April 5, 2021| 59 0

Italy Has A New Airline: EGO Airways Operates Maiden Flight

Although the airline company was founded almost two years ago, EGO Airways only operated its maiden flight just last week. On March 30th, the airline’s one and only Embraer E190 (affectionately named Martina) took off from Catania Fontanarossa Airport (CTA) for Giuseppe Verdi Airport in Parma (PMF). EGO Airways’ first commercial flight According to E …

March 23, 2021| 59 0

Airbus A380 Operators: Which Airlines Are Left?

As airlines plan their future after a tough year, there is one aircraft type going missing: the Airbus A380. Several carriers have announced the superjumbos retirement in recent months, leaving its future in jeopardy. So what airlines are left operating the A380? Are they currently in service? Let’s find out. Emirates Starting with the airline with t …

March 6, 2021| 30 0

Why Is The Airbus A350-900 More Popular Than The A350-1000?

The Airbus A350 XWB family represents an exciting development in next-generation long-haul air travel for the European manufacturer. It first flew in 2013, and entered service with Qatar Airways two years later. The family consists of the A350-900 and -1000 variants, of which the former has seen far more commercial success. But why is this the case …

March 5, 2021| 32 0

After 30 Years Singapore Airlines Flies The Boeing 737 Again

Previously operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) decades ago, the 737 as an aircraft type will once again operate under the carrier’s brand and livery. Up until now, the Southeast Asian airline had delegated much of its low-demand, short-haul operations to subsidiary airline Silkair. Now that the Silkair brand and its operations are being absorbed b …

March 3, 2021| 35 0

Singapore Airlines Opens Training Facilities To Local Business

Singapore Airlines has opened up its training facilities to local businesses outside the aviation industry. The Singapore Airlines Academy now offers a range of courses to external clients, including ‘service excellence’ and ‘organizational innovation,’ with classes run by the airline’s award-winning staff trainers. Singapore Airlines shares its sec …

February 28, 2021| 31 0

Sunday Reads: Our Most Notable Stories This Week

Welcome to the first of a new, weekly roundup of the week’s top stories! As always, it has been a busy week in the airline industry, so let’s have a look at what some of our biggest articles have been since Monday. Singapore Airlines A380 leaves storage Monday saw a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 made its first flight since last June! The aircraft ha …

February 22, 2021| 29 0

Which Airlines Leased Hi Fly’s Airbus A380?

Hi Fly Malta is a Maltese subsidiary of Portuguese charter airline Hi Fly. The carrier is known for having operated an Airbus A380 in a striking ‘Save The Coral Reefs’ livery. This paint scheme raised environmental awareness, warning against coral reef destruction on its travels. As a charter aircraft, it was able to spread this message all over the …

February 20, 2021| 29 0

The Value Of An Airbus A380 Has Dropped By 50% Amid COVID-19

Established aircraft appraisal company IBA stated in a press release earlier this month that the market value of an Airbus A380 has been the worst affected of all current-generation widebody aircraft. The combination of large-scale groundings and the upcoming end-of-production has driven market values down by over 50% for aircraft of all ages. Let’ …

February 10, 2021| 25 0

World First – 100% Of Etihad’s Operational Crew Are Now Vaccinated

Today, Etihad Airways revealed that 100% of its operational pilots and cabin crew are now vaccinated against COVID-19. The airline pointed out that it had become the first airline in the world to do so by achieving this feat. The airline’s medical center has also been turned into a vaccination clinic. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the aviation indust …

February 5, 2021| 54 0

Martinair Boeing 747 Looses Panel Departing Amsterdam Schiphol

The Dutch Safety Board is searching for a lost Boeing 747 panel. It fell off a plane operated by cargo carrier Martinair Holland somewhere above the Netherlands on January 16th. The aircraft made it safely to its destination in Kenya, and the reason for the accident is under investigation. Plane found, location of the panel remains unknown If anyone …

January 31, 2021| 19 0

Singapore Airlines Declines To Join Tata For Air India Bid

Singapore Airlines has reportedly declined to join the Tata Group’s bid for Air India. The two are currently in a joint-venture agreement in full-service airline Vistara. However, Singapore Airlines has waived the non-compete clause in Vistara’s contract, allowing Tata to bid for Air India alone. Waiver According to the Times of India, Singapore Airl …

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