23 MARCH 2015
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Air Canada is modernising its international fleet with the introduction of new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. At the same time it is debuting a brand new international interior and introducing three cabins of service.
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The market for regional air access to London has been one of UK aviation’s most contentious policy issues over the last 20 years.
Three major airlines are facing legal action over alleged breaches of consumer law in their handling of passengers hit by disruption to flights.
The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) returns to Rome for its regional conference during 15-16 April.
Seven months after starting flights from London City Airport (LCY) Flybe has confirmed it is dropping its Dublin service in May. The airline cites competition from BA on the route, while a refinanced CityJet, the incumbent carrier, is benefitting from being un-hedged on fuel, it is suggested.
Reykjavik-based Icelandair will replace two leased aircraft in its all Boeing fleet with the addition of two Boeing 767-300 aircraft in spring 2016.
This year the airline will operate 23 Boeing 757-200 that take 183 passengers and one 757-300 that takes 220 passengers. The company owns 22 of those aircraft and leases two that will be redelivered this autumn.
Just days after announcing it planned to launch long-haul, low-cost transatlantic services, Ryanair has retracted its statement.
London luxury serviced apartment specialist Cheval Residences is adding 11 new apartments to its Cheval Knightsbridge residence this month.
The Government of Saint Helena (a British Overseas Territory) announced this week the appointment of Comair Limited as the preferred bidder for air service provision to the Atlantic island.
Continuing our west coast theme (last week was San Francisco) our roving reporter Jane Stanbury reports back from a trip to San Diego, California.
Airportr, the luggage collection and delivery service, is expanding its offering for British Airways domestic passengers at London City Airport.
As the restructuring of troubled national carrier Malaysian Airlines continues, Bombardier Aerospace announced last week at the Langkawi Maritime and Aerospace Show it had ratified a deal with a new Malaysian start up, flymojo, for 20 C Series -100s, valued at US$1.47bn.
It was a “Who’s Who” of aviation that gathered in Washington, DC on 17 March for the 14th annual day-long US Chamber of Commerce Aviation Summit.
Opening in June this year Makanyi Safari Lodge offers an ideal destination for small top end business incentive trips seeking a striking, unusual, but luxury location.
Finnair continues to upgrade its cabin services with the latest addition being Marimekko designed amenity kits featuring on long haul flights in Business and Economy Comfort classes.
British start-up, FastTrack Company is aiming to solve the problem of lost luggage and baggage worries with the introduction of Eviate bag track and trace solution.
Taking the ferry to France this summer? Be warned.