JetBlue Airways has confirmed that Robin Hayes, the company’s current president, will succeed Dave Barger as chief executive officer, effective February 16th, 2015. Barger will serve on the JetBlue Board of directors until February 15th, 2015, and Hayes is expected to join the board on February 16th, 2015.
Low cost carrier Ryanair has signed a long-term deal with flight operations software provider Navtech to provide aeronautical charts and flight management system (FMS) data for use onboard its fleet of 300 Boeing 737-800s.
Air Canada will introduce non-stop flights between Vancouver and Osaka, Japan, next summer. Service to Osaka’s Kansai International Airport will be operated up to five flights per week by Air Canada rouge with Boeing 767-300ER aircraft offering a choice of economy and premium cabins of service.
Pegasus Airlines continues to rapidly expand its flight network with the addition of new routes. Expanding into the African continent for the first time, Pegasus Airlines will commence its scheduled flights to Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh and Hurghada as of October 23rd 2014.
Spirit Airlines has unveiled its new design that matches the bright and bold branding the company announced last May. The bright yellow plane with black trim begins service tomorrow with a flight from Atlantic City (ACY) to Fort Lauderdale (FLL).
Hamad International Airport has reported an increase in its monthly passenger statistics compared to those at the old Doha International Airport (DIA). HIA saw an 11.36% passenger increase through its doors in July 2014 compared to July 2013. A total of 2,160,843 travellers departed, transferred and arrived into Qatar during July 2014.
To meet market demand, starting October 26, 2014, Air China will increase its Beijing – London service to two daily flights. The newly added flights to London Heathrow, which will be operated with A330-200, will aim to promote exchanges between China and UK.
This airport is experiencing departure delays of 16 to 30 minutes due to Equipment:LAX Runway 24L Instrument Landing System since 21/20:44.