Monthly Archives: October 2018

Aerospace Technology Week dates announced for 2019

Aerospace Technology Week has announced dates for next years event as 12th-13th March 2019 to take place at the MOC Event Center in Munich, Germany, and is set to be the largest gathering for the avionics, electronics, connectivity, aerospace testing and airline communities. Aerospace Technology Week comprises of THREE complementary co-located Events: (1) AVIONICS EXPO […]

Furious reaction from airlines as UK air passenger duty continues to rise

British chancellor Philip Hammond has confirmed air passenger duty will rise in line with inflation for long-haul flights during the annual budget. The levy will be frozen for short-haul flights. There will also be no changes to air passenger duty in Northern Ireland, where there has been particularly fierce opposition to the charge. The decision […]

Emirates Unveils World’s First Integrated “Biometric Path”

Use of biometric technology across multiple points from check-in to boarding is first in the world in terms of its integration across airport stakeholders Advanced stage of implementation with testing programme already “live”, and pilot trials involving passengers to follow In phased development since 2015, the multi-million dollar programme is part of Emirates’ continued investment […]

Delta Air Lines takes delivery of its first Airbus A220

Delta becomes the first airline in North America to receive the Airbus A220. Airbus welcomed Delta Air Lines as the first U.S. carrier to take delivery of the Airbus A220 aircraft on 26th October, 2018.  On hand for the delivery ceremony at the aircraft’s assembly line in Mirabel were members of the A220 team as […]

International Airlines Group overcomes rising fuel prices to report strong profits

International Airlines Group has reported operating profit of €1,460 million before exceptional items for the nine months to September 30th, up from €1,450 million last year. The company – which owns British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and other European carriers – said it would issue an interim dividend of 14.5 cents per share. Passenger unit […]

“Growth begets growth: India’s Aerospace maintenance sector a huge growth opportunity” – Jayant Sinha

It is said that growth begets growth. India’s GDP growth has had a strong link with the growth of country’s aviation sector; every one percent increase in GDP translates itself into a two percent growth in the aviation sector. India’s increasing GDP growth rate, has spurred continuing large increases in its aviation sector growth. Presently […]

CargoLogicAir Takes Delivery of Fourth 747 Freighter as Revenues and Volumes Double in First Nine Months of 2018

CargoLogicAir (CLA), the UK’s only maindeck cargo airline, is marking another year of growth with the delivery of its fourth Boeing 747 freighter. The latest 747-400ERF joins the airline’s fleet on an operating lease and will initially be used to meet customer demand on CLA’s U.S. routes. The delivery also keeps CLA on track with […]

SAS improves the travel experience in Copenhagen Airport

At Copenhagen airport passengers traveling with SAS can now enjoy both upgraded lounges with innovative technology features, and new service products. The new products will make time spent in the airport more efficient and pleasant. Travelers can now beat the effects of jet lag and winter depression with light therapy, enjoy a barista-brewed coffee or try […]

Qantas Announces New First Lounge at Changi

Qantas has today announced a multi-million dollar investment in a new First Lounge and an expansion of the airline’s existing Business Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport. With development due to start in April 2019, the Singapore First Lounge will offer seating for 240 customers, a luxurious design and premium a la carte dining with Asian-inspired […]

Delta, Aeromexico celebrate LAFC partnership with accessory line commemorating inaugural season

Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico on Friday unveiled LAFC Taking Off Collection, a limited-edition accessory line celebrating Los Angeles Football Club’s inaugural season and the team’s recent playoff berth. The airlines teamed up with sisters and renowned jewelry designers Phoebe and Annette Stephens of Anndra Neen to create accessory pieces in two styles – a […]