Chinese Southern Airlines introduces facial recognition technology

Chinese Southern Airlines introduces facial recognition technology

🕔16:20, 30.Jun 2017

China Southern Airlines has introduced facial recognition at an airport in Nanyang city, Henan province. Instead of a boarding pass, cameras verified passenger’s faces with their passport photos at check in, and the system again confirmed their identity at the

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BOC Aviation orders four 787-9 aircraft

BOC Aviation orders four 787-9 aircraft

🕔16:19, 30.Jun 2017

BOC Aviation has ordered four new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This is the Company’s first order for Boeing 787-9 aircraft. All four aircraft have been placed on long-term leases with Air Europa, and are scheduled to be delivered to the airline

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Cathay Dragon to grow mainland China network

Cathay Dragon to grow mainland China network

🕔16:18, 30.Jun 2017

Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific’s subsidiary, will add three mainland cities to its list of destinations, including the eastern cities of Yantai and Jinan in Shandong Province, and Harbin in northeast China under a new codeshare agreement. Cathay Dragon’s “KA” code

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Turkmenistan buys one 737-800

Turkmenistan buys one 737-800

🕔16:16, 30.Jun 2017

Turkmenistan has bought one 737-800 in line with the contract signed in April 2014.

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Caisse rubbishes Boeing’s claims over Bombardier subsidies

Caisse rubbishes Boeing’s claims over Bombardier subsidies

🕔14:34, 30.Jun 2017

The chief executive of Quebec’s largest pension fund, Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, has dismissed Boeing’s claims that Bombardier has received $1.5 billion investment in unfair subsidies as “rubbish”. Speaking to Reuters, Michael Sabia, said: “I guess the

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Azores Airlines passengers stranded at Logan airport

Azores Airlines passengers stranded at Logan airport

🕔14:33, 30.Jun 2017

Azores Airlines passengers have been stranded at Boston Logan Airport after two aircraft were grounded due to technical issues. All flights on the airline scheduled for the week were cancelled as a result but the airline states that scheduled service

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Elite Airways postpones inaugural flight

Elite Airways postpones inaugural flight

🕔14:32, 30.Jun 2017

The inaugural flight of Elite Airways to Halifax, previously scheduled to depart Portland International Jetport Friday at 10 a.m., was postponed at the last minute due to a computer breakdown with the reservation system. The flight start date has been

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Argentina authorises new airline, Flybondi

Argentina authorises new airline, Flybondi

🕔14:30, 30.Jun 2017

Argentina’s transportation ministry has approved low-cost airline FB Lineas Aereas (Flybondi) to operate domestic and international flights. FB Lineas Aereas’ concession will be for 15 years, the ruling said.

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RwandAir appoints Network Airline Services in the UK

RwandAir appoints Network Airline Services in the UK

🕔14:27, 30.Jun 2017

RwandAir has appointed Network Airline Services as its cargo general sales covering the UK market. Network Airline Services is the general sales and services division of the network aviation group with offices located in all the world’s key cargo locations.

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Revised airports legislation would save European passengers hundreds of millions of Euros

Revised airports legislation would save European passengers hundreds of millions of Euros

🕔14:22, 30.Jun 2017

Preliminary results of a York Aviation study on “The Cost and Profitability of European Airports” show that European passengers are paying excessive airport charges, particularly at monopoly airports and airports which operate under a Dual Till regime, reports Airlines for

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