US authorities approve Etihad-Aer Lingus codeshare

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 20:19:00

The US Dept. of Transportation (DOT) has approved Etihad Airways application to begin codesharing with Aer Lingus to US destinations.read more

Inmarsat gears up for Ka-band satellite launch

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 20:16:00

Mobile satellite communications specialist Inmarsat is preparing to launch three Ka-band I-5 satellites, tipped to be the next major step change for inflight entertainment and connectivity. read more

Lufthansa closes in on BoardConnect firm deals

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 20:11:00

Lufthansa Systems is in final customer negotiations for its BoardConnect wireless inflight entertainment (IFE) system following a series of airline trials. read more

LATAM first to fly narrowbody disabled lavatory

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 20:08:00

LATAM will debut Airbus? Space-Flex lavatory, launching the first narrowbody restroom for passengers with reduced mobility (PRM). read more

Airbus: No demand for under-floor and crown passenger facilities

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 20:05:00

Airbus has ruled out offering extra passenger facilities in the under floor or crown of its long-haul aircraft, saying that it adds too much complexity. read more

American Airlines Obtains Revised Stock And Claims Order For Trading Requirements

PR Newswire  2013-04-12 20:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., announced that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New ...

Virgin America touches down in New Jersey

Breaking Travel News  2013-04-12 18:00:29

Virgin America today celebrates the launch of its new service to Newark, New Jersey ? the 20th destination in the carrier?s growing network. At a time when most U.S. carriers have been consolidating, ...

Judge Rejects $20 Million Payout for AMR Chief

The Wall Street Journal  2013-04-12 17:26:02

A federal judge has rejected a $20 million severance package to Tim Horton, the CEO of American Airlines parent AMR, ruling the payment violated bankruptcy law's restrictions on payments to corporate insiders.

'Gold smuggler' arrested in Greece

BBC News  2013-04-12 16:34:12

A German man has been arrested at Athens International Airport after allegedly trying to smuggle nearly half a ton of gold and silver out of Greece.

Judge issues written decision on why he didn't approve AMR CEO Horton's $20 million severance package

Star-Telegram  2013-04-12 14:57:08

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane outlined his reasons for not approving AMR chief executive Tom Horton's $20 million severance package as part of the merger agreement in a written decision filed on Thursday ...

India to Gulf airfares to fall as new flights launched

gulfnews.com  2013-04-12 14:48:28

FDI in Indian aviation to boost competition in Gulf sector

Cessna Citation Latitude Production on Track; East Coast Tour Takes Flight

PR Newswire  2013-04-12 14:44:00

WICHITA, Kan., April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the production for the Citation Latitude aircraft, first announced in October ...

Embraer delivers 17 commercial jets in 1Q

Air Transport World  2013-04-12 13:11:00

Embraer delivered 17 commercial aviation aircraft and 12 executive jets in the first quarter of 2013, for a total of 29 aircraft. read more

VisitMM Launches Online Travel Booking Website for Myanmar

PR Newswire  2013-04-12 12:39:00

YANGON, Myanmar, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The highly anticipated VisitMM, the premiere online travel services website specializing in Myanmar, launches on April 12, 2013.Travelers around the world ...

Korean Air signs codeshare deal with Myanmar Airways

Breaking Travel News  2013-04-12 12:30:18

Korean Air has signed a partnership and codeshare memorandum of understanding with Myanmar Airways International. Korean Air chief operating officer Chang Hoon Chi was joined by Myanmar Airways managing ...

Malaysians in Singapore scramble to make plans to vote

The Straits Times  2013-04-12 12:06:00

April 12, 2013 12:06 PMMinutes after Malaysia's election date was announced, Mr Lim Khoon Yang was at his computer feverishly searching for flights to Penang, his home state.

Hawaiian Holdings Announces 2013 First Quarter Conference Call

PR Newswire  2013-04-12 12:00:00

HONOLULU, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA) ("Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), announced today that it plans to report financial results ...

Aer Lingus?s US partner JetBlue not interested in buying Irish airline

The Irish Times  2013-04-12 06:52:12

Dublin Airport Authority announces that overall summer capacity will be up 4% this year, a total of 700,000 seats

Blocking of Ryanair takeover bid was not political, says competition commissioner

The Irish Times  2013-04-12 05:00:00

Airlines merger would have created ?very serious overlaps?, says Joaquin Almunia

Saudia expands OnAir inflight connectivity

Breaking Travel News  2013-04-12 03:30:49

Saudia is expanding its inflight connectivity programme on routes between the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and most of Saudia worldwide destinations. This comes after Saudia has been providing OnAir?s GSM and ...

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