May 24, 2021| 71 0

Cebu Pacific takes delivery of the ninth A321neo

The Philippines’ Cebu Pacific (CEB) received its ninth new Airbus A321neo (New Engine Option) aircraft on 19 May 2021, signifying its continuous efforts to integrate eco-friendly initiatives in its operations. CEB operates one of the youngest fleets in the world, with an average age of 5.75 years. The A321neo is known to deliver 20 percent fuel cos …

May 6, 2021| 91 0

El Al Set To Up Flight Capacity To The United States

El Al is planning to ramp up its flight schedules to the United States in the coming weeks. The airline will increase frequencies to key gateways in the country as travel demand rises. However, the Israeli airline isn’t the only one eying an expansion in the market, with other carriers hot on its heels. Jump According to Globes, El Al is planning a m …

March 15, 2021| 59 0

Japan Airlines Set To Stop Issuing Paper Flight Timetable Books

After 70 years of publishing its timetables in paper booklet form, Japan Airlines will stop issuing physical copies of its flight schedule. The final edition of the historic booklets has already been printed and sent to airports across Japan. Final editions available now If you are based in Japan or passing through in the next few weeks, you might be …

March 15, 2021| 65 0

Donghai Airlines Penalized By CAAC Over Crew Onboard Fist Fight

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has enacted strict punishment on Donghai Airlines after details emerged regarding a fistfight between two members of crew on a domestic service last month. The regulator will not allow the airline to apply for new routes, or to add flights or capacity to its existing routes, for an unspecified perio …

March 14, 2021| 68 0

SpiceJet Continues To Grow Domestic Schedule With 66 New Flights

SpiceJet has announced 66 new domestic routes, including dozens of regional routes under the UDAN-RCS scheme. Many routes will begin operating at the end of this month as the airline looks toward a domestic recovery. Let’s find out more about SpiceJet’s latest expansion. New routes According to Hindustan Times, the new routes will mainly focus on a r …

March 14, 2021| 63 0

Brand New KLM Cityhopper Embraer E195-E2 Suffers Lightning Strike

Earlier this week, a KLM Cityhopper Embraer E195-E2 suffered a lightning strike while on approach to Berlin. The flight to Brandenburg Airport (BER) had originated in Amsterdam Schipol (AMS). The aircraft involved had been in service for less than a month. But how exactly did the incident play out, and what were the impacts on the plane and its occ …

March 13, 2021| 80 0

Alaska Flight Disrupted By Violent Passenger Who Urinated On A Seat

On March 9th, a passenger onboard an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Denver was asked multiple times to put on a face mask. After ignoring orders from a flight attendant, the individual reportedly struck her arm. It was later revealed by other passengers that the individual was standing up and urinating on his seat. The incident ha …

March 10, 2021| 57 0

TUI Takes New 737 MAX: 9 Hour Delivery Flight From Seattle To London

TUI has received another 737 MAX, which flew over nine hours across North America and the Atlantic from Seattle to London. The plane is TUI’s 18th MAX-8 in the fleet and has been christened with the name ‘Ibiza.’ TUI’s MAX flew from Seattle to London A Boeing 737 MAX-8 plane flew an impressive nine hours en route to carrier TUI. The jet took off from …

March 9, 2021| 55 0

Eurowings Begins Selling Empty Middle Seats For Just $12

Eurowings, a budget airline within the Lufthansa Group, is now allowing passengers to reserve an empty middle seat on all of its flights. Announced today, the minimum price for this has been reduced by nearly 45%, which could make it an even more appealing “add-on” for the airline’s customers. 10 euros, or $12, seems like an amazing deal for an emp …

March 9, 2021| 68 0

airBaltic Sees Worst Passenger Numbers Since Resuming Flights

In February, airBaltic saw its worst passenger numbers since resuming flights last May. The airline became the first to ground its entire fleet due to the pandemic almost a year ago, with the fleet returning from the grounding both younger and smaller. Across Europe, airlines generally saw a relatively healthy recovery of passenger numbers towards t …

March 9, 2021| 79 0

Pilot Left With Missing Tooth After Mid-Air Flight Attendant Brawl

Reports in Chinese media are painting a bizarre picture of an incident on a flight back in late February. Donghai Airlines was operating a service from Nantong to Xian on February 20 th , when an argument erupted, leaving a pilot with a missing tooth and a flight attendant with a broken arm! Here’s what happened. Midair conflict turns nasty Two members …

March 4, 2021| 90 0

Japan Airlines To Start Flights From Tokyo To Moscow Sheremetyevo

Japan Airlines (JAL) is launching flights between Tokyo Haneda (HND) and Moscow Sheremetyevo (SVO). The airline was supposed to launch these flights last March but the plans were modified amid the impact of the pandemic. Strong connections Four years ago, Japan Airlines and Aeroflot launched their expensive business partnership. JAL noted that the fl …

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