As a film buff, FlightChic is always delighted to spot an iconic airport in a movie scene. Here’s a list of airports seen on the big screen, offering a perfect blend of aviation and cinema for enthusiasts of both.
Food, drinks, service, fares, seats, safety? Which matters most to you in the aircraft cabin? What elements of the aircraft cabin interior should airlines focus on to improve the overall passenger experience? Take the survey!
Flexjet is setting new standards for connectivity on private jet flights. The private aviation company has teamed up with Starlink—a division of SpaceX—to offer unparalleled in-flight Wi-Fi. Flexjet aircraft Owners can now enjoy high-speed internet capabilities that rival what they expect in their boardrooms.
Attention international travelers: If you’re planning a trip out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) via Terminal D, prepare for some temporary changes in your check-in routine. A new construction project to enhance the baggage handling system is underway, requiring passengers to tweak their travel preparations.
Bubbles Seafood & Wine Bar opened its doors at its new location in Schiphol Airport’s Lounge 2. A brainchild of HMSHost Nederland, Bubbles has redefined the concept of airport dining, offering gourmet FAB in a luxurious setting.
Cathay Pacific Airways recently announced its traffic numbers for August 2023, reflecting a strong recovery. The airline carried over 10 million passengers in the first eight months 2023. The airline is on an upward trajectory, with a 603% increase in passenger numbers compared to August 2022.
United Airlines has appointed Michael Leskinen as its new Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President. The announcement also confirms Leskinen’s inclusion into United’s Executive Team.
In a strategic move that promises to redefine public health preparedness within the aviation sector, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Are you a ‘Coug’ or a ‘Dawg’? Alaska Airlines has something exciting in store regardless of which university you root for in Washington. This fall,… Read More »Alaska Airlines Reveals Two New Liveries for Washington State Universities
Embraer and FlightSafety Enhance Pilot Training with New Praetor Full-Flight Simulators in the US and Europe
In a move that underscores the growing global demand for specialized pilot training, Embraer and FlightSafety International have announced the inauguration of a new Praetor full-flight simulator in Orlando, Florida. Another simulator will be operational in Europe by the end of 2024, significantly expanding the training infrastructure for Praetor jets.
What do Avianca, the world’s second longest-operating flagship airline (by a couple of months),* and Breeze Airways, an innovative low-cost carrier launched in 2021, have in common? Both recently announced a major renewal of their partnerships with Atlanta-based tech company Volantio.
The hydrogen economy is gaining traction, and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is ready to embrace it. The airport is part of a ground-breaking partnership that aims to propel the East Midlands into a sustainable future powered by hydrogen. Dubbed “East Midlands Hydrogen,” the alliance is set to provide a new 100% hydrogen pipeline that promises to bring economic and environmental gains to the region.
Canberra Airport Group Backs Vast Solar With Up to $10 Million Equity Commitment: A Sustainable Future in Aviation and Energy
Canberra Airport Group backs Vast Solar Pty Ltd (Vast), a leading name in concentrated solar thermal power (CSP). The Canberra-based airport has committed to an equity investment worth up to USD $10 million in Vast’s ordinary shares. This marks a significant step toward a more sustainable future in aviation and energy.
The confluence of footy finals and school holidays sets the stage for a record-breaking Friday for air travel at Brisbane Airport‘s Domestic Terminal. With fans… Read More »Brisbane Airport Hits Post-Pandemic Record: Footy Finals Fuel Full Friday Flight Forecast
Once again, Dubai International Airport (DXB) topped the Airport Connectivity Rankings for the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions. As the Airports Council International Asia-Pacific & Middle East (ACI APAC & MID) 2022 Rankings show, DXB maintains its leading role as a global hub for air travel.
The Foundation for Aviation Safety is raising safety concerns over Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. This follows their independent review of the FAA’s Service Difficulty Reporting database. The data shows that airlines have filed over 1,300 safety reports concerning malfunctions in the Boeing 737 MAX airplanes, specifically the 737-8 and 737-9 models. Here’s what you need to know.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has once again emerged victorious in the aviation sector in a remarkable testament to its unwavering commitment to exceptional service, safety, and sustainability.
This campaign goes straight to the heart of why Cathay exists as a premium travel lifestyle brand – a brand that aims to enable us to live the premium travel lifestyle, every day. Since our beginnings, Cathay has always been about forward progress. Restlessness is in our DNA. This campaign is a celebration of how good it feels to move.
LOT Polish Airlines has launched a fresh and emotionally resonant brand campaign aptly titled “It’s Who You Travel With.” Orchestrated by GREY Group Poland, the campaign underpins the deep-rooted values and heritage of LOT Polish Airlines while accentuating the significance of multi-generational brand experiences.
As announced during the 2023 APEX/IFSA Awards ceremony, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has secured a five-star airline rating in the Global Airlines category of the 2024 APEX ratings. This achievement underscores the airline’s commitment to providing a top-tier air travel experience. Let’s delve into the details of this accolade and what it means for passengers choosing to fly SAS.
Who were the standout awardees this year? What airlines earned the coveted five star and world class ratings? Let’s delve into the highlights of the September 21, 2023 ceremony, held during the APEX/IFSA Global EXPO in Long Beach, California.