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ANA to Receive Third ‘FLYING HONU’ A380 from Airbus

•Addition of new aircraft will allow for ANA to service all flights on the Tokyo Narita-Honolulu route with its customized Airbus A380s. •”Double Daily” service is scheduled to begin on July 1 upon the reception of ANA’s third A380 from Airbus. All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will […]

SEKO Logistics stays on the acquisition trail with purchase of forwarding and cross-border ecommerce specialists, Air-City, Inc.

SEKO Logistics has completed its largest-ever acquisition with the purchase of New York-based freight forwarder and cross-border ecommerce experts, Air-City, Inc. Similar to the purchase of GoodShip International Inc., which added depth and expertise to SEKO’s corporate gateway operation in Chicago, Air-City will immediately add additional resources and growth to SEKO’s key New York region. […]

American Airlines First Airline to Test the Google Assistant’s Interpreter Mode

Interpreter mode offers real-time translation in 29 languages for the airline’s Admirals Club customers American Airlines is using technology to remove one of the stresses of traveling for foreign language-speaking customers by being the first airline to introduce the Google Assistant’s interpreter mode technology in its airport lounges. American began testing the new technology last […]

Ukraine International Airlines Boeing-737 Crashes in Iran

Flight PS752 , a Ukraine International Airlines Boeing-737 flying from Tehran to Kiev with 170 people on board has crashed minutes after departing Tehran International Airport. Iran’s Red Crescent said there was little chance of finding any survivors. The embassy said on the Ukraine Foreign Ministry’s website that “According to preliminary information, the plane crashed […]

BOC Aviation orders 20 more Airbus A320neo aircraft

Singapore-based lessor BOC Aviation Limited has placed a firm order with Airbus for 20 A320neo aircraft. Up to 12 of the newly-ordered aircraft will be leased to Colombia’s Avianca Airlines. Featuring the widest single-aisle cabin in the sky, the A320neo Family incorporates the latest technologies, including new generation engines and Sharklets, which together deliver 20% […]

British Airways Decks the Arrival Halls For Surprise Festive Choir Performance

British Airways colleagues surprised customers flying home for Christmas with a spontaneous performance in Terminal 5 at London Heathrow The festive recital was given the West End seal of approval with Hamilton’s Musical Director, Richard Beadle, training up the choir More than half a million customers will fly with the airline over the festive season […]

Future Passenger Experience in the spotlight at Airport Show 2020

Titans of the aviation industry from across the world will assemble in Dubai in mid-June next year to debate topics related to the future passenger experience as the widest range of newest technologies and innovations are showcased at the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the 20th edition of […]

Ground Team Red Powers KLIA Air Cargo Growth with New Digitalised Air Cargo Hub

GTR (Ground Team Red), a joint venture between AirAsia Bhd. and SATS Ltd. today launched its air cargo hub at the KLIA Air Cargo Terminal 1 (KACT1). Located at the former low-cost carrier terminal in Sepang, the facility spans 93,000 sq ft and was built at a cost of MYR 23 million. It adds additional […]