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Qantas tests ultra-long-haul service from New York to Sydney

Qantas tests ultra-long-haul service from New York to Sydney

The first non-stop commercial airline flight from New York to Sydney has landed after 19 hours 16 minutes in the air. A total of 49 passengers and crew were on the flight, which was used to run a series of experiments to assess health and well-being onboard.

Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

Qatar Airways touches down in Langkawi, Malaysia

The new service to Langkawi will be operated by the airline’s state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, featuring 22 seats in business class and 232 seats in economy class, with spacious cabins and specially-designed interiors.

Norwegian to launch JetBlue partnership next summer

Norwegian to launch JetBlue partnership next summer

Norwegian and JetBlue have signed a letter of intent for an interline agreement. The partnership will allow customers to combine low fares in a convenient single booking for connecting flights between Europe and the Americas.

Titan Airways welcomes first Airbus A330 to fleet

Titan Airways welcomes first Airbus A330 to fleet

Titan Airways is bolstering its fleet with the introduction of its first Airbus A330. The Airbus A330-200 will join Titan’s 12-strong fleet in the first quarter of 2020 and enter revenue service in April.

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

Flybe reveals new name following Virgin takeover

Connect Airways chief executive, Mark Anderson, was today joined by over 200 Flybe leaders for the long-awaited unveiling of the airline’s new name. As it enters a new era, the carrier will now fly under the Virgin brand with the name, Virgin Connect.

Manchester Airport criticised for long security queues

Manchester Airport criticised for long security queues

All three of the northern hub’s terminals had worse waiting times than rival airports – averaging 16 minutes per passenger – while in the worst-case scenario one holidaymaker reported queuing for up to 90 minutes.

AviaDev Africa headed to Madagascar for 2020 show

AviaDev Africa headed to Madagascar for 2020 show

AviaDev has confirmed it will head to Antananarivo, Madagascar, for its fifth edition with the support of its host Ravinala Airports, Antananarivo and Nosy Be Airports. The event will take place from May 6th-8th next year.