Passenger Aviation

Air China to Open Beijing - Minsk - Budapest Service

BEIJING, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Minsk -Budapest services from May 1, 2015, meeting the needs of more travelers toEurope. The only direct route from China to Belarus and Hungary can bring you to quaint Russian architecture and the charming "Gem on the Dan...

2015-03-17 17:00 2978

Altran Guides Solar Impulse Around the World Thanks to Mathematics

PARIS, March 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the key challenges of the round-the-world flight that Solar Impulse and Altran are being faced with is managing long-haul, non-stop flights of up to 120 hours and transoceanic crossings of between 7,000 and 10,000 kilometres (4,400 to 6,200 miles). Ove...

2015-03-16 09:00 2240

Top International In-Flight Caterer of 2014 Named At Gala In Santiago, Chile

MONTREAL, March 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to quality and safety, which in-flight caterers are the world's best? The 2014 awards for world's top in-flight caterers were announced at a daylong gala celebration at the Cousino Macul winery inSantiago, Chile on February 26th, 2015. This y...

2015-03-11 01:52 2763

eDreams, the Largest Distributor of Online Flights in the World, Arrives in Japan

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The online travel agency offers flights from more than 440 operators, with more than 150,000 different combinations and more than 550,000 hotels in 40,000 destinations eDreams, the largest distributor of online flights in the world, has chosen Ja...

2015-02-16 09:30 4175

Hong Kong Airlines Partners with Tai Hing Catering Group for an Exclusive Business Class Menu of Authentic Hong Kong Cuisine

HONG KONG, Feb. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- An exciting partnership between Hong Kong Airlines and Tai Hing Catering Group has been formed to bringHong Kong gastronomy to the rest of the world. The 4-star (SKYTRAX) rated airline and well-established 25-year-old catering company have announced that th...

2015-02-04 21:38 5136

Optionally Piloted Helicopters - Is this the Future of Aircraft?

LONDON, Jan. 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The constant rise of remotely piloted aircraft questions the actual need for conventional helicopters. By making helicopter pilots optional, what does it mean for the future of the industry? Frost & Sullivan's Aerospace & Defense expert Industry Analyst Alix ...

2015-01-27 03:00 1927

Jetstar Unveiled as Official Airline of Asia's Got Talent

SINGAPORE, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --  * Jetstar celebrates partnership with the very first season of Asia's Got Talent * Jetstar supports aspiring talent by connecting them to their dreams and sharing it with their loved ones * Asia's Got Talent branded livery on a Jetstar aircra...

2015-01-26 14:07 3225

Kayak, Airbnb and other OTAs threaten to dominate millennial mobile mindshare while airlines and hotels suffer

BOSTON, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Travel Demographics Report Seriespublished by Strategy Analytics Travel Analytics service, those under 35 years old severely under-index in airline and hotel app usage but over-index on OTAs.

2015-01-21 21:00 1537

"We are Still Far Away from Really Knowing the Customer"

CHUR, Switzerland, Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Eggenschwiler, CEO of Hamburg Airport, discusses the challenge to get in touch with passengers as an airport and reasons to attend the Hamburg Aviation Conference (extract). (Photo:

2015-01-21 02:41 3371

Aeroflot and SCA Sign Agreement for Additional 20 SSJ-100s

MOSCOW, Jan. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JSC Aeroflot ("the Company"), Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) and JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA) have signed an agreement for an additional 20 of the latest Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. (Logo:

2015-01-16 00:52 3356

Air China To Start Chengdu-Colombo Service In February

BEIJING, Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will commence nonstop service fromChengdu to Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, on February 10, 2015, giving travelers easy access to a magical and romantic tropical land. Air China will operate its Chengdu-Colombo service CA425/6 with Airbus 330 ...

2015-01-13 17:26 3625

Hong Kong Airlines Presents 2015 Best Partner Award

HONG KONG, Jan. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines (HKA), an internationally-acclaimed SKYTRAX 4-star airline, yesterday presentedits "Best Partner Award" to renowned online travel agent, ("Ctrip"), as a tribute to Ctrip's outstanding performance in ticket sales. Mr.Li Dianchun,...

2015-01-09 12:26 3583

OneSimCard Now Available on Malaysia Airlines

BOSTON, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneSimCard, a leading global provider of low cost international mobile roaming services for businesses and leisure travelers, announced today that Malaysia Airlines has begun offering OneSimCard during in-flight duty free sales. OneSimCard has partnered with ...

2014-12-30 03:00 3201

Air China Hosts the Market Opening Ceremony at the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of its Listing in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China Limited ("Air China" or "the Company," together with its subsidiaries, collectively "the Group") (HKEX: 753; LSE: AIRC; SSE: 601111: ADR OTC: AIRYY), has today hosted the market opening ceremony at the Stock Exchange ofHong Kong to celebrate the ...

2014-12-19 14:12 4952

Etihad Airways Brings Momentous Year to a Close with Spectacular A380 and B787 Launch in Abu Dhabi

HONG KONG, Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- * World's media gather in UAE capital to witness arrival of flagship aircraft * Both aircraft carry distinctive new 'Facets of Abu Dhabi' livery * First public viewing of world's most luxurious cabin - The Residence by Etihad™ * New Etihad Airways...

2014-12-18 20:00 3160

Hong Kong Airlines to Codeshare with Etihad Airways

HONG KONG, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed airline, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of theUnited Arab Emirates, have signed a codeshare agreement to provide travellers with enhanced connections betweenAsia, the Middle East and Europe. Subje...

2014-12-17 12:33 3250

Air China Receives Facebook Award

BEIJING, Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jayne Leung, president for Facebook Greater China, met He Zhigang, general manager for Air China's marketing department, at Air China headquarters onDecember 9, 2014. Leung highly praised Air China's brand promotion and marketing innovation with overseas soc...

2014-12-16 11:02 2566

A Breakthrough in Runway Management from Xsight Systems: Remotely Activated Auditory Deterrence of Ground Level Birds on Runways

RUNWAY SAFETY SUMMIT, SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xsight Systems announced today a new innovative capability of BirdWizeTM: remotely activated auditory deterrence that allows airports to manage runway bird hazards from the convenience of the wildlife or operations center. This ne...

2014-12-09 09:00 2209

Air China's Overseas Websites Revamped

BEIJING, Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 1, 2014, Air China's upgraded overseas websites were put into service. More eye-pleasing web pages and new user-friendly features guarantee enhanced experiences of online navigation. The upgrade will help the carrier expand its international prese...

2014-12-05 17:56 3307

Air Canada to launch non-stop service to Delhi

MONTREAL, Dec. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Canada today said that it will begin non-stop service fromToronto to Delhi beginning in November 2015. The new route, the first to be dedicated for Air Canada's Boeing 787-9 series aircraft, will open new opportunities in the Indian subcontinent, current...

2014-12-05 05:18 3155
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