KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced plans to renew its older generation long-haul fleet with all Airbus A350 family aircraft in the coming years. The… Read More »KLM Announces Switch to All A350 Long-Haul Fleet with AF-KLM 50 Order+40 Option
For those of us eagerly anticipating the reveal of the new Japan Airlines A350 cabins, the airline has given us quite a treat on Instagram, sharing the business class suite teasers!
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.
Planning to attend the UN World Climate Conference COP28 in Dubai this year? The Lufthansa Group has rolled out an extraordinary sustainable travel package for eco-conscious travelers from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Belgium. Read on to discover the unique features of this special fare, available with Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, SWISS, and Brussels Airlines.
In the spirit of community outreach and corporate social responsibility, 40 employees from Korean Air and their catering and duty-free service partner, Korean Air CND Services, celebrated the Chuseok festival with older residents of Gangseo, Seoul. Let’s dive into the heartwarming details of this local initiative.
When it comes to environmental sustainability in aviation, most of the attention is usually focused on fuel emissions. However, another essential aspect often goes unnoticed: an aircraft’s End-of-Life (EoL) stage. Recently, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) took a pioneering step in this field by releasing a comprehensive study titled ‘Assessment of the environmental sustainability status in the Aviation Maintenance and Production Organisation (M&P) Domain.’
Airbus Helicopters recently made headlines at the German National Aviation Conference in Hamburg by introducing the PioneerLab, their cutting-edge twin-engine technology demonstrator. Positioned as an integral part of Airbus’ ongoing series of FlightLabs, PioneerLab is a monumental step forward in testing new technologies to reduce emissions, enhance autonomy, and incorporate bio-based materials.
In a world where the aviation industry is primed for expansion, financial constraints often hinder aspirants from realizing their dreams. This is where the Boeing… Read More »Meet the 2023 Class of Boeing Scholars at Embry-Riddle: Empowering the Future of Aviation
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.
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.