Tag: Boeing 737-800

Malaysia Airlines Sees Steady Progress In Q2 2017

Reading Time: 8 minutes Malaysia Airlines experienced a tough second quarter with heightened competition and adverse forex movement. Load factors continued to be strong and passenger revenue saw positive year on year (YoY) growth amidst the tough operating environment. Group CEO Peter Bellew said, “The second quarter passenger revenue saw an increase of 8%, on the back of 1.8% […]

Alaska Airlines Completes First Commercial Wood Biofuel Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alaska Airlines Flight 4 made history when its Boeing 737-800, with 163 passengers on board, flew from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. – the first ever commercial flight to use an alternative renewable jet fuel made from forest residuals. The biofuel was produced by the Northwest Advanced Renewables Alliance (NARA) […]

Russia’s Pobeda Airlines Opens Operations Control Center

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot low-cost subsidiary Pobeda Airlines has opened an operations control center at Moscow Vnukovo International Airport, which will allow flights to maintain a 30-minute turnaround time. Visual observations enable flight operations to decrease delays caused by ground handling services, improving punctuality by 10%-15%, the carrier said in a statement. Pobeda operates up to daily 70 […]

Blue Air Selects Liverpool as Latest Base

Reading Time: 2 minutes Romanian airline Blue Air has today (October 3) revealed plans to establish a new European base at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), creating dozens of employment opportunities. As part of the move, which will make LJLA the firm’s eighth European base, Blue Air will locate a 189 seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft to Liverpool at the […]

Oman Air Expands Its International Network To Include Iraq

Reading Time: 2 minutes Oman Air has announced further expansion to its global network with a new destination starting in September 2016. The flights will operate from Oman Air’s hub in Muscat to Najaf, in Iraq with four weekly flights. Flights to Najaf will start on 15th September 2016.This is Oman Air’s first destination in Iraq, and the carrier […]

Norwegian Signs First Ever Charter Agreements in The U.S.

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian signs charter contracts with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations to operate routes from the United States to the Caribbean and Mexico. Norwegian has signed charter agreements with Apple Vacations and Funjet Vacations for the winter season 2017. Norwegian will station three Boeing 737-800 aircraft in Milwaukee and Chicago and operate routes to Mexico and […]

Austrian Airlines Launches a Wet Lease Agreement With SunExpress

Reading Time: < 1 minute Austrian Airlines is launching a wet lease agreement with SunExpress Deutschland. • Objective: cover peak capacity requirements The objective of this cooperation is to cover peak capacity requirements, above all in the particularly dense summer flight schedule. A Boeing 737-800 aircraft along with the cockpit and cabin crew of SunExpress Deutschland will be deployed in […]

Black Boxes of Crashed Flydubai Plane Decoded, No Onboard System Malfunctions Found

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flydubai flight FZ981, which crashed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was fully operational when it took off from the airport in Dubai, the Interstate Aviation Committee said after decoding the flight data recorders. “According to the preliminary analysis of the information obtained from flight recorders to date, no onboard system malfunctions, aircraft components’ defects or power system […]