On this 10th day of their strike, Air France pilots are maintaining the pressure on management. Yesterday, 23rd. September, 300 co-pilots and captains were thus gathered outside the French National Assembly in Paris, demanding nothing less than the simple withdrawal of the Transavia Europe project. Given the costs incurred by the strike, Alexandre De Juniac could possibly make a U-turn.
On 16th., September at the Airbus delivery centre in Hamburg, Qatar Airways took delivery of its first A380 out of the ten ordered. The all fired up ceremony, took place three months behind the original schedule due to a request received by the manufacturer from the Gulf company to correct some minor problems with the cabin finishes.
Transform 2015 is dead. Long live Perform 2020! It was on Sept. 11th., in Paris, before members of the international press, that Alexandre de Juniac, the Air France KLM C.E.O. presented the group’s orientations within the next five years ; major key words like growth and competitiveness came to the fore.
On August 24th., the "Knee Defender" sowed discord on a United Airlines flight. This small plastic device, sold on the internet since 2003 for less than $ 22, simply clamps onto the supporting arms of your aircraft passenger seat folding tray table, thus blocking the passenger seat in front of you.
After two accidents in less than four months, a first in the history of commercial aviation for a single company, is it possible that Malaysia Airlines may see a significant decline in its clientele - customer base ? To find out, we asked the opinion of a psychologist specializing in the treatment of phobias.
More than three months after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370, Mr. Wen and his wife, from Shandong, still living in a small hotel room in Beijing, continue in their seemingly never-ending search for the truth. Their son was one of 153 Chinese passengers on the fateful 'plane. What follows is an interview with Mr. Wen.
It was a big day for Air France. On June 23rd., the company, which has invested $ 500 million for a major refurbishment of its classes, carried out its first connection between Paris and New York with a B-777 equipped with new Economy, Premium Economy and Business class cabins, the first of 44 aircraft that will be refitted by the summer of 2016.
This N.A.T.S video representing the air traffic on a typical day in Europe was made from the databases of the United Kingdom's air traffic management organisation. The image speed was multiplied 1,440 times and shows the air corridors clearly. A total of six weeks of work for a truly amazing result.
Even if they are not very pleasing to the eye, their utility has been proven. The aviation world has long been interested in the wide variety of U.A.V. applications, and soon, easyJet will go one step further in their exploitation. During their "Innovation day" held last May, at their Luton headquarters, about thirty miles north of London, the low-cost airline announced.
It was in the very chic Parisian George V hotel, at a press conference on May 14th., that Jet Airways announced the launch of its first Paris-Bombay direct flight, from that very same day. A new route which indicates, amongst other things, the domestic and international network development strategy of India's biggest private company.