aviation -Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines expanded their codeshare network

Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines, the largest airlines and flag carriers of their countries, Turkey and Poland, announced today the enhancement of their current codeshare agreement with additional destinations both from Turkish Airlines’ and LOT’s flight network. Through this enhanced partnership, Turkish Airlines and LOT will reciprocally add their flight codes on below flights in addition to Istanbul-Warsaw: From Warsaw                       From Istanbul Krakow                                    Ankara       Bahrain Gdansk                                    Izmir         Beirut Szczecin                                   Adana         Baghdad Poznan                                     Antalya       Dubai Wroclaw                                   Dalaman      Kuwait Katowice                                  Amman        Budapest Rzeszow                                   Cairo           Johannesburg   “As the airline that flies to most countries in … Continue reading aviation -Turkish Airlines and LOT Polish Airlines expanded their codeshare network

Turkish Airlines was chosen again “Turkey’s Most Valuable Brand” in all sectors.

One of the world’s leading independent organizations in brand valuation and strategy consulting, Brand Finance announced the results of its 2019 evaluation. According to the results, Turkish Airlines was declared as the “Most Valuable Brand” of Turkey in all sectors. The national flag carrier, who repeatedly assumed this title before, reinforces its leading position in Turkey with recent results. Commenting on the results, M. İlker Aycı, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee; “We are proud of our achievements crowning our strategy to become the best airline company in the world. Continuing the last years’ success indicates … Continue reading Turkish Airlines was chosen again “Turkey’s Most Valuable Brand” in all sectors.

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IATA AGM Endorses 5 Resolutions

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that five resolutions have been passed by the 75thAnnual General Meeting. These are: Environment:The overwhelmingly passed AGM resolution called on Governments to implement the Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) … Continue reading IATA AGM Endorses 5 Resolutions

Air Arabia reports strong first quarter 2019 profit

Air Arabia (PJSC) today reported strong financial results for the first quarter (January to March) 2019 as the Middle East & North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier continued to deliver solid commercial and operational results.   Air Arabia reported a net profit of AED128 million for the three months ending March 31, 2019, a 16 percent increase compared to the corresponding 2018 figure of AED110 million. In the same period, the airline posted a turnover of AED1,029 billion, a 17 percent increase compared to the first quarter of last year. More than 2.8 million passengers flew with Air Arabia … Continue reading Air Arabia reports strong first quarter 2019 profit

Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo

Comlux has taken delivery of the first of three ACJ320neo1 aircraft, which will now enter VIP cabin-outfitting by Comlux Completion in Indianapolis. It is the largest customer for the ACJ320neo Family, which has already won a total of 11 orders.  “The new ACJ320neo gives us the means to deliver nonstop flights to even more of the world. CFM International has supported Comlux over the years, and we have chosen its new, fuel-efficient and highly reliable LEAP-1A engines to power the aircraft. Comlux Completion will install a unique VIP cabin interior, using the most advanced technologies to offer the best comfort … Continue reading Comlux takes delivery of its first ACJ320neo

ETIHAD AIRWAYS ENGINEERING EXPANDS EXTENSIVE INHOUSE CAPABILITIES WITH A350 MRO SERVICES

Etihad Airways Engineering, the largest independent maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider in the Middle East, has announced the addition of Airbus A350 maintenance capabilities to its extensive inhouse portfolio. Etihad Airways Engineering is part of the Airbus MRO Alliance and has emerged as a centre of excellence for the Airbus A380, having supported the A380 fleets of Etihad Airways and third-party customers in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Australia. The company continues to extend its coverage of major commercial aircraft types and has now received the landmark approval for Airbus A350 maintenance, awarded by the UAE General … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS ENGINEERING EXPANDS EXTENSIVE INHOUSE CAPABILITIES WITH A350 MRO SERVICES

Travelport campaigns to support airline passengers with intellectual disabilities

Travelport launches a global campaign to improve awareness and use of the DPNA Special Service Request (SSR) code, which can be used by travel agents, among others, to alert airlines when a passenger has intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance. The campaign was initiated after Travelport found evidence of exceptionally low use of the code on bookings made through its global distribution system (GDS). GDS are vast hi-tech reservation networks that allow travel agents, travel management companies and large corporations, to search and book airline seats, hotel rooms, rental cars, and other travel related items. Despite registering more than 250 million … Continue reading Travelport campaigns to support airline passengers with intellectual disabilities