Category: Airlines & Airports

Aeromexico Inaugurates New Boeing 787 Simulator

Aeromexico, Mexico’s global airline, in partnership with Lockheed Martin Commercial Flight Training (LMCFT), presented its new Boeing 787 flight simulator today at the Aeromexico Training facility. This device will allow Aeromexico’s pilots to train under highly realistic operating conditions. With the arrival of the new simulator, Aeromexico can optimize scheduling and control of the pilot […]

Lufthansa Fails to Halt Week-Long Cabin Crew Strike

Despite having successfully obtained one-day injunctions through Düsseldorf and Darmstadt labor courts on Tuesday 10th November against striking cabin crew who began a 7-day walk-out on Friday 6th, Lufthansa have failed to see the strike stopped completely after both labor courts ruled against the airline and allowed the cabin crew to continue their strike. 19,000 […]

Turkish Airlines Is Russia’s Top Foreign Carrier as Lufthansa Recedes

Turkish Airlines has become the biggest foreign carrier serving Russia as competitors including former market leader Deutsche Lufthansa AG drop flights amid a slump in demand. The Turkish operator has increased Russian flights by more than 16 percent in 2015 as international rivals cut services as much as 43 percent, according to Bloomberg Intelligence analysis […]

Air China to Start Chengdu – Paris Flights

Air China (Beijing) will start Chengdu-Paris nonstop service from December 12, 2015, which will make Paris the fifth European destination Air China serves from Chengdu after Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London and Moscow, and enable passengers from Chengdu to arrive in Paris within just around 11 hours. The flights, CA457/8, are operated four times a week on […]

Etihad Airways Takes Up Option on Two Freighters

Etihad Airways announced yesterday at the Dubai Air Show 2015 it will take delivery of two Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft. The decision to exercise the option on the freighter conversions, which were part of the carrier’s $67 billion mixed fleet order for 199 aircraft in 2013, was unveiled on the opening day of the event. […]

EDM Door Trainers Pass Site Acceptance Test for Two Ethiopian Aircraft

EDM, a provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, has announced that the A350 and B767 door trainers it supplied to Ethiopian Airlines have passed their Site Acceptance Test (SAT). EDM manufactured the two door trainers for Ethiopian Airlines as part of a major contract to supply a comprehensive range of […]

Austrian Airlines Expands Flight Offering to Ukraine and Romania

Austrian Airlines is expanding its flight offering to Ukraine and Romania. Austria’s national carrier will offer passengers two additional flights to Lviv each week and three additional weekly flights to Odessa in the summer flight schedule for 2016. In addition, one additional flight per week will be operated to Iasi in Romania. Accordingly, the country’s […]

Deutsche Lufthansa : Airlines of the Lufthansa Group are Leaders in Sustainability

The airlines Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines have been named as three of the most sustainable airlines by consumers in Germany. This is the result of the representative survey ‘Mit gutem Gewissen’ (with a clear conscience) carried out by the economic magazine Focus Money together with Deutschland Test and the analysis company ServiceValue. Those surveyed […]