Category: Airlines & Airports

Vueling and Ural Aircraft Runway Incursion at Barcelona

Reading Time: 1 minute While one aircraft was about to take-off, the other came into conflict on a crossing runway at Barcelona Airport. ATC defused the situation. At about down, the Vueling Airbus A320 was lining up on runway 07R(right) , while the Ural Airlines Airbus A321 was on final approach to runway 02 with landing clearance already received. […]

New Service Offering Unlimited Flights On Major American Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes All-you-can-fly subscription service OneGo launched on Feb. 1, providing its members with unlimited service on 500 commercial routes around the US for a flat monthly rate of $2,950. Cheaper regional plans include 35 routes in the West, 158 routes in the East, and 35 routes in the central US starting at $1,500 monthly. OneGo books […]

Serbia and Kosovo Accelerate Flight Plans

Reading Time: 2 minutes Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to accelerate plans to establish flights between Belgrade and Pristina. At last week’s high-level EU-moderated reconciliation talks in Brussels, the two sides discussed ways in which to avoid drawn-out bureaucratic procedures and unresolved airspace issues which could delay the service launch. Since Serbia and Kosovo have not regulated portions of […]

Female British Airways Cabin Crew Win The Right To Wear Trousers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two-year battle ends with airline allowing all crew to forgot the skirt and union hailing a victory for equality and common sense. An argument over who wears the trousers at British Airways has been won by the workers, after the airline agreed to allow all cabin crew, male and female, to keep their legs covered. After […]

British Airways To Exit London City If Charges Raised

Reading Time: 1 minute British Airways has warned it would consider leaving London City airport should any new owner raise service charges to cover the GBP2 billion (USD2.915 billion) asking price. In August last year, the airport’s majority shareholder, Global Infrastructure Partners, put the airport up for sale with several entities – Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings, Atlantia Spa, Macquarie […]

Australian Aviation Market Grows Together with Asia-Pacific Region

Reading Time: 4 minutes The first part of Australia’s series “Is it time to change Australian aviation rules?” discussed why Australia is changing its aviation rules in order to make it closer to ICAO and European standards. Overall, the change is a great achievement for Australia as it is moving side by side with the international standards. The question […]

easyJet Opens the New Base in Barcelona

Reading Time: 3 minutes easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, inaugurated its 28th base across its European network. With three Airbus A320 based in the city, the airline will be able to offer an enhanced product with more destinations and choice for the 3 million passengers flying with easyJet to and from Barcelona Airport each year. The base was opened by […]

Explosion on Board an A321 After Taking Off From Mogadishu

Reading Time: 1 minute A Daallo Airline Airbus A321 flight D3159 made an emergency landing at Mogadishu today after an explosion soon after takeoff from Mogadishu, Somalia. A loud bang was heard followed by flames, injuring 2 passengers. The body of a person fallen from a plane around Balcad town, Somalia. If it had happened in higher altitude, it would […]

Emirates Brand Value Grows 17% To Reach US$7.7 Billion

Reading Time: 1 minute Emirates has come out on top again as the world’s most valuable airline brand, according to the 2016 Brand Finance Global 500 report, which was released yesterday. The airline’s brand value grew 17% over last year to reach US$ 7.7 billion. For the fifth year running, the airline has steadily risen up in the global […]

Turkish Airlines Signs Strategic Alliance With Boeing

Reading Time: 1 minute A new strategic alliance agreement between Turkish Airlines (TRK) and Boeing is set to significantly boost the carrier’s and Turkey’s aerospace and technology capabilities. Under the accord TRK and Boeing have identified new areas of cooperation to further expand the US plane aviation giant’s investment within the Turkish industry. The agreement, signed by TRK’s Chairman […]