Category Archives: Airline Focus

American Airlines Welcomes First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

American Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner on January 22nd at Boeing’s factory in Everett, Washington, before undertaking a delivery flight to … More ››

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Unexpected Arrival for JFK-Bound Flight!

A woman gave birth to a baby girl aboard Royal Jordanian’s JFK-bound flight (RJ261) on January 20. A Royal Jordanian statement said that the 33 … More ››

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A Strategy for the new Alitalia

The strategy for the new Alitalia was unveiled in Rome on January 21, with an unequivocal commitment by the new executive team and strategic investors … More ››

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Frontier Airlines to Outsource 1,300 Ground Jobs

Frontier Airlines has announced it will outsource approximately 1,300 jobs – about one third of its entire workforce – at Denver and Milwaukee. The airline … More ››

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Monarch Engineering Awarded Boeing Goldcare Approval at Birmingham

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) has announced its 110,000 sq ft aircraft maintenance facility at Birmingham Airport is now Boeing GoldCare approved after completing its … More ››

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Heathrow Airport Hosts Qatar’s “Quiet” Airbus A350

As part of its route proving trials Qatar Airways brought its first Airbus A350 XWB aircraft to Heathrow on January 10th. The aircraft performed a … More ››

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IATA Environmental Assessment Programme Gathers Momentum

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that five airlines have recently successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program. IEnvA is … More ››

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Cyprus Airways Grounded

The Cypriot Government suspended the national airline’s operations on January 9 after the European Commission ordered the flag carrier to pay back more than €65m … More ››

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Kapil Bhargava 1928-2014

Airports International magazine is sad to report the passing of its former India correspondent, Group Captain Kapil Bhargava IAF (Retd), who passed away on December … More ››

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US Navy Supports AirAsia QZ8501 Search

The United States Navy (USN) has released details of the support work it is providing to Indonesia in the search and recovery of AirAsia Flight … More ››

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