American Airlines has welcomed the opening of its new Flagship Lounge and Flagship First Dining facilities at Los Angeles International Airport. The new location offers customers several options to dine, relax and get ready for long journeys.
easyJet has welcomed a 14.4 per cent rise in revenue in the three months to December 31st. Figures at the Luton-based low-cost carrier were buoyed by the collapse of rivals Monarch, airberlin and Alitalia, and the impact of mass flight cancellations at Ryanair.
Until early last year, Garton was in the equivalent role at Dubai Airport, where he played a key role in growing the annual number of passengers served from 30 million to over 86 million, over a nine-year period and embedding a strong service culture across the airport.
The Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner has received an amended type certificate from the US Federal Aviation Administration, clearing the airplane for commercial service. The awarding of the certificate caps a successful flight test program that began in March 2017 and involved three flight test airplanes that accumulated about 900 test hours.
Turkish Airlines has signed off on a successful 2017 after reporting a 9.3 per cent increase in passenger numbers, compared to 2016. In total, the airline carried 68.6 million passengers during 2017.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has posted its best operational on-time performance results since 2009. Performance is calculated on actual flight arrival and departure times within 15 minutes of the published schedule and takes into consideration a variety of external factors including weather disruption and airspace congestion.
Saudia has achieved outstanding operational performance and an unprecedented number of guests flown, total flights operated, and seat capacity during 2017. The total number of passengers that travelled with the national carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia rose significantly last year to reach more than 32 million guests.