Qatar Airways has announced that commencing November 3rd, the airline will operate a new non-stop five-times-weekly service between Doha and Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, which is currently served three-times-a-week via Johannesburg, is one of the airline’s most popular African destinations.
Emirates has added Frankfurt to its growing list of A380 destinations. With the addition of the German financial capital, Emirates now serves 30 global destinations with the A380. Thierry Antinori, Emirates chief commercial officer, arrived on the launch flight, and explained: “We are proud to fly our A380 to one of the key aviation hubs…
Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Stobart Air, announced today that it will offer direct double daily return flights between Leeds Bradford International Airport and Dublin Airport from October 23rd 2014. This is the first time in 14 years that the airline is returning to Leeds Bradford.
Korean Air has announced that it will resume its service between Incheon International Airport, Seoul and Tel Aviv. Commencing September 13th, Korean Air will operate three flights a week (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) on the Incheon-Tel Aviv route, utilising a B777-200 aircraft.
Air traffic services provider NATS is to provide fully-managed simulator services at Bristol Airport. The 3D Aerodrome and Approach simulator, which will operate remotely, will provide the best available equipment for Bristol air traffic staff to train, familiarise and demonstrate their expertise, as well as practising new procedures and techniques.
An Easyjet Airbus A319-100 performing flight U2-8529 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Naples (Italy) with 154 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Naples maintaining FL120 when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing altitude deviations of +150 and -100 feet and causing injuries at least to one flight attendant. More at The Aviation Herald.
BREAKING Islamists Take Control of Multiple Jetliners (including an A340) From Libyan Airport Ahead of 9/11 Anniversary
Islamists have taken control of as many as a dozen commercial airliners last month after taking over a Libyan airport. The revelations came to light after US intelligence agencies issued a warning that the aircraft could be used in terror attacks across North Africa. The airliners were reportedly taken by the Libyan Dawn group after…