Archive for Commercial Aviation

Private company launches new search for MH370

KUALA LUMPUR. Almost four years after the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian passenger aircraft MH370 with 239 people aboard a private company to resume the search for the wreck. 
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said they had accepted a bid from US-based research company Ocean Infintiy. A bonus is paid only in case of success. Ocean Infintiy plans to conduct its search with a modern research vessel in an area of ​​25,000 square kilometers near Australian waters. This area was determined by experts as the likely crash site of the aircraft, Lai said. The Boeing 777 was on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 when it suddenly disappeared from the radar screens in the middle of the night.

Private company launches new search for MH370

KUALA LUMPUR. Almost four years after the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian passenger aircraft MH370 with 239 people aboard a private company to resume the search for the wreck. 
Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said they had accepted a bid from US-based research company Ocean Infintiy. A bonus is paid only in case of success. Ocean Infintiy plans to conduct its search with a modern research vessel in an area of ​​25,000 square kilometers near Australian waters. This area was determined by experts as the likely crash site of the aircraft, Lai said. The Boeing 777 was on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in March 2014 when it suddenly disappeared from the radar screens in the middle of the night.

New routes with Delta Airlines A350


https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericrosen/2017/10/18/delta-announces-new-routes-for-the-airbus-a350/#711ee15b4bf4

More International Flights from Houston

https://www.bizjournals.com/houston/news/2017/10/12/houston-getting-more-flights-to-new-zealand.html

Virgin Atlantic´s new route London – Seattle

Virgin Atlantic has launched a new route from London to Seattle. A daily service using the Dreamliner Boeing 787. Virgin replaces the service from partner airline Delta. With the takeover comes an expanded passenger capacity with over 40k+ seats.

Airbus A350 XWB tests in Canada

The latest member of Airbus’ all-new A350 XWB widebody…More Press Here

Aeromexico add more routes to USA

Following its strategic alliance with Delta Airlines, the Mexican company announces more flights to destinations in the United States. The Mexican airline has said that it will open a couple of new routes from two of Mexico’s main cities to two US destinations, starting in April and next July.

According to a statement from the airline, April 1 a route from Mexico City to Detroit opens, while on July 1 flights between Guadalajara and San Jose, California starts, becoming it’s sixth destination in the state. The routes will be operated by Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 and Embraer 190 aircraft.

Air Lingus a far better alternative to Norwegian if you’re going to New York City?

Air Lingus offers checked bagage and meals in the example flights below. Norwegian does not. Air Lingus choice of airports close to NYC is a much better choice to Stewart International Airport, which is located 67 miles from Manhattan. Besides that, the transfer into New York is complex, time consuming and more costly so that you in the end saves close to nothing when travelling from Stewart. Click on picture to enlarge!

Observe: This comparison and observation is just valid for the dates shown above. There may well be other flights and dates that is much cheaper when choosing Norwegian. Moreover, the example also validates that it is cheaper to fly into New York State.

Hudson Valley gets an European Non-Stop Link

Norwegian’s global growth continues with the launch of 10 new transatlantic routes between the US East Coast and Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland. The routes will be operated by the new Boeing 737 MAX. Among the is Stewart International Airport which mainly serves the Hudson Valley but also NYC.

http://www.panynj.gov/airports/stewart.html
https://www.norwegian.com/us/

Finnair introduces Alipay

Finnair will be the first airline to introduce Alipay – an online platform to purchase goods and services. The route between Helsinki and Shanghai is it now available to use. More at: https://www.finnair.com/fr/gb/information-services/flights/news