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Maiden Flight for Airbus A321LR

January 31, 2018 0

Airbus’ first A321LR (Long Range), MSN7877, has accomplished its maiden flight following a mission lasting 2 hours and 36 minutes.  The aircraft powered by CFM Leap-1A engines is now set to undergo a nearly 100 […]

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Vilnius Airport to Start Terminal Modernisation

January 31, 2018 0

After completing its runway reconstruction last summer, this year Vilnius Airport is about to start the reconstruction of its passenger terminal. The airport says the modernisation and expansion of the current terminal will offer passengers […]

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Abu Dhabi Unveils Revamped Lounge

January 31, 2018 0

Abu Dhabi International Airport (IATA: AUH) has unveiled its revamped Plaza Premium Lounge – Al Dhabi in Terminal 1, with 47% increase in seating capacity, and amenities that can accommodate approximately 300 persons. Adjacent to […]

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Ryanair Recognises BALPA Union

January 30, 2018 0

Ryanair has confirmed that it has signed a formal union recognition agreement with the British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA), making it the sole representative body for the carrier’s pilots in the UK. Ryanair announced in […]

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Virgin Atlantic Unveils Latest Addition to its Fleet

January 29, 2018 2

Virgin Atlantic has unveiled the first of four new Airbus A330-200 to join its fleet. “Daydream Believer” (G-VMNK) arrived into Gatwick for finishing touches before it enters into service in March 2018. Over the next […]

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Airbus A350-1000 Demonstration Tour Underway

January 26, 2018 0

The A350-1000, the newest member of Airbus’ widebody family, has embarked on a three-week Demonstration Tour to the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific region. The tour follows the completion of a successful flight test campaign, which lasted less […]

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New Self Bag Drop at Hamburg Airport

January 25, 2018 0

Hamburg Airport has introduced a fully automated baggage drop facility with the aim of speeding-up the passengers’ journey through the terminal. Ten “self bag drop” kiosks, including four for fully automated check-in were declared operational […]

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ENAV and IATA to Develop an Airspace Strategy for Italy

January 25, 2018 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. ENAV and IATA say they will strengthen their existing cooperation […]

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Air France CDG Lounge Upgrade

January 25, 2018 0

On January 25 Air France reopened the first part of a redesigned, much larger and totally renovated Business class lounge at its Paris Charles de Gaulle home. The airline says that with an open kitchen, […]