Airlines/Aviation

Naples is KLM's latest Italian destination

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, KLM will expand its network to the Italian port ofNaples, KLM's 10th destination in Italy .Naples is one of Europe's cultural gems and the characteristic old centre of Naples has been a UNESCO Heritage Site since 1995.

2019-01-24 09:30 1387

Global Airport Airside Systems Operators Pursue Digitisation Strategies

Upgrading legacy systems and implementing new technologies will ignite fresh growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan LONDON, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- By 2025, digital transformation will change the landscape ofglobal airport airside systems operations. There is increased focus and oppo...

2019-01-22 18:00 800

Japan Airlines and Ascenda announce strategic partnership to launch series of innovative loyalty offerings

SINGAPORE, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Airlines (JAL), the national airline ofJapan, and Ascenda, a global innovator in loyalty management, have signed a strategic partnership to launch a series of market-leading rewards offerings for JAL Mileage Bank members. Under the new partnership, ...

2019-01-22 09:30 809

Spectre Announces Senior Debt Facility for B737NG Freighter Portfolio

DUBLIN, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas-based Spectre Cargo Solutions, through its Irish affiliate NGF Genesis Limited, has closed its first round of a long-term senior debt facility led by Erste Bank for the purpose of refinancing seven Boeing 737-700 & -800 converted freighters delivering o...

2019-01-21 17:00 879

Hainan Airlines to Launch Dublin-Shenzhen Non-Stop Service on February 25

BEIJING, Jan. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to launch non-stop service betweenShenzhen and Dublin onFebruary 25, 2019. The route, with two round trip flights weekly on Mondays and Fridays, will be serviced by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner with a sp...

2019-01-21 10:15 566

Hainan Airlines to Launch Non-Stop Vancouver-Shenzhen Service on January 28

SHENZHEN, China, Jan. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hainan Airlines plans to formally launch non-stop service betweenShenzhen and Vancouver on January 28, with two flights weekly, on Mondays and Fridays. The service will be the first non-stop international route connectingShenzhen and a city in Canada...

2019-01-21 10:04 452

Cathay Pacific inaugurates new community engagement programmes

HONG KONG, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth development, diversity and inclusion, environmental protection and global cultural exchange form the focus of Cathay Pacific's rejuvenated community engagement strategy, which saw the inauguration of two new initiatives today at a ceremony held inHon...

2019-01-18 20:57 1544

Ascenda acquires global loyalty consulting firm Loyalty Advantage

SINGAPORE, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascenda, the global loyalty management company, today announced the acquisition of loyalty consulting firm Loyalty Advantage. Mark Mullinix -- previously Managing Director at Loyalty Advantage -- has joined Ascenda as Head of Loyalty Strategy. With the ac...

2019-01-18 17:53 1146

Cleared for Takeoff! Private Jet Fractional Ownership Company, Jet It, Takes Delivery of its First HondaJet Elite

Former aviators launched the innovative new fractional ownership program earlier this year SINGAPORE, Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet It, a private jet fractional ownership company, began operations along the United States East Coast after acquiring its first HondaJet Elite. Jet It's new hybri...

2019-01-18 05:47 1364

Iridium Certus(SM) Goes Live; World's First Truly Global Broadband Service

Deployed teams, assets, autonomous vehicles, and ships can now activate this state-of-the-art connectivity platform MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first ...

2019-01-16 20:01 6491

Aireon Announces US$200 Million Credit Facility with Deutsche Bank

MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aireon LLC today announced it has signed a credit facility agreement forUS$200 million with a group of several independent investor funds, led by Deutsche Bank. This credit facility provides Aireon with the resources to fund various company initiati...

2019-01-16 19:01 811

Wego Champions Doha as Key Stopover for South Asia's Travellers

Qatar National Tourism Council is teaming up with global travel search engine Wego to invite outbound travellers fromSouth Asia to stop and stay in Doha before continuing to their final destinations.  QUICK FACTS FOR THE MEDIA: * The average flight time from Malaysia and Singapore to Qatar is ...

2019-01-16 09:05 777

U.S. News & World Report Names Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University the Top U.S. Online Undergraduate Educator

Embry-Riddle Offers No.1-Rated Programs and Strong Job Prospects at Affordable Rates DAYTONA BEACH, Florida, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's premier aviation and aerospace institution,Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earned the No.1 spot onU.S. News & World Report's 2019 ranking o...

2019-01-15 13:01 1223

A New Era of Global Aircraft Surveillance is on the Horizon as Aireon Completes System Deployment

A successful final Iridium® NEXT launch delivered the remaining 10 AireonSM payloads to orbit MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aireon announced today a successful eighth and final launch and deployment of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation hosting the Aireon space-based Automatic...

2019-01-12 02:45 1210

AirFuel Alliance Members Showcase Next-Generation Wireless Power Product Innovations at CES 2019

AirFuel-based solutions for 5G, smartphones, gaming, wearables, industrial markets and more deliver Wireless Power 2.0 experiences now LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CES – As more consumers and businesses are introduced to the benefits of wireless power this year, more of them will als...

2019-01-10 23:00 1598

Egencia Confirms Singapore as a Top 10 Business Travel Destination

SINGAPORE, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Egencia ®, business travel from Expedia Group™, releases findings from a global study on flight demand for the 20 most travelled-to cities for bus...

2019-01-10 14:07 3535

Hong Kong Airlines tops On-Time Performance in Asia Pacific; one of three most punctual airlines globally in 2018

HONG KONG, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines has once again achieved the highest On-Time Performance (OTP) inAsia Pacific and retained its position in the top three most punctual airlines globally for 2018. The results were revealed in the latest "OAG Punctuality League 2019" report...

2019-01-08 15:14 1113

CORRECTION: Press Release: AirMedia Provides Update on Cooperation with China Eastern Airlines

BEIJING, Jan. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. ("AirMedia" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: AMCN), an operator of out-of-home advertising platforms in China targeting mid-to-high-end consumers as well as a first-mover in the travel Wi-Fi market, today announced that the original press release...

2019-01-04 21:30 1360

VariFlight OTP Report Reveals the World's Most Punctual Airports and Airlines in 2018

HEFEI, China, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- VariFlight, a leading aviation data technology provider, has released the latest Global Airports and Airlines On-time Performance (OTP) Report for 2018 based on its comprehensive flight databasebetween January 1 and December 31, 2018. The study revealed ...

2019-01-03 19:12 988

AirlineRatings.com Names the World's Safest Airlines for 2019

PERTH, Australia, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- AirlineRatings.com ( www.AirlineRatings.com ) the world's only safety and product rating website has announced Qantas as its safest airline for 2019. AirlineRatings.com has also announced its Top Twenty safest airlines...

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