Bad weather is proving problematic for the search for MH370, with the latest blow being the damage of a system onboard a search vessel, forcing it to return to port for repairs. In an operational update, Australia’s Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) says the supporting frame of GO Phoenix’s deep tow system was damaged whilst…
Cathay Pacific Airways has confirmed the appointment of three new directors in the airline. All three appointments will be effective from the summer of 2015.
Lufthansa is adding flights to Nairobi, Kenya’s capital from 27 October. An Airbus A340-300 aircraft will fly between Frankfurt and Nairobi four times a week in winter 2015/16 and five times a week from 11 December.
Emirates has opened its 38th dedicated lounge at Terminal 2 of Narita International Airport. The opening not only showcased Emirates’ premium lounge, but provided a unique opportunity for guests to experience the airline’s on-board food offering on its Japan routes.
A new set of drilling and riveting machines recently transferred to Boeing’s massive plant in Everett, Washington, from a high-bay space the company rented in nearby Anacortes marked the latest milestone in its continuing effort to automate 777 production. Called the FAUB (fuselage automated upright build), the machinery employs automated guided robots designed by KUKA…
Emirates will double the size of its fleet and begin service to 100 destinations once it transfers operations to Dubai World Central (DWC) by 2025.
A Malaysia Airlines plane has been forced to make an emergency landing in Melbourne, Australia, after reports of a possible engine fire. Flight MH148 was on route for Kuala Lumpur before returning to Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport shortly after take-off. The plane had 300 passengers on-board at the time of the incident.
The proposed was the most advantageous ahead of billionaire Germán Efromovic, Avianca. Beyond the Blue, Neeleman is the founder of three other airlines: Morris Air and JetBlue in the United States, and WestJet, Canada.
NEWS Untrained ground crew causes cancellation of first commercial flight of brand-new Tunisair A330 to be cancelled
An incident with the fire extinguishers in the cargo hold of the brand-new Tunisair A330 caused cancellation of the first commercial flight today. Untrained workers set off the fire extinguishers, apparently the oxygen masks for the passengers were also deployed.
Officials in France have announced they will open a preliminary investigation into possible manslaughter charges following the crash of a Germanwings plane. All 150 people on board, mostly from Spain and Germany, died in the crash in March.
Boeing and Myanmar National Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 leased from GE Capital Aviation Services, the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE. The celebration also marked the first all-new Boeing airplane to be delivered to any Myanmar-based airline.
Story from ABC News: Frontier Airlines has decided to eliminate the departure time from boarding passes, and will instead list “boarding begins” and “doors close” on the boarding passes. The airline began gradually rolling out the new boarding passes last week, and the change went system-wide over the weekend. But why the change? Frontier says…