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Archive | February, 2007
Maxjet Airways has had a rocky few months, with a change of chief executives and a route cancellation, but the all-business class start-up is confident it can fight off a new wave of competitors. Last week Maxjet’s newly revamped management team was in London, promoting its product to the press. A new sale, with one-way […]
British Airways is recruiting a high-flying human resouces director
Deep breathes and the odd snicker at Airline Business with the announcement that Ryanair will be making German airport Weeze its next base. It might sound like a breathing difficulty, but Weeze Airport has been open for commercial airline services since 2003 and Ryanair has served it throughout. From June 2007, Ryanair will invest €140 […]
British Airways seeks to buy AMR, the parent company of American Airlines, say rumours. But is there any truth to it?
Saudi Arabia’s first low-cost carrier, NAS Air, will launch services on 25 February with a chief executive flying his own Airbus A320s.
The ever entertaining Dr VJ Mallya, founder and chairman of Kingfisher Airlines, was in London yesterday giving an address to the Aviation Club. His first task was to explode a misconception about his home country that it is a poor, emerging nation. Not quite true, says Mallya, typically talking without notes. India is “incredible”, he […]
2006 was a good year for Copenhagen Airport with overall passenger growth up 4.4% on the previous year. And good news for Copenhagen Airport is good news for the airlines that fly from there. Copenhagen Airport has just paid the airlines a cash bonus under a deal that rewards passenger growth. The bonus is calculated […]
Airbus today completed the first media flight on the A380 without any major hitches but the event was not totally blunder free. Several oxygen masks accidentally became deployed at takeoff and landing, capturing the attention of television crews including CNN. Airbus technicians quickly responded by re-installing the oxygen masks (see picture), explaining the masks had […]
Journalists descended on Toulouse today as Airbus for the first time took the wraps off an A380 with a completed cabin.