Monthly Archives: October 2019

Etihad signs with Air Arabia for new low-cost carrier

Etihad Aviation Group has signed a partnership deal with Air Arabia to launch Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, a new low-cost carrier. Etihad and Air Arabia will establish an independent joint venture company that will operate as a low-cost passenger airline with its hub in Abu Dhabi International Airport. The new carrier will complement Etihad Airways’ […]

More Control, Less Waiting – Top Priorities for Passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. The survey acts as the voice of the passenger, providing objective and in-depth insights into the preferences and behaviors of air travelers around the world, helping to guide […]

Airbus and Air Austral sign a purchase agreement for three A220s

Air Austral, France’s Réunion Island-based airline, has signed a firm order for three A220 aircraft, Airbus’ newest family member. With this order Air Austral becomes the first A220 customer based in the Indian Ocean region. Benefitting from a 20% reduction in fuel burn and CO2 emissions, the A220s will enable Air Austral to reduce its costs […]

dans extends its collaboration with Serco

Enhances efforts to provide world-class services to its customers Deals with 1,500 aircraft movements on a daily average Aviation growth expected to increase in the run-up to Expo 2020 The Dubai Air Navigation Services (dans), the entity responsible for air traffic control at Dubai’s airports and the Northern Emirates, has extended its joint collaboration agreement […]

AIRLINE EXPECTATIONS RISING FOR INTERIORS

Airlines in the Middle East region are actively looking for innovative interiors designs and technology, as passenger expectations continue to drive the industry. When Aircraft Interiors Middle East (AIME) takes place at Dubai World Trade Centre 25-26 February 2019, the region’s leading airlines will be using the event to research available technologies for their growing […]

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Cargo open new technology-inspired export facility at London Heathrow

Virgin Atlantic Cargo and Delta Cargo have opened a state-of-the-art export facility at London Heathrow to future-proof the joint venture’s growth plans in the U.K. market. This is supported by new technologies that will enhance business continuity, as well as deliver significant improvements and transparency in the customer delivery experience. Opened on schedule, the new […]

Golden Welcome for Pride of Britain

British Airways gave British Athletics a golden welcome home after their historic wins in Doha. Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith gave her trademark smile after being welcomed into the First cabin for the flight home, where her meals were gilded in gold leaf, she was showered in golden confetti by crew, and presented with a British Airways […]

First Additional Austrian Airlines A320 Aircraft Landed in Vienna

• Ten additional Airbus jets designed to strengthen the flight hub in Vienna • Upgrading of the Austrian fleet and capacity expansion to be carried out by 2021 The first of the ten additional Airbus A320 aircraft, which will strengthen the Austrian Airlines fleet at Vienna Airport, landed in Vienna yesterday evening at 8.29 p.m. […]

FlyDubai introduces Split Scimitar® Winglets on its Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 Fleet

Dubai-based carrier FlyDubai becomes the first airline in the Middle East to invest in this technology, the new winglets will help improve fuel efficiency and deliver both financial and environmental benefits. Dubai-based flydubai has announced today the completion of the first Split Scimitar Winglets installation on its fleet of Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, becoming the […]