Lufthansa has just become the ninth airline to receive the coveted 5-star airline rating by Skytrax. The German carrier is the first European airline to receive the accolade, stating that it hopes the award will
Appointed as Air India’s new Chairman and Managing Director last week on Nov. 28, Pradeep Singh Kharola is expected to assume office sometime this coming week. Upon taking office, he will be tasked with handling
The 1960s saw the success of various domestic airlines in Mexico. With numerous successes among airlines taking hold in the country, new airlines started to look for cities to make their name outside of Mexico
Alitalia today confirmed that it has received seven offers for part or all of the company. The airline entered formal bankruptcy proceedings in May, with the deadline for formal offers to purchase passing on Monday evening.
While news organizations often announce airlines’ financial results, it quickly becomes difficult to further dissect and understand the major cost drivers, particularly related to fuel. This is the first part of a two-part series explaining
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in southeast Texas over the weekend causing widespread destruction and disruption, along with disrupting thousands of flights across the country. The storm made landfall as a category four storm, with winds
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has just elected Qatar Airways’ Chief Executive, Akbar al-Baker, as the new chairman of the board, effective June 2018. Akbar al-Baker will take over from current chairman, Goh Choon
In celebration of 80 years of flying to the Mile High City, United Airlines on Wednesday announced a seasonal service between the carrier’s hub in Denver and London’s Heathrow Airport. The route, which is still
After months of listening to the arguments of those for and against the privatization of air traffic control (ATC) in the U.S., June 27, 2017 saw the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approve a comprehensive
As of July 11, 2017, easyJet announced that the first group of pilots with a BSc (Hons) in Professional Aviation Pilot Practice Degree had graduated. Tuesday marks the completion of the first airline-sponsored PAPP degree.
Emirates Airline has just launched its first service to Cambodia with the introduction of a daily service from Dubai International Airport to Phnom Penh International Airport via Yangon. The introduction of the service brings the
JetBlue Airways and The JetBlue Foundation chose the New York Hall of Science as the venue to present the thrusting of grants totaling $162,000 into the arms of six different aviation programs that all share
While many corporations have found success in the aviation sector, by building everything from engines to aircraft, others have ventured further or have found ways to better other transportation sectors. For this story, stay grounded
Throughout the month of November and in honor of Veterans Day, United Club customers will have the chance to support military charities by purchasing select beverages. United has selected two beers to serve at its
There are things Aviation Administration majors hear on a daily basis that really grind our (landing) gears. What’s that? Whether you’re telling your family, friends, a teacher, or even somebody at your college what your
Vietnam Airlines, a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, announced that it will begin flying its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to Australia later this year. The airline currently operates a Boeing 777-200ER between Ho Chi Minh
Emirates has recently requested fifth freedom rights to fly between Zurich, Switzerland and Mexico City, Mexico. Fifth freedom rights allow the carriage of passengers between two countries by an airline of the third. Emirates already
In an internal memo, United announced it will be introducing new amenity kits to its GlobalFirst and BusinessFirst premium cabins. In addition, it announced several changes to catering, which will take place on March 1.