Tag: Airbus

Monthly News ~ March 2019

25 March 2019 Off

1) Ethiopian Airlines B737 MAX-8 crashes with 157 people on board An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX-8 with 149 passengers and 8 crew members crashed on March the 10th, the airline said in a statement. Flight ET302 was to connect Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, to Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The Boeing crashed…

By Cyrus Matho

AIR FRANCE – THE FRENCH SUPER BIRD

4 March 2019 Off

Air France, the French flag carrier, was formed on October 7, 1933 in a merger with Air Orient, Air Union, The International Air Navigation Company, and the Société Générale des Transports Aériens (STGA). During the second world war, the airline was headquartered in Marseille, France which was far from the war front, at the time.…

By Cyrus Matho

AZAL – FROM FIRE TO LOVE

31 January 2019 Off

Azərbaycan Hava Yolları or Azerbaijan Airlines also known as “AZAL”, was established in April 1992 in Azerbaijan by the decision of the Republic’s government as the first national airline as the country gained its independence and soon spread its wings into the world outside the Soviet Union, which had been Aeroflot’s exclusive domain. Indeed, in…

By Cyrus Matho

CATHAY PACIFIC – THE SPIRIT OF HONG KONG

5 November 2018 Off

In September, we have presented you Cathay Pacific and its Premium Economy service between Brussels and Hong Kong. As a reminder, Cathay is a private Hong Kong-based airline flying to more than 180 destinations worldwide. Today we will present you the airline’s business class service with the flight CX339, on our way back from Hong…

By Alex

AIR CANADA – THE MAPLE SPIRIT

2 April 2018 Off

Air Canada is the flag carrier and the largest Canadian airline by fleet size and passengers carried founded in 1937 as Trans-Canada Air Lines. Its name was changed by an Act of Parliament from Trans-Canada Air Lines to Air Canada in 1964. The airline, privatized in 1989, is now owned by the ACE Aviation Holdings…

By Alex

Weekly News 26/02/18 – 04/03/18

5 March 2018 Off

Record profits for the IAG Group in 2017International Airlines Group (IAG), bringing together British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Vueling and Level, displays for 2017 an operating profit up 18.9% to exceed 3 billion euros and expects to do even better this year. The annual financial results presented on February 23, 2018 by the British group…

By Alex

Weekly News 22/01/18 – 28/01/18

28 January 2018 Off

The first A350-1000 to be delivered to Qatar Airways in FebruaryAkbar al-Baker, the CEO of Qatar Airways, said on Saturday the 27th that the A350-1000 would finally join its fleet between February 15th and 20th. The A350-1000, which was originally scheduled to join its fleet at the end of last year, will arrive within three…

By Alex

Aigle Azur orders two A330s

11 December 2017 Off

The airline Aigle Azur has ordered two Airbus A330-200s that will allow it to launch its first long-haul routes by mid-2018. No destination is mentioned, announcements are expected early next year. The French company explains this December 12, 2017 that the two aircraft will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, and configured in…

By Alex

Fiji Airways is going back to Tokyo

11 December 2017 Off

The airline Fiji Airways will relaunch next summer a connection between Nadi and Tokyo, after more than nine years of absence in the capital of Japan. As of July 3, 2018, the national airline of Fiji will offer three flights a week between its base in Nadi and Tokyo-Narita Airport, operated by Airbus A330-200 that…

By Alex