IT

Heathrow Signs Outsourcing Agreement with SITA

November 21, 2018 0

Heathrow Airport has signed an outsourcing agreement with SITA to transform the management of the airport’s vast communication network into what the company described as: “a smarter, automated service”. A company statement said Heathrow’s Network […]

Aircraft

EasyJet Orders an Additional 17 A320neo jets

November 20, 2018 0

Airbus has reached an agreement with easyJet that extends the airline’s fleet plans into 2023, exercising purchase rights to firm orders for 17 A320neo. This takes its combined order for the NEO to 147 (including […]

Airline Focus

China Southern to Leave SkyTeam Alliance

November 15, 2018 0

China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with the SkyTeam airline alliance as of January 1, 2019. China Southern said its decision “reflects its strategic development, the changing trends of the global aviation […]

Airline Focus

UK Regional Airline, Flybe, up for Sale

November 14, 2018 0

The board of the UK regional airline FlyBe has confirmed that it is: “in discussions with a number of strategic operators about a potential sale of the company.” It added that it is also reviewing […]

Airline Focus

Loganair Launches Armed Forces Discount Fares

November 9, 2018 0

Loganair has introduced a discount fare for members of the armed forces, veterans and the armed forces community. The airline has teamed up with Poppyscotland and The Royal British Legion, the Armed Forces Fare will […]

Airline Focus

Korean Air Migrates Entire IT System to Cloud

November 7, 2018 0

Korean Air is driving a major organisational strategy by investing KRW 200 billion over the next ten years to overhaul its entire IT infrastructure. Under the agreement, Korean Air plans to migrate all its applications […]

Aircraft

More Embraer 175s for American Airlines

November 5, 2018 0

Embraer and American Airlines have signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets configured with 76 seats. The contract value is US$705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in the backlog […]

Air Traffic Control

New Mexico City Airport Project Cancelled

October 31, 2018 0

The construction of a new airport for Mexico City has halted after a public vote to decide its fate.  About a third of the $13.3 billion project is already complete but, during his election campaign, […]