The airline, a joint venture with Tata Sons Limited, today unveiled its fourth aircraft at the Shamshabad International Airport here with a livery dedicated to JRD Tata, as a mark of respect to the pioneer of civil aviation in the Indian sub-continent. The aircraft has been christened ‘The Pioneer’. Link
The FAA is making its Introduction to Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) DVD available online to make it easier for ARFF personnel and first responders to view the video using their computer and other smart technology devices. The online ARFF video features an introduction and 11 segments on various ARFF-related topics. Link
It was Co-pilot Jen Byrne’s 1st anniversary with AA and she gets to fly with her father, Scott Byrne, an AA Captain. Link
Three european airlines are facing legal action over complains about how they are handling passengers hit by flight disruptions. The Civil Aviation Authority said Ireland’s Aer Lingus, Britain’s Jet2 and Hungary’s Wizz Air have failed to change their consumer policies in line with its requestions. The chief executive of the CAA, Andrew Haines said passengers…
Turkey’s low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines is launching its latest route from Istanbul-Oslo on 14 May.
Emirates has opened its 37th dedicated lounge for First Class and Business Class customers as well as Platinum and Gold members of Emirates Skywards, the airline’s frequent flyer program, at Los Angeles International Airport.
An Aeromexico Boeing 787-800, registration N964AM performing flight AM-2 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to Mexico City (Mexico), was enroute near the Azores Islands (Portugal) when the crew decided to divert to Santa Maria (Portugal) due to an electrical failure. The aircraft landed safely in Santa Maria. Link
Investigators from the Office of the National Prosecutor (OM) of the Netherlands have completed the first phase of their work in definitely determining the cause of the mid-aid explosion and crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17). Preliminary information leaked to the Dutch media has concluded that a Russian unit is responsible for the shootdown.…