Monthly Archives: June 2010

Air France Serves LHR With A380

AIR FRANCE has started to utilise one of its Airbus A380s on up to four flights per week between Paris/CDG and London/Heathrow this summer.  In … More ››

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Major Expansion At IndiGo

THE INDIAN Government, through its Aircraft Acquisition Committee of the Civil Aviation Ministry, has given in-principal approval to the no-frills carrier, IndiGo, to start the … More ››

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ADB Installs Skopje Lighting

AIRFIELD GROUND Lighting company ADB has been selected to bring the lighting solution of Skopje’s Alexander the Great Airport up to date.  The project involves … More ››

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Caribbean Merger

AFTER MONTHS of negotiations, Caribbean Airlines has taken control of financially troubled Air Jamaica.  An agreement was reached in late April and over the following … More ››

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LSG Sky Chefs Joint Venture In China

Lufthansa subsidiary, LSG Sky Chefs has opened two new joint venture facilities at Lanzhou and Urumqi Airports in partnership with the Hainan Airlines Group.  At … More ››

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Thai’s Anniversary Celebrations

On May 1, 2010, Thai Airways International celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the carrier’s first flight between Bangkok and Hong Kong.  As part of the … More ››

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United Airlines Tests Synthetic Fuel

UNITED AIRLINES has completed the first flight by a US carrier using natural gas synthetic jet fuel.  The flight test was conducted using certified synthetic … More ››

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Emirates Going Back To JFK

EMIRATES AIRLINE has announced that it is to resume Airbus A380 flights from Dubai to New York/John F Kennedy on October 31.  This comes as … More ››

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TSA Certification For 3DX-ES

L-3 SECURITY & Detection Systems announced on June 9 that its eXaminer 3DX-ES enhanced speed inline explosives detection system (EDS) has received certification from the … More ››

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Flybe Exeter Academy Milestone

THE UK’s largest domestic airline, Flybe, has reached another milestone in the building of its new Training Academy at Exeter, UK, with the last curved … More ››

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