Airline Focus

Qantas Wireless Streaming

September 20, 2011 0

Qantas is to trial the latest technology in In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) next month on board a domestic aircraft. Q Streaming is the first of its kind in the world, allowing passengers to stream content whilst […]

Airline Focus

Score with AirAsia

September 13, 2011 0

International carrier AirAsia has teamed up with the UK’s Queens Park Rangers Football Club (QPR), sponsoring its official away and third shirt.  The airline hopes that this new partnership will further elevate its brand and […]

Air Cargo

New Emirates SkyCargo Service

September 13, 2011 0

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates Airline, celebrated the inaugural flight of its new Far East and Australasia freighter route on September 12, 2011. The weekly service, operated by a new Boeing 777 freighter […]

Airline Focus

AVIAREPS Merger for Baltic States

September 13, 2011 0

Aviation and tourism representation company AVIAREPS has opened its 42nd office after signing an agreement with Estonian general sales agent Airline Management.  The office will now conduct all future business as AVIAREPS Airline Management. The […]

Airline Focus

Restructuring at Qantas

September 12, 2011 0

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL flag carrier, Qantas has announced a series of changes right across its business that includes placing its first order for Airbus A320 Family aircraft and job cuts in its international division.  It is […]

Airline Focus

FL Technics Heads East

September 12, 2011 0

MAINTENANCE AND repair organisation FL Technics has announced plans to expand its network after it was granted a residency certificate to operate within the free economic zone in Ulyanovsk, Russia.  The move will result in […]

Airline Focus

New US ‘Passenger Protections’

September 12, 2011 0

US DEPARTMENT of Transportation (DOT) regulations aimed at providing protection’ for airline passengers came into effect in August.  They boost compensation for involuntarily ‘bumped’ passengers and impose a four-hour tarmac delay limit on international flights […]

Aircraft

Dreamliner Delay Compensation

September 12, 2011 0

OMAN AIR, which originally signed an agreement to lease six Boeing 787s from Kuwaiti aircraft lessor Alafco in 2007, with deliveries expected in 2012, 2014 and 2015, is now expecting the first delivery in the […]

Airline Focus

American Eagle Sell-off Confirmed

September 12, 2011 0

AMR CORPORATION, the parent company of American Airlines, has confirmed that it intends to divest itself of regional subsidiary AMR Eagle Holding.  The Corporation believes that a ‘spin-off’ of Eagle “as a separate, publicly-traded company […]

Airline Focus

Etihad Extends Abu Dhabi F1 Sponsorship

September 12, 2011 0

ETIHAD AIRWAYS, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and the Formula One Group have signed an agreement extending the airline’s title sponsorship of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for […]