Edelweiss Air is moving its global call center services from Zurich to Mindpearl in Cape Town, South Africa, effective this month.

Mount Cook Airline, a subsidiary of Air New Zealand has chosen the Mechtronix ATR 72-600 flat panel trainer (FPT). The new FPT was chosen for the fidelity and faithful simulation and representation of the aircraft’s avionics suite as well as Mechtronix’ quick delivery schedule. It will be used to help convert pilots from Mount Cook Airline’s existing fleet of ATR 72-500s to the 72-600s.  

Qatar Airways’ Airbus A350 and A380 fleets will be line-fitted with both Mobile OnAir and Internet OnAir. The carrier has been operating OnAir’s GSM on its A320s for more than three years. More than 150 Qatar Airways’ aircraft will have OnAir connectivity, including its Boeing 787s. 

Saudia is expanding its inflight connectivity program on routes between Saudi Arabia and most of Saudia’s worldwide destinations. Saudia has been providing OnAir’s GSM and Wi-Fi on its Airbus A330s for nearly three years. 

Etihad Airways has selected Discover the World Marketing to provide sales and marketing development support in Latin America, Europe and Western Canada.