Category Archives: Airline Focus

Airport Marks Astronaut John Glenn’s Passing

The airport that carries the name of the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, has issued a statement marking his death on December 8. … More ››

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Further St Helena Test Flights Completed

As part of the ongoing research into the effects of wind shear at St Helena (IATA: HLE) an Embraer ERJ-190-100 jet aircraft has visited the … More ››

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New Services for Quito / Mariscal Sucre Airport

A new milestone in connectivity was reached last week with the inaugural flight of Colombian low-cost airline Wingo on the Quito – Bogota route. There … More ››

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No Survivors from Pakistan International Airlines Crash

Pakistani authorities have confirmed that all 47-people travelling on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK661 were killed when it crashed in the Havelian area of … More ››

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Larnaca Upgrades PRM Services

Hermes Airports, the operator of the two international airports of the Republic of Cyprus, has upgraded its services to passengers with reduced mobility at Larnaca … More ››

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Phoenix Sky Harbor Opens Phase 1 of Modernised Terminal 3

On December 5, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton and members of the Phoenix City Council rolled back temporary construction walls to officially open the first phase … More ››

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First Boeing 787 for Air France

Boeing and the aircraft leasing company AerCap celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France on December 2. The aircraft, a 787-9, marks … More ››

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FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

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dnata Enters Canadian Market

Air service provider dnata has reached an agreement with Canada’s GTA Aviation to purchase a 50% stake in its cargo and ground handling operations at … More ››

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New Indonesian MRO Centre Opens

Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul specialist F L Technics has announced the official opening of its MRO hangar at Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (IATA: CGK), Jakarta, … More ››

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