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Monday, November 09, 2015 -
ASW_01_Facebook_Post_1920x1080As The Airline of Switzerland, SWISS brings people and cultures together. Now the company is seeking keen travellers from various countries to come to Switzerland, explore the country with local hosts and acquire a unique Swiss experience.

Swiss International Air Lines is looking in 17 countries for people who would like to get to know Switzerland from an individual local perspective. And to this end, SWISS is inviting people in all 17 nations – nine in Europe and eight farther afield – to apply to make this unique trip by submitting a creative one-minute video to its special platform between now and 30 November.

Boeing and Tata Announce Aerospace Joint Venture in India

Monday, November 09, 2015 -

HB5Q2348_med-resBoeing and Tata Advanced Systems today announced a joint venture (JV) that will manufacture aerostructures for aircraft and collaborate on integrated systems development opportunities in India.

The JV will initially create a manufacturing center of excellence to produce aerostructures for the AH-64 Apache helicopter and to compete for additional manufacturing work packages across Boeing platforms, both commercial and defense.  Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems intend to grow the JV partnership in the future with a focus on opportunities to collaborate on development and selling of integrated systems.

Etihad Airways Announces Option Conversions For Two Boeing 777 Freighters at Dubai Air Show 2015

Sunday, November 08, 2015 -
Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced it would take delivery of two Boeing 777 freighter aircraft.

The decision to exercise the options, which were part of Etihad Airways’ historic US$67 billion mixed fleet order for 199 aircraft in 2013, was unveiled on the opening day of the Dubai Air Show.

International and domestic traffic powers Middle East growth

Sunday, November 08, 2015 -

airbusAviation growth in the Middle East has been so impressive; few regions of the world can match it. In the last decade, travel to from and within the region has quadrupled earning the region the title of today’s aviation crossroads.

Thanks to aircraft like the A380, the A350 XWB, the A330 and A330neo, now well over 90% of the world’s population can connect via the Middle East. Latest estimates say aviation supports two million jobs and US$116 billion in GDP in the region.

Friday, November 06, 2015 - TigerairTigerair Singapore has signed a Flight Hour Services – Tailored Support Package (FHS-TSP) contract with Airbus to provide full component support, and fleet technical management services for its A320-family aircraft.

This 10-year FHS-TSP contract, commencing early 2016, guarantees spare parts availability through an extensive scope of A320 Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), components repair, transportation and expendables provisioning together with Fleet Technical Management (FTM) services where Tigerair will benefit from Airbus’ experience and expertise to optimize their aircraft maintenance and engineering operations.

Southwest Airlines Pilot Union Rejects Agreement

Thursday, November 05, 2015 -

Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines today announced that its Pilots have rejected the tentative contract agreement that Union and Company negotiators reached in September. According to the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, 62 percent of Pilots who cast ballots voted against the deal.

“Everyone who worked on this agreement wanted to ensure that it recognized Southwest Pilots for the role they play in the Company’s success,” said Vice President of Flight Operations Craig Drew. “Although our efforts failed to produce an agreement, we will continue working until we have a contract that meets the needs of our Pilots and the Company.”

SpiceJet announces direct flight from Chennai to Bangkok

Thursday, November 05, 2015 - spicejetSpiceJet today announced new direct international flights to Bangkok from Chennai, flying 6 days a week. Flight services on this route will commence from December 10, 2015, and this will be SpiceJet’s second direct international flight from Chennai.

SpiceJet is offering an exciting all inclusive introductory promotional return fare of just Rs. 9,999 (Chennai-Bangkok-Chennai) / THB 5400 (Bangkok-Chennai-Bangkok) for a limited period. Booking for tickets are open now, and seats are limited, so hurry, book now!

Hanjin Group Chairman Yang Ho Cho garnered the title of Grand Officier

Thursday, November 05, 2015 -

download (2)Chairman Cho is granted the title of Grand Officier in France’s Légion d’Honneur by the President of France, François Hollande, at a special ceremony held yesterday at Seoul Grand Hyatt Hotel. The ceremony was held during President Hollande’s visit to Korea.

Chairman Cho has been networking in the private business arena as Chairman of the Korea-French High Level Businessmen’s Club. Further taking up the role of Chairman of France-Korea Year 2015-2016, Chairman Cho actively fosters cooperative ties between the two countries by advancing joint businesses opportunities.

Turkish Airlines announced as Official Partner of European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup

Thursday, November 05, 2015 -

ragbi_sampiyonlar_kupasi_1kTurkish Airlines is delighted to announce that it is to become an official partner of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. The agreement between the tournament organiser of European professional club rugby and the world-renowned national airline of Turkey will run for three years until the end of the 2017/18 season.

The announcement was made today during EPCR’s Tournament Launch for the 2015/16 season at the Twickenham Stoop which was attended by key rugby and business media as well as high-profile representatives of clubs competing in the Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.

Sydney Airport Lost Property Auction to help charities

Thursday, November 05, 2015 -
Sydney Airport“With 39 million passengers travelling through Sydney Airport each year, thousands of items are left behind at the airport,” Sydney Airport managing director and chief executive officer Kerrie Mather said.

“While every effort is made to reunite travellers with their items, those that remain unclaimed go towards our annual Lost Property Auction for charity.
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