May 11, 2017 11:23 AM (ET)
Two European Airlines to Offer Non-Stop Flights Directly to San Diego
NBC7 (San Diego, Calif.) - May 11, 2017 03:38 PM (ET)
These non-stop flights are a dream come true for many San Diegans, as well as a boost to the local tourism economy.
Lufthansa Cargo Continues to Enhance Route Network
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - May 11, 2017 03:28 PM (ET)
Lufthansa Cargo flies their customers’ freight to around 300 target destinations in 100 countries. The carrier from Frankfurt is making further improvements to its strong network, consisting of cargo connections and the freight capacity of Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings long-haul passenger flights.
AIRPORTS JetBlue to Offer A-List Experience for All Customers Traveling Through LAX Terminal 5
Aviation Pros (Fort Atkinson, Wis.) - May 11, 2017 03:27 PM (ET)
JetBlue on May 11, announced details of its upcoming move from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Terminal 3 to Terminal 5 on May 17.
Airbus Launches Drone Imagery Capture, Analytics Subsidiary
Aviation International News (Midland Park, N.J.) - May 11, 2017 03:25 PM (ET)
Airbus has created a new U.S. subsidiary to provide imagery services to customers using data collected from drones and satellites. Airbus Aerial, based in Atlanta, will offer services to the insurance, agriculture, oil and gas, and utility industries, as well as to state and local governments.
Dayton Airport Picks Two Design Firms Ahead of $150M in Proposed Construction
Dayton Business Journal (Dayton, Ohio) - May 11, 2017 03:22 PM (ET)
Dayton International Airport has selected two local design firms as up to $150 million in construction projects are planned to modernize the airport in coming years.
Owensboro Airport Sees Steady Flight Numbers After Marketing Campaign Kickoff
WFIE (Evansville, Ind.) - May 11, 2017 03:20 PM (ET)
Officials at the Owensboro and Daviess County Regional Airport are hoping a new marketing campaign will boost flight numbers this year. This comes after staff said they saw low Allegiant numbers last year.
Scottish Airports Report Record April
BBC (London) - May 11, 2017 03:11 PM (ET)
Edinburgh Airport said nearly 1,142,000 people passed through its doors last month, an increase of 13% on the figure for last year.
Oakland Airport Offers Free Parking for Travelers to Europe
The Mercury News (Silicon Valley, Calif.) - May 11, 2017 03:03 PM (ET)
Oakland International Airport has added a slew of new international flights, and it is enticing travelers to use them with an offer for free parking.
Airline Says Indianapolis-Seattle Route off to Strong Start
Inside Indiana Business (Indianapolis, Ind.) - May 11, 2017 02:54 PM (ET)
Alaska Airlines, which enters the Indianapolis market this week with nonstop flights to Seattle, says it already is seeing strong demand for the service.
Etihad Aviation Group wins Three Awards at CIPS Middle East Awards
Arabian Aerospace (Abu Dhabi) - May 11, 2017 02:53 PM (ET)
The Procurement and Supply Management team at Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) were the overall winners at the Chartered Institute of Purchasing Supply (CIPS) Middle East Awards, winning three awards including the prestigious accolade of the 'MENA Procurement and Supply Team of the Year.'
Sky's the Limit for Aviation Firm
Winnipeg Free Press (Canada) - May 11, 2017 02:40 PM (ET)
Michael Pyle, CEO of Exchange Income Corp., says the Winnipeg-based company will be hiring people for “high-skilled, well-paid positions.’
Purdue Polytechnic, Vincennes Partner on Aviation Degree
Inside Indiana Business (Indianapolis, Ind.) - May 11, 2017 02:23 PM (ET)
Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis and Vincennes University are teaming up to offer a new joint aviation degree. The program, to be offered at the Aviation Technology Center in Indianapolis beginning this fall, aims to give high school students a direct pathway to a career in aviation.
Boeing Halts 737 MAX Flights For Engine Inspections
Aviation Week (Washington, DC) - May 11, 2017 02:21 PM (ET)
Flight tests of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are expected to resume shortly after being suspended for several days.
Private Jet Company Establishes Scholarship for Orange Coast College Aviation Students
The Orange County Register (Orange County, Calif.) - May 11, 2017 02:17 PM (ET)
A private jet carrier with aircraft operations at John Wayne Airport has established a scholarship to help Orange Coast College students earn their pilot’s licenses.
UPS to Upgrade Boeing 757, 767 Cockpits
Avionics (Rockville, Md.) - May 11, 2017 01:38 PM (ET)
UPS is bringing Boeing 787-style cockpit avionics displays to its fleet of legacy 757s and 767s under a new avionics display upgrade program. Large-screen displays will replace 26 current line replaceable units, mostly display and flight instruments with large 15.1-inch flat-panel display screens.
Ryanair to Base 12 Aircraft in Frankfurt
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 12:35 PM (ET)
Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair will add a further 10 Boeing 737-800s to its Frankfurt base, for a total of 12 aircraft next year, Frankfurt airport operator Fraport CFO Matthias Zieschang told journalists during a analysts conference call May 9.
Turkish Airlines Narrows Net Loss in 1Q
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 12:29 PM (ET)
Turkish Airlines recorded a 2017 first-quarter net loss of $373 million, narrowed from a net loss of $421 million for the year-ago quarter.
Boeing Suspends 737 MAX Flights, Cites 'potential' CFM LEAP-1B Issue
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 12:21 PM (ET)
Boeing has suspended 737 MAX flights after being informed by CFM International of a potential issue with the aircraft’s LEAP-1B engine, although Boeing says MAX 8 deliveries will begin this month as planned.
Hawaiian Airlines to Relocate to Terminal 5 at LAX
Big Island Now (Hawaii) - May 11, 2017 12:19 PM (ET)
Hawaiian Airlines will move to Terminal 5 from Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) effective May 17.
Delta Orders 30 Airbus A321ceos
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 12:09 PM (ET)
Delta Air Lines has placed an incremental order for 30 firm Airbus A321ceo aircraft. This order follows three previous Delta orders for the type.
Emirates Airline Sees Full-Year Profits Slump on External Factors
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 11:58 AM (ET)
A combination of geo-political and macroeconomic factors brought about a sharp reduction in earnings at Emirates Airline in the 2016-17 financial year, the Dubai-based carrier reported May 11.
ERA DG Simon McNamara to Step Down
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 11:53 AM (ET)
European Regions Airline Association (ERA) director general (DG) Simon McNamara will step down as chief of the regional airline lobby group later this year to become director of communications at ERA member airline Flybe.
Primera Air to Take up to 20 Boeing 737 MAX 9s
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 11:52 AM (ET)
Scandinavian leisure carrier Primera Air has placed an order for eight Boeing 737 MAX 9s, has taken purchase rights on four more, and will lease another eight from US lessor Air Lease Corp.
Antonov Airlines Develops International Network
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 11:49 AM (ET)
Ukraine’s Antonov Airlines, a division of state-owned Antonov Company, has established offices in the US and Hong Kong as part of ongoing expansion plans.
Bombardier's Beaudoin to give up executive role
Air Transport World - May 11, 2017 11:46 AM (ET)
Bombardier executive chairman Pierre Beaudoin said he intends to give up his executive role at the Canadian company June 30, but will stay on as non-executive chairman of Bombardier’s board of directors.