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Air Seychelles takes delivery of Africa’s first A320neo

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has taken delivery of Africa’s first A320neo on lease from CDB Aviation, becoming the first African airline to operate the A320neo aircraft. The new aircraft will allow Air Seychelles to increase capacity on its network, while delivering significant fuel savings and reducing the airlines’ operating […]

BA’s New A350-1000 Ushers in New Generation of Business Class Seat

British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina Martinoli, British Airways’ Director of Brand and […]

Air France and Paris Aéroport launch cooperation to ensure baggage tracking using RFID technology

As from 2020, Air France will ensure baggage tracking at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport using tags equipped with RFID chips in cooperation with Paris Aéroport. Air France is one of the very first airlines in the world to have decided, in collaboration with Paris Aéroport, to implement the use of RFID technology. For Air France […]

Scoot to add 16 Airbus A321neos to fleet to support growth plans

Scoot today announced the introduction of16 brand-new A321neo aircraft into its fleet. The first aircraft, named “Wings of Change”, will be delivered in the last quarter of2020 and will be used on routes within six hours (medium-haul markets). The new fleet will enable Scoot to meet its double-digit growth plan by the end of financial […]

Star Alliance & NEC Sign Partnership to Develop Biometric Data-Based ID Platform

Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, and NEC Corporation, global leader in IT, network and biometric technologies, today signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer programme customers of Star Alliance member airlines.  The interoperable platform advances the Star Alliance and […]

British Airways Partners with Tom Kerridge to Create On Board Menus

As part of its centenary celebrations, British Airways has teamed up with Michelin-starred British chef, Tom Kerridge, to design gourmet menus for customers travelling with the airline throughout August – the airline’s birthday month. The new menus, which feature great British flavours, will be available in every cabin on all of the airline’s long-haul flights, […]

Aer Lingus takes delivery of its first A321LR

Ireland’s national carrier Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its first of eight A321LR aircraft, becoming the first airline in International Airlines Group (IAG) to operate the type. The aircraft on lease from Air Lease Corporation is powered by Leap CFM engines and configured in a two class layout with 16 business and 168 economy […]

British Airways to Welcome First Airbus A350-1000 to its Fleet on Friday

British Airways eagerly anticipated first Airbus A350-1000 will arrive at London Heathrow from Toulouse on Friday with the plane expected to enter service on 5th August with its inaugural flight to Madrid. The airline have been tight-lipped about it’s impending new arrival, but on July 11th tweeted: We’re one step closer to welcoming the first […]

Qatar Airways Named the National Airline Partner of the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

Airline to fly more than 3,500 Athletes, Coaches and Officials with thousands more expected spectators between 27 September and 6 October with exclusive discounted fares available for the championships through qatarairways.com.  Qatar Airways is set to bring the world of athletics together in Doha after signing an agreement to become the National Airline Partner of […]