Aircraft

Hawaiian Airlines Orders 16 A321neo Aircraft

March 25, 2013 0

Following a Memorandum of Understanding in January 2013, Airbus announced a firm order for 16 A321neo aircraft from Hawaiian Airlines on March 25.  This is the first single-aisle order of Airbus aircraft from the carrier. […]

Airports

New Jordanian Gateway Opens

March 25, 2013 0

The new Queen Alia International Airport, Amman, Jordan, was officially opened on March 22.  The new gateway to Amman was designed by Foster+Partners, which says the airport has a: “highly efficient passive design, which has […]

Airports

Phoenix Sky Train to Open on April 8

March 22, 2013 0

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (IATA PHX) has announced that the PHX Sky Train will open to the public an noon on April 8. When the train opens for service, passengers will have a direct […]

Airline Focus

Norwegian Offer in-flight Movie and TV Rentals

March 22, 2013 0

_Low-cost carrier Norwegian has become the first European airline to offer a service that makes it possible to rent a wide range of movies and TV shows on board. The airline says its in-flight WiFi […]

Airports

Vanderlande Wins JFK IAT Contract

March 21, 2013 0

Vanderlande Industries was selected by JFKIAT, LLC, which operates Terminal 4 at New York’s John F Kennedy International Airport, as its official baggage handling system and Passenger Boarding Bridge (PBB) operations and maintenance provider. The […]

Airline Focus

Delta to Increase its Heathrow Presence

March 21, 2013 0

Delta Air Lines has announced it will significantly grow its presence at London’s Heathrow Airport when its partnership with Virgin Atlantic comes into force later this year.  Heathrow is the world’s top business destination: of […]

Airline Focus

easyJet launches Hamburg to Edinburgh Service

March 21, 2013 0

A new direct Hamburg-Edinburgh route was launched by easyJet on March 21. The British low-cost carrier operates four weekly flights from Hamburg to the Scottish capital.  Flights, operated by an easyJet Airbus A319, operate on […]

Airports

Birmingham is the UK’s Most Punctual Airport

March 21, 2013 0

A report by the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) shows Birmingham Airport was the UK’s most punctual airport in the last quarter of 2012, with 85% of scheduled flights and 84% of charter flights operating […]