Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has revealed that Philadelphia will be the first destination it will fly to in the USA using the state-of-the-art aircraft.
Ryanair will increase flights on its London Luton to Copenhagen service from 3 to 4 times daily, as part of its winter 2015 schedule.
easyJet has completed automated drone inspection of one of its aircraft. easyJet aims to bring the drones into service in its engineering bases across Europe within 12 months.
The International Air Transport Association announced global passenger traffic results for April showing robust demand growth compared to April 2014. Total revenue passenger kilometers rose 5.9%. April capacity increased by 6.1%, and load factor slipped 0.1 percentage points to 79.4%.
Delta Air Lines has named Peter Carter Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer, effective July 13. He will replace Richard “Ben” Hirst who will retire in February 2016.
United Airlines and Air China are expanding their code-sharing cooperation, covering an additional 22 routes in the China and U.S. markets. With this expansion, United and Air China will codeshare together on more than 110 routes, offering customers the most comprehensive route network between the U.S. and China.
The International Air Transport Association has confirmed that US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will deliver a keynote address at the 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit on 8 June 2015. Up to 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the global event hosted in Miami by American Airlines, FedEx, UPS and…
NEWS Breaking Travel News interview: Stefania Morelli, Alitalia-Etihad pavilion manager, Expo Milan 2015
Etihad Airways, alongside partner Italian flag-carrier Alitalia, is the Official Airline Sponsor of Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with Stefania Morelli, manager of the Alitalia-Etihad Airways pavilion in Milan, to discuss the calendar of events for the coming months, visitor expectations and Etihad’s hopes for the Expo.
Etihad Airways, alongside partner Italian flag-carrier Alitalia, is the Official Airline Sponsor of Expo Milan 2015. Here Breaking Travel News catches up with Stefania Morelli, manager of the airline’s pavilion in Milan, to discuss the calendar of events for the coming months, visitor expectations and Etihad’s hopes for the Expo.
NEWS Emirates to sponsor the Spinnaker Tower in Portsmouth, following announcement to sponsor the FA Cup.
Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Tower will be rebranded with the name of commercial sponsor Emirates. Plans to sell the naming rights to the tower – it will be called the Emirates Spinnaker Tower – were approved by the city council to gain additional income. The airline brand is thought to want to acquire the rights in time…
INCIDENT Qantas A380 to LA ‘did not pressurise properly’. Diverted to Sydney. Arrived in LA, 8 hours late
VH-OQI flight QF93 (Tuesday) from Melbourne to Los Angeles was climbing out of Melbourne when the climb stopped at 25000ft. The flight diverted to Sydney as well as dumping fuel on the way. 90 minutes after departure, the flight landed safely in Sydney. One passenger had reported the crew announced there was a problem with…
Iberia will begin hiring to fill 120 pilot positions in the coming weeks, after 11 years without accepting applications. The new pilots will join Iberia over the next two years, starting this summer. Agreements between the company and the pilots union SEPLA signed in February last year brought improvements in cockpit costs and productivity, while…