Category: Airlines & Airports

INTERESTING | Best and Worst Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are planning your summer holidays and considering which airline to choose or not to choose for your journey, do not bother yourself with additional googling, the answer is here. The best and the worst airlines to fly with in 2019 have been revealed by AirHelp, AirHelp ranked 72 carriers according to the level […]

Delta’s First Airbus A330-900neo Takes Off Over France

Reading Time: 1 minute Delta, a major American airline, announced its first and long-awaited Airbus A330-900neo has finally took off for its initial test flight over France. The aircraft is expected to join Delta’s fleet later this spring. The beginning of test flights means that soon the aircraft will be delivered to the airline and will take off for […]

Lufthansa Confirms Interest in Thomas Cook’s Condor

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lufthansa, the largest German airline, has made a non-biding offer for Thomas Cook’s airline Condor Germany, confirmed Lufthansa’s CEO during Lufthansa’s annual general meeting in Bonn. During the meeting of the management board it was also decided on the option to extend this bid to the remaining airlines of the British travel group. Thomas Cook […]

Airbus Delivers First A321LR to Canada’s Air Transat

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Transat, a Canadian leisure and holiday travel airline, took delivery of its first Airbus A321LR aircraft. The A321LR is one of 15 the Montreal-based carrier is scheduled to receive. Air Transat leases the A321LR from AerCap. Air Transat plans to use the A321LR for long-distance flights out of Canada, principally on more extended, thinner […]

First Lion Air A330neo Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute The first A330neo for Lion Air Group has rolled out of the Airbus paint shop in Toulouse, France, featuring the airline’s distinctive livery. The aircraft will be operated on lease from BOC Aviation. Altogether, Lion Air Group will acquire 10 A330neo aircraft, eight of which will be leased from BOC Aviation. The aircraft will have […]

SAS Pilot Strike Called off: What is the Cost?

Reading Time: 1 minute The seven-day SAS pilots’ strike has been finally brought to an end. On Thursday night, 2 May, the parties managed to reach a mutually beneficial agreement. Over 1,400 pilots and the airline agreed on a 3.5% pay raise for 2019. After finished negotiations the airline confirmed the strike is over. Also, SAS reported that during […]

LCC Start-Up FlyArystan Targets 700,000 Passengers in 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kazakhstan’s decision to implement legislative changes that enable airlines to charge passengers for baggage and other ancillary services, has culminated in the launch of FlyArystan, the central Asian country’s new low-fare airline, which took to the skies on May 1 for its first revenue flights from Almaty International Airport to Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana) and Taraz. […]

Aeroflot Cleared to Buy Nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus Planes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aeroflot’s request for nearly 100 Boeing and Airbus airliners – to be delivered in the 2019 to 2023 period – has been formally approved by the Russian government. The big decision was confirmed by Denis Manturov, the country’s minister of industry and trade, after a meeting of the government commission for import substitution, headed by […]

Fiji Airways Goes for Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 1 minute Fiji Airways, the flag carrier airline of Fiji, has chosen Airbus A350-900 to fulfill its expansion plans to broaden international network. The aircraft will be leased from Dubai-based DAE Capital. The airline already operates the fleet of widebody aircraft consisting of six Airbus A330. Meanwhile, with two new A350-900, configured with 33 full lie-flat Business […]

First Japan Airlines A350 XWB Already Wears Airline’s Livery

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus announced that the first Japan Airways (JAL) A350-900 has been already painted featuring a special A350 XWB red logo on the fuselage. This A350 XWB is the first one manufactured directly for JAL. The aircraft is expected to join JAL fleet “in early summer” after it goes through all the ground and flight tests. […]