Monthly Archives: April 2019

Harvey Milk takes to the skies as Norwegian’s latest tail fin hero

Norwegian is proud to unveil its newest tail fin hero, and eighth American to be immortalised on a Norwegian aircraft: civil rights leader, Harvey Milk. His portrait graces the tail fin of a Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Since Norwegian’s first aircraft took to the skies in 2002, the airline has always honoured iconic figures […]

Beluga Relocation Faces Delay

The decision has been made to postpone the relocation flight of two beluga whales that was set to take place this week. Little Grey and Little White were set to fly on board Cargolux from Shanghai to Keflavik, Iceland before traveling by truck and ferry to Heimaey island. The temporary delay is due to the […]

AirBridgeCargo Airlines selects Worldwide Flight Services to accelerate growth of strategic partnership with Liege Airport

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its handling partner to accelerate its strategic partnership with Liege Airport ahead of the opening of the first phase of its new dedicated cargo area at the airport at the end of 2019. The cooperation is in support of the strategic partnership signed between ABC’s […]

Fiji Airways Leases Boeing 737-800 Aircraft As Cover For its Grounded Max 8’s

Fiji Airways has leased a Boeing 737-800 aircraft from Miami Air to cover some of its schedules due to the temporary grounding of its two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The chartered Miami Air aircraft will operate some flights on behalf of Fiji Airways between Nadi and Auckland, Apia, Christchurch and Brisbane (subject to regulatory […]

Virgin Atlantic Cargo reports an ‘outstanding year’ in 2018 as revenues grew 13% to £222 million

Virgin Atlantic Cargo achieved its strongest revenue performance in the last five years in 2018, as revenue grew 13% year-on-year to £222 million. The achievement was supported by a 6% annual growth in volume to more than 244,000 tonnes, the airline’s best result since 2010. The year saw a succession of best-ever monthly and route […]

Emirates completes installation of Expo 2020 Dubai livery on 40 aircraft

Emirates has completed the installation of bespoke Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft, with its final A380 aircraft emblazoned in the distinctive orange ‘opportunity’ decal rolling out of the Emirates Engineering hangar. The first decal was unveiled in 2017 on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft decorated in the blue ‘mobility’ decal. Since then, Emirates’ […]

Embraer and Spain’s Binter Sign Total Support Program for new E195-E2 fleet

Embraer and Binter, from Spain, have signed a multiyear Total Support Program (TSP) agreement to support the airline’s new E195-E2 fleet, Embraer’s second generation of E-Jets. Embraer made the announcement on Wednesday during MRO Americas, one of the world’s leading aeronautical maintenance events. The Total Support Program, dedicated to E2 customers, is a new product […]

Ethiopian Airlines Selects IMMFLY’S Connected Digital Services & IFE Platform

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, announced that it has established a new partnership with Immfly, an on-board digital transformation platform for in-flight e-commerce and on-board connectivity that enables airlines to digitally improve the passenger travel experience. Immfly’s international growth momentum continues as the premium IFE […]