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American Airlines First to Launch Mobile App Passport Scanning

Checking in for an international flight just got easier as American Airlines launches passport scanning in its mobile app. American is the first airline to offer passport chip scanning that securely transmits passport information directly from the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip embedded in the passport. This allows customers to head directly to the gate […]

Second A320neo in 2020 for Air Seychelles

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles has today confirmed the delivery of its second A320neo aircraft in April 2020. The new generation aircraft which forms part of the airline’s plan to refresh its fleet, will generate unbeatable efficiency, lowest operating costs and will significantly reduce environmental footprint. Equipped with 12 Business and […]

Culinary delights from St. Moritz for SWISS’s winter guests

SWISS is now offering its passengers on long-haul services from Switzerland a range of culinary specialities from the exclusive el paradiso Mountain Club and the Lej da Staz restaurant in the heart of the Engadine. The specially-created meals will be available in First and Business Class for a three-month period. For the latest chapter in […]

Loganair Announces Redundancy Proposals at its Norwich Base

Loganair yesterday (December 3) announced proposals to close its operating base at Norwich Airport.   The airline will continue to operate from Norwich to Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Jersey, using aircraft and crews from its Scottish bases from February onwards. Formal consultation discussions commenced this week with the airline’s 44-strong team of pilots, cabin crew and engineers […]

A world first – an autonomous baggage tractor tested in real conditions

In November 2019, Air France, CHARLATTE AUTONOM and Toulouse-Blagnac airport brought into service an autonomous tractor for transporting baggage between the baggage sorting area and aircraft. The testing in real conditions of this baggage tractor brings us one step closer to creating the smart airport of the future. With the roll-out of smart, autonomous vehicles, […]

United Airlines orders 50 Airbus A321XLRs for transatlantic route expansion

United Airlines has placed a firm order for 50 Airbus A321XLR aircraft as it begins to phase out older models and launches an expansion of transatlantic routes from its key U.S. hubs in Newark/New York and Washington D.C. United plans to take delivery of the first A321XLR in 2024 and expects to begin international service […]

Qatar Airways to Bring Thousands of Football Fans to Qatar during December

December is one of the most significant months in the Qatar calendar as the country hosts the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup Qatar 2019 (26 November to 8 December) and FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019™ (11 to 21 December) and Qatar Airways has gone to extraordinary lengths to ensure thousands of football fans will be […]

KLM Opens New Crown Lounge at Schiphol

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines officially opened its completely renovated non-Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport last week. Thanks to the outstanding service it provides, the new lounge offers visitors an unforgettable experience, new food and beverage ideas, and innovative technologies. KLM’s non-Schengen Crown Lounge, the lounge’s official name, is located between the E and F […]

SWISS puts its inflight guests in a seasonal mood

SWISS will be serving selected specialities on board in December to get its inflight guests into a seasonally festive mood. The airline will also be offering traditional yuletide food over the Christmas holidays on both long-haul and short-haul services. And SWISS will again be operating its special flight to wintry Lapland to provide some truly […]