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Air France welcomes the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Daniel Harding in its maintenance hangars

On 1 October 2022, Arte Concert and France Musique will broadcast a special film by Andrew Staples and Daniel Harding featuring Igor Stravinsky’s ballet “The Firebird” in a dreamlike setting. Performed by the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, the film was made as close as possible to an Air France Airbus A350, in the company’s maintenance […]

Cathay launches advanced conversational AI powered by Fano Labs to enhance customers’ digital experience

New conversational AI will enable the company’s chatbots to provide more accurate responses to customers’ queries Cathay is enhancing its customers’ digital experience with the launch of an advanced conversational artificial intelligence (AI) in partnership with Fano Labs, a Hong Kong-based language AI company.As part of its purpose to move people forward in life, Cathay […]

China Airlines Finalizes Landmark Order for Up to 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Boeing (NYSE:BA) and China Airlines announced they have finalized an order for up to 24 787 Dreamliners, as the carrier invests in the fuel-efficient widebody to expand passenger and cargo operations. The deal includes a firm order for 16 of the longest range 787-9 with options for eight additional jets, a landmark purchase that will […]

Lufthansa Cargo and Kintetsu World Express Conclude Agreement for Usage of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Japanese freight forwarding company commits to CO2-neutral freight transports with Lufthansa Cargo Kintetsu World Express will reduce around five percent of its total CO2footprint of transported airfreight with Lufthansa Cargo for one year. Kintetsu World Express has committed to using Sustainable Aviation Fuel in the period from October 2022 to September 2023. In addition, the […]

ESW and SEKO Logistics Announce Joint Partnership

Alliance offers local cost, time and compliance benefits for global direct-to-consumer businesses and immediate basket aggregation opportunities for growing ecommerce brands ESW, the world’s leading direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, and SEKO Logistics (SEKO), a leading global logistics provider, jointly announced today that they have entered into a new partnership agreement providing mutually complementary services to […]

easyJet to upgrade its Airbus A320 Family fleet with Airbus “Descent Profile Optimisation”

easyJet is to upgrade its A320 Family fleet with Airbus’ “Descent Profile Optimisation” (DPO) – a fuel-saving enhancement to the aircraft’s on-board Flight Management System (FMS) performance database and “Continuous Descent Approach” (CDA) to reduce noise impact on the ground. The European short-haul airline will become the biggest operator worldwide using these powerful combined solutions. […]

Air France relaunches its cadet pilot programme

A comprehensive pilot training programme fully financed by Air France. Online applications can be submitted at corporate.airfrance.com between 15 October 2022 and 20 December 2022. Suspended since the Covid crisis, the Air France cadet pilot programme is set to reopen with new recruitments by the end of the year. At the end of a rigorous […]

Air Canada Introduces CHOOOSE as New Carbon Offset Partner

Air Canada today introduced CHOOOSE, a global climate technology company as the airline’s new carbon offset program provider. The option to purchase verified carbon offsets is now seamlessly integrated into the airline’s Canadian and US booking websites. Customers who are interested in learning more about CO2 emissions and compensating the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated […]

Aer Lingus takes delivery of first new generation A320neo aircraft

Pictured are Aer Lingus First Officer Conor Murray, cabin crew members Oisin Leong and Kellie Woods, and Aer Lingus Director of Fleet Lander Dominguez Ruiz as Aer Lingus took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft (registration EI-NSA, named Saint Thomas), which will go into service on Wednesday 28th September and operate Aer Lingus flight […]

Launching CONNECT New World: The New Route Development Forum for the Americas

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 30th May – 1st June 2023 The Airport Agency, founder of the CONNECT Forum, is delighted to announce the launch of CONNECT New World, a new regional event dedicated to the Americas and the Caribbean. Hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic and AERODOM-VINCI Airports, operators of Las […]