Egypt detains NYC passenger for weapons cache in luggage

USA Today  2010-05-13 16:05:26

Egypt detains airline passenger on flight from New York with luggage packed with weapons

The miracle onboard flight 771

The New Zealand Herald  2010-05-13 16:00:00

In a Libyan hospital bed, a little Dutch boy called Ruben van Assouw is said by doctors to be "recovering well" after surgery for multiple fractures in his legs. Considering the nine-year-old was on an ...

Ryanair re-launches MBNA credit card

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Ryanair has re-launched the Ryanair MBNA Credit Card with an extended bonus flights programme which offers card holders more bonus flights (just pay taxes, fees and related charges) on more routes, ...

Spanair to create sand-Castle Street

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Edinburgh's Castle Street will become a live, interactive art gallery from 17th -22nd May when an artist creates a massive sand sculpture to celebrate the launch of Spanair's new direct flights from ...

Etihad signs codeshare deal with Olympic Air

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Etihad Airways customers around the world will soon be able to fly to two of Greece's holiday destinations as well as Romania and Bulgaria for the first time, following the signing of a new codeshare ...

Libyan Airlines expends partnership with OnAir

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

OnAir to offer cabin connectivity on Libya's national flag carrier's new Airbus A330 long range-fleet Libyan Airlines and OnAir announced an agreement to install full SwiftBroadband Mobile OnAir and ...

BA plans to fly more than 70 per cent of customers

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

British Airways has published contingency plans for Unite's strike period of May 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 and will fly more than 60,000 customers each day. All flights at Gatwick will operate as normal ...

Afriqiyah Airways accident - Airbus statement

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Airbus regrets to confirm that an Airbus A330-200 operated by Afriqiyah Airways was involved in an accident in Tripoli, Libya at 04:00 GMT, Wednesday 12th May. The aircraft was operating a scheduled ...

Singapore Airlines and Spanair sign codeshare agreement

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

From 17th, May 2010, customers of Singapore Airlines can enjoy convenient connections from Barcelona's El Prat Airport to three domestic destinations in Spain, under a codeshare agreement with Spanair. ...

Porter Airlines expands multi-flight Porter Pass program

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Porter Airlines is offering an expanded selection of prepaid multi-flight options with its Porter Pass program. Passes cover every Porter route or region, offering greater flexibility and price predictability ...

Emirates Group marks record profit increase in 2009-2010

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

The Emirates Group has reported a record profit increase of 248 percent, an outstanding result in a year fraught with worldwide market instability and economic uncertainty. The 2009-10 Annual Report ...

Airlines have lost confidence in volcanic ash data says AEA

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

The current procedure for determining the no fly zones due to volcanic ash, is based upon calculations by the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in London; in a recent statement, the VAAC defended its modelling ...

Brand new travel kits available for Cathay Pacific passengers

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Cathay Pacific Airways will be introducing a new range of travel kits for Business Class passengers travelling long haul from mid-May onwards, featuring a new design by renowned French fashion brand ...

Safety boost at Sydney Airport with new surface movement radar

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Air traffic controllers at Sydney Airport will now be able to see and identify every aircraft and vehicle across all runways and taxiways following the commissioning of an advanced surface movement ...

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for April 2010

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

Cathay Pacific Airways has released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for April 2010 that show a fall in the number of passengers carried, largely as a result of the disruptions ...

ATA says aviation committed to fuel efficiency and CO2 Reduction

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has issued the following statement in response to the release of the climate change legislation sponsored by Sens. John Kerry and Joe Lieberman: "ATA ...

Air Transport Association estimates modest growth in number of summer passengers

EVA International  2010-05-13 00:00:00

The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the trade organisation for the U.S. airlines, announced details of its annual summer air travel forecast. ATA estimates that about 2.2 million passengers ...

O'Hare rental-car project would come with $6 to $8 fee

Chicago Business  2010-05-12 23:50:00

(Crain's) - The city of Chicago wants to build a nearly $400-million centralized rental-car facility at O'Hare International Airport to make way for the next round of runways in the airport expansion project. ...

Boeing makes 787 training hands-on and paperless

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-12 23:50:00

Boeing employees simulate a 787 maintenance training class. The classroom features an interactive virtual jet using 98 percent real 787 code. (Boeing) Inside a small Boeing classroom in Renton last week, ...

Is that a hamster under your seat?

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2010-05-12 23:26:00

Frontier Airlines, known for the animal logos on its aircraft tails, is now letting passengers bring their pets into the cabin, the carrier announced Wednesday.

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