AirAsia once boasted that its well-trained pilots would never lose a plane days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 disappeared. The budget carrier was forced into a humiliating apology and withdrew its in-flight magazine in which the article appeared last year. The article sparked anger on social media after an AirAsia passenger posted a photograph of…
Air New Zealand has appointed Kathryn Robertson to the role of general manager UK & Europe. Robertson has a wealth of market knowledge and industry experience, first joining the Air New Zealand team in 2007 as marketing manager UK & Europe.
A widening search for missing AirAsia Indonesia flight QZ8501 is unlikely to locate survivors, with the head of the Indonesian rescue efforts suggesting the aircraft was likely at the bottom of the ocean. Bambang Soelistyo revealed his hypothesis based on the co-ordinates of the Airbus A320-200 when contact with it was lost.
Boeing and Jetlines have announced an order for five 737 MAX 7s as the new Canadian ultra-low cost carrier builds its future fleet. The order, valued at $438 million at current list prices, includes purchase rights for an additional 16 737 MAXs.
The world’s first in-flight butler will be a woman from Merseyside who will take to the skies tomorrow on board Etihad Airways’ first superjumbo A380 journey from its Abu Dhabi base to London’s Heathrow airport.
An AirAsia Indonesia which was carrying 162 people has gone missing after the pilot requested permission to change course due to enroute weather on Sunday morning, according to reports.
JetBlue Airways is adding three more non-stop routes from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, all to Florida. New flights will carry passengers to Fort Myers, Jacksonville, and West Palm Beach. Service to Jacksonville is twice daily, while Fort Myers and West Palm Beach will enjoy daily service.
Etihad Airways has celebrated the departure of its inaugural Airbus A380 flight at Abu Dhabi International Airport. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the departure gate as part of the festivities, attended on behalf of Etihad Airways by Richard Hill, chief operations officer with the carrier. The event, which took place before Flight EY11 took-off…