Archive for February, 2011

Qatar Airways plans more flights to Germany

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:49

Qatar Airways will be starting flight services to Stuttgart, the carrier’s fourth German destination. The Doha based airline will also add new flights to Frankfurt and Munich by next month.

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Emirates flight fare concessions to Sri Lankan students headed for Australia

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:46

Dubai-based Emirates has offered a six per cent concession on flight fares to Australia for Sri Lankan students making the trip in pursuit of higher education between May and July 2011.

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Qatar Airways, others call off flights to and from Tripoli

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:42

Owing to the civil crisis in Tripoli, Qatar Airways has announced that it would stop flights to Libya. However, flights to and from the Bahraini capital Manama remain unaffected, according to the airline’s website.

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New York – Las vegas flights from LV Air promised

Monday, February 28, 2011 3:39

LV Air, a new airline is on the horizon, and is expected to begin services in this year offering direct flights from New York's JFK airport to Las Vegas' McCarren airport. The yet to be born airline expects to have four non-stop flights per day.

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Caribbean Airlines gearing up for the Carnival 2011 season

Sunday, February 27, 2011 17:52

Caribbean Airlines have started new services between Trinidad and Tobago in wake of the Carnival 2011. The airlines have increased frequency of services to North America as well as other key international destinations.

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Spicejet considering regional flight expansion first

Sunday, February 27, 2011 17:37

Spicejet is expanding to 100 domestic destinations across India. The airline is India’s second largest budget carrier and now readies itself to grow regionally. Spicejet is largely owned (37.7% stake in the company) by media tycoon Kalanithi Maran of Sun TV Network Ltd.

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British Airways pulls 2 jumbo jets following complaints of bed bugs

Sunday, February 27, 2011 16:34

British Airways have withdrawn temporarily two jumbo jets after one of its passengers complained about bitten by bed bugs on two different long flights.

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Orlando airport wants non-stops flights to Dubai and Israel

Sunday, February 27, 2011 16:29

Airport officials in Orlando are keen to start non-stop services to destinations like Israel and Dubai. Orlando is a major International location and therefore direct services to key destinations would enhance the reputation of the state.

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Jet Airways extends Women’s Day celebrations, JetViva program

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 20:24

As part of its practice in celebrating International Women’s Day and JetViva program, Jet Airways is celebrating womanhood and acknowledging its woman passengers. Jet Airways will offer its women guests special benefits, fares and offers to observe International Women’s day. As an offer, between February 25 and March 31, every group ...

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American Eagle expands Rapid City flight services

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 20:23

New flight between Rapid City Regional Airport and Dallas/Forth International Airport

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PIA resumes Karachi-Colombo flights

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 20:21

Pakistan International Airlines has decided to bring back flights to Colombo from Karachi. The service resuming after a gap of three years, made its maiden flight on February 19 to Colombo from Karachi.

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LV-Air Las Vegas-themed flights coming soon

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 20:04

A Nevada-based businessman, Sean Smith has come up with a spark to launch a Las-Vegas themed airplane.

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Kingfisher Maldives flights planned

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 19:56

Kingfisher Airlines is planning to start daily services to Maldives by March middle. The announcement is based on the fact that by March, seven withdrawn A320 flights of the carrier will be back.

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Photo: Mahindra GippsAero GA8 TC 320 Airvan

Mahindra’s GippsAero GA8 TC 320 Airvan aircraft in India soon

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 19:50

Mahindra to launch multi purpose aircrafts soon

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Honolulu-Osaka flights by Hawaiian Airlines

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:47

Hawaiian Airlines has announced the launch of daily direct flights between Honolulu and Osaka, in Japan.

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Jet Airways launches 100th International flight

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:44

India’s largest private airline Jet Airways has also become the first private Indian Airline to operate 100 daily International flights.

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental launched

Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental launched

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:41

The Boeing 747-9 Intercontinental is the company's largest aircraft yet

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Business Class comfort on way up

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:30

After two years in recession, class travelling has finally found its way up and airlines are getting prepared by offering bigger and more comfortable seats.

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Emirates bags Air Transport World Airline of the Year 2010 Award

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:28

Dubai-based Emirates Airline has been picked for the Airline of the Year Award by Air Transport World, a leading magazine on the aviation industry.

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Jet Airways converting flights into Jet Konnect services

Monday, February 21, 2011 20:27

In an effort aimed at reducing costs and pushing up revenues, Jet Airways is looking at converting at least one third of its domestic flights into its all economy  Jet Airways Konnect services.

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