Passenger Aviation

Aeroflot Ranked Second Globally for WiFi Access on Long-haul Routes

MOSCOW, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroflot has been named among the world's leading airlines for passenger WiFi internet access on long-haul flights. The Russian flag-carrier placed second in the annual State of In-Flight WiFi Survey compiled by popular US flights portal Routehappy comparing ...

2016-01-19 21:03 2234

Materna Group Acquires DSG Bagdrop AS and Strengthens Leading Position in Automated Passenger Handling Segment

DORTMUND, Germany, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Materna Group, leading international supplier of automated passenger handling and ICT solutions, has acquired DSG Bagdrop AS, a renowned specialist for self-service bag drop solutions in the airlines and airports segment, effectiveJanuary 1s...

2016-01-11 23:11 2211

CASIL's Toulouse-Blagnac Airport Acquisition Wins Deal of the Year at GAD 2015

HONG KONG, Jan. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Friedmann Pacific Asset Management Limited ("Friedmann Pacific") is pleased to announce that its acquisition of a 49.99% stake of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport ("ATB"), through its airport investment arm China Airport Synergy Investment Limited ("CASIL"), has be...

2016-01-06 09:00 2205

Jet AirWerks Awarded Repair Station Certification by the Civil Aviation Administration of China

ARKANSAS CITY, Kan., Jan. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Jet AirWerks, LLC (JAW), a Kansas-based turbine jet engine component repair station, has been awarded certification by the Civil Aviation Administration ofChina (CAAC) for the performance of repair and overhaul s...

2016-01-05 09:20 2134

Air China Announces the Start of its Beijing-Montreal-Havana Service in Beijing

BEIJING, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 27, 2015, Air China announced at a ceremony held at T3 of Beijing Capital International Airport that it would start China's first route toCuba. The inaugural flight will depart fromBeijing for Havana, the capital of Cuba, with a stopover in Montr...

2015-12-28 15:57 3506

Hotels.com, Emirates, Hyatt and Rakuten to Take the Stage at Smart Traveller Asia 2016

HONG KONG, Dec. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With just a few weeks to go to Smart Traveller Asia 2016 here are the speakers that will be taking the stagein Hong Kong on January 26-27.  Shangri-La, Hotel Quickly, Cordis Hotels, Kayak.com, Zuji and Japan Airlines will bespeaking at Smart Traveller Asi...

2015-12-23 10:00 3413

Xiamen Airlines Launches Non-stop Service Between Sydney and Two Cities in Fujian Province

FUZHOU, China, Nov. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xiamen Airlines will launch the first ever intercontinental route betweenFuzhou and a destination outside of Asia with the opening of a regularly scheduled non-stop flight between Fuzhou andSydney on 29 November 2015. The airline will also initiate non...

2015-11-30 09:00 2583

Aeroflot Group Passenger Traffic Up 13.7% in 10M 2015

MOSCOW, Nov. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) announces operating results for Aeroflot Group («the Group») and Aeroflot - Russian Airlines («the Company») for October and ten months of 2015. The operating results of Aeroflot Group and Aeroflot - Russian Airlin...

2015-11-26 20:18 2571

Join Frost & Sullivan's live briefing: The Future of Airports

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Tuesday, 1st December, 2015 at 4:00 pm GMT LOCATION: Online, with complimentary registration PRESENTERS: Steven Webb, Vice President Passenger growth, increasing competition between airports, and a focus on growing revenues has stimulated investm...

2015-11-17 21:00 1407

Hong Kong Airlines Celebrates Inaugural Flight to Krabi, Thailand

HONG KONG, Nov. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the inauguration of Hong Kong Airlines' daily flight service betweenHong Kong and Krabi, Thailand. To commemorate the official launch of this new route, Hong Kong Airlines has held celebrations at theHong Kong International Airport.  

2015-11-13 18:14 2931

Enjoy Up to 30% Savings When You Fly with Qatar Airways

HANOI, Vietnam, Nov. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fly with Qatar Airways and be spoilt for choice as you choose between attractively priced fares to major cities acrossEurope including London, Paris, Frankfurt, Madrid, Manchester, Milan and more. Promotional fares are now available for...

2015-11-02 13:00 2156

Beijing General Aviation to manufacture P750 aircraft in Changzhou High-Tech Zone

CHANGZHOU, China, Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Beijing General Aviation Co. Ltd., (BGAC) officially started the construction of the aircraft production facility for Beijing Navigation Changzhou Aircraft Industry Co., Ltd. (BNCAG) in Changzhou National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone's Avia...

2015-10-29 05:10 1930

With its Stored Payment Solution, CellPoint Mobile's Travel Bank mWallet™ Now Offers 1-Click Checkout for Third-Party Mobile Wallets

LONDON, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Airlines can dramatically increase revenues, provide more passenger paths to purchase and boost customer satisfaction by adopting payment platforms with built-in stored payment capabilities that support a variety of payment methods and third-party e-wallets,...

2015-10-20 12:00 1679

Air China to Start Beijing-Islamabad-Karachi Service

BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will start Beijing-Islamabad- Karachi service on October 26, 2015. The service will make Air China the first Chinese domestic carrier offering an air link betweenBeijing and Pakistan. Pakistan is a country where tradition and modernity meet. In the ...

2015-10-20 11:12 2393

Air China Expands Beijing-New York Footprint, Adding Flights to Newark Airport

BEIJING, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to further meet the buoyant demand for air travel betweenChina and the United States, Air China will add more flights to itsBeijing-New York schedule from October 26, 2015. The newly-added flights will serve Newark Liberty International Airport, off...

2015-10-15 10:39 2229

Dutch Safety Board: Buk Surface-to-Air Missile System Caused MH17 Crash

THE HAGUE, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The crash of flight MH17 on 17 July 2014 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from the eastern part ofUkraine using a Buk missile system. So says the investigation report published by the Dutch Safety Board today. Moreover, it is ...

2015-10-13 22:04 1391

Thales Lands First Dual HUD Order in China on China Southern Airlines

PARIS, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Thales announces that China Southern Airlines has selected the Dual Head Up Displays (HUD) configuration across 30 of their new Airbus A320s, alongside the Thales Flight Management System and LRRA Radio altimeter.

2015-09-23 18:29 2233

China Eastern Taps on CyberSource to Combat Fraud and Elevate Customer Experience

SHANGHAI, Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE: V), and one of the world's largest providers of eCommerce payment management services, today announced a partnership with China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited (China Eastern), one of three major airlines in the...

2015-09-23 13:32 2850

Helitech International Education Programme Packed Full of New Content

LONDON, Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Helitech International, run in association with the European Helicopter Association (EHA), isEurope's largest exhibition dedicated to civil rotorcraft. Running alongside the exhibition, Helitech International's comprehensive Education Programme is set to retu...

2015-09-09 04:16 1968

The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation and pre-processing are reducing the physical interaction with travelers during airport passenger screening. This is the first step toward a future in which the passenger screening process will become unintrusive. An assortment of...

2015-09-01 21:30 2088
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