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SWISS has discovered issues with certain protective breathing equipment (PBE) used by its crew members. This equipment is designed to safeguard against smoke and vapors in the unlikely event of a smoke incident on board.
A heartening wave of post-COVID recovery enthusiasm swept through passenger air markets in July, as the International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed.
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Cathay Pacific is hiring in the Chinese Mainland, focusing on diversity and inclusion. With its solid base in Hong Kong and substantial support from the Chinese Mainland, Cathay Pacific leverages its global connectivity to its advantage.
Air Japan has made the strategic decision to leverage the advanced features of Bluebox’s Blueview Onboard Retail and IFE. The Blueview digital services platform will be integrated into the airline’s Boeing B787 aircraft, elevating the in-flight experience.
WestJet has released its new winter schedule, providing Canadians with many options for winter getaways and continuing important domestic and international routes all year round.
Southwest Airlines is setting a new benchmark for in-flight retail experience, through a groundbreaking partnership with MOST, a trailblazing fintech company that is shaking up the retail and payment solutions space.
As part of its fleet modernization and sustainability strategies, Pegasus Airlines has made a game-changing move by placing an order for 36 new A321neo aircraft from Airbus. This latest procurement brings the airline’s total Airbus orders to 150, reinforcing its ongoing efforts towards environmental conservation, cost savings, and operational efficiency
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.
As we enter the third quarter of 2023, Europe’s tourism industry continues to demonstrate impressive resilience and rebounding strength, surging forward despite economic challenges. Aided by robust consumer demand, despite enduring inflation and escalating travel costs, Europe’s travel recovery persists, exceeding industry expectations.
The acquisition will pave the way for Thales to be at the forefront of the transition to connected cockpits. By the end of this decade, Thales, with its reinforced portfolio, will be ready to meet the secured connectivity needs of the aeronautical market.
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Virgin Atlantic is charting a new course for the aviation industry through a strategic partnership with Fetcherr, an AI-native pricing optimization solution provider. This collaboration will see the implementation of Fetcherr’s cutting-edge Generative Pricing Engine (GPE), an innovative AI technology that optimizes operational processes, supports revenue generation, and ensures competitive pricing for customers.
The exciting phase of constructing the Qantas Group’s inaugural Airbus A220 is in full swing, indicating a major progression in the company’s ongoing fleet renewal efforts. The airline is asking customers to help them name the plane.
As part of a significant stride towards fostering sustainable travel, Google has spearheaded the formation of an advisory committee to refine and augment Google’s Travel Impact Model (TIM).
The search giant aims to offer travelers more precise flight emission estimates and advocate for environmentally-conscious travel decisions. The committee is an amalgamation of climate scientists, academics, and representatives hailing from airlines, airports, and non-profit organizations. Their shared goal is to incorporate the latest scientific data and industry best practices into the TIM.
IATA collaborates with AIA for a net-zero CO2 aviation future. They aim to develop tools for airlines’ decarbonization, offering a standardized approach for sustainable air travel.
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Having obtained FAA approval for their operations, it now seems Northern Pacific Airways are ready to take flight. Except, no Anchorage stopovers for flyers yet. The airline’s first flights will be between LA and Vegas.
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.
More people were greeted by the friendly faces of Norwegian’s cabin crew this past month than at any other time this year. Plus, all the details on Norwegian’s new loyalty program with Strawberry.
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.
The Net Zero Tracking Methodology permits the collection of data from IATA member airlines on an annual basis. Once validated, this collective industry data from the preceding calendar year will be released annually in the fourth quarter, with the inaugural report featuring airline-contributed data slated for Q4 2024.
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.
As the peak travel season buzz fills the air, Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), your trusted companion on the skies between the US and Scandinavia for over seven decades, is elevating the travel experience.
✈️ IATA is joining forces with the Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) to host the Hong Kong Aviation Day on 2-3 August 2023. The event promises to bolster the sector and encourage more people to join the exciting world of aviation.
ANA Group and The Pokémon Company continue to transform the skies with their Pokémon Air Adventures project, proudly unveiling the “Eevee Jet NH” – their second collaborative venture in the aviation industry.