Boeing has said it will record an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion, or $8.74 per share, in connection with the grounding of the 737 Max. The plane is currently out of operation following two crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia.
Korean Air has opened its cloud command centre to ensure the safe, stable transition of applications and data into the cloud. The carrier is migrating its entire IT system to the cloud, making it the first major Korean enterprise and global full-service airline carrier to overhaul its infrastructure.
On a normal day, controllers handle just over 7,000 flights a day in UK airspace, but this increases for the summer months to well over 8,000 as people jet off on their holidays.
The Star Alliance carrier, which flew more than 12.5 million passengers in 2018, currently flies to 65 global destinations, including 11 in North America and 50 in Asia and Oceania.
Qatar Airways will launch a new service to Gaborone, Botswana, on October 27th. The capital and largest city of Botswana will be the airline’s first destination in the African country.
Cathay Pacific is reopening its newly renovated Shanghai Pudong Cathay Pacific Lounge, marking the introduction of the airline’s awards-winning lounge design to mainland China for the first time.
Some of the north if England’s most-loved attractions, high-flying businesses and world-famous institutions are set to be showcased to nearly 30 million people at Manchester Airport.
airBaltic transported 528,449 passengers in June, or 24 per cent more than during the same month last year. The Latvian airline recorded a 62 per cent market share in Riga, and a 22 per cent market share in Tallinn.
American Airlines and Pacific joint business partner Japan Airlines are adding direct flights between Tokyo Narita and Las Vegas to support the high demand for CES 2020.
easyJet will welcome more than 312,000 passengers, travelling on 1,970 flights across its network, this Friday as the school holidays start. In the UK alone, over 100,000 passengers are set to fly to or from easyJet’s UK airports on 600 flights with Mallorca, Malaga and Alicante topping the list of favourite sunshine destinations this summer.
Emirates will launch a new daily service from Dubai to Mexico City International Airport, via the Spanish city of Barcelona, on December 9th. Citizens from Mexico, Spain and the UAE only need their passports to enjoy visa-free travel to each respective country.
Oman Air Holidays has announced the launch of a new bespoke golf package that combines inbound tour operating expertise with local golfing knowledge provided by Arabian Greens Tours.