Monthly Archives: August 2019

Vietnam Airlines welcomes first Boeing 787-10 to fleet

Boeing has delivered the first of eight 787-10 Dreamliner airplanes to Vietnam Airlines. The deal comes via a lease from Air Lease Corporation. The Vietnamese flag carrier plans to put the 787-10 – the most fuel-efficient twin-aisle airplane in the industry – on the busiest routes in its expanding network. “Welcoming the largest member of […]

SAS Responds to Demand for English Football by Starting Direct Service to Manchester

SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be operating all year round, with two departures a week.  SAS has steadily expanded its direct services to Manchester in line with the increase in demand for trips to the British Isles […]

Norwegian to end flights between Ireland and North America Citing 737MAX as Factor

Norwegian are to end transatlantic flights between Ireland and North America from 15 September 2019. Matthew Wood, SVP Long-Haul Commercial at Norwegian said: “As the airline moves from growth to profitability, we have conducted a comprehensive review of our transatlantic operations between Ireland and North America and considering the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX […]

British Airways’ A350 Gears Up for its First Long Haul Flight to Dubai

British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only is the aircraft quieter than some of […]

New TAP’s aircraft named after Amélia Rey Colaço

The Airline honors Portuguese actress and theatre by baptizing an Airbus A320neo with the name of the legendary artist. Since Thursday, Amélia Rey Colaço has been the name of one of TAP’s new Airbus A320neo. The CS-TVE, which arrived in Lisbon at the end of May, was named after the prestigious Portuguese actress and director, […]

AirAsia receives its first A330neo

AirAsia has taken delivery of its first A330neo aircraft, to be operated by its long-haul affiliate AirAsia X Thailand. The aircraft was delivered via lessor Avolon and is the first of two A330neos set to join the airline’s fleet by the end of the year. With its enhanced economics, the A330neo will bring a step-change […]

Turkish Airlines Celebrates 85th Anniversary with New Cabin Uniforms

Turkish Airlines cabin crew, whose new uniforms take to the skies, redefines elegance in the sky. The cabin crew will now greet passengers with “welcome onboard” dressed in new uniforms on long haul flights of the national flag carrier. The new cabin crew uniforms of Turkish Airlines, were designed with the aim of celebrating the […]

Qatar Airways Renews Partnership with Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club

Qatar Airways has renewed its partnership with Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club for a further three years and will be the Official Airline Partner of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe and HH The Amir Sword Festival  Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the […]

Virgin Atlantic’s New A350-1000 ‘Red Velvet’ Arrives This Saturday From Airbus

Virgin Atlantic’s first A350-1000 (G-VLUX) named ‘Red Velvet‘, will be delivered this Saturday from the Airbus factory in Toulouse and shortly begin operating on the London Heathrow to New York JFK route. The new aircraft features some big upgrades across all three cabins. Upper Class customers have a new social space, The Loft, where they […]

Aircraft Interiors Expo Los Angeles takes off, in line with the booming market

Aircraft Interiors Expo lands in Los Angeles on 10-12 September 2019 According to a recent market research report published by MarketsandMarkets™, the aircraft cabin interiors industry is projected to grow from $27.0 billion in 2018 to $40.2 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 5.87% from 2018 to 2025[1]. Increased passenger traffic across the globe […]