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American Airlines To Launch Service Between Los Angeles And Tokyo Haneda In February 2016

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 -



american-airlines-1968-logo-1024x707American Airlines will offer customers daily, year-round, nonstop service to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) from its trans-Pacific gateway at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) beginning Feb.



, 2016. Customers can book travel on the new route starting Sunday, Nov. 8. American recently secured takeoff and landing time slots at Haneda Airport from the Japanese aviation authorities, which will allow the commencement of the flight.
   
 
 

flydubai expands network in Central Asia with flights to Astana

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 - flydubaiflydubai today marked the launch of its first flight to Astana, the airline’s third destination in Kazakhstan. With two flights a week to Astana flydubai is the first Dubai-based carrier to provide a direct link to the Kazakhstan capital.





 
Speaking at a press conference in Astana flydubai’s Chief Executive Officer, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: “Astana is an important addition to flydubai’s network as we continue to grow our presence in Central Asia.
   
 
 

Jetstar Pacific Investors Committed For Long Term

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 -

jetstarVietnam Airlines and the Qantas Group have given their commitment for the long-term expansion of Jetstar Pacific.
 




Vietnam Airlines CEO Dr Pham Ngoc Minh was in Sydney this week to meet Qantas executives including Qantas CEO Alan Joyce and Jetstar Group CEO Jayne Hrdlicka to discuss their joint shareholding in Jetstar Pacific. Vietnam Airlines holds 70 per cent, while Qantas holds 30 per cent.
   
 
 

Dragonair to operate more flights to Shanghai Hongqiao

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

dragonairDragonair today announced the addition of two more flights per week from Hong Kong to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. The additional flights will begin on 10 November 2015.
 




The airline currently operates a daily service between Hong Kong and Shanghai Hongqiao. The additional flights will bring the total number of flights per week to the airport to nine.
 
   
 
 

China Introduces C919 aircraft challenging aviation masters

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

c919China introduces the new aircraft C919, its answer to Boeing and Airbus, a much larger homegrown production line in Shanghai.




 
In a ceremonious opening, China introduced its flashy carrier, a sporty white fuselage with blue wavy stripes and a green tail. The huge and well built body says” a dream takes off” as the Chinese flag waves proudly to welcome its dreamlike creation.
   
 
 

DXB sets new record with 7.2 million pax in August

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 - dubai-airportDubai International registered the highest monthly traffic in its 55-year history with 7.2 million passengers in August.





According to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today, traffic at the world’s number one hub for international passengers reached 7,282,256, up 9.5 per cent from 6,648,058 recorded during the same month in 2014.
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New Rules for Uber, Lyft and Limousine Services Began November 1

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

Metropolitan Washington Authority AirportNew rules governing the operation of limousines and app-based Transportation Network Companies (TNCs), such as Uber and Lyft, began on November 1 at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International Airports. The rules expand the variety of convenient ground transportation choices available to passengers using the airport.
 




Passengers using one of these services are advised to arrange for their ride as follows:
Contact the provider directly or through its app to arrange the ride.
   
 
 

Allegheny County Airport Authority To Conduct Public Auction Nov. 7

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -

Pittsburgh AirportThe Allegheny County Airport Authority will conduct an auction of abandoned vehicles, used Airport Authority vehicles and equipment, and other unclaimed items from Pittsburgh International Airport at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 7, in the Airport Heavy Equipment Building on Cargo Road.
 



Directions: Follow I-376 to Hangar Road; turn left at the traffic light, at next intersection turn left on to Cargo Road and follow to top of hill.  Airport Authority employees will direct attendees to parking location.
   
 
 

When Minions Came To Charleroi For The Autumn Holidays

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -


Brussels South Charleroi Airport To get your 2015 autumn holidays off to a good start, Brussels South Charleroi Airport wanted to give young and old alike a bit of a treat. On Monday 2 November, a rather unusual passenger was at the airport terminal between 11am and 3pm.




In fact, there was a Minion wandering around Brussels South Charleroi Airport, who didn’t need to be asked twice to spend some time with other passengers and make the most of the opportunity to capture the moment with children and adults, both departing and arriving, as well as members of airport staff. And of course he didn’t come empty-handed; he was laden with chocolate to share with the children, to their great delight.
   
 
 

Fraport and WFS Complete Strategic Partnership for Cargo Handling at Frankfurt Airport

Tuesday, November 03, 2015 -
fraportFraport AG and WFS completed the transaction for a strategic partnership in the area of airfreight handling at Frankfurt Airport.  Under the agreement signed in July 2015, Fraport has sold a 51-percent share in its Frankfurt-based Fraport Cargo Services GmbH (FCS) subsidiary to WFS, the world’s largest independent air cargo handler.





Fraport AG executive board chairman Dr. Stefan Schulte said:  “We are launching a new chapter in cargo handling at Frankfurt with a very strong and competent global partner.  We look forward to our future cooperation with WFS, a win-win partnership for our companies as well as our customers.”
 
   
 
 
 
   
     
   
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