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Qatar Airways secures IATA environmental accreditation

Qatar Airways secures IATA environmental accreditation

5/12/2017. Qatar Airways announced on Monday its accreditation to the highest level of the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) environmental assessment programme (IEnvA).

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October Passenger Demand Rebounds from Weather-Impacted September

October Passenger Demand Rebounds from Weather-Impacted September

5/12/2017. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for October showing that demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometers, or RPKs) rose 7.2% compared to the same month last year.

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UK Civil Aviation Authority on LHR noise: Aviation needs to be a good neighbor

UK Civil Aviation Authority on LHR noise: Aviation needs to be a good neighbor

4/12/2017. Andrew Haines, Chief Executive at the UK Civil Aviation Authority commented on this article and told eTurboNews:“Any reduction in the noise and environmental impacts caused by aviation is a positive step.

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American Airlines Is Putting a Ban on Some Smart Luggage

American Airlines Is Putting a Ban on Some Smart Luggage

4/12/2017.

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Bali flights set to resume

Bali flights set to resume

4/12/2017. Relief is in sight for some tourists grounded in Bali, with Virgin and Jetstar set to resume flights from the holiday hotspot.A lingering volcanic ash cloud had forced the cancellation of several flights from Bali, keeping thousands of holidaymakers stranded.Jetstar plan on flying six

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Malaysia Airlines gets inflight Internet with new Airbus A350

Malaysia Airlines gets inflight Internet with new Airbus A350

3/12/2017. Malaysia Airlines' new Airbus A350 sees the Oneworld member join the WiFi club, with the advanced jet offering inflight Internet to passengers from the four first class suites through to the last row of economy.However, the airline's MHConnect platform has eschewed the trend towards ti

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Lufthansa offers EU concessions over deal to buy Air Berlin assets

Lufthansa offers EU concessions over deal to buy Air Berlin assets

3/12/2017. Lufthansa has offered concessions to ease EU concerns about its plan to buy Air Berlin assets, aiming to avert a collapse of the deal that could unravel the insolvent carrier’s carve-up.

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HIA conducts airport tour for children with special needs

HIA conducts airport tour for children with special needs

3/12/2017. Hamad International Airport (HIA) has conducted, in observance of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a bespoke airport tour for children with special needs from Shafallah Centre, one of Qatar’s centres for social work.

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AirAsia adds 12 planes to fleet

AirAsia adds 12 planes to fleet

30/11/2017. AirAsia Bhd is adding 12 aircraft to its fleet through operating leases in the fourth quarter of 2017, its fastest pace of expansion in recent years as net profit in the three months ended Sept 30 soared.For the fourth quarter of 2017, the airline said strong demand will continue to b

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Jet Airways, Spicejet likely to join race to buy Air India

Jet Airways, Spicejet likely to join race to buy Air India

30/11/2017. Apart from Tata Group, Air India likely to get more bidders as Jet Airways and SpiceJet reportedly will join the race to buy the national carrier. Quoting government sources, a report in the Times of India stated, "The economics of the game will change completely for whicheve

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