Author: Florian Polycarpe

KLM – THE OLD QUEEN FROM AMSTERDAM TO SEOUL

6 August 2018 Off

Ninety-nine years ago, the oldest existing airline was born. From 2004, the Netherlands’ pride airline enjoys marriage with Air France, thus offering more than 300 destinations to their customers from Paris-CDG and Amsterdam-Schipol. Together, sisters evolve in the second biggest alliance: Skyteam. Today KLM operates 119 aircrafts, from 737 to A330 and 777 but also,…

By Florian Polycarpe

KOREAN AIR – A MAJESTY SERVING SOUTH KOREA

6 June 2018 Off

In 1962, South Korea gives birth to its national pride, Korean Air (as Korean Air Lines). In 1984, after being bought by the Hanjin group, it takes her current name, just before Seoul’s Olympic games. At the beginning of 70’s, KAL takes rank and start its Boeing 747’s routes from Seoul on Trans-Pacific legs; it…

By Florian Polycarpe

CHINA AIRLINES – THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S DYNASTY

8 May 2018 Off

China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was born at the end of 1959, operating mainly charter flights. In the following decade the Taiwanese company launched its first commercial lines, firstly on domestic routes linking Taipei to Hualien then China exercised on the international leg by connecting its capital and based…

By Florian Polycarpe

Weekly News 04/03/18 – 11/03/2018

12 March 2018 Off

One more strike at Air France, one! Air France customers, be aware! On March 23rd, ten unions called for a strike, the same ones as the last strike during last month which caused 25% cancellation and € 22M to the French airline. So this latter decided to make a new strike, just one day after…

By Florian Polycarpe

Weekly news 11/01/2018 – 18/02/2018

19 February 2018 Off

IRAN ASEMAN AIRLINES’ ATR72 CRASHED IN IRAN.  An ATR of Iran Aseman Airlines which flew from Tehran-Mehrabad to Yasouj has crashed in Iran on Saturday the18th with 66 souls on board. The Aircraft has been localized at 22 kilometres of its final destination in a mountainous area. Moreover, the hard climatic conditions – Snowstorm – make…

By Florian Polycarpe

AIR ARABIA – THE MAGHREB AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

6 February 2018 Off

Air Arabia Maroc is a Moroccan low-cost airline operating from different hubs in Morocco, set up as a joint venture between various Moroccan investors and Air Arabia in 2009. Indeed, the airline’s main hub is Casablanca’s Mohammed V International airport. The secondary hubs are Agadir, Fès, Nador and Tangier airports. Air Arabia Maroc operates 8…

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ASL AIRLINES – AIRPLANES SERVING MEN

8 January 2018 Off

ASL Airlines is a French airline operating regular, charter but also cargo flights from Paris CDG. It started its operations in 2001 on the vestiges of the Aéropostale, the famous airline which operated the flight for the French post from its based country to Africa and South America thanks to famous pilots such as Antoine…

By Florian Polycarpe

Mumbai CSIA set a record !

2 December 2017 Off

In 24 hours, Mumbai Chhatrapati-Shivaji international airport has seen 969 aircrafts on one of its runways. Note that the second Indian airport operates only one out of both runways due to operational reasons, indeed these runways are crossed. However, Mumbai airport does not intend to stop here, it appears that it ambitioned to catch 1000 movements on…

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Emirates receives its 100th Airbus A380

3 November 2017 Off

Today, Emirates has received its 100th Airbus A380 in Hamburg, the delivery center for this big baby, claiming a bit more “its commitment” with Airbus for its A380’s program. The Emirati airline is waiting to receive 42 more Airbus A380. This 100th, registered as A6-EUV, has been delivered to its owner with UAE ambassador in Germany…

By Florian Polycarpe