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9 MAY 2016
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Ease of connection between Emirates’ six UK gateways at Heathrow, Gatwick, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle and China were highlighted last week as the airline launched two new routes.
US president Theodore Roosevelt had a phrase to describe his foreign policy. It was “Speak softly and carry a big stick.” Some of that seems to have rubbed off on Boeing. Considering 2016 is its 100th anniversary of being in business, it has so far been speaking very softly indeed.
Plans for a non-stop service between Vancouver and Delhi, a distance of 11,149km (6,020nmi), have been announced by Air Canada starting on 20 October in time for this year’s Diwali festivities.
Aviation enthusiasts have an opportunity to see Germania’s special 30th-anniversary livery in all its glory today (9 May) when the Berlin-based airline lands its one-of-a-kind B737 at Gatwick.
The Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group last week unveiled a new aircraft design as part of the consolidation between Chile’s LAN Airlines and the Brazil-based carrier TAM and their affiliates.
SATA International has rebranded its airline operation as Azores Airlines with a new logo designed to resemble the tail fin of a whale and representing all the islands in the group, one of the world’s largest whale sanctuaries.
John Burke, who speaks Dutch, has written about the Netherlands over many years in such diverse publications as ‘Travel Trade Gazette’ and ‘Investors Chronicle’.
On Test with Ted Wilkinson of The Guild of Motoring Writers
A Meaningful Machine
There have been two new Honda Civic arrivals in recent times, first the purposeful and conventional road-going versions in extensively face-lifted forms, and now the long-awaited Civic Type R.
The 60 major international airlines operating out of the new Concourse D at Dubai International Airport (DXB) have celebrated its official opening with a royal reception given by Dubai Airports chairman Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum.