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.
Earlier in September, I wrote two blog commentaries about Delta Air Lines’ complaint against JetBlue Airways being awarded a pair of US federal employee travel routes. Delta wrote to the US General Service Administration (GSA) - which manages government operations, including travel for federal employees – complaining about route awards granted to New York-based JetBlue....More
The new IATA director general and CEO attends the ICAO Assembly in Montreal this week confident that the carbon emissions proposal that the air transport industry has forged is a good one that can be implemented....More
Aviation infrastructure shortcomings in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region have become a dire situation, prompting IATA to warn governments in the area of the potential cost to their economies if they do not quickly address airport and airspace congestion....More