Category Archives: Airline Focus

Boeing Delivers 8,000th 737

On April 16 Boeing delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines.  The aircraft, a Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range), features … More ››

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Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways Sign Code-share Agreement

Cathay Pacific Airways and Qatar Airways have announced the launch of a new code-share agreement between the two oneworld alliance airlines.  Following last month’s launch … More ››

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Dubai Set to Launch Runway Upgrade Project

The Dubai Airports company has confirmed that all systems are go for a comprehensive runway upgrade project set to be launched at Dubai International on … More ››

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Delta Joins Virgin Atlantic at Heathrow’s T3

Delta has completed the first stage of its relocation to London Heathrow Terminal 3 – the home of joint venture partner Virgin Atlantic Airways.  Delta’s … More ››

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ICAO Safety Report Confirms Excellent 2013 Results

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has released its annual Safety Report, reflecting what it describes as: “very positive global aviation safety outcomes for 2013.” … More ››

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United Airlines Previews Heathrow T2 Lounges

United Airlines has previewed two new lounges for premium customers – the United Global First Lounge and the United Club – at London Heathrow’s new … More ››

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Saudi Low-cost Carrier Enters European Market

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier flynas launched its inaugural non-stop flight from King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah to London Gatwick on April 8. The airline’s … More ››

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Skymark Airlines’ First A380 Completes its Maiden Flight

  Skymark Airlines’ first A380 has successfully made its maiden flight, following completion of the airframe assembly and system tests in Toulouse, France.  The carrier’s … More ››

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Boeing Delivers First 787 Dreamliner to Kenya Airways

  Boeing and Kenya Airways celebrated the delivery of the Kenyan flag carrier’s first 787 Dreamliner on April 4.  The aircraft departed Paine Field in … More ››

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Delta Introduces Sleep Kits for International Economy Customers

Delta Air Lines has introduced new sleep kits and several updated amenities for passengers seated in the Economy cabin on long-haul international flights.  The carrier … More ››

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