Airbus Forecasts Commercial Aircraft Services Market Double in Value by…

Airbus believes the market for civil aviation-related services will return to pre-pandemic levels in 2023, before doubling in value over the next 20 years. Airbus is the world's leading civil aircraft manufacturer as of 2019 by the number of aircraft deliveries, recently concluded summer 2022 season, with 479 aircraft orders…

Delta Air Lines Introduces Triangular Route for South Africa

Delta Air Lines is planning to introduce a new route from the United States to South Africa that would put another destination in high demand on its map. On Dec. 2, the Atlanta-based carrier will launch a new triangular route linking its main base at Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport to…

ITA Airways’ Airbus A350 Draws Crowd During Italian Grand Prix…

An Airbus A350-900 from Italy's national airline, ITA Airways, flew over the skies of Monza on Sunday for its first flight. After dedicating its first Airbus A350s to Valentino Rossi, Marcello Lippi, Roberto Baggio and Enzo Bearzot, the latest arrival was dedicated to Enzo Ferrari, founder of the Scuderia Ferrari…

Etihad Airways ‘Sustainable 50’ A350 makes inaugural flight to New…

On 30 June 2022, Etihad Airways celebrated the arrival of its new Airbus A350-1000 (one of five new Airbus A350s to join Etihad’s fleet this year) in the United States, with 371 passengers, following the inaugural commercial flight from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) to New York’s John F. Kennedy…

ITA Airways Continues Upward Passenger Trend As It Prepares for…

ITA Airways shared that on May 20 the fledging airline carried 30,000 passengers on a single day for the first time since the start of its operations last Oct. 15, 2021. The airline still sits a long way from the approximately 80,000 passengers per day that the former Italian flag…

French Bee Begins LAX – ORLY Service  — Onboard Experience 

On Saturday, April 30, Paris-based carrier, French Bee, held its inaugural flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Paris-Orly (ORY), a historic event for the carrier, marking its third destination in the United States, along with San Francisco (SFO) and New York (EWR). By year-end, the carrier looks to add Miami…

ITA Airways’ First Airbus A350 is Ready to begin Service

ITA Airways, Italy's national airline, has painted the first Airbus A350 in its fleet. As it was already confirmed in January 2022 that the Airbus A350s that will join the ITA Airways fleet starting from June 2022 are the ones that previously belonged to the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines. The planes…

What’s To Come for ITA Airways in 2022

On January 12, 2022, ITA Airways President Alfredo Altavilla and CEO Fabio Lazzerini attended a hearing at the Transport Commission of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. During the meeting, they presented the 2021 results of the airline and the future prospects of the Italian flag carrier in 2022. After approving…

ITA Airways Eyes Likely Agreement with Lufthansa As Delta Watches…

Though its operations first started less than three months ago, ITA Airways has become an airline of great interest both in its home country and around the world. The fact that it is the Italian national airline is a strategic factor both for the company itself and for other European…