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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 […]

Touch Down in Toronto: British Airway’s New A350 Arrives

British Airways commenced the first North American long-haul service of its new A350 aircraft from Toronto on 1st October, following extensive trials and the launch of its first long-haul service to Dubai last month. The new aircraft features Club Suite, British Airways’ latest generation business class seat, which offers customers direct-aisle access, doors for greater privacy and […]

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments to equip its Airbus A320 fleet

Air France chooses new, more spacious luggage compartments by Safran to equip its Airbus A320 fleet On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Air France is the first airline in the world to […]

Boeing Delivers First 787-10 Dreamliner for Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA)

Boeing delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the benchmark for fuel efficiency and operating economics and will complement SAUDIA’s fleet of 787-9. “SAUDIA operates a state-of-the-art fleet equipped with the […]

Virgin Atlantic Unveils Plans to Transform Competition at an Expanded Heathrow Airport

• Airline has released details of its planned long haul and new short haul route network, as it calls for an end to IAG’s stranglehold over the UK’s only hub airport and main air cargo gateway • Future Virgin Atlantic route maps show intention to serve up to 84 new destinations in the UK, Europe, […]