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AirBridgeCargo Airlines signs agreement with Jettainer to fuel up its 25% growth of special cargo

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the leaders in the transportation of special cargoes by air, and Jettainer, one of the leading international service partners for unit load devices (ULD) management, have inked a leasing agreement for the provision of ULDs on short term requirement for transportation of special cargoes. With the rise of demand for safe […]

Delta Air Lines and easyJet consider Alitalia deal

Delta Air Lines and easyJet have confirmed they are in talks over the future of Alitalia. The American carrier and UK-based low-cost airline confirmed they have linked with Italy’s state-backed railway company Ferrovie dello Stato to examine a bid for the flag-carrier. Alitalia was placed in administration in 2017 after part owner Etihad Airways and […]

Budapest Airport honours AirBridgeCargo Airlines for its significant contribution to growth

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has been named ‘Best Performing Newcomer Full-freighter Cargo Airline’ in the BUD Annual Awards at a gala dinner in the Hungarian capital to honour airlines, service providers and retailers which have made the most significant contributions to Budapest Airport’s growth. Budapest Airport management hosted more than 300 guests at the event to […]

First ANA A380 rolls-out of Airbus Paintshop with unique livery

The first A380 for All Nippon Airways (ANA) has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Hamburg, Germany, bearing the airline’s distinctive and unique Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle livery. ANA has firm orders for three A380s, becoming the first customer for the superjumbo in Japan. The airline will take delivery of the first A380 […]

Avolon places order for 100 A330neos with Airbus

Avolon has announced an order for 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft in a deal valued at US$11.5 billion at current list prices. The international aircraft leasing company has signed an order for 75 A320neos and 25 A321neos. The planes are scheduled for delivery from 2023 onwards. Dómhnal Slattery, Avolon chief executive, commented: “Our order for […]

Cayman Airways welcomes first Boeing 737 Max 8 to fleet

Cayman Airways has taken delivery of its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft from Air Lease Corporation at a ceremony in Seattle hosted by Boeing to mark the occasion. “This year, as we celebrate 50 years of safe and reliable service, we take great pride in introducing the first Boeing 737 Max 8 to our […]

Ryanair faces Civil Aviation Authority action over unpaid refunds

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has today started enforcement action against Ryanair. The move follows the airline’s decision that financial compensation is not payable under European Commission Regulation 261/2004 for flight disruption resulting from industrial action by the airline’s staff this summer. Ryanair passengers have made claims for compensation directly to the airline, but these […]

AirBridgeCargo and Intradco Global guarantee a first-class delivery of breeding cattle to Yuzhno Sakhalinsk

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), one of the world’s leading specialists in the transportation of live animals, and Intradco Global, have safely delivered 200 breeding cattle onboard a charter flight from Amsterdam to Yuzhno Sakhalinsk in Russia. The heifers made their journey onboard one of AirBridgeCargo’s latest generation Boeing 747-8 Freighters in a carefully-maintained temperature environment to […]

British Airways enhances cabin crew training with new apprenticeship programme

British Airways continues its investment in world-class customer service, announcing a programme to recruit more than 2,000 cabin crew in 2019. Successful candidates with no prior cabin crew experience will train through the airline’s new cabin crew apprenticeship programme, getting their career off to a flying start. World-class training After completing an intense cabin crew […]

easyJet places latest A320neo order with Airbus

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the neo-variant to 147 (including 30 A321neo) and means easyJet has ordered 468 A320 family aircraft to date. “This repeat order cements easyJet’s position as […]