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Embraer’s “TechLion” E195-E2 Visits China, Kicking off the First Stop of its Global Demonstration Tour

Following its successful debut at the 53rd International Paris Air Show, Embraer’s newest Profit Hunter – the E195-E2 showcasing a stunning “TechLion” livery that covers the entire aircraft’s fuselage – will now begin its global demo tour. The first stop will be Xiamen, China, on July 8th, followed by several stops within China and Asia […]

Bye Bye FlyBe as EC Approve Connect Airways Acquisition

Connect Airways has confirmed receipt of EC approval of the Flybe acquisition, securing the airline’s long-term future and announced that work is underway to develop an exciting new brand and customer proposition, which will be announced in due course. The European Commission has formally approved Connect Airways acquisition of Flybe, Stobart Air and Propius and […]

Ice cream delights at check in this summer with Virgin Atlantic

First the science bit Nobody was surprised when a couple of years ago scientists announced that ice cream really does make you happy. The experiments at the Institute of Psychiatry in London involved scanning people’s brains as they ate vanilla ice cream, and an immediate effect on the orbital frontal cortex was discovered – the […]

SIA To Launch $50 Million Upgrade Of Changi Airport T3 Lounges

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be investing more than SGD50 million in a major revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Renovations are due to commence in August 2019 and are expected to be completed by mid-2021. The redevelopment project will see an overall 30% increase in space and total […]

KLM’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner Arrives at Schiphol Airport

The new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, “Oranjebloesem” (Orange Blossom) registration PH-BKA, was delivered on Sunday. It was greeted at Schiphol with a water salute. KLM is the first European airline to operate this more sustainable and economical aircraft. The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has the same efficient engines as the 787-9. The combination of these engines with […]

Delta to debut reinvented international Main Cabin experience

First-of-its-kind service will launch for Main Cabin customers on international flights in November Customers can expect to be impressed on board Delta’s international routes* starting this November when the airline debuts its industry-leading Main Cabin experience. Free “Welcome Aboard” cocktails featuring Bellinis to start, hot towel service and mix-and-match options for premium appetizers and larger […]

Kenya Airways Selects GE Aviation for Digital Flight Operations

Kenya Airways adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s digital solutions Maximizing Airline Efficiency with the Most Accurate Data and Analytics; Kenya Airways (www.Kenya-Airways.com) adds to the 15,468 aircraft with GE Aviation’s (www.GEAviation.com) digital solutions. Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of […]

Industry collaboration is the ‘greatest asset’ to tackle violent cargo thefts from supply chains in South Africa, says TAPA EMEA

Greater industry collaboration is needed to tackle the threat of violent cargo crimes in South Africa, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). The world’s leading security expert network for everyone in the supply chain is calling on businesses across the country to share intelligence on cargo thefts and criminal attacks on facilities and trucks, […]

ANA Becomes the First Japanese Airline to Launch the Boeing 777 Freighter

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is introducing the Boeing 777 Freighter to its fleet today to aid with increased cargo transportation demand in Asia and North America. The start of operations for these aircraft is the culmination of expansion plans that ANA HD announced in 2018. ANA […]