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China Airlines Unveils Taiwan's First A321neo "Pikachu Jet CI"

China Airlines Unveils Taiwan's First A321neo "Pikachu Jet CI"

China Airlines formally unveiled its "Pikachu Jet CI", the first Pokémon liveried aircraft in Taiwan. This was the most colorful livery in the history of China Airlines, taking 21 days to apply. A one-day charity micro-trip was organized on September 30 by China Airlines for the Taoyuan-Taipei (Songshan) route.

Aer Lingus announces Cleveland as its latest transatlantic destination for Summer 2023

Aer Lingus announces Cleveland as its latest transatlantic destination for Summer 2023

Aer Lingus is to launch a new transatlantic route for summer 2023 which will see the airline operate its first service to Cleveland in Ohio, with connections from nine UK airports. Starting on 19 May 2023, the new North America service will operate four times a week. This will be Aer Lingus’ 15th transatlantic route from Ireland and the only direct European service to Cleveland.

Virgin Atlantic updates gender identity policy

Virgin Atlantic updates gender identity policy

Virgin Atlantic has launched its updated gender identity policy, giving its crew, pilots, and ground team the option to choose which of the iconic uniforms, designed by Vivienne Westwood, best represents them – no matter their gender, gender identity, or gender expression.

Wizz air launches its first ever flight to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Wizz air launches its first ever flight to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and most sustainable airline, has today commenced its first flight from Rome to Dammam. The new ultra-low-cost route will provide a boost to the burgeoning tourism industry in both Italy and Saudi Arabia, by bringing a new era of affordable, hassle-free, and point-to-point travel opportunities.

Air Canada Introduces CHOOOSE as New Carbon Offset Partner

Air Canada Introduces CHOOOSE as New Carbon Offset Partner

Air Canada today introduced CHOOOSE, a global climate technology company as the airline's new carbon offset program provider. The option to purchase verified carbon offsets is now seamlessly integrated into the airline's Canadian and US booking websites.

NEW JETSTAR CEO ANNOUNCED

NEW JETSTAR CEO ANNOUNCED

The Qantas Group has appointed Stephanie Tully as the new Chief Executive Officer of Jetstar. This follows the announcement in June that current Jetstar CEO, Gareth Evans, will leave his role by the end of calendar 2022.

easyJet to upgrade its Airbus A320 Family fleet

easyJet to upgrade its Airbus A320 Family fleet

easyJet is to upgrade its A320 Family fleet with Airbus’ “Descent Profile Optimisation” (DPO) – a fuel-saving enhancement to the aircraft’s on-board Flight Management System (FMS) performance database and “Continuous Descent Approach” (CDA) to reduce noise impact on the ground.

Emirates scoops nine awards at Monitor Airline of the Year

Emirates scoops nine awards at Monitor Airline of the Year

Emirates has been named ‘Airline of the Year 2022’ in Bangladesh, clinching the top award in Monitor Airline of the Year for the third year in a row. In the award program, which celebrated winners during a ceremony held in Dhaka, Emirates bagged five gold and four silver trophies in recognition of its award-winning products and services.

SWISS earns Skytrax awards for its First Class Lounges

SWISS earns Skytrax awards for its First Class Lounges

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) earned first place in the two categories of ‘World’s Best First Class Lounge’ and ‘World’s Best First Class Lounge Dining’ in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards.