Monthly Archives: January 2022

Qantas Expands Pilot Training with New Simulator Facility in Brisbane

Qantas has opened a new pilot training facility at Brisbane Airport, with the capacity to train up to 900 pilots a year. Located adjacent to Brisbane Airport, the Qantas Group Flight Training Centre is home to four state-of-the-art aircraft simulators – Boeing 737, 767F and 787 Dreamliner and Dash-8 Q400 – as well as a […]

Icelandair’s new livery

New year, new us! In 2022 we are updating our airline livery – the way our planes look – with new colors drawn from Icelandic nature, including the beloved northern lights. This is the first time the whole livery design has been changed since 2006, and is part of a complete refresh of the Icelandair brand. Over the past year or […]

Eurowings hires 750 new flight attendants and pilots

Strong catch-up effects expected for vacation travel Germany’s largest leisure airline expands business internationally Reinforcements sought for business units on the ground as well Anja Draxler, Head of HR & Legal: “Taking responsibility in times of crisis and investing in the future viability of Eurowings” Training young people is a high priority for Eurowings Eurowings […]

easyJet launches new recruitment drive for 1000 pilots

New ad campaign is designed to attract more diverse candidates and challenge stereotypes about becoming an airline pilot easyJet is re-launching its ‘Generation easyJet Pilot Training’ programme for the first time in two years since the start the Covid-19 pandemic A parent, former gymnast and DJ, who are also real life easyJet pilots, are the […]

Delta flies Team USA to Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 on first-ever Team USA-only charter

Team USA athletes departed Thursday from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, carried by Delta’s first-ever, Team USA-only charter flight. Delta celebrated the team with a red-carpet send-off event at LAX and created a Team USA-tailored in-flight experience for U.S. Olympians to enjoy as they journey to compete on […]

China Airlines and Boeing Announce Order for Four 777 Freighters

Boeing and China Airlines today announced the Taiwan flag carrier has ordered four 777 Freighters, adding to its extensive fleet of Boeing airplanes. Valued at $1.4 billion at list prices, the order will enable the airline to capture new market opportunities as global air cargo demand continues to grow. “The 777 Freighter has played a […]

airBaltic is the largest air mail carrier in the Baltics in 2021

Latvian airline airBaltic reports that in 2021 it has carried over 640 000 bags of air mail within its network, thus maintaining its status as the largest air mail carrier in the Baltic region. In total, airBaltic handled almost 9 000 tonnes of cargo and mail in 2021. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “We provide the […]

Fly The Flag: Air Canada Marks Team Canada’s Journey to Excellence at the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games

Air Canada’s flight AC2201 on 26th January from Vancouver to Beijing marked the first of three special charter flights transporting Team Canada to the Beijing 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The airline also named its Team Air Canada athlete ambassadors and outlined its comprehensive program in support of Team Canada’s journey to excellence at […]

American Airlines and British Airways Unveil Exciting Plans for Enhancements to the World-Class Customer Experience at JFK’s Terminal 8

American Airlines and British Airways announced more details regarding plans to co-locate operations at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s (JFK) Terminal 8 beginning Dec. 1, 2022. Enabled by a $400 million investment to redevelop, expand and enhance the terminal, the move will bring the Atlantic Joint Business partners closer together. Jointly, the terminal investments and […]

Airbus’ iconic Beluga super transporters ready to serve global outsized-cargo demand

Airbus has launched a new air-cargo service using its unique BelugaST fleet to offer freight companies and other potential customers a solution to their outsized freight transportation needs. The new service – Airbus Beluga Transport – will provide commercially-contracted customers in a variety of sectors, including space, energy, military, aeronautic, maritime and humanitarian sectors, with […]