Category: Top Stories

World’s Best Airlines for 2019. Which Ones?

AirlineRatings.com has announced the world’s best airlines for 2019 with Singapore Airlines taking the ‘Airline of the Year’ title. Other awards categories include excellence in long haul travel and best low-cost airlines. Can you guess the best ones? Best Airlines of the Year: Singapore Airlines. With constant innovation, excellence in flight service and operating world’s longest […]

Explore the First Flight of the First Airbus A330-800

The first A330-800 development aircraft to fly, also the second member of the A330neo family and market’s newest-generation 250-seat aircraft, has successfully completed its first flight which lasted four hours and four minutes. The new entry-level widebody aircraft in the Airbus Family is powered by the latest technology Rolls-Royce Trent 7000 turbofans. Airbus reported that the […]

Officially: Istanbul New Airport Ready to Become World’s Busiest

On Monday, Istanbul Airport officially opened its doors to travellers with two runways, stretching 3,750 and 4,100 meters long, going into service. Once fully completed, it is expected to become world’s largest airport. It is projected to handle up to 90 million passengers by 2021, with further growth plans up to 200 million. For the comparison, […]

Sneak Peek at Boeing 777X Jetliner: World’s Biggest Twin-Engine

Recently, Boeing, one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, has revealed a fully-assembled static test model of 777X jetliner. The record-breaking machine is expected to become the largest and most efficient two-engine jetliner worldwide. According to Boeing, the new 777X is built on the company’s successful 777 and 787 Dreamliner, although will feature a bigger […]

Boeing Q3 Deliveries Slip but Rise Year over Year

Boeing reported that in Q3 2018 it delivered 190 commercial aircraft, including 138 Boeing 737 planes, two “Queens of the Skies” 747, four Boeing 767, 12 long-range wide-body twin-engine jet aeroplanes 777 and 34 Dreamliners. Boeing delivered 190 new commercial jets in Q3 of 2018, compared with 194 in the second quarter and 202 in the […]

Revealed: Most Eco-Friendly Airlines Flying Between US and Europe

For travelers committed to protecting the environment, your choice of airlines, planes and seats can make a big difference. A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has ranked 20 major airlines flying between the US and Europe by their carbon footprint. Norwegian Air Shuttle ranked first as the most environmentally friendly […]

Longest US Domestic Flight. Which Is It?

While Singapore Airlines passengers are in eager anticipation of world’s longest direct nonstop flight from Singapore to New York with a brand new Airbus A350ULR, Hawaiian Airlines are about to launch the longest US domestic flight. Flight time from Boston to Honolulu will take up to 11 hours, 40 minutes. This will be the longest […]

World’s New Longest Nonstop Flight: Tickets on Sale

Would you like to take a seat in a brand new Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range aircraft recently delivered to Singapore Airlines? Even more, would you like to enter the history flying a record-breaking, new longest direct flight in the world? After picking its newest aircraft, Singapore Airlines will start flying non-stop between Singapore and […]

India’s New Airport with Spectacular Himalayan Views Ready to Open

Often airports are built aside of the crowded places, in the remote areas, where the airport itself is the only attraction. But sometimes, as India’s Pakyong airport, it is an absolutely breathtaking piece of engineering on the roof of the world. Located in the remote Himalayan state of Sikkim, this airport is the place where you can […]

Time to Visit the Most Internationally Connected Airport in the World

Every single airport’s purpose is to help people travel from the point A to the point B. Nevertheless, particular locations of some airports play a greater role in the global network than others. To help put this connectivity between airports into perspective, OAG, the leading global provider of digital flight information, created the Megahubs International […]