Passengers Want More Information, Automation, Control & Privacy but Human Touch Still Important

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which showed that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel. Based on 10,408 responses from 145 countries, the survey provides insight into what passengers would like from their air travel experience. Passengers told us that they want: Real time journey information delivered to their personal devices Biometric identification to facilitate their travel processes Automation of more airport processes Wait times of less than 10 minutes at security / immigration Their bags tracked throughout … Continue reading Passengers Want More Information, Automation, Control & Privacy but Human Touch Still Important

AIR SEYCHELLES WELCOMES FOUR NEW SEYCHELLOIS JET FLEET COMMANDERS

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, has announced the promotion of four Seychellois Pilots to the rank of Captain on its international fleet. Captains Ronny Morel, Anthony d’Offay, Archille Young and Randy Francoise were presented with their commander’s bars today Tuesday, 25 September 2018 by the airline’s Chief Executive Officer, Remco Althuis and Chief Operations Officer, Sandy Benoiton during an event held at the Air Seychelles VIP Lounge in Pointe Larue, in the presence of the airline’s senior management team as well as their families. The First Officers have been promoted to the rank of Captain … Continue reading AIR SEYCHELLES WELCOMES FOUR NEW SEYCHELLOIS JET FLEET COMMANDERS

ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has marked the opening of the new runway at Velana International Airport in the Maldives by operating one of its Airbus A380 aircraft to the island nation. The new 3,400 metre-long and 60-metre-wide runway is the first in the Maldives capable of supporting an A380. The special Etihad operation was piloted by First Officer, Ali Ahuson, who is from The Maldives. Etihad Airways’ A380 features a total capacity of 496 seats – up to two guests in The Residence, nine First Apartments, 70 Business Studios and 415 Economy Smart Seats. … Continue reading ETIHAD AIRWAYS OPERATES ICONIC A380 TO MALDIVES TO CELEBRATE NEW MALE RUNWAY OPENING

Lights, camera, action! Turkish Airlines launches new inflight safety video in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO(R) Movie franchise.

Turkish Airlines, the airline that flies to more countries and international destinations than any other airline, launches a new animated safety video, complete with familiar LEGO® minifigures in surprising new roles.  The custom-animated safety video for Turkish Airlines was created by the teams who assembled “The LEGO Movie”, “The LEGO Batman Movie”, “The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie” and the highly anticipated sequel “The LEGO Movie 2” due in cinemas beginning February 2019, which reunites the heroes of the first film in an all new action-packed adventure. In partnership with Warner Bros. and featuring the popular characters from The LEGO Movie franchise, … Continue reading Lights, camera, action! Turkish Airlines launches new inflight safety video in partnership with Warner Bros. and The LEGO(R) Movie franchise.

Air Arabia reports net profit of AED 230 million in first half of 2018, carrying a solid 4.2 million passenger

Air Arabia (PJSC) today announced strong financial results for the first half ending June 30, 2018 as the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier continued to deliver solid and sustained financial performance. Air Arabia reported a net profit of AED 230 million for the first half ending June 30, 2018; a 12 per cent less than the AED 261 million reported for the same period last year. The company’s turnover for the first six months of 2018 reached AED 1.816 billion, an increase of 6 per cent compared to AED 1.716 billion in the corresponding period … Continue reading Air Arabia reports net profit of AED 230 million in first half of 2018, carrying a solid 4.2 million passenger

SMART MANUFACTURING TO FEATURE IN DUBAI AIRSHOW FOR 2019

New Technologies Being Adopted by Aerospace Industry at Incredible Rate Smart manufacturing will be featured at the Dubai Airshow 2019 as both a dedicated exhibition pavilion and a knowledge sharing conference. Industry insiders predict the future benefits of smart manufacturing to enable greater affordability, quality, customisation and speed-to-market innovation. The inaugural Smart Manufacturing conference and pavilion at the Dubai Airshow will bring together key stakeholders from the industry to discuss additive manufacturing, big data processing capabilities, industrial connectivity and advanced robotics. Smart manufacturing aims to take advantage of advanced information and manufacturing technologies to enable flexibility in physical processes to … Continue reading SMART MANUFACTURING TO FEATURE IN DUBAI AIRSHOW FOR 2019

Turkish Airlines started to directly fly between Bodrum, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Turkey, and London during the 2018 summer season.

Having increased its capacity for many destinations with the arrival of summer season, Turkish Airlines now enables its passengers to directly fly between Bodrum, and London.The flights have been introduced as Turkey is tipped to be ‘the’ holiday destination for Brits seeking sun, sea, sand, and peace in 2018. Bodrum-London flights, which started by June 13th, 2018, will be operated two times a week, as on Wednesdays and Saturdaysduring this summer season. Turkish Airlines, who made its first flight to the United Kingdom with its London flights on September 9th, 1961, now operates totally 90 flights per week to the … Continue reading Turkish Airlines started to directly fly between Bodrum, one of the most famous tourist destinations in Turkey, and London during the 2018 summer season.

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

Brand Finance, one of the world’s leading independent organizations in brand valuation and strategy consulting, announced the results of 2018 evaluation. According to the announced results, Turkish Airlines was declared as the “Most Valuable Brand” of Turkey in all sectors.The national flag carrier, who was awarded this title once more again in recent years, now reinforces its leading position in its country with these results. Commenting on the results, M. İlker Aycı, Turkish Airlines Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee, “This year, once again, Turkish Airlines was declared as the most valuable brand of Turkey in all sectors. … Continue reading Turkish Airlines was chosen as the “Turkey’s Most Valuable Brand” in all sectors.

Turkish Airlines Celebrates the success of its travel agents during an iftar event in UAE

Over 250 attendees gathered for iftar and celebrated the winners of the “Turkish Airlines Agency Travel Awards”  In line with the 35thanniversary of operations in Dubai, Turkish Airlines held its annual Agency Awards ceremony during an iftar, at the Four Seasons Hotel, Dubai where the carrier celebrated its successful relationships with valued partners and guests. The airline that flies to more countries than any other awarded 10 trusted agencies whom they have worked with closely over the past 35 years. Turkish Airlines also celebrated their most recent results of the first quarter and looked back over the last year over … Continue reading Turkish Airlines Celebrates the success of its travel agents during an iftar event in UAE