7 AUGUST 2017
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An aggressive campaign for further growth in the UK and Europe is on the cards at Cathay Pacific with the appointment of James Ginns as the new London-based general manager for the region.
A two-part ITV documentary, Inside the Cockpit, focusing on how easyJet pilots progress from initial recruitment through training and on to flying passenger aircraft with paying passengers aboard premieres next Monday, 14 August, at 21:00.
IMAGINING THE FUTURE OF THE TRAVEL INDUSTRY
Yelena Ageyeva-Furman is a senior principal at the management consultancy A. T. Kearney. Here she reviews a study commissioned by Amadeus, the originator of the global distribution system (GDS) and still the largest provider of airline IT.
A key objective in a 15-year recovery programme launched by Aeroflot in 2010 has been achieved ahead of schedule according to new figures, with the airline regaining a place among the world’s top 20 leading carriers by passenger traffic.
The first Mid-East carrier to take delivery of the Boeing B737 MAX 8 stepped forward last week when flydubai became the owner of the first of 75 of the advanced single-aisle aircraft it is adding to its fleet.
A special-edition Boeing B777-200LR named Crystal Skye became the newest member of Crystal AirCruises’ expanding fleet last week at an official handover ceremony at Boeing Field in Seattle.
A business jet has joined the UK´s Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme after Embraer delivered the first of five Phenom 100s on order to Affinity Flight Training Services.
The Istanbul New Airport project in Turkey aims to become the first and largest infrastructure project outside North America to obtain sustainability verification from the UK-based Envision system.
A significant formal partnership agreement with the aim of improving customer convenience and the quality of a wide range of operations and services while enhancing the corporate value of both companies has been signed by Japan Airlines (JAL) and Vietjet.
A bold new look with tartan tails for the aircraft and original tartan uniforms for cabin crew and ground staff was revealed last week by Loganair as it also reported a boost in passenger numbers for July at a record 80,000, 18% up on last year.
A scheme introduced to help business travellers from non-EU countries to fast track journeys through UK airports is being extended to families to ease queues which have been building this summer because of enhanced security procedures.
Moves by Qatar Airways to buy a stake of up to 10% in American Airlines have been dropped by the Mid-East carrier, but it says it will continue to investigate alternative investment opportunities in the US and elsewhere.
This month’s Cruise Review BTN goes ultra-luxury, but before that can we ask London-based readers to put in their diaries two events for early next year.
A continued investment in Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with more than US$1.6bn committed over the next five years to improve Terminals 4 and 5 was announced last week by American Airlines and Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA).
Registrations for the annual conference, exhibitions and awards dinner of the Airport Operators Association (AOA) have opened. The gathering is on 30-31 October at London's Royal Lancaster Hotel, not the Paddington Metropole.
Air traffic control operator NATS (En Route) Plc, known as NERL, has been cleared by a CAA investigation into complaints from Ryanair and Stansted Airport that it breached its air traffic services licence and the Transport Act 2000.
As London City Airport (LCY) approaches its 30th birthday in November, one of the operations that played a part in its development launched celebrations for an anniversary of its own last week.
A £1.15bn capital investment programme over the next five years, with £240m earmarked for 2017-18 alone has been announced by Gatwick to cater for planned future growth while maintaining its record levels of passenger satisfaction.
A new move in the airline catering war in the US has been introduced by New York-based JetBlue, which is known for its unlimited free brand-name snacks and has now brought in more choices with “EatUp” nibbles to buy on flights longer than 2hr.
The 100th production Series 400 Twin Otter has been on display from the manufacturer, British Columbia-based Viking Air, for the first time at the 2017 EAA Airventure airshow in Wisconsin.