Monthly Archives: April 2016

TAP Portugal to be first operator of A330neo

TAP Portugal is to be the first carrier to operate the re-engined Airbus A330neo, taking delivery of the type towards the end of 2017. The identity of the launch operator has been disclosed by the airframer during a briefing at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg. TAP has 14 of the A330-900neo twinjets on order. […]

Airline emissions and the case for a carbon tax on flight tickets

After years of delay, the international aviation industry is inching its way towards bringing its greenhouse emissions under some form of regulation. Last month the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) released a draft resolution that would, for the first time ever, regulate aviation emissions on a global basis. This should be significant news. […]

AirBridgeCargo increases Singapore services with third weekly freighter

AirBridgeCargo Airlines is increasing its support of the Singapore market with the addition of a third weekly Boeing 747 freighter operation, commencing 1 April 2016. The new Friday frequency is to satisfy growing customer demand and will offer onward connections to Hong Kong and to points across ABC’s global route network. The airline launched twice-weekly […]