South African Airways will resume its daily nonstop flights between Johannesburg, South Africa, and New York-JFK International Airport, on March 7th. The resumption of the nonstop service on the northbound flight from Johannesburg to New York-JFK will reduce the overall travel time on the route by nearly 90 minutes.
Heathrow Airport Holdings has appointed Michael Uzielli as Chief Financial Officer. Michael, whose starting date will be confirmed shortly, is currently Finance Director for British Gas where he has led a highly engaged finance team.
Some of my favorite clips from flying my favorite airplane over the last few years covering most of the country… (includes BTR, MIA, CLT, HOU, E38, SAT, EFD, CXO, AWO, YVR). Link
A retro-painted Lufthansa 747-8i (D-ABYT) made an appearance at Boeing’s Everett plant this week. D-ABYT is slated to be the 1,513th 747 delivered. These pictures were captured from the air. Link
Bombardier confirmed that the CSeries program has successfully completed the flutter testing Link
Virgin Australia flight attendants have lost their long-running pillow fight over allowances, which started when management switched swanky hotels in Los Angeles for their overnight stays. Link
Southwest Airlines announced ten new cities that would receive service from Dallas Love Field in the coming months on Thursday, two weeks after announcing it had access to two more gates. Link
Jetstar is on the brink of a breakthrough with its pilots over a new enterprise agreement, which will clear the way for its parent, Qantas, to achieve its goal of imposing a company-wide pay freeze for 18 months. Link
The dramas at AKL last night sent many passengers fuming and flights delayed due to a fault causing the main runway 23R 5R to go out. Many flights inbound were diverted to ANZCH/CHC including a few big heavies. Auckland airport co operation is investigating this fault and has taken the matter seriously. This could have…