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.
British Airways (BA) is leading this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month announcing a three-year partnership with Alzheimer’s Society. The aim is to keep the airline attuned to the needs of dementia-affected passengers.
Ensuring uninterrupted communication is crucial in an era where climate change intensifies natural disasters. The German Aerospace Center (DLR) recognized this pressing need and introduced… Read More »DLR Design Challenge 2023: Innovating the Skies to Restore Internet Connectivity
airBaltic is ready for next summer. The airline has recently unveiled its flight schedule for summer 2024. If you’ve been awaiting a fresh selection of travel destinations, airBaltic promises to take you on captivating journeys with 11 brand-new routes. Of these, 7 are launching directly from the picturesque city of Riga, broadening the connectivity across the Baltics.
But what’s inside the airline’s A220-300 plane? And is airBaltic’s special in-flight menu worth buying?
In recent times, alarming reports have emerged about assaults on flight attendants. In response to this crisis, flight attendants and other essential airline workers affiliated with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), staged a significant action at Newark Liberty International Airport. This action aimed to raise awareness about the ‘Assault Won’t Fly’ campaign, which targets the increasing incidents of unruly passengers assaulting airline staff.
Ryanair has set aside its previous concerns over “the Danish labor model” and announced it will open a two-aircraft base in Copenhagen in December of this year.
Virgin Australia is taking a significant leap forward in improving passenger experience by introducing an innovative baggage tracking system. This groundbreaking initiative marks a milestone for Australian airlines and highlights Virgin Australia’s dedication to enhancing customer satisfaction, streamlining operations, and setting new industry standards.
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!
Bangkok Airways Upcycles Used Uniforms into Innovative Boutique Products Bangkok Airways has ingeniously repurposed its used uniforms into a unique ensemble of new products using… Read More »From trash to treasure: Bangkok Airways upcycles uniforms
This Back-to-School Season, United Airlines Splashes Out $1.25 Million to Skyrocket Aviation and STEM Projects Nationwide
A Look at Avolon’s and Soisa’s Materials Upcycling Initiative
The aviation industry can always be counted on to aid in evacuations and ship critical relief supplies in times of trouble.
Air India, a Tata Group-owned airline, has revealed an innovative brand identity and new aircraft livery that encapsulates the spirit of a progressive India.
Airbus, BMW Group, and Quantinuum have pioneered a groundbreaking hybrid quantum-classical workflow. This innovative framework expedites future research by utilizing quantum computers to simulate quantum systems, specifically emphasizing the chemical reactions of catalysts within fuel cells.
Muirhead, a renowned supplier of high-performance leather to prominent passenger transport and aviation brands worldwide, has successfully returned to its pre-pandemic manufacturing lead time of just six weeks.
United Airlines takes a refreshing leap in enhancing passenger experience, introducing new amenity kits featuring Asutra skincare products for business class passengers on premium transcontinental routes connecting west coast hubs and New York City.
The extended dates for implementation and the lack of a retrofitting requirement mean that many disabled passengers will continue to fly on single-aisle aircraft equipped with lavatories that don’t meet these requirements for over a decade to come.
In a landmark achievement, the SIA Group reported a net profit of $734 million in the initial three months of the fiscal year 2023/24. This figure represents the highest quarterly performance in the Group’s history.
Pexco Aerospace’s AirShield technology, which blocks airborne germs and odors, has received STC (special type certificate) certification from the FAA for use on the A320 family of narrowbody aircraft.
United’s new tactile signage is set to enhance the flying experience for passengers with visual impairments, offering them greater autonomy in identifying row numbers, seat assignments, and lavatory locations.
Boeing has recently announced $950,000 worth of scholarships earmarked for pilot training and education. This initiative is a monumental step towards broadening and diversifying the talent pool in commercial aviation, particularly within the underrepresented demographics in Los Angeles.
United Airlines is once again redefining air travel, announcing the release of a new domestic first class seat that sets the gold standard for in-flight comfort and technology. The upgrade brings together luxurious details and high-tech features, upgrading the passenger experience.
As the global travel industry sees a remarkable recovery post-pandemic, a concerning trend has emerged — a significant spike in baggage mishandling. The latest SITA Baggage IT Insights report illuminates the increase, revealing that mishandled baggage rates surged by 74.7% in 2022, reaching 7.6 bags per thousand passengers.
Prepare to fly in style because American Airlines and Citi are introducing new perks for the Citi®/AAdvantage® Executive World Elite Mastercard. +Upgrades will boost your enjoyment in American’s Admirals Club lounges
Finnair reports positive growth for June 2023.
The airline successfully flew nearly one million passengers (997,200), marking a 9.9% increase from June 2022 and a 3.8% rise from May 2023.
This week, aircraft lessors Avolon published their Q2 2023 update, including one key accomplishment in the second quarter: the publication of their World Fleet Forecast (2023-2042).
Let’s take a closer look at both.
Brace yourselves for the return of crowded cabins, but that’s good news indeed. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has just unveiled their traffic data for May 2023. It’s no surprise that the appetite for air travel is back on the rise.
Changi Airport Group (CAG) has just pulled the curtain back on a dazzling new employer brand. It’s a siren call, beckoning those with the knack for conjuring magic in every facet of the airport business.
In an exciting move shaking up the Nordic aviation landscape, Norwegian is set to acquire fellow Norwegian airline, Widerøe. Previously a part of the SAS family, Widerøe will maintain its unique identity, with its brand, organization, and Bodø-based head office remaining intact.
Over 200 eager students from across Hertfordshire, North London, Yorkshire, and the West Midlands recently embarked on a thrilling journey into the world of aviation. Their exciting adventure in aviation began with a unique seven-month aviation program.