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16 May 2007
A new luxury chauffer service is being launched by Etihad Airways for passengers travelling to and from Sydney airport.Those travelling in pearl (business) and diamond (first) clas...
15 May 2007
Passengers flying with Virgin Atlantic Airways in Upper Class will soon have access to free wi-fi internet.Currently internet access is only available at London Heathrow, London Ga...
The world's first commercial Airbus A380 has rolled out of the hanger, complete with the livery of carrier Singapore Airlines.It took 100 painters 21 days to complete the task in h...
14 May 2007
The national airline of Thailand has cancelled an order for eight Airbus aircraft.Thai Airways, the state-owned national carrier, was due to purchase eight Airbus A330-300 aircraft...
8 May 2007
Emirates Airlines has confirmed that it is still purchasing 43 Airbus A380s and the firm is also buying four more.The first of the superjumbos are due to be delivered to the carrie...
4 May 2007
Leading carrier Austrian Airlines has been named as the most punctual European airline when it comes to long-haul flights.The Association of European Airlines (AEA) bestowed the ho...
2 May 2007
American Airlines has announced that it will be introducing new in-flight media options for some of its passengers.Personal entertainment media players are to be provided for passe...
Virgin Nigeria has announced that it will be changing its operations at London's Gatwick airport to improve passenger experience.The airline, which is part owned by Nigerian Instit...
30 Apr 2007
Virgin celebrates staff achievementVirgin Atlantic Airways is celebrating its 600th Wings Ceremony, which sees in-flight staff become fully-trained.A total of 21 staff have recentl...
27 Apr 2007
US Airways is setting out on a mission to improve its customer service.The American airliner is launching a number of initiatives which it says will make it more reliable and will ...