Flight Chic

Airline Industry News, Trends, Analysis

Day: 11 October 2016

#Aviation Matters#Crew Life#Puttin' on Airs

Will Hiring US Pilots Help Norwegian Leap Over Open Skies Hurdle? No. But This Might…

[UPDATED: formal statement from ALPA was added below, as well as a reply from the USDOT.] Norwegian Air Service is hiring¬†American pilots to support its U.S. operations. But will this be the final detail the airline needs to overcome challenges […]

#Airline Passenger Experience#Airlines#Aviation Matters#The Flight Fantastic

Qatar Airways Launches Helsinki Route, Partners with Finnair

Qatar Airways has officially arrived in Helsinki Airport during a special ceremony on Tuesday. To mark the launch of its routes, the airline organised a special A350 flight, but will serve Helsinki routes with A320 aircraft in a two-class configuration with 12 seats in Business Class and 120 seats in Economy Class.

Qatar and Finnair also struck up a new code share partnership which expands the routes available to oneworld alliance members.