Aircraft

XL Airways France becomes A330-300 operator

November 30, 2012 0

XL Airways France expands its Airbus fleet following the delivery of its first brand new A330-300 from the manufacturer’s headquarters in Toulouse, France. Operated under a leasing agreement with GECAS, the aircraft is powered by […]

Aircraft

Qatar Introduces Heathrow 787s from December 13

November 29, 2012 0

Qatar Airways has announced its first long-haul Boeing 787 commercial services from Doha to London Heathrow, which will commence on December 13, 2012. The launch of the 787 Dreamliner signals the first regular flight service […]

Airline Focus

THAI International buys Goldhofer for A380s

November 29, 2012 0

After taking delivery of the first of its growing fleet of Airbus A380s at the end of September, Thai Airways International has now received two Goldhofer AST-1 X towbar-less aircraft tractors (TLTs). The 490-HP four-wheel drive TLTs are […]

Airports

Dubai International Passenger Numbers Climb 14.3%

November 29, 2012 0

Dubai International Airport (DXB) registered its second busiest month on record with 4.92 million passengers passing through the world’s fourth busiest international aviation hub in October 2012, an increase of 14.3%, according to the monthly […]

Airports

Work Starts on Birmingham’s Runway Extension

November 28, 2012 0

On Wednesday November 28 Birmingham Airport, UK, officially marked the start of its runway extension development, which will increase the existing runway length to 9,852ft (3,003m) and give aircraft unlimited range. By extending the existing […]

Airports

Lambert Now Offers Free Vehicle Charging Stations

November 28, 2012 0

Lambert-St Louis International Airport has expanded its alternative fuels programme with new public vehicle charging stations and the use of new electric vehicles for its parking operations. Electric vehicle owners can now park at Super […]

Aircraft

Corsair Receives First A330-300

November 27, 2012 0

Corsair has taken delivery of the first of two A330-300s ordered from Airbus by TUI Travel.  The aircraft was delivered at a special ceremony in Toulouse on November 27 attended by Corsair Chairman, Pascal de […]

Events

Counter Terror Expo 2013

November 26, 2012 0

Counter Terrorism Solutions for a Modern World Counter Terror Expo, 24-25 April 2013, Olympia, London is the largest international event to protect against threats for: Police, Emergency Services, Government, Military, Intelligence & Security Services, Private […]

Aircraft

easyJet Introduces Allocated Seating On All Flights

November 26, 2012 0

UK airline easyJet introduced allocated seating on all of its flights – typically more than 1,000 per day – on November 27, after successfully trialling the system in April 2012 with nearly two million passengers […]

Aircraft

TransAsia Airways takes delivery of its first A330

November 26, 2012 0

TransAsia Airways of Taiwan has taken delivery of the first of two A330-300s ordered from Airbus.  The aircraft was delivered at a ceremony in Toulouse on November 26 attended by TransAsia Airways Chairman Vincent Lin. […]