JetBlue trialing Collins Aerospace biometric self-boarding gates at JFK

JetBlue trialing Collins Aerospace biometric self-boarding gates at JFK

🕔16:43, 27.Mar 2019

JetBlue is advancing the boarding process at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) with SelfPass — a biometric facial scanning process implemented by Collins Aerospace, in cooperation with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Passengers using SelfPass, with

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Computer outage causes long delays

Computer outage causes long delays

🕔16:38, 27.Mar 2019

Issues with the Sabre computer system that airlines use for reservations, printing bag tags and check-in, caused long delays for passengers during the check-in process at multiple airports across the United States and Canada yesterday (March 27). Passengers reported outages

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Southwest provides Q1 guidance

Southwest provides Q1 guidance

🕔16:36, 27.Mar 2019

Since mid-February and through March 31, 2019, Southwest currently expects cancellations of approximately 9,400 flights due to weather and unanticipated events. Of these expected cancellations, approximately 3,800 are due to weather-related and other disruptions; approximately 2,800 are due to unscheduled

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Avianca Brasil to reduce fleet and network

Avianca Brasil to reduce fleet and network

🕔16:32, 27.Mar 2019

Brazilian carrier Avianca Brasil, which filed for bankruptcy in December, plans to reduce the number of destinations it serves to 23 and cut its fleet size to 26 aircraft during April.

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63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018, says new ATM report

63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018, says new ATM report

🕔16:28, 27.Mar 2019

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving the airport to explore the emirate, according to the latest Colliers International data. As Dubai

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DAE delivers ATR 72-600 to US Bangla Airlines

DAE delivers ATR 72-600 to US Bangla Airlines

🕔16:23, 27.Mar 2019

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has delivered an ATR 72-600 to Bangladesh-based US Bangla Airlines. The aircraft was handed over to the airline during a celebration at the ATR facility in Toulouse, France. Firoz Tarapore, Chief Executive Officer of DAE commented:

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Oryx Jet selects Bluebox Wow

Oryx Jet selects Bluebox Wow

🕔16:20, 27.Mar 2019

Luxury charter company Oryx Jet will deploy Bluebox’s portable wireless IFE platform – Bluebox Wow – across its three Boeing B737-500 aircraft in May. Bluebox Wow’s flexibility ensures that passengers will enjoy a range of movies, TV programmes, games and

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KLM UK Engineering & BA CityFlyer sign new contract for line maintenance support

KLM UK Engineering & BA CityFlyer sign new contract for line maintenance support

🕔16:11, 27.Mar 2019

AFI KLM E&M subsidiary has signed a line maintenance contract with BA CityFlyer on its Embraer fleet that will commence at Glasgow from April 2019. Wayne Easlea, Operations Director at KLM UK Engineering Limited commented: “We are delighted that BA

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24 Fokker aircraft transactions in 2018

24 Fokker aircraft transactions in 2018

🕔16:00, 27.Mar 2019

GKN Fokker Services announces that 24 Fokker aircraft were placed in 2018. Currently, approximately 400 Fokker aircraft are operational worldwide. In Europe, Swedish operator Amapola added six Fokker 50s to its fleet. It now has 22 Fokker 50s comprising both

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Elix Aviation delivers one DHC8-300 to Silverstone Air

Elix Aviation delivers one DHC8-300 to Silverstone Air

🕔15:58, 27.Mar 2019

Elix Aviation Capital has delivered one DHC8-300, MSN 375, to Silverstone Air of Kenya. This is the fifth DHC8 aircraft delivered to the airline by Elix.

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