Crash: 257 passengers die in Algerie

The crash of the military transport plane that killed 257 people on Wednesday was Algeria’s deadliest ever.  There have been little accountability for similar disasters in the past. The Ilyushin aircraft carrying soldiers and some civilians crashed into a field seconds after it took off from the Boufarik military base. A base located 15 miles […]

American Airlines orders 47 Dreamliners

The Dreamliner Together with the Airbus a350 XWB, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is one of the most successful airplanes in the industry at the moment. Its competitiveness in the fuel efficiency, aerodynamics and comfort of the cabin are unbeatable for nowadays aircrafts. Learn more about this plane in our post dedicated to this marvellous plane. […]

Air France and Lufthansa strikes affect Europe

Strike splashes Europe The strikes made by Lufthansa and Air France’s workers in different airports of Europe is causing enormous losses to both airlines. Air France, who cancelled 25% of their planned flights, estimates losses of over 170 millions dollars, at least until the 10th of April. Lufthansa says the strike has affected over 90.000 […]

Volotea: The emerging airline for secondary cities

About Volotea Not many know about the Volotea, this airline connects small and medium sized European cities with non-stop direct flights at very competitive prices. “They want you to spend more time at your destination and less time on the plane”. Volotea was founded by Carlos Muñoz and Lázaro Ros; the CEO and managing director, […]

Direct flights to Cape Town from Paris by Joon

Air France’s little brother Joon plans to open new routes in the following years. One of them is Paris CDG – Cape Town in South Africa. Joon targets younger travellers and commenced three direct flights a week between both cities. The Mayor of the City of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, commented: “It is wonderful to […]

Swiss International Air Lines: 10th 777-300ER delivered

Swiss International Air Lines took delivery of his 10th and last Boeing 777-300ER, one of the most emblematic aircrafts ever build. Boeing delivered the plane to the company the 13th of March of this year. Swiss placed the order of 6 777 in 2013 but as the years passed, Swiss increased the order to a final […]

Lufthansa Group: Sharing new a320’s ‘standard’ seat

Sharing is caring Lufthansa, Brussels Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Eurowings and  Swiss International Air Lines, all part of the Lufthansa group have decided to create a ‘standardised’ seating for their upcoming a320’s. The update will take place  in 2019, changing both the business class cabin and economy cabin. A spokesperson for Lufthansa confirmed to Australian Business […]

Hybrid aircraft: Airbus, Siemens and Rolls Royce

The E-Fan X Completely electric aircraft are still in their infancy, there is no successful aircraft in sight yet. Hybrid aircraft, however? They might be closer than you think. Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens are partnering on a hybrid electric aircraft prototype. The so called ‘E-Fan X’,  will prove the mixture of conventional and electric engines will […]

3 unbelievable airports and terminals under construction

The majority the airports are over 20 years old. Some of them are old fashioned or do not go with nowadays trends. Airports all over the world are building new terminals thanks to an increasing number of travellers. This has given the opportunity to these airports to go the further mile in terms of creativity […]

All ” Neo ” by Airbus and Boeing

Boeing and Airbus have planned to renew some of their aircrafts instead of building complete new planes. These renewed airplanes we are going to talk about in this post are for Boeing and Airbus. For Boeing: 777X, 737 MAX and 747-8 and for Airbus: a320 NEO family and a330 NEO . BOEING The 777X  Building […]