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Emirates adds a second daily service to Bali, Indonesia

bali beachIn order to meet the growing demand for travel to and from Bali, Emirates will introduce a second daily service to the island of Bali in Indonesia, on 2 July 2017. Operated by Emirates’ Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two-class configuration with 42 seats in Business Class and 386 seats in Economy Class, the service will connect seamlessly with a number of destinations across Europe, including Amsterdam, Moscow, Paris and London.

Air France increases capacity for Spring 2017

air france planesTo meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights.

Ryanair’s new route: Glasgow Prestwick - Rzeszow

Ryanair B737Ryanair launched a new Glasgow Prestwick route to Rzeszow as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a twice weekly service starting in October, which will help deliver over 675,000 customers p.a. at Glasgow Prestwick Airport.

JetBlue’s Mint Seats Now On-Sale for Las Vegas and San Diego

jetblue tailfinsJetBlue announced first Mint Seats sale for Las Vegas and San Diego. JetBlue is introducing competition in east and west coast markets where customers are faced with decreasing choices and where other carriers sell dated business class options at a high cost.

Will US grant approval for $5 billion aircraft order to Iran’s Aseman Airlines?

aseman airlines boeing mou2017Iran’s Aseman Airlines had signed an agreement with the American aerospace company Boeing to purchase 60 B737-Max passenger jets worth more than $5 billion based on catalogue prices. The deal is now pending a license from the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control, according to the airline.

Wizz Air connects Kosice with Cologne

wizzair welcomeWizz Air has a new route from Kosice to Cologne, in Germany. The new service will commence on 25 June, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, on Thursdays and Sundays, during the summer season, and on Mondays and Fridays, during the winter season.

Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver opens Restaurant at Vienna Airport

Jamie Oliver cooksThe British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is expanding to Austria for the first time by opening his take-away concept “Jamie’s Deli” at Vienna Airport in Terminal 3. It will offer a large number of quickly prepared and healthy take-away Italian dishes, from honey toasted granola pot and filled sandwiches to numerous varieties of salads.

Lufthansa adds A350-900 flight to Mumbai

Lufthansa A350 900

Lufthansa's A350-900 fleet in Munich is growing once again – the third A350-900 landed yesterday at its new home base. With the addition of this third member to the fleet, Lufthansa will also be adding Mumbai to the A350-900 flight schedule.

airBaltic flies Vilnius – Munich

airBaltic wing

The Latvian airline airBaltic on March 27 launched a new direct route linking Vilnius and Munich. The new route offers new travel options for travellers from Lithuania and Germany.

American Airlines co-pilot dies before landing

American Airlines flight

An American Airlines co-pilot died Wednesday while the plane was preparing for landing in New Mexico, The New York Daily News reported. The report said the pilot announced a medical emergency over the plane’s intercom.

Top 10 Most Challenging U.S. Airports for pilots

challenging airport landing

Although many developments in aviation technology made flying easier still landing an airliner or business jet full of passengers is the most stressful part of the job for most pilots. Now imagine the determination it takes to safely land in adverse conditions like turbulence, brutal crosswinds, inclement weather and mountainous terrain as well as busy runways and taxiways. Here are the top 10 Most Challenging U.S. Airports for pilots.

Cobalt appointed APG for GSSA in 4 Markets

apg logoAPG has been appointed as the General Sales Agent of Cobalt in Belgium, France, Israel, Spain and will be providing full sales and marketing services as well as call centre facilities.

Qatar Airways announces its official composer, now-playing Qsuite commercials

qatar composer

Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist becomes the the official composer for Qatar Airways Group. Ms. Al Fardan’s original composition, Art of Flight, is prominently featured in the airline’s new television commercial featuring the innovative and game-changing Qsuite – Qatar Airways’ new Business Class product that allows passengers to customize their experience on board.

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