Aircraft

DXB Takes Over Top Spot for International Passenger Traffic

January 30, 2015 0

Dubai Airports has released its year-end traffic report which confirms that Dubai International (IATA: DXB) has secured its position as the number one airport for international passenger numbers. Full year passenger numbers totalled 70,475,636, up […]

Airline Focus

Qatar Airways Acquires IAG Stake

January 30, 2015 0

Qatar Airways has announced that it has acquired a 9.99% stake in International Airlines Group (IAG), which owns British Airways and Iberia. A statement from IAG’s Chief Financial Officer, Enrique Dupuy de Lôme, said: “Both […]

Aircraft

ANA Commits to the Boeing 787-10

January 30, 2015 0

On January 30 Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced the airline’s intent to purchase three 787-10 Dreamliners to add additional flexibility to the airline’s 787 fleet. In addition, ANA announced an order for five […]

Airline Focus

SkyTeam Opens Sydney Airport Lounge

January 30, 2015 0

The SkyTeam airline alliance has formally opened its new Exclusive Lounge at Sydney Airport. The alliance says its presence in the Australian market has been growing steadily and now offers over 80 weekly departures from […]

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Qantas Supports Gallipoli Centenary

January 27, 2015 0

The Australian Government and Qantas today announced a collaboration to support Australia and New Zealand Army Corps (Anzac) Centenary activities marking the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings. Australia’s Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister […]

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Airline Operations Reorganised at London Gatwick

January 26, 2015 0

Gatwick Airport has conducted a strategic review of its terminal operations and has announced a plan to operate airlines out of single terminals in the future, as part of its bid to ease passenger journeys […]

Aircraft

American Airlines Welcomes First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

January 26, 2015 0

American Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner on January 22nd at Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington, before undertaking a delivery flight to Dallas/Fort Worth. “We are committed to delivering a fantastic product […]

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Unexpected Arrival for JFK-Bound Flight!

January 21, 2015 0

A woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard Royal Jordanian’s JFK-bound flight (RJ261) on January 20. A Royal Jordanian statement said that the 33 year old mother, who was travelling alone, went into labour […]

Air Traffic Control

New Spanish Airport Opens

January 21, 2015 0

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy officially opened Spain’s newest commercial airport on January 8, 2015. Andorra-La Seu Airport will shortly receive commercial flights of 45/50 seat aircraft, and aims to receive 50,000 annual passengers by 2025. […]

Airports

Future of the UK’s Regional Airports Considered

January 21, 2015 0

On January 19 the UK’s House of Commons Transport Select Committee heard evidence from the aviation industry on the importance of regional aviation and how it supports transport infrastructure and importantly the development of regional […]