Airline Technology News

Inmarsat to provide free global airline tracking service

Inmarsat to provide free global airline tracking service

12th May 2014 Airline News

In advance of the conference on aircraft tracking being hosted by the International Civil Aviation Organisation in Montreal today, Inmarsat has confirmed it has proposed to ICAO a free global airline tracking service over the Inmarsat network, as part of the anticipated adoption of further aviation safety service measures by the world’s airlines following the loss of flight MH370.

Aviation Week expands events business in Europe

Aviation Week expands events business in Europe

27th Aug 2011 Press Release Airline News

Aviation Week will present the 14th annual MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) Europe Conference and Exhibition and MRO Military Europe on September 26-29 at the IFEMA in Madrid—two of the leading MRO events in the world.

BBA Aviation appoints Best as President, Asia Pacific

BBA Aviation appoints Best as President, Asia Pacific

27th Jul 2011 Airline News

BBA Aviation has announced the appointment of David Best as president, Asia Pacific. In this new role, Best will be responsible for the strategic development of the aviation support and aftermarket services provider and its businesses in Asia Pacific.

Air New Zealand to offer flat beds in economy

Air New Zealand to offer flat beds in economy

27th Jan 2010 Airline News

Air New Zealand is to offer flat beds in economy on its new fleet of Boeing 777-300 ER this November. The “Skycouch”, which is aimed at couples and young families, features three standard seats that can be changed into a single, flat space.

Second Boeing 787 Dreamliner Completes First Flight

Second Boeing 787 Dreamliner Completes First Flight

23rd Dec 2009 Press Release Airline News

The second Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner, ZA002, completed its first flight today. The all-new airplane, which features the livery of the Dreamliner’s launch customer, ANA (All Nippon Airways) of Japan, took off from Paine Field in Everett, completed a two-hour flight and landed at Boeing Field in Seattle.