Qantas to pay tribute to Boeing 747 with farewell flights

Qantas employees were notified that the company will operate three farewell flights. There will be 3x one hour flights: Sydney (Monday 13th July) -1015 Brisbane (Wednesday 15th July) – 1015 Canberra (Friday July 17th) – 1200 Economy ticket will cost $400. Business ticket will cost $747. The Boeing 747-400 (reg. VH-OEJ) will depart Syndney for…

Watch the MH17 criminal trial to prosecute four suspects over their alleged responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

The MH17 criminal trial continues at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) in Badhoevedorp on Friday, July 03, to prosecute four suspects over their alleged responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. On July 17, 2014, flight M17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. The flight was on its way from…

UAE seeks to verify credentials of Pakistani pilots in its airlines

The United Arab Emirates is seeking to verify the credentials of Pakistani pilots and engineers employed in its airlines, as global concern mounts after the South Asian government grounded 262 pilots for holding “dubious” qualifications. In a letter to Pakistani aviation authorities, the Director General of the UAE’s General Civil Aviation Authority Saif Mohammed Al…

Aeromexico files for bankruptcy protection in United States

Aeromexico has become the third Latin American carrier to file for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States. The flag-carrier said it would use the respite to financially restructure, while continuing to serve passengers. “Our industry faces unprecedented challenges due to significant declines in demand for air transportation,” said Andrés Conesa, chief executive of…