Allegiant Air to retire all MD-80s by 2018

In Allegiant’s third-quarter results statement, CEO Maurice Gallagher confirmed the airline’s intent to remove its MD-80s from service. “We now plan to retire our last MD by the end of 2018. One year earlier than was previously expected,” Gallagher said. Allegiant Air retired five MD-80s and added five A320s and one A319 into revenue service…

After her request for upgrade was denied, the complaint of a former Vice-Minister’s daughter in Argentina leads Air France crew to be arrested

The complaint of a former Vice-Minister of Justice’s daughter in Argentina leaded the interrogation in difficult conditions of part of Air France crew of flight between Paris and Buenos Aires. According to SNPL, following charges made by a passenger, the crew of flight #AF228 of October, 29 2017 to Buenos Aires in Argentina was arrested…

Emirates unveils new first class suite for Boeing 777 fleet with virtual windows for suites in the middle aisle

Emirates has unveiled completely refreshed interiors for its Boeing 777 aircraft, including its highly anticipated new First Class private suites. With floor to ceiling sliding doors and sleek design features inspired by the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Emirates’ new suites takes luxury and privacy to the next level. Offering up to 40 square feet of personal space…

China signs for 300 Boeing aircraft!

China Aviation Supplies Holding Company has signed orders and commitments covering 300 Boeing aircraft, valued at more than $37 billion at list prices. The deal, which was signed in Beijing on Nov. 9, coincided with US president Donald Trump’s state visit to China. Chinese president Xi Jinping also attended the signing ceremony. According to some…

Finnair is weighing passengers

The airline launched the program, which will run intermittently into 2018, to get a more accurate picture of the average weights of the men, women and children that fly with the airline. Their carry-on baggage is also being taken into consideration and passengers must carry it onto the scale with them. Paivyt Tallqvist, director for…