Airline Focus

Stars Shine on New Cairo Terminal

July 24, 2009 0

The new Terminal 3 at Cairo International Airport in Egypt formally opened on April 27, 2009, with the departure of EgyptAir’s daily New York service the first to use the facility.  The building, located adjacent […]

Airports

LCY Transatlantic Link Gets Supersonic Flight Number

July 24, 2009 0

The first long-haul scheduled passenger link from London City Airport will operate under the same flight codes that British Airways (BA) used for its supersonic Concorde transatlantic services.  The UK carrier has confirmed that its […]

Airports

Stansted Wins G1 Court Backing

July 24, 2009 0

The court of Appeal has thrown out the latest attempts by campaign group Stop Stansted Expansion (SSE) to block the airport’s G1 planning application.  This is the fifth time their core arguments against the development […]

Airline Focus

New US Low-Cost Carrier

July 24, 2009 0

Despite the current poor economic conditions, a new low-cost carrier was planning to start services in the USA in July.  Using 189-seat Boeing 737-800s, Jet America will begin with air links between Toledo, Ohio to […]

Airports

Rutten Becomes President of ACI Europe

July 24, 2009 0

Mr Ad Rutten, the Chief Operating Officer of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, was elected President of ACI Europe during its June annual assembly held in Manchester.  At the event, Mr Rutten said: “I am delighted to […]

News

787 ‘may not fly this year’

July 24, 2009 0

The Seattle Times reports that the structural flaw that delayed the first flight of the 787 Dreamliner may be more complex than originally described by the company, with the plane’s first flight ‘at least four […]

News

Continental Airlines makes loss and sheds jobs

July 24, 2009 0

US-based Continental Airlines, the world’s fifth largest airline, reported a second quarter 2009 net loss of $213 million and the shedding of 1,700 management and clerical positions across the company. July 21: US-based Continental Airlines, […]

Airline Focus

New CEO For Gulf Air

July 24, 2009 0

On July 2, Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer to lead the airline as it enters the next phase of its realignment strategy. Samer Majali, former CEO […]

Airline Focus

New Posts at bmi

July 24, 2009 0

Stefan Lauer, CEO Group Airlines and Corporate Human Resources at Deutsche Lufthansa AG, was appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors of British Midland PLC (bmi) with effect from July 1, 2009.  He will […]

Airline Focus

FFG & Servair = FFS at JFK

July 24, 2009 0

On June 17 the international airline and retail catering company Flying Food Group (FFG) announced it was strengthening its long-term strategic partnership in the US with Servair by creating a new company named Flying Food […]