1 hr ago
What Everybody's Buying in Fiji: Masi Tapa Cloth
Welcome to "What Everyone's Buying," a new series on souvenirs, wherein we investigate what tourist trinkets are the hottest selling in hotspots around the world.
5 hrs ago
Virgin Atlantic to increase Glasgow to Florida capacity by 14,000 seats
Virgin Atlantic announced the increase in capacity of more than a third after it confirmed it would use a Boeing 747 plane for its 2014 programme.
6 hrs ago
Delta will wait for new planes to prove themselves: CEO
U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines will watch the wave of orders for the latest Airbus and Boeing planes roll on by and wait for the jets to prove themselves before ordering any, its chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday.
15 hrs ago
Oman Air Orders Three Airbus A330-300 Jets
Gulf airline Oman Air has ordered three Airbus A330-300 wide-bodied jets that it plans to operate on long-haul routes, Toulouse, France-based Airbus said Wednesday.
17 hrs ago
Rolls-Royce wins engine order from U.S. lessor CIT
Britain's Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply engines to power 23 Airbus aircraft ordered by U.S. leasing company CIT Aerospace, it said on Wednesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Etihad Airways welcomes Airberlin pilots
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has plans to recruit more than 50 pilots from its partner airline, airberlin.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gupta 'sorry' too late for SAAF officer
A "loyal" South African Air Force officer stands to lose her entire pension and service benefits - eight months before her scheduled retirement - after being named as one of the two key people in the Guptagate scandal.
Sun May 19, 2013
Zuma defends Gupta jet landing
The Jet Airways Airbus A330-200 that brought the Gupta family members and guests to the Waterkloof Air Force Base is seen moments before taking off.Picture: Phill Magakoe President Jacob Zuma has tacitly defended the landing of the Gupta chartered jet by bizarrely insisting that the Waterkloof Air Force Base is not a national key point.
Sat May 18, 2013
Air Transport World
Chromalloy will receive $150,000 from Florida's Quick Action Closing Fund to expand and improve its investment foundry, Chromalloy Castings, in Tampa.
Brussels A332 at Entebbe on May 12th 2013, engine shut down in flight
A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-200, registration OO-SFY performing flight SN-465 from Entebbe to Brussels , was climbing out of Entebbe about 20 minutes into the flight when the right hand engine emitted a series of bangs and streaks of flames prompting the crew to shut the engine down and return to Entebbe for a safe landing about 40 minutes ... (more)
Second Airbus arrives next Thursday
The second Airbus A330 for national carrier Air Pacific will arrive next Thursday in Nadi.
Fri May 17, 2013
New airline routes launched
Bibimbap, the signature Korean dish, was prepared during a special stirring ceremony performed by American Airlines' VP DFW, Art Pappas; Consul General of the Republic of Korea, Dong Chan Kim; American Airlines' VP Global Sales, Derek DeCross; DFW's CEO Jeff Fegan, and Captain John Hale.
Thu May 16, 2013
POLICE will use its canine Unit at the final day of the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Championship at the ANZ Stadium today to detect illegal elements.
Wed May 15, 2013
QA wants to be launch customer ...
NEW YORK: Qatar Airways' top executive said the Middle-Eastern carrier wants to be a launch customer for Boeing Co's forthcoming 777X mini-jumbo jet, and that the airline plans to open at least three new routes to the US in the next 12 to 18 months.
Tue May 14, 2013
South China Morning Post
Air Pacific accused of hypocrisy over shark fins cargo
When Hong Kong couple Cloudy and Stephen served up a banquet free of shark's fin soup at their wedding in December, their gesture towards conservation won them a honeymoon in Fiji, courtesy of the national airline Air Pacific.
Algerian Military Testing An A330 MRTT at Boufarik
Just weeks after the C17 evaluation that took place in Boufarik and the air force test center at Tamanrasset, an Airbus A330 MRTT tanker landed last week at the main air transport base in Boufarik.
Fitch Rates Hawaiian Airlines' Proposed 2013-1 EETC Class A Certs 'A-' & Class B Certs 'BB'
HA may subsequently offer additional subordinated class C certificates at a future date, as per the transaction documents.
Airbus 'more confident' on A350 as profits rise
Airbus expressed growing optimism about the schedule for the keenly-awaited maiden flight of its A350 on Tuesday, amid speculation that its first new jet in almost a decade could debut before next month's Paris air show.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Star Online
AirAsia X offers free tickets to any destination for initial public offering retail investors
AirAsia CEO, Tony Fernandes pretends to kiss Virgin Group founder and chairman, Richard Branson during a press conference at the Low Cost Carrier Terminal in Sepang, 12 May.
The Washington Post
Airbus A350 Rolls Out of Paint Shop to Prepare for Test Flights
Airbus SAS's first flyable A350 rolled out of the paint shop as engineers prepare for the maiden test flight in coming weeks.