• Airbus signs MoU with Chinese air traffic management authorities

    January 04 2011 10:55 AM EST

    Airbus has agreed to assist the Air Traffic Management Bureau (ATMB) to introduce and implement new ATM technologies and practices in China under the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), the company said in a statement recently.

  • Air New Zealand’s 777-300ER offer 'Spaceseats' and 'Cuddle Class' seating

    January 02 2011 9:53 AM EST

    Offering a whole new travelling experience to passengers is Air New Zealand's Boeing 777-300ERs with its innovative seat experience.

  • A tryst with the world’s first nuclear war-bird

    January 02 2011 9:52 AM EST

    The XB-70 Valkyrie was much more than an exhibit at the National Museum of the US Air Force, Ohio. It was a unique concept turned to realty, pushing all the horizons of aeronautical engineering.

  • Sahara India acquires Grosvenor House for 470 mln pounds
    Sahara India acquires Grosvenor House for 470 mln pounds

    December 31 2010 7:55 AM EST

    India's business conglomerate, Sahara India, announced on Thursday that the group acquired the iconic Grosvenor House hotel in London from The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc for 470 million pounds.

  • Korean Air introduces unique Business Class aboard A380
    Korean Air to launch its first A380 service

    December 30 2010 10:34 AM EST

    Global transportation network, Korean Air will launch its first A380 service in May 2011 with the entire upper deck of the aircraft devoted to business class flyers.

  • A Transportation Security Administration worker during a patdown search
    Feds probe US pilot over YouTube video post

    December 29 2010 11:42 AM EST

    Government officials are probing the U.S. pilot who posted a number of videos on YouTube revealing security lapses at the San Francisco International Airport.

  • Aircraft manufacturers eye lucrative Middle-East market.
    Aircraft manufacturers eye lucrative Middle-East market

    December 25 2010 11:58 AM EST

    The business jet market involving key-players like Boeing, Airbus and Bombardier are targeting the Gulf buyers for trade involving million dollar aircraft purchase agreements.

  • Private jets see surge in bookings as Europe undergoes snow chaos

    December 24 2010 1:41 PM EST

    In the midst of snow-related flight cancellations in Europe, private jets are now surging their bookings with quick alternative plans providing succour to stranded but wealthy passengers. Since the week leading up to Christmas is crucial for many stranded company executives in Europe who wish to return home

  • Facebook promotes 'Social Shopping' of luxury brands

    December 23 2010 12:26 PM EST

    With over 500 million active users spending an average of 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook, there is no doubt as to why brands and retailers are turning towards Social Shopping on the popular networking site as a means to promote trade and branding.

  • Roll-Royce powered Eurocopter X3 completes major milestone

    December 23 2010 9:42 AM EST

    The Rolls Royce-powered Eurocopter X3 completed its Step 1 speed objective attaining a total airspeed of 180 kts (333 km/hr) in level flight at a reduced level of engine power.

  • CitationAir by Cessna offers fractional ownership of luxury aircrafts

    December 12 2010 8:17 AM EST

    Individuals can now consider the option of owning a luxury jet for their private travel without any concerns about capital investment, asset valuation risk and re-marketing fees associated with owning a share.

  • Luxury airline Alitalia bags 'Best Airline Cuisine' award

    December 09 2010 9:49 AM EST

    Italy's leading airline, Alitalia, has been awarded 'Best Airline Cuisine' by the readers of Global Traveler magazine.

  • Air Partner introduces aviation ‘matchmaking’ service

    December 08 2010 10:30 AM EST

    UK-based Air Partner has ventured into the expanding market of pre-owned commercial aircraft sales with the launch of its aviation 'matchmaking' service, the company said in a statement on October 30, 2010.

  • Airbus confirms $1.3 bln investment to revamp A320 engines

    December 02 2010 7:05 AM EST

    Airbus, a unit of the European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co, on Wednesday confirmed its plans to invest $1.3 billion in upgrading its A320 jetliner with new state-of-the-art engines.

  • Airbus to announce upgraded A320 engines.
    Airbus to announce plans to upgrade A320 engines

    December 01 2010 7:27 AM EST

    European plane-maker, Airbus, is expected to announce today its plans to upgrade its best-selling A320 passenger jets with new engines supplied by General Electric Co. and Pratt & Whitney, sources familiar with the plans informed Reuters.