Category: General Aviation

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, […]

The Transatlantic Market in Summer 2016

Reading Time: 6 minutes The Transatlantic market between North America and Europe is still the single largest intercontinental market in the world, and with dozens of airlines offering nonstop service on trans-Atlantic routes, it is also highly competitive. After 2012 and 2013 featured a tepid growth in the face of staunch capacity discipline for major U.S. airlines and financial […]

Brazil May Relax Regulation on Foreign Control of Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the wake of a continued downturn in Brazil’s economy, combined with the worst crisis the aviation industry has witnessed there in years, the Brazilian government could, under the leadership of the current Vice President, Michel Temer, relax the regulations surrounding controlling stakes in local airlines to allow greater foreign control. Current legislation restricts foreign […]

Allegiant Honors Entire Staff at Elementary School With Free Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Allegiant celebrated Teacher Appreciation Day today by giving away two round-trip tickets to every teacher and support staff member at Helen Herr Elementary School in Las Vegas. Allegiant worked with Clark County School District personnel to plan a surprise evacuation drill at the local elementary school, after which airline representatives surprised more than 70 unsuspecting […]

Adelaide Welcomes First Qatar Airways Flight From Doha

Reading Time: 3 minutes The city of Adelaide today welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight to arrive at its international airport from Doha, Qatar. The inaugural flight was greeted by a delegation of VIPs including South Australia’s Minister for Tourism, Hon. Leon Bignell; Adelaide Airport Managing Director, Mr. Mark Young; the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency the Hon. […]

Solar Impulse Si2 Lands in Phoenix

Reading Time: 1 minute Solar Impulse 2 (Si2) – the solar airplane of Swiss pioneers Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg capable of flying day and night without fuel – landed in Phoenix Goodyear Airport, Arizona, with André Borschberg at the controls, on 2 May at 8:55pm local time (UTC-7) after taking off from the Moffett Airfield in Mountain View, […]

Si2 Said Goodbye to Silicon Valley

Reading Time: 1 minute After a week of rest at Moffett Airfield, Mountain View, California, Si2 is ready for the next adventure with André Borschberg. André Borschberg took off on May 2nd 12:03UTC from San Francisco to Phoenix, Arizona. Si2 spent a week in California after Bertrand Piccard’s 3-day flight that marked the completion of the Pacific Crossing. It was a […]

Aviation Industry’s Growth in Latin America

Reading Time: 4 minutes Through careful analysis of the largest aviation manufacturers (Airbus, Boeing and Embraer) and market activity tendencies, it is true to say that despite the current political and economical instability, Latin America’s aviation market is predicted to grow steadily for the next 20 years at the average rate of 6% annually. Consistent economic growth of 3.6% […]

Boeing and Air France Celebrate Milestone Delivery of 70th 777

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and Air France marked a milestone with the delivery of the airline’s 70th 777. The French flag carrier has played a pivotal role is the success of the 777 program and was the launch customer for both the 777-300ER in 2004 and the 777 Freighter in 2009. Air France took delivery of its first […]

Norwegian Fighter Jet Helps Save Dying Patient

Reading Time: 1 minute Quick-thinking medical staff in Norway saved a patient’s life by calling in a fighter jet to whisk live-saving medical equipment from another hospital. The dying patient urgently needed a special lung and heart procedure called extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, but the hospital in the town of Bodø in central Norway had neither the equipment nor the […]