Category: General Aviation

STG Aerospace Wins ‘Best Cabin Innovation’ APEX Award

STG Aerospace has won an APEX award for Best Cabin Innovation for its saf-Tglo blu photoluminescent floorpath marking system. saf-Tglo blu is the world’s first blue glowing photoluminescent floor path marking system. For the first time airlines and aircraft cabin designers can introduce an alternative glowing colour within the cabin interior, harmonizing with the latest […]

Airlines Technology Signs Pact with British Airways

Airlines Technology (AT), an IT solutions provider funded by Travel Startups, has signed a commercial agreement with British Airways as an interface between the airline and its passenger for creating seamless travel experience. While ticketing aggregators and travel portals provide sketchy information about fares and schedules, Airlines Technology, working on the International Air Transport Association […]

Norway and Sweden Starting Sales of SAS Shares

The Norwegian and Swedish government is starting the sale of up to 19 million shares in the airline SAS, corresponding to 5.8 percent of the outstanding shares. The Norwegian Industry and Fisheries Ministry is to oversee the sale on behalf of the Norwegian and Swedish governments, said the Swedish government in a statement Wednesday night. […]

Flights Between UK and China to Increase by 150%

Successful negotiations held between the respective governments of the UK and China have resulted in an increase of 150% in the services currently being operated. At present only 40 passenger flights per week were being allowed, but this has now risen to 100. In addition, there will be no restrictions on the number of permitted […]

Passenger Growth Slowed in August

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic data for August showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) climbed 4.6% compared to the year-ago period. This represented a slowing from the 6.4% increase recorded in July (revised). August capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increased by 5.8%, and load […]

Air New Zealand to Introduce In-Flight Wi-Fi

Air New Zealand has announced it plans to roll out in-flight wifi in 2017. Chief executive officer Christopher Luxon said at a media and travel event in Sydney on Thursday that trans-Tasman flights would be the first to receive the service. Mr Luxon says the airline is completing commercial negotiations with Panasonic Avionics and British […]

World’s Best Business Jets for Your Local or Transatlantic Flights

It does not matter what we do; from time to time there comes a moment when we are forced to choose. Business aviation is not an exception, as long as this sector also provides people with a range of choices. The fact that rich and successful people all around the world got used to flying […]

China Goes All Out to Become ‘Global Aviation Power’

Chinese leadership views investing in domestic aviation, both civilian and military, as one of the country’s top priorities in hopes that this will help Beijing improve its manufacturing industry, boost innovation and improve national defense, Xinhua reported. Geng Ruguang, Executive Vice President of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), described aviation industry as the […]

Airbus Brings Jets, Spacecraft, Helicopters and Missile Under One Roof

Airbus Group further integrates by merging its Group structure with its largest division Airbus Commercial Aircraft into a new entity. The Board of Directors of Airbus Group approved a respective proposal by the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tom Enders. “Already in July, we launched a transformation programme that is heavily focused on digitalisation of […]

Russia To Conduct Observation Flights Over Greece, US

Russian monitors will fly over Greece and the United States as part of Russia’s Treaty on Open Skies responsibilities, according to the statement published by Russian Defense Ministry on Monday. “The flight [over Greece] will depart at some point on September 26-30 from Nea Anchialos “open skies” airport,” Sergei Ryzhkov, head of the Russian Defense […]