Etihad Airways has appointmented John Friel as its new General Manager in South Africa. Based at the airline’s offices in Johannesburg, John is responsible for leading Etihad Airways’ commercial operations in South Africa as it continues to grow its presence and operations across the region.
Ryanair has signed a partnership with Vodafone Ireland under which Vodafone will support Ryanair’s communications and IT needs across Europe, including its ticketing, check-in, ground crew, inflight crew and pilot systems.
Lufthansa has completed fitting its new first class cabin onto all its long-haul aircraft based at Munich airport.
Cathay Pacific Airways has partnered with illy to serve premium coffee to First and Business Class passengers. Freshly brewed coffee from the renowned Italian coffee roasting company is already being served on flights, while illy’s espresso, café latte and cappuccino will be gradually introduced onboard beginning from March 2015.
(AFP) – Indonesia has retrieved the final major part of the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed into the Java Sea in December, killing all 162 people on board, officials said on Saturday. The mangled wreckage, the largest part of the plane retrieved, was pulled from the sea Friday and loaded onto a ship,…
Airbus Customer Services is offering an inflatable tent for engine maintenance to provide better working conditions to perform an on-wing job in adverse weather when the conventional hangar is occupied… Link
A push by three U.S. airlines to curb competition from Gulf state carriers has triggered a sharp response from other powerful U.S. aviation companies including Boeing Co. and FedEx Corp., potentially complicating the airlines’ campaign for Obama administration support. Link
The first prototype of the Bombardier CS300 airliner has completed its maiden flight successfully. The flight lasting more than 2 hours verified the airworthiness of the larger airframe and basic flight controls. Link
NEWS GULFSTREAM G650ER DEMONSTRATES It's LONG-RANGE CAPABILITY, TRAVELING 8,000 NAUTICAL MILES NONSTOP
SAVANNAH, Georgia, February 19, 2015 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. announced today that the Gulfstream G650ER has once again demonstrated its ability to go the distance by completing the farthest flight in its history. On January 22, a G650ER, owned by Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts Limited, flew 8,010 nautical miles/14,835 kilometers nonstop, Link