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New South Korean carrier KAIR Airlines orders eight A320s

New South Korean carrier KAIR Airlines orders eight A320s

 14/3/2017Toulouse, 13th March 2017- South Korean start-up carrier KAIR Airlines has announced that it has selected the A320 Family to launch its new low cost operation, with a firm order for eight A320ceo.

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British Airways Abuja flights cancelled until mid-April

British Airways Abuja flights cancelled until mid-April

 14/3/2017 British Airways has been forced to cancel its daily service between London Heathrow and Abuja until April 19, while repair works are carried out at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. In the website it confirmed that “We have been informed that the runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe Internatio

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Flights canceled at Berlin airports as ground crews start 25-hour strike

Flights canceled at Berlin airports as ground crews start 25-hour strike

13/3/2017. Ground staff at Berlin’s two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights.Workers at Berlin’s Tegel and Schoenefeld airports will walk out at 4am loca

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IATA releases safety performance report

IATA releases safety performance report

13/3/2017. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2016 safety performance of the commercial airline industry. The all accident rate (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.61, an improvement from 1.79 in 2015.The 2016 major jet accident rate (measured

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Airlines demand clarity from Britain on post-Brexit flying

Airlines demand clarity from Britain on post-Brexit flying

12/3/2017. Airlines need Britain to hurry up with plans for aviation following its vote to leave the European Union, because the deadline for preparing flight schedules in a post-Brexit Europe is fast approaching, a Ryanair executive said.European Union-based airlines have the right to fly to and

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Second post-sanctions Airbus aircraft joins Iran fleet

Second post-sanctions Airbus aircraft joins Iran fleet

12/3/2017. Iran received its second new Airbus plane Saturday under an order that Tehran placed last year after a partial lifting of international sanctions.The A330-200 landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad airport to join national carrier Iran Air’s fleet for long-haul flights, state news agency Irna rep

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Etihad Airways ‘on course to improve fuel efficiency’

Etihad Airways ‘on course to improve fuel efficiency’

12/3/2017. Etihad Airways has stressed that it continues to make improvements in the fuel efficiency of its fleet, resulting in “substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions and reinforcing the sustainability credentials of the airline”.The airline’s dedicated fuel efficiency team drove num

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Airbus may ditch A380's grand staircase as sales tumble

Airbus may ditch A380's grand staircase as sales tumble

9/3/2017   Airbus is considering doing away with one of the hallmarks of its A380 superjumbo, a "grand staircase" echoing the era of cruise ships, as it looks to revive sales of the world's largest airliner, industry sources said. The idea of a slimmed down staircase, as well as adding fuel-savin

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Oman Air offers new baggage delivery option

Oman Air offers new baggage delivery option

9/3/2017   To scrap high baggage charges, Oman Air has partnered with DHL Express, a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. The arrangement will allow guests flying Oman Air to use DHL Express to deliver their baggage to their final destination at extremely affordable rates i

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Mideast carriers record ‘strongest’ demand growth in Jan, says IATA

Mideast carriers record ‘strongest’ demand growth in Jan, says IATA

9/3/2017  Middle East carriers led by GCC’s three top airlines including Qatar Airways had the “strongest” year-over-year demand growth in January at 14.4%, IATA said in its latest report on global passenger traffic.

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