The Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Aviation Award will stand alongside industry leaders like Skytrax
This week in aviation, Icelandair is buying its rival Wow Air, while carriers around the world try to solve their food-waste problem.
Indonesia on Saturday called off the search for passengers of a Lion Air plane, almost two weeks after the jetliner plunged into the Java Sea killing 189 people on board.
While taking off your shoes and going through the scanner are now hard and fast security rules at the airport, the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is at least hoping to bring back the at-gate greeting, according to the Seattle Times.
As many of you may have noticed, I’ve been pretty positive towards British Airways on this trip — I loved their 747 upper deck business class, their new catering and bedding are both very good, and their A318 Club World London City service is one of the most enjoyable ways to cross the Atlantic.
The FBI has concluded that an airline employee who stole an empty passenger plane from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in early August and performed dangerous maneuvers in the sky before slamming into a nearby island and was killed acted alone and intentionally crashed the aircraft.
Boeing is being sued for allegedly making defective, ear-piercing smoke detectors.
The government is unlikely to cut levy on Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF). Carriers in India have long been demanding a cut in aviation fuel prices.
Iran Air, Iran’s national flag carrier, has no concern and problem in terms of supplying fuel for its fleet in foreign flights, Tasnim news agency quoted the managing director of the airline as saying.
The US-style proposal comes at the end of a week-long campaign by the Coalition, which will see veterans given discount cards and lapel pins, on top of a half-a-billion dollar extension of the War Memorial.
Etihad Airways celebrated 15 years of operations last month. Emirates, on the other hand, turns 33 this month.
IranAir is looking to buy planes from any company not requiring US sales permits and may consider Russia’s Sukhoi Superjet 100, said the head of the national flag carrier as Iran tries to renovate its aging fleet despite US sanctions.
Iran’s Mahan Air, ATA, Qeshm, Iran Air, Taban, Zagros, Meraj, Caspian, Iran Air Tour, and Aseman Airlines all operate flights between Tehran and Istanbul.
Two people call customer service at the same time to complain about the same thing. One waits a few seconds before a representative gets on the line. The other stays on hold. Why the difference?
Die Einführung der additiven Fertigung nimmt immer schneller zu. Die globalen Gesamtinvestitionen für den 3D-Druck werden im Jahr 2018 voraussichtlich die 12 Milliarden-Dollar-Marke übersteigen1, wobei die Fertigungsindustrie und das Gesundheitswesen hier führend sein dürften.2
A water tanker hit an aircraft as the aircraft was getting ready to take off for Doha at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International airport in Kolkata.
andonesian authorities say they are analyzing the black box data in search for clues to a plane crash that left 189 killed this past Monday.
In addition to global forecasts, regional estimates have been developed for Asia-Pacific, Africa, Europe, Latin America-Caribbean, Middle East and North America. Airport traffic projections are also presented for major economic groupings such as emerging versus advanced economies, BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), G7 (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States), MINT (Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey) and more.
Malta International Airport will be carrying out major pavement surface rehabilitation works on Apron 8 and maintenance works on Taxiway Echo between November and March.
Vietnamese airline VietJet has firmed up an agreement to buy 50 Airbus A321neos in a deal worth just under USD$6.5 billion at list prices.
A Japan Airlines co-pilot was arrested for being 10 times over the legal limit in Britain Sunday, prompting Japanese officials to consider tougher rules on alcohol consumption by airlines crew. Photo by Kimimasa Mayama/EPA
Relatives of passengers on Lion Air Flight JT-610 wait anxiously for news at the airport in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia, where the plane was headed. (Elza Elvia/Antara Foto/ Reuters)
A crew member of the North Charleston-based Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton searches for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, about 110 miles east of Charleston. The aircraft, a Piper PA-31, was en route to the Bahamas from South Carolina when it declared an in-flight emergency and was lost on radar. Coast Guard/Provided
Indonesia Lion Air flight crashes: The Lion Air flight lost contact 13 minutes after takeoff, according to the official. The jet was a Boeing 737 MAX 8, according to air tracking service Flightradar 24.
To use some retro slang, the idea of taking an autonomous flying taxi to work sounds pretty far-out. In fact, it could be a whole lot closer than you think. At least, that’s our takeaway from the news that Volocopter, a German company specializing in electric multirotor helicopters, is gearing up to run inner-city tests of its self-driving air taxis in Singapore. They will take place starting in the second half of 2019.
The airline’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, said: “As recently guided, H1 average fares fell by 3%. While ancillary revenues performed strongly, up 27%, these were offset by higher fuel, staff and EU261 (compensation) costs.
Passengers affected won’t be surprised, but the announcement by Lufthansa that the airline group was forced to cancel 18,000 flights up to the end of August shows the headwinds the aviation industry has faced this year.
According to IATA research, 64% of passengers would opt to share their biometric data if it meant a better experience when travelling.
Facial biometrics have also been found to be more accurate than manual checks.
Reports show that a significant portion of the capacity of flights from Iran to Iraq has been sold out in the days leading to the Arba’een ceremony, the world’s largest religious gathering which marks the fortieth day after the martyrdom of the third Shiite Imam Hussein ibn Ali (AS).
Since the start of the winter flight schedule Belavia will increase the frequency of flights to Baku to four times a week. Flights from Minsk will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 23:15 local time with arrival in Baku on the next day at 03:35 local time. Flights from Baku will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 04:35 local time with arrival in Minsk at 07:10 local time.
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