Iberia announces new Japanese and Chinese routes

February 9, 2016
Iberia has announced two new routes from Madrid to Tokyo and Shanghai. Flights to the Japanese capital will start on October 18, with a three-times weekly service departing Madrid on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at...

Chinese airlines to blacklist unruly passengers

February 9, 2016
Customers behaving badly may finally get their comeuppance, thanks to an airline blacklist that’s in the works. Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan Airlines and Spring Air have teamed up to prevent unruly...

WFS to acquire CAS

February 8, 2016
Worldwide Flight Services will acquire Consolidated Aviation Services, the airline ground handling company recently announced in a deal that will expand WFS operations in the US. The acquisition is the first big purchase since Paris-based...

SIA, FCS renew cargo handling contract

February 8, 2016
Singapore Cargo Airlines and Frankfurt Cargo Services (FCS) have renewed the carrier’s cargo handling contract, thus carrying on their trustful partnership of the past years. Hans-Georg Emmert, managing director, FCS said, “We are very pleased...

Volga-Dnepr, Bollore Logistics to discover life signs on Mars

February 8, 2016
Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated three An-124-100 cargo flights for global logistics company BOLLORE LOGISTICS carrying equipment and materials for the ExoMars space exploration programme that aims to discover any traces of life on Mars. The...

LAX passenger volume increases by 6% in 2015

February 7, 2016
Los Angeles International Airport set another record for passenger volume in 2015, with more than 74.9 million passengers passing through the facility, airport officials recently said. The passenger volume last year was up 6 percent...

Alaska Airlines re-brands itself

February 7, 2016
Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden unveiled recently a major rebranding that adds a vivid splash of color to the hometown carrier's jets. The airplanes currently sport a purely black-and-white livery with "Alaska" written in a...

SITA invests in P2F firm

February 2, 2016
Singapore Technologies Aerospace (ST Aerospace) has completed its investment of the additional 20 percent equity interest in Elbe Flugzeugwerke (EFW). The investment was completed following the receipt of regulatory approvals and fulfilment of customary conditions...

China Airlines partners with APG

January 26, 2016
APG is pleased to announce a new GSA partnership with China Airlines effective from the 1st of January 2016. APG has been appointed as the General Sales Agent of China Airlines in Cyprus and...

FC BARCELONA players featured on Qatar Airways’ safety video

January 20, 2016
Qatar Airways’ new safety video featuring FC Barcelona players Messi, Suarez, Neymar, Pique, Rakitic and Mascherano landed as a hit across all social media channels, generating nearly 40 million views since its debut in...

UAE sign MoU with China on space science

January 20, 2016
The UAE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the People's Republic of China concerning defining a framework for collaboration in studies and development in space science, as well as the peaceful exploration...

Dubai Duty Free Group sales reach Dhs7.057bn in 2015

January 20, 2016
The New Year began on a high note for Dubai Duty Free as the group, which incorporates the airport retail operation and its Leisure division, announced turnover of Dhs7.057 billion (US$1.933 billion) for 2015.

Dnata Singapore wins eight new airline customers in 2015

January 20, 2016
Myanmar Airways International, Myanmar National Airlines and Bhutan Airlines have appointed dnata as their ground handler while Air New Zealand, Turkish Airlines and China Southern Airlines are using the company as their in-flight caterer.

Abu Dhabi Airports unveils cooling plant

January 20, 2016
Abu Dhabi Airports has unveiled one of the country's biggest district cooling plants that will serve Abu Dhabi International Airport's new Midfield Terminal Building (MTB).

Emirates to launch second daily A380 service from Dubai to Perth

January 20, 2016
Emirates will commence a second daily A380 service from Dubai to Perth on 1st August this year, replacing the current 777-300ER aircraft operating on EK424/EK425.
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