Tags: Aviation

SkyUp to start operating flights to the USA: the airline obtained a FAR129 certificate

SkyUp Airlines has received permission to operate on the territory of the United States of America with FAR129, a foreign air carrier certificate. “An important goal for the international development of the brand has been achieved. I am proud of the team, their professional approach, and their persistence in achieving results. Also, on behalf of […]

Air Astana honoured with APEX award

The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) has honoured Air Astana with a five-star rating in the major airline category, with the ceremony being held in Los Angeles on 20 September 2023. This is the ninth time that Air Astana has received an APEX award. The APEX award was based on third-party passenger reviews undertaken in […]

Wizz Air Supports EASA Initiative – News EASA Campaign About The Right Behaviour On Board

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has recently initiated the “Fly Right” campaign. The project aims to promote appropriate and compliant passenger behaviour on board. Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and the world’s most environmentally sustainable airline* is among many other carriers supporting the new initiative. The most common unruly passenger occurrences consist of […]

Avolon Leases Two Airbus A330-300s to US-Bangla Airlines

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, has added US-Bangla Airlines as a new customer, with an agreement to lease the Bangladeshi carrier two Airbus A330-300 aircraft. These will be the first widebody aircraft operated by US Bangla, adding another carrier to the A330 fleet. The new deliveries will help to support US Bangla’s passenger growth […]

The Tour de France adopts Sustainable Aviation Fuel for helicopter operations

Helicopters play an essential role in the live broadcasting of major sporting events. The use of SAF (sustainable aviation fuel) is a powerful lever for reducing their carbon footprint. The Tour de France and HBG group’s helicopters are a case in point. HBG is a family-owned group with various brands, including Mont Blanc Hélicoptères and […]

Timesaver! Alaska Airlines and CLEAR team up to make travel easier and more secure

With CLEAR Plus, move through airport security lines faster; Mileage Plan members can now enroll for a CLEAR Plus membership at a reduced rate and receive bonus miles  Our commitment to care for our guests comes in all forms, including improving their travel day. To help do that, Alaska Airlines is partnering with CLEAR—the secure […]

Akasa Air Orders Four 737-8s To Support International Growth Plans

Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Akasa Air have announced an order for four additional 737-8 jets at the Paris Air Show. Akasa Air, which launched operations in 2022 with its first 737-8, has rapidly grown its market share and fleet to 19 airplanes across 16 destinations to support the fast-growing market in India. With the order of […]

Solvay and Spirit Announce Strategic Collaboration to Accelerate Composites Adoption on Tomorrow’s Aircraft

Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems have cemented their research and technology relationship on the development of composite aerostructures Solvay and Spirit AeroSystems (Europe) Limited have strengthened their relationship as Solvay becomes a strategic partner of Spirit’s Aerospace Innovation Centre (AIC) in Prestwick, Scotland. The AIC facilitates collaborative research into sustainable aircraft technologies and processes with Spirit’s […]

Silk Way West Airlines selects L3Harris to provide New Boeing 777-F with 777-200LR Interchange Full Flight Simulator

(from left to right): Mirsamad Movsumzade, Senior VP Finance, Silk Way Group, Jitte van den Bout, Head of Commercial, CTS at L3Harris Technologies, Adalat Samedov, First Vice-Rector, National Aviation Academy. Image Source: Silk Way West Airlines  Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, has purchased a 777-200LR […]

Eurowings to expand in Sweden with a new, direct route to Beirut from Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Eurowings continues to expand at Stockholm Arlanda Airport by launching a new direct route to Beirut. This will further establish the German value carrier’s presence at Stockholm Arlanda and meet the increased demand for a direct route to the capital of Lebanon, as well as add to the considerable variety of destinations already operated by […]