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JetBlue to add Baltimore-Fort Lauderdale flights

JetBlue to add Baltimore-Fort Lauderdale flights

0 / February 27, 2015 09:33

JetBlue Airways said it plans to expand at Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International, with twice daily service to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International. The new service will offer the ability to connect on to JetBlue’s network throughout the Caribbean, Central and South America. […]

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ERA celebrates 35 years of service to members

0 / February 27, 2015 08:55

ERA head office, UK, 27 February 2015 The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is celebrating its 35th year of service to members. Originally founded in 1985 in Switzerland by a small group of airline entrepreneurs, ERA’s membership and focus has evolved […]

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Aer Lingus considering the A321NEO LR for Transatlantic flights

0 / February 26, 2015 10:47

Aer Lingus is considering the A321NEO Long Range for transatlantic operations the Irish carrier revealed in a presentation for its 2014 financial results. The Irish carrier says the type represents “an opportunity” for the airline both in terms of augmenting […]

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Boeing in talks with buyers to sell early-model 787-8s

Boeing in talks with buyers to sell early-model 787-8s

0 / February 26, 2015 10:41

Boeing is reportedly in talks with 10 separate buyers concerning the sale of early-model 787-8s, commonly referred to as “Terrible Teens” in the parlance of our times. Informed sources told Bloomberg news that among the buyers are Ethiopian Airlines which […]

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UAE aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad

0 / February 26, 2015 09:35

The United Arab Emirates’ civil aviation regulator has given approval for local carriers to resume flights to Baghdad, reversing a directive that halted flights after bullets hit a flydubai plane as it landed in the Iraqi capital last month. Two […]

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Southwest will start nonstop flights to Charlotte from Dallas Love Field

Southwest will start nonstop flights to Charlotte from Dallas Love Field

0 / February 26, 2015 09:24

Southwest Airlines on Feb. 26 announced that, come August, it will offer a daily, nonstop flight to Charlotte Douglas International Airport from Dallas Love Field. The new service to CLT, set to begin Aug. 9, is among 16 flights and eight nonstop destinations being added […]

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American suspends CLT flights due to weather

0 / February 26, 2015 08:25

American Airlines will stop departures from Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 9 p.m. Wednesday, two hours ahead of its normal schedule, as a winter storm promises to dump snow on the region. The airline said in a media advisory that it will […]

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United unveils new cruise-travel benefits for MileagePlus members

United unveils new cruise-travel benefits for MileagePlus members

0 / February 26, 2015 08:20

United Airlines unveiled new cruise-travel benefits for members of the carrier’s MileagePlus loyalty program, enabling members who live in the 50 United States to set sail using miles or a combination of miles and money. With MileagePlus Cruise Awards, more than two dozen cruise […]

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Southwest grounds 128 Boeing 737 jets for safety violations

0 / February 26, 2015 07:37

Southwest Airlines voluntarily grounded 128 Boeing 737 jets Tuesday night after admitting it missed a series of mandatory inspections on the planes. But the grounding was short-lived after federal officials agreed to let Southwest continue to fly the planes as […]

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United Express Introduces New Premium-Cabin Menu on Flights

United Express Introduces New Premium-Cabin Menu on Flights

0 / February 25, 2015 14:17

United Airlines will introduce new premium-cabin dining service on United Express flights beginning next week, featuring freshly prepared entrees served on chinaware and expanded meal-service times for United First and United Business customers on regional flights. These dining improvements are […]

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Accelya Solution will help Air Namibia to manage costs and profitability effectively

Accelya Solution will help Air Namibia to manage costs and profitability effectively

0 / February 25, 2015 13:56

Air Namibia expands relationship with Accelya; selects cost management & flight profitability solutions  Mumbai, 17 February, 2015: Accelya, the leading solutions provider of financial and business intelligence solutions to the Airline industry, today announced that Air Namibia, the flag carrier […]

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Delta’s new Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi service

Delta’s new Gogo Inflight Wi-Fi service

0 / February 25, 2015 08:37

Delta Air Lines and Gogo signed a deal on Feb. 25 that will bring higher-speed Internet capability to passengers on hundreds of domestic and international flights starting in 2016. The agreement has Gogo upgrading more than 250 Delta aircraft with […]

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United warns pilots after four safety incidents

0 / February 25, 2015 07:37

United Airlines warned its pilots last month to double down on safety procedures after one flight was in danger of crashing and another landed with fewer fuel reserves than regulations require, the airline confirmed Wednesday. The Chicago-based carrier cited four […]

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Airbus might increase A320 production to 50 per month

Airbus might increase A320 production to 50 per month

0 / February 24, 2015 19:56

Airbus is talking to suppliers about the possibility of raising production of the A320 family to 50 a month in 2017, a senior industry figure said to Reuters. Airbus has asked suppliers to be ready to adjust to production of […]

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China to start C919 test flights this year

0 / February 23, 2015 19:53

China’s COMAC has completed the basic assembly of its medium-range C919 large passenger aircraft and is expected to launch test flights this year, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Xinhua said state-owned Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, which is touting […]

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Attackers fired rockets at eastern Libya’s Labraq Airport

0 / February 21, 2015 09:41

Attackers fired rockets at eastern Libya’s Labraq Airport on Feb. 21 targeting one of the oil producer’s few functioning air hubs in a country gripped by violence. Labraq has become the main gateway into eastern Libya since Benghazi Airport stopped […]

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A bomb threat was made against Swiss International

A bomb threat was made against Swiss International

0 / February 20, 2015 19:43

A bomb threat was made on Friday Feb. 20 against an aircraft operated by Swiss International Air Lines at Zurich airport, a spokesman for the airport said. Swiss flight LX 146, an Airbus A330-300, had been due to depart for New […]

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Lion Air offers compensation for delays and cancellations to stranded passengers

Lion Air offers compensation for delays and cancellations to stranded passengers

0 / February 20, 2015 18:26

Lion Air issued an apology and offered compensation after a third day of delays and cancellations stranded thousands of passengers during the busy Chinese New Year holiday, reported Reuters. Indonesia’s largest budget carrier said the disruption had started when three […]

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