Qatar Airways Delays New Longest Nonstop Flight in the World

Reading Time: < 1 minute The longest flight in the world has been delayed. Qatar Airways announced plans for its Auckland-Doha service to start in December. At 14,539 kilometres, the flight would be the longest in the world and overtake the Auckland-Dubai service operated by Emirates. The airline has delayed the launch of the world’s longest direct flight until February due […]

dnata and SAS Enter a Long Term Partnership in Zurich and Geneva

Reading Time: < 1 minute dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been selected by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) to provide ground handling and cargo services at Zurich Airport and Geneva Airport. SAS operates 42 weekly flights from Oslo, Stockholm, and Copenhagen to Geneva and Zurich, using a mix of aircraft types including the Canadair 900, Airbus A320 […]

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo Enter Joint Business Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Numerous benefits to customers from joint network between Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo. More direct connections, greater flexibility and time savings combined with service enhancements – these are just some of the benefits customers will enjoy thanks to the cooperation between the cargo division of Cathay Pacific Airways, the leading air cargo carrier in Asia, […]

Allegiant Air Buys 4 More A319s From Cebu Pacific

Reading Time: 2 minutes Allegiant Travel Company signed a sale agreement with Cebu Pacific for four Airbus A319 aircraft. Allegiant is the parent company of Las Vegas-based low-cost airline, Allegiant Air. Deliveries are scheduled from 2017 to 2018. “As we aim to expand our operations both in the Philippines and abroad, we remain invested in upgrading our fleet with […]

Rhein-Neckar Air To Start a Weekly Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rhein-Neckar Air announced to start a weekly service between Münster/Osnabrück and Westerland/Sylt starting July 16th. A Dornier 328-100 will operate the route every Saturday, departing at the island in the North-Sea at 10:45h, arriving at Münster/Osnabrück at 11:45h, departing at Münster/Osnabrück at 12:15h and arriving at Sylt again at 13:15h. The German carrier has its […]

British Airways Airbus A380 Lands With Square Tire

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British Airways Airbus A380 aircraft which took of from Hong Kong, landed at London Heathrow Airport with a square tire. The aircraft, an Airbus A380, registration G-XLEB, was performing flight BA32. According to AvHerald, the crew received a tyre pressure indication after reaching top of climb. Checking flightradar24 data, it is seen that the […]

Germania’s First Flight To Malaga

Reading Time: < 1 minute On May 4th Münster/Osnabrück was celebrating Germania´s first flight to Málaga. The new service is operated once weekly on every Wednesday. It departs at Münster/Osnabrück (FMO) at 13:30h and arrives at Málaga at 16:35h, the return flight departs there at 17:20h with arrival back to Münster/Osnabrück at 20:20h. The flight is operated with a Boeing […]

Austrian Launches a Wet Lease Agreement with Condor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Austrian Airlines is launching a wet lease agreement with Condor, the fourth largest German airline, which is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main. The objective of this contract is to cover peak capacity requirements of the airline, above all in the particularly dense summer flight schedule. An Airbus A320 aircraft along with the cockpit and cabin […]

IAG’s CEO Will Fight for Current Heathrow Third Runway Plan

Reading Time: 2 minutes The current proposal to build a third runway at London Heathrow Airport is “indefensible” from a cost point of view and the head of British Airways’ parent company will fight it. International Airlines Group (IAG) CEO Willie Walsh (above), speaking as a panelist May 11 at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Aviation Symposium, said he […]

Bombardier Signs SWISS as Launch Customer for C Series Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Swiss International Air Lines (“SWISS”) has selected Bombardier’s Smart Parts Program to provide component support for the airline’s fleet of 30 all-new C Series aircraft. The 10-year agreement positions SWISS as the launch customer for the C Series Smart Parts Program and provides the airline with comprehensive component maintenance, […]