EgyptAir Flight804 With 66 Onboard Goes Missing

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An EgyptAir flight en route to Cairo from Paris disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean Sea about 174 miles from the Egyptian coast, shortly after entering Egyptian airpsace, the airline said Wednesday night. According to the airline, 56 passengers, 3 …

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Emirates Considers Placing Order for Sixty Additional A380s

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Emirates (EK, Dubai Int’l) is considering acquiring additional A380-800s to both replace and expand its existing fleet airline president Timothy Clark told a press conference in Dubai this week. According to Clarke, with Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) unwilling to …

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Airbus A350 Delays Forces Qatar Airways To Postpone World’s Longest Direct Flight

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Qatar Airways has delayed the launch of the world’s longest scheduled direct flight — from Doha to Auckland, New Zealand — by two months because of the late delivery of Airbus (AIR.PA) A350s, an airline spokeswoman said on Tuesday. “I …

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Aircraft Shortages Forces Qatar Airways To Reduce Flights

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Qatar Airways is reducing the frequency of more than a dozen regular routes from Doha because of hold-ups in the delivery of new planes from European manufacturer Airbus (AIR.PA), an airline spokesperson said on Sunday. The 15 affected routes include …

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Qatar Airways talks to Boeing after more Airbus A320 problems

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Qatar Airways is speaking to Boeing to secure substitute aircraft after further problems were discovered with the Airbus A320neo, the airline’s chief executive said on Monday. The Gulf airline could walk away from between four and six aircraft orders that have …

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Ethiopian Airlines To Operate Preliminary A350 on Addis Ababa – Abuja Route

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Ethiopian Airlines in the week of 03APR16’s OAG Schedules Analyser update has filed preliminary Airbus A350-900XWB operation. Based on preliminary filing, the Star Alliance member plans to operate the A350 on Addis Ababa – Abuja route, from 01JUL16 to 29OCT16. …

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easyJet Makes Firm Order For 36 Airbus A320s

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easyJet has signed a firm order for a further 36 A320 Family aircraft taking its cumulative order for the type to 451. The agreement for six A320ceo and 30 A320neo makes easyJet one of the world’s biggest airline customers for …

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IndiGo finalizes $26.6bn 250 A320neos Plane Deal With Airbus

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IndiGo firmed up its 2014 commitment and ordering 250 A320neo Family aircraft. This historical aircraft purchase agreement was signed on the 69th Independence Day of India on 15-Aug-2015. IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh said: “This new order further reaffirms IndiGo’s commitment to …

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Best 20 Airlines In The World for 2015

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In our last blog-post, we culled a news article from Yahoo.com showing some pictures on different cabins on Qatar Airways to justify why the Gulf based carrier was presented with the honor of best airline for 2015 at an award ceremony on Tuesday at …

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Korean Air Signed US$12bn MoU with Airbus and Boeing

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Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding totaling more than US$12 billion with Airbus and Boeing for the purchase of more than 100 new aircraft today at the Paris Air show. According to the deal, Korean Air will purchase …

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