Saudi Arabian national carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has become the launch operator of the Airbus A330-300 Regional, a derivative optimized for missions of up to five hours, or 2,700nm....More
A Boeing 767-300 converted freighter flight from Seattle to Wilmington, Ohio marked the inauguration of Amazon-dedicated air cargo service being provided on a contract basis by Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings....More
Melbourne Airport welcomed the inaugural Airbus A350 service to Victoria, with the arrival of Singapore Airlines flight SQ207 on Aug. 10. Singapore Airlines will deploy the A350 to Melbourne through Oct. 22 when it will be redeployed on nonstop flights between Singapore and San Francisco from Oct. 23.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) saw its first scheduled landing of a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Aug. 1 as a British Airways nonstop from London Heathrow made its inaugural flight to Baltimore, Maryland....More
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport....More
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) welcomed its first scheduled Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner service Aug.1, a British Airways’ upgraded daily nonstop from London Heathrow Airport. The 787-8 accommodates 214 passengers in a three-class configuration—Club World (business class-35 seats), World Traveller Plus (premium economy-25 seats) and World Traveller (economy-154 seats). ATW online editor Linda Blachly was onsite for the inaugural flight.
Peter Bellew became CEO and group managing director of Malaysia Airlines Berhad on July 1, succeeding Christoph Mueller. Bellew had been the airline’s COO since August 2015, and previously was director of flight operations at Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair....More
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24....More