6/4/2016. Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation's (Panasonic) innovative eXO system for its fleet of 30 Airbus A320 aircraft on order.At the 2016 Aircraft Interiors Expo, the carrier confirmed its commitment to Panasonic's latest generation full HD inflight eRead more
5/4/2016. Oman Air is reaffirming its commitment to Omanization through its continuing recruitment of local cabin crew as it announces open days from April 7 and 21, between 8 am and 4 pm, at the Muscat Golden Tulip.Omanization is the sultanate’s policy of providing employment and career developRead more
5/4/2016. Saudi Arabia has suspended licenses granted to Iran's Mahan Air to fly through its air space or land at its airports due to violations of local safety rules, the General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca).Aviation sources said in January that around 150 direct flights between Iran and SRead more
5/4/2016. Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the UAE, is introducing three additional flights per week between Johannesburg and Abu Dhabi from July to September.The boost in service is part of efforts to cater for the increased demand on this busy route over the summer.Complementing the airlRead more
4/4/2016. The man accused of hijacking an Egyptian plane and diverting it to Cyprus did not enter the cockpit during the six-hour long ordeal, the pilot of the aircraft said Sunday.Read more
4/4/2016. Etihad Airways has announced that it will expand its services to Istanbul in the summer with a new four times weekly service to Sabiha Gokcen Airport.The service will commence on July 1 and be served by an Airbus A320-200, with 16 seats in business and 120 in economy, the airline said iRead more
4/4/2016. Qatar Airways has announced an aircraft upgrade on the Doha-Geneva route from July 1, becoming the airline’s second Dreamliner service to Switzerland after Zürich.The route is currently operated by an Airbus A320 with 132 seats, and the switch to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will almost doRead more
4/4/2016. Qatar Airways Cargo has announced the launch of its first mobile app, QR Cargo, available for both Android and iOS devices via Google Play Store and Apple App Store.The application aims to provide ease and convenience to the cargo airline’s customers by providing all the important inforRead more
3/4/2016. Malaysian budget airline AirAsia Bhd has agreed to raise 1 billion ringgit ($257 million) through a share sale to its founders as part of a strategy to cut debt, one day after Reuters reported the company planned to raise funds.
3/4/2016. Alaska Air Group is nearing a deal to acquire Virgin America, the ninth-largest US airline by passenger traffic, for more than $2 billion, having outbid JetBlue Airways Corp, people familiar with the matter said on Saturday.