaway offer

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 18:15 0

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, announced it is extending its free Abu Dhabi stopover campaign to the end of the year due ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23 0

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines ... Read More

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

European Tourism: Positive start to 2019, but challenges lie ahead

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:11 0

According to the European Travel Commission's latest quarterly report, "European Tourism - Trends & Prospects 2019", Europe kicked off 2019 on a positive note following ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30 0

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are ... Read More

SAS back in business with better pay

SAS back in business with better pay

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 3, 2019 08:55 0

SAS and their pilots reached an agreement. Frequent travelers in Northern Europe are are pleased to see the seven days walk out ended. The seven-day ... Read More

London Heathrow: Recording another record

London Heathrow: Recording another record

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 1, 2019 08:58 2

London Heathrow is recording another record. More passengers than ever before – Heathrow achieved its 29th consecutive month of growth, welcoming a record 17.9 million passengers ... Read More

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum joins the aviation dots

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 16:21 1

The importance of route planning to airlines as the aviation industry faces ongoing commercial challenges was top of the agenda today (Tuesday 30 April), during ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:15 0

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when they travel with the award-winning ... Read More

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

40 airlines, 60 airports confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 23, 2019 17:05 0

More than 40 airlines and over 60 represented airports have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India and Africa – co-located with ... Read More

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

Austrian Airlines launches new Montreal-Vienna route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 16, 2019 15:35 0

Austrian Airlines announced the launch of a year-round flight service to and from Montreal/Vienna beginning April 29th, 2019. The long-haul flight will be operated by ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32 0

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at ... Read More

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

Which 3 Italian cities rank as top unique experiences?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- April 12, 2019 01:36 0

Italy is the homeland of the cities most appreciated by travelers according to reviews of users of an online platform. Coming in among the top ... Read More

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Uganda Airlines firms up orders for two Airbus A330neo aircraft

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 08:54 0

Uganda Airlines, the national carrier of Uganda, has firmed up its order for two A330-800 airliners, the latest version of the most popular A330 widebody ... Read More

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Airbus received 58 orders for jets in March

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 16:23 0

Airbus received orders for 58 jetliners in March – led by the A350 XWB widebody family in transactions that included a new customer; while delivering ... Read More

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Reunion Island breaks tourist arrivals record

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- April 2, 2019 02:08 0

Despite a difficult end to the year, 2018 was profitable and even historic for Reunion tourism as more than 574,000 outside visitors were welcomed . ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35 0

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. ... Read More

Evelop Airlines adds another Airbus to its fleet

Evelop Airlines adds another Airbus to its fleet

editor editor- March 28, 2019 20:13 0

Evelop Airlines operates an all Airbus fleet of one A320-200, one A330-200 and three A330-300, and now the first of two A350 XWBs. Evelop Airlines, ... Read More

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

Summer Schedule 2019: Frankfurt Airport puts spring in its step

editor editor- March 26, 2019 20:07 4

New flight schedule to take effect on March 31 – Total flights expanding moderately Frankfurt Airport (FRA) continues to strengthen its status as Germany’s leading international ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 20, 2019 21:57 0

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne its first fruits in the definition ... Read More

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Munich Airport reports 2018 net profit of 150 million euros

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 20, 2019 16:01 0

Munich Airport reported a successful 2018 operating year at its annual press conference in Munich today: The 3.8 percent increase in traffic to a total ... Read More

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Taiwan’s STARLUX Airlines orders 17 Airbus A350 XWB aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 19, 2019 15:30 0

STARLUX Airlines of Taiwan has signed a firm order with Airbus for 17 widebody aircraft, comprising 12 A350-1000s and five A350-900s. The new airline plans ... Read More

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Rolls-Royce to power 40 new Lufthansa aircraft

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 23:48 0

Rolls-Royce has been selected by Lufthansa Group to power 40 new aircraft. Its Trent 1000 engine will power 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and its Trent ... Read More

Lufthansa orders 20 additional Airbus A350-900 wide-body jets

Lufthansa orders 20 additional Airbus A350-900 wide-body jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 13, 2019 16:12 0

Lufthansa Group, the biggest Airbus operator, has signed an order for 20 additional A350-900 wide-body aircraft, following a decision by the company’s supervisory board. This ... Read More

Air Senegal takes delivery of Africa’s first Airbus A330neo

Air Senegal takes delivery of Africa’s first Airbus A330neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 8, 2019 21:20 0

Air Senegal has taken delivery of its first A330-900 from Airbus’ production line in Toulouse. The carrier is the first African airline to fly Airbus’ ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25 0

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for ... Read More

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