Monthly Archives: December 2021

Airbus Delivers its 251st A380 to Emirates

Emirates received its 123rd A380 in Hamburg on December 16, 2021. The close collaboration with Airbus has shaped the identity of the A380 over the years and continues to transform the passenger experience today. It is the 251st A380 delivered by Airbus. A shared ambition The story of the A380 is closely linked to Emirates. […]

airBaltic celebrates five years of Airbus A220-300 operations

In December 2021, Latvian airline marks a five year anniversary of Airbus A220-300 operations. On December 14, 2016 the first A220-300 commercial flight took place from Riga to Amsterdam. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Airbus A220-300 has transformed our airline. We are now flying the most efficient and greenest fleet, offering a higher […]

AirAsia Academy offers affordable online learning for school children in Covid catch-up plan

In response to months of unprecedented nationwide school closures due to Covid-19, AirAsia Academy (formally known as Redbeat Academy) is offering affordable online tutoring courses to support children who have fallen behind and help them gain the skills and knowledge they need to reach their full potential. AirAsia Academy, the edutech arm of airasia Digital, […]

Air France unveils its new Sisley beauty treatment centre in the La Première lounge

At the heart of its La Première lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Air France now offers its customers a new beauty treatment centre in partnership with Sisley, the pioneering French phyto-cosmetology company. A moment of pleasure and well-being celebrating the French art of travel. Before a day or night flight or between two flights, the […]

Delta fortifies global partner strategy

Delta’s investments in Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico and LATAM reinforce the airline’s global strategy that fueled record growth pre-pandemic. Delta Air Lines will make investments in Virgin Atlantic, Aeromexico and LATAM as the partner airlines transform their businesses to emerge from the global pandemic stronger and more resilient. These investments bolster Delta’s global platform that provides […]

Cargolux Selects IBS Software’s iCargo solution as next generation Cargo Management System

IBS Software has signed a strategic long-term deal with Cargolux, Europe’s No. 1 all-cargo airline, for the replacement of its cargo management system. Cargolux will deploy IBS Software’s iCargo SaaS solution to transform and manage its global air cargo business.  The iCargo implementation will enable Cargolux to further deliver and improve services and streamline customer […]

British Airways Announces Routes & Starts Selling Seats for its New Gatwick Short-Haul Subsidiary

Today British Airways has revealed the initial destinations for its new Gatwick subsidiary, which will start flying from March 2022. Tickets to 35 short-haul destinations will also be on sale from Tuesday 14 December. The airline announced its intention to create a short-haul standalone business at Gatwick in August, similar to its operation from London […]

airBaltic opens a new base in Tampere

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that as of May 2022 it will open a new base in Tampere, Finland. airBaltic will connect Tampere with six direct flights in addition to continued operations to Riga, Latvia. The announcement was made today during a special press conference in Tampere. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We have been […]

Pegasus Airlines sets its interim carbon emissions target of a reduction by 20% for 2030

Pegasus Airlines has set its 2030 interim target for carbon emissions; the airline aims to reduce flight-related carbon (CO2) emissions per unit passenger kilometre (RPK) by 20% by 2030 compared to 2019 levels. After joining the world’s leading airlines in The International Air Transport Association (IATA)’s resolution to achieve “Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050”, […]

Virgin Atlantic supports World Health Organization Foundation’s ‘Go give one’ campaign through onboard donations

Go Give One campaign designed to help close the global vaccine equity gap Donations go towards funding vaccines in lower-income countries to help combat the pandemic All onboard donations during December will go towards the campaign and the Virgin Atlantic Foundation has committed an additional £50,000 Virgin Atlantic is supporting the World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation’s Go Give One campaign through onboard donations this December. The campaign funds Covid-19 vaccines for middle […]