Airline Focus

First Boeing 787 for WestJet

January 18, 2019 0

Boeing handed over the first of ten 787 Dreamliners for the Canadian airline, WestJet, on January 17. “Today’s delivery marks a new chapter for WestJet,” said Ed Sims, president and CEO of Calgary-based WestJet. “Boeing’s 787 […]

Air Cargo

GTA dnata Awarded IATA’s CEIV Pharma Certification in Canada

January 17, 2019 0

GTA dnata, dnata’s joint-venture company in Canada, has received IATA’s Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) certification for its pharma handling processes and facilities in Toronto. GTA dnata is the first ground services provider to be awarded the prestigious certification for warehousing as […]

Airline Focus

Flybe Bought by Virgin / Stobart Led Consortium

January 11, 2019 0

The Exeter-based regional airline Flybe is being bought for £2.2m by a consortium which includes Virgin Atlantic, the Stobart Group and the venture capital company Cyrus. The move comes after Flybe issued a profits warning […]

Ground Handling

ISAGO Renewal for dnata in the Philippines

January 10, 2019 0

The air service provider dnata has renewed its IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO) Registration by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in the Philippines, and obtained ISAGO Station Accreditations at Manila Ninoy Aquino […]

Airline Focus

Delta Orders an Additional 15 Airbus A220s

January 10, 2019 0

Delta Air Lines has ordered 15 additional A220 aircraft, bringing to 90 the total of the new generation airliners the world’s second-largest airline has on order.  The additional orders are the carrier’s first for the […]

Customer Service

Heathrow and OmniServe introduce the Multimobby

January 10, 2019 0

The airline and airport assistance services provider OmniServ and Heathrow have introduced new multi-passenger electric vehicles – the Multimobby – which can carry up to seven people plus an operator through the airport’s terminal buildings […]