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Thai Airways Launches “A Flight To Nowhere” For Religious Worshippers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thai Airways International has launched a special flight for those who would like to pray on board. The idea is to complete a one-off flight as a part of the “Thai Magical Flying Experience” Campaign to over 99 of the holiest Buddhist religious sites. This flight, which is taking place on November 30, is also […]

Volotea: Shift to Domestic Market Increases Number of Passengers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Since passengers show interest in short-haul travel in the context of the pandemic, Volotea has made a strategic decision to focus on domestic markets which yielded good results.   The European carrier reported a 90% seat load factor in the third quarter, 7 points down on the same period in 2019. In the third quarter, […]

Boeing Counts a $3.5 Billion Loss After the Third Quarter

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Boeing Company has reported third-quarter results today. With the disclosed revenue of $14.1 billion, Boeing has made a loss of $3.052 billion. Boeing swung net loss of $466 million in the third quarter from a profit of $1.2 billion a year earlier. That was on sales of $14.1 billion, down 29% from a year […]

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AirBaltic plans 40 destinations this winter

Reading Time: < 1 minute During this winter season, airBaltic plans to connect Riga with 40 destinations across its network. The airline is offering flights to major European business hubs and a small selection of leisure and skiing destinations. The planned winter schedule includes such skiing destinations as Kittila, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Zurich, Geneva, Milan and Verona among others. In […]

British Airways Boeing 747 to Become Film and TV Set

Reading Time: 2 minutes A British Airways 747 will today depart for Dunsfold Aerodrome where it will begin its new life as a TV and film set. The aircraft, registration G-CIVW, will land at Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey. In July, the British airline announced that it was grounding its fleet of 747s following the damaging impact that the Covid-19 […]

AirAsia Group to Stop AirAsia Japan Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group has decided to cease AirAsia Japan operations effective 5 October 2020. Since its incorporation in July 2014, AirAsia Japan airlines have been operating domestic and international flights from its base in Chubu Centrair International Airport. The COVID-19 pandemic with the travel restrictions and the uncertainties it created have severely curtailed demand for business […]

Qatar Airways to Expand Network to 124 Destinations by the End of 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Qatar Airways announces its winter schedule with plans to expand network to 124 destinations by the end of 2020. Qatar Airways’ plans to rebuild its network to international destinations including 21 in Africa, 10 in the Americas, 42 in Asia-Pacific, 38 in Europe and 13 in Middle East. Many cities will be served with a […]

New CEO Appointed To Lead Pilot Training Centre – BAA Training China

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mr. Vytautas Ledakas is the newly appointed CEO of BAA Training China – a modern aviation training centre planned to be equipped with six full-flight simulators (FFS) and part of a Joint Venture (JV) established in 2019 by Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment […]

American Airlines Initiates Preflight COVID-19 Testing for International Destinations

Reading Time: 3 minutes American Airlines is collaborating with several foreign governments to begin offering preflight COVID-19 testing for customers traveling to international destinations, starting with Jamaica and the Bahamas. The carrier plans to expand the program to additional markets in the weeks and months ahead. – Initial testing program for Jamaica to begin at Miami (MIA) next month. […]

SAS Flying To China Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute SAS  is reopening the route from Copenhagen to Shanghai with a weekly frequency from 29 September. There have been no direct flights since 31 January, but SAS has now obtained approval from the Chinese authorities and is reopening the route from Copenhagen to Shanghai with a weekly frequency. The reopening of the route is vital […]