Monthly Archives: May 2019

Her Majesty The Queen Visits British Airways HQ to Mark Airlines Centenary

Her Majesty The Queen today visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside Her Majesty The Queen was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, The Speedbird Centre, where she was shown artefacts and memorabilia relating […]

Delta Sky Club Opens at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

​ The new Delta Sky Club is the latest investment Delta is making for Austin travelers. Just in time for summer travel, the newest Delta Sky Club and first at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will open for business today, May 21st. “Building on our unmatched operational excellence, award-winning customer service and the ability to easily connect […]

Airbus celebrates delivery of its 12,000th aircraft – an A220-100 to Delta Air Lines

The Canadian-made jet delivered to U.S.-based airline symbolises growing presence of Airbus in North America Airbus celebrated the delivery of its 12,000th aircraft ever in its 50-year history. The aircraft was an A220-100, assembled in Mirabel, Canada and handed over to U.S.-based Delta Air Lines. The aircraft is the 12th A220 delivered to date to Delta Air […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB makes maiden flight

The first A350-900 for Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully completed its maiden flight in Toulouse, France. The A350-900 is the first aircraft to be produced by Airbus for the airline and features a special A350 logo on the fuselage. The aircraft will now enter the final phase of production, including cabin completion, as well as […]

JetBlue Scores Big with New Custom Livery Dedicated to the Boston Bruins

As the Official Airline of the Boston Bruins, JetBlue’s “Bear Force One” will take partnership to new heights as airline reaffirms its commitment to the team and Boston community. Boston’s largest airline and the Official Airline of the Boston Bruins, today revealed a brand new livery dedicated to Boston’s professional hockey team and six-time Stanley […]

First for Freshness: Cathay Pacific receives CEIV certification

Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim of helping organisations involved in the air cargo supply […]

Bangkok Airways welcomes its latest ATR 72-600 Aircraft

Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by AM. Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President of Flight Operations together with airline’ pilots welcomed its brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The new ATR 72-600 was delivered from ATR manufacturer in Toulouse, France. This new-generation ATR-600 is equipped with state-of-the-art full-glass cockpit monitoring and control systems. It […]

With the Air France Wine Cellar, enjoy the best wines and Champagnes served on board

On May 14, 2019, Air France is launching the Air France Wine Cellar, offering everyone the opportunity to prolong the pleasure of enjoying the best wines, Champagnes and spirits served on board its flights and in its lounges at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Paris-Orly. In partnership with the leading French wines and spirits marketplace VentealaPropriete.com, […]

WestJet to be Acquired by Onex

WestJet Airlines Ltd. announced today it has entered into a definitive agreement that provides for its acquisition in an all-cash transaction. Under the terms of the agreement, Onex Corporation and its affiliated funds will acquire all outstanding shares of WestJet for $31.00 per share, after which WestJet will operate as a privately-held company. The purchase […]