Airline Focus

Robust Air Passenger Growth in June: IATA

July 31, 2013 0

On July 31 The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released June passenger demand figures showing year-on-year growth of 6.0%.  The figure, measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPK), is described as “robust growth” and is ahead […]

Aircraft

British Airways 787 Begins Manston Training

July 30, 2013 0

Manston’s time as the host airport for British Airway’s Airbus A380 ended on July 29 as the airline’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrived to continue its period of training for pilots, flight crew and cabin staff. […]

Aircraft

Airbus A380 Makes First Stansted Visit

July 29, 2013 0

The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus A380, touched down at Stansted Airport for the very first time on July 29. The new British Airways airliner flew into the airport as part of the airline’s […]

Airports

Record 32.6m Passengers Pass Through Dubai

July 29, 2013 0

  Passenger traffic at Dubai International Airport (DXB) hit 32.6 million in the first half of this year, making it the busiest six months in the airport’s history, according to the traffic report issued today […]

Aircraft

First 787-9 Dreamliner Features New Boeing Livery

July 29, 2013 0

  Aircraft manufacturer Boeing is making progress with its first 787-9 Dreamliner, most recently painting it in the new Boeing Commercial Airplanes livery. The refreshed look for the Boeing family began with the 747-8 and […]

Airports

Stansted Airport Celebrates 70th Anniversary

July 26, 2013 0

An American World War Two hero was the special guest of honour today as Stansted Airport celebrated the 70th anniversary of its runway and historic roots as a wartime airfield with a spectacular flypast and […]

Airline Focus

SWISS Introduces Direct Flights to St Petersburg

July 26, 2013 0

  SWISS has introduced year-round direct scheduled flights between Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg, Russia, and Geneva Airport, Switzerland. Initially, flights will operate on Mondays and Thursdays.  Saturdays will be introduced from September 7.  The […]

Aircraft

Sea-Tac Welcomes Flights to London

July 26, 2013 0

  Delta Air Lines is adding a new daily non-stop service to London Heathrow from Seattle Tacoma International Airport.  The new route will commence on March 29, 2014. Tom Albro, Port of Seattle Commission President, […]

Airports

ARINC Implements vMUSE Express at Japanese Airports

July 25, 2013 0

  ARINC Incorporated is implementing vMUSE Express at Japan’s Naha Airport in Okinawa (OKA) and Kagoshima Airport (KOJ).  The technology will help both airports meet the needs of a growing pool of airline customers as […]