Ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air is gearing up for an expansion with two new routes at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. This addition will significantly enhance air travel options between Sweden and Europe.
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In-flight entertainment and comfort are constantly evolving, and Transavia, the Dutch low-cost carrier, is ensuring they are at the forefront of this transformation. Announced on September 25, 2023, Transavia has launched a three-month AirFi trial to introduce its “Mall in the Sky” concept. This initiative will take place on board its Boeing 737 aircraft operating out of Rotterdam The Hague Airport.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We have another exciting development for transatlantic travel. Barcelona-based low-cost long-haul airline LEVEL announced that it is extending its wings by launching new flights between Barcelona and Miami.
JetBlue has expanded its Amsterdam service with daily nonstop flights between Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). This addition comes on the heels of the successful launch of the airline’s New York to Amsterdam service on August 29.
Icelandair Achieves 10x ROI on Programmatic Ad Spend with Brainlabs and Scibids AI Digital Marketing
In partnership with its digital media agency, Brainlabs, Icelandair has leveraged Scibids, a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) for digital marketing, to supercharge its programmatic ad campaigns. The outcome? A 10-fold improvement in ROI and a 70% reduction in cost per booking.
Joby Aviation, Inc., a frontrunner in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft development for commercial service, has picked Dayton, Ohio, the birthplace of aviation… Read More »Joby Picks US Birthplace of Aviation for eVTOL Manufacturing Hub
Finnair Flights Cancelled Due to Ground Handling Operations Walkout at Helsinki Airport: What You Need to Know
Several Finnair flights were canceled at Helsinki Airport amidst a labor action on 19 September 2023. This afternoon, ground handling operators staged a walkout at Helsinki Airport. As a result, many of the airline’s critical ground handling processes are adversely impacted, forcing the airline to cancel several European flights today and tomorrow.
British Airways has announced an augmentation in its nonstop service between San Diego International Airport (SAN) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to meet increasing demand. Beginning April 20, 2024, the airline will introduce a second daily flight, enhancing connections between these iconic cities.
Marking a significant win, Panasonic Avionics Corporation, a global leader in in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems (IFEC), announced Airbus had selected them as a managed service provider (MSP) for its premium Airspace Link HBCplus Ku solution.
United Airlines has announced two key promotions in its executive team. Josh Earnest and Terri Fariello, who have been at the forefront of United’s strategic… Read More »United Airlines Announces Two Key Leadership Promotions
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