Airline News

Gulf Air receives first A320neo from Airbus

Gulf Air receives first A320neo from Airbus

Gulf Air has welcomed its first Airbus A320neo with the plane touching down at Bahrain International Airport earlier. Following its delivery from the Airbus factory in Toulouse, France, the aircraft will service a number of regional routes within the Gulf Air network.

Smith appointed chief executive at Air France-KLM

Smith appointed chief executive at Air France-KLM

Current Air Canada chief operating officer Benjamin Smith has been selected by Air France-KLM as its next chief executive. Smith has played a major role at Air Canada over the past two decades, and becomes the first overseas leader of Air France-KLM.

Oman Air rolls out new range of in-flight amenities

Oman Air rolls out new range of in-flight amenities

Oman Air has made premium comfort amenities available for all on selected flights in time for Eid Al Adha. The airline is committed to maintaining its award-winning standards and continues to offer an enjoyable onboard experience.

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia acquires AirAsia AAE Travel stake for $60m

Expedia Group has purchased the 25 per cent equity interest in AAE Travel held by AirAsia, the joint venture formed by the two firms in March 2011. The cash consideration is $60 million, net of AirAsia’s concurrent purchase of AirAsiaGo.com domain names and related assets from AAE Travel.