Category Archives: Airline Focus

Australia Introduces Two in the Cockpit Rule

Australia has introduced new aviation legislation that make it compulsory for two flight crew staff to be in the cockpit at all times. The rule … More ››

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Spirit Airlines Relocates San Diego Operations

From Tuesday, March 31, 2015, Spirit Airlines will move its operations from Terminal 2 East to a new location in Terminal 2 West at San … More ››

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Easyjet to Require Two Crew on Flightdeck at All Times

UK low-cost carrier Easyjet has announced it will require two crew members to be in the cockpit of its aircraft at all times whilst airborne. … More ››

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Co-pilot ‘Deliberately Crashed’ Germanwings Airliner

French officials investigating the loss of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday have said it appears that the co-pilot … More ››

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International Baggage Statistics Revealed

The 2015 edition of SITA’s annual Baggage Report was released on March 26. This comprehensive study of baggage trends and statistics documents how, despite an … More ››

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Icelandair Relocates to Heathrow Terminal 2

Icelandair has relocated its London Heathrow Airport operations to Terminal 2. The carrier, that celebrates 70 years of flying to the UK this year, honoured … More ››

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Gulf Air Suspends Sana’a Operations on Security Grounds

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has confirmed the suspension of its five weekly flights to and from Sana’a International Airport … More ››

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No Survivors From French Alps Crash

Search teams have declared there were no survivors from the Germanwings Airbus A320 which crashed in the French Alps between Barcelonnette and Digne on Tuesday. … More ››

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Boeing 747-8 Receives 330-Minute ETOPS Approval

Boeing has received 330-minute Extended Operations (ETOPS) approval from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. It is the first time … More ››

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New Emirates Lounge at LAX

Emirates has opened a dedicated lounge for First Class, Business Class and frequent flyer customers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Located in the Tom … More ››

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