Emirates, the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been recognised for its outstanding ground transport services with awards in multiple categories. The awards were given to the airline during the recent RoSPA Awards, which were held for the first time in Dubai. The only airline to have achieved commendations three years in a row, the Emirates team took gold awards in three main categories: Fleet Safety Award,... Read More
The world’s largest airline by fleet size – American Airlines has its eyes set on an expansion of operations from Dublin in the coming summer season. The carrier is planning to bring back three seasonal services to Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare, and Dallas Fort Worth. The airline currently has a year-round daily service from Philadelphia and the three new additions will complement it daily until October 29. Notably, the US has... Read More
Indigo has been on top of the chain in the aviation sector when it comes to India. The leading budget carrier of the country has been leaving behind its competitors for a while now when it comes to factors such as the number of passengers carried, fleet size, and on-time performance. Indigo has not only been a frontrunner in India but now has emerged as one of the top performers... Read More
It seems that Indian airlines are back on track as they have been pushing forward with their bid to have additional domestic capacity. The airlines of the country have already crossed the pre-pandemic numbers for quite some time now. The carriers crossed the pre-pandemic numbers in January this year, however, had to hold back because of the resurgence of Covid. But now in the quarter ending June, the airlines are... Read More
The news comes in from Uganda where eight airlines have applied for service licenses to Uganda's civil aviation authority out of which four are first-timers. The Uganda Civil Aviation Authority (UCAA) heard presentations from airlines for scheduled and non-scheduled operations. The four airlines that have applied for renewal of their license include Entebbe Airways, Uganda Air Cargo, KAFTC trading as BAR Aviation and Samaritans' Purse International. On the other hand,... Read More
Airlines in the UK have been going through a rough patch for the last couple of months as they battle with the problem of understaffing. The airlines in the country have been forced to cancel their flights on multiple occasions because of the shortage of staff. There has been a constant lack of an operable workforce which has disrupted flight schedules and caused numerous frustrated passengers to become stranded. The... Read More
The Hong-Kong based airline Cathay Pacific announced on Thursday that it plans to resume flights from its base in Hong Kong to India’s capital city and Mumbai. The flights have been scheduled to resume from May 4 for the Mumbai to Hong-Kong service whereas the Delhi to Hong-Kong service will start from May 6. Notably, Hong Kong has been witnessing restrictions due to Covid-19 and recently, India’s flag carrier Air... Read More
Go First, earlier known as GoAir has become the first airline in India to receive AAI (Airports Authority of India) approval for night parking at Srinagar and Jammu and Kashmir. According to a PTI report, Lieutenant Governor Major Sinha launched the night parking facilities in the airports on Thursday. This will benefit both the airlines and the passengers travelling through these airports as now late night and early morning flights... Read More
AirAsia India has announced its ‘Break from Home’ sale. Under this sale, the airline said that it will offer fares starting at Rs 2499 only for routes such as Delhi - Jaipur and more. The offer is only applicable to the bookings which are made between April 19, 2022, to April 21, 2022. Further, the travel date should be between June 20 to September 25. The bookings must be made... Read More
The German flag carrier Lufthansa has acquired an additional $ 11 billion in debt because of the covid-19 pandemic. This is clear evidence of the fact that even though air travel across the globe has improved a lot, the effects of the pandemic haven’t quite left the airlines. The factors like the significant growth in the number of flights cancellation and ever-growing debt are still keeping airlines such as Lufthansa... Read More
The European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has cancelled the delivery of yet another Qatar Airways A350-900. This makes it the third A350 aircraft being cancelled by the manufacturer in what has been an ongoing and increasingly spiteful clash between Airbus and the Gulf airline. Just last week, Qatar Airways raised the stakes as it stated that surface flaws on the A350s increase the risk of fuel tanks igniting. The Ongoing Issue... Read More
India’s leading domestic airlines IndiGo is all set to resume its scheduled international flights in the upcoming month. The airline will be bringing back its international flights on more than 150 routes in a phased manner as informed via a statement from IndiGo. International flights from India have been under restrictions for the past couple of years because of the pandemic which was finally continued on Sunday. Although selective flights... Read More
In a fresh development, Nepal Airlines Corporation has said that it will be resuming flights between Mumbai-Kathmandu after more than two years. The flight service will be resumed from March 27 and was stopped earlier because of the coronavirus pandemic. The national carrier of Nepal has decided to resume services to Mumbai after the Indian government permitted the operation of scheduled international flights from March 27, 2022. Using Airbus A320,... Read More
The flag carrier airline of Iceland – Icelandair, in a new development has taken delivery of another Boeing 737-8 MAX aircraft. The new addition to the airlines’ fleet comes as a part of the multi-aircraft air deal which was announced back in October 2021 with the Aviation Capital Group (ACG). For those unaware, Icelandair is part of the Icelandair Group and operates to destinations on both sides of the Atlantic... Read More
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