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Dr. Rafael Echevarne, General Director of ACI-LAC, after concluding the Annual General Assembly in Cancun, Mexico: “ACI’s visibility is going to be much greater and, on the environmental issue, we will take a leadership position”

What stands out as the main achievement after holding this Annual General Assembly of ACI-LAC, beyond the renewal of your board and the resolutions they have adopted? The commitment, the interest of the airports in the region in everything related to the environment has become very clear. That has been one of the main issues we have discussed. It is very clear that there is great interest and, in fact, it is one of the issues that we will be reinforcing next year as part of an strategy at ACI-LAC, in the sense of ensuring that all airports are aware of new technologies, of how airports would have to respond to them, such as the development of SAF and, later, [...]

2021-11-29T16:22:12+02:00November 29th, 2021|Interviews|

Embraer Displays World’s Most Efficient and Sustainable Single-Aisle Commercial Jet at the Selangor Aviation Show

Source: Embraer It is currently operated by KLM, which has 53 Embraer E-Jets in its fleet, Azul which operates 55 E-Jets and flies to more than 100 destinations in Brazil, as well as airlines in Switzerland, Spain and Nigeria. Making its appearance at the first edition of the Selangor Aviation Show is Embraer’s E195-E2, the world’s most efficient and sustainable single-aisle jet. Showcasing a stunning “TechLion” livery that covers the entire aircraft’s fuselage, the E195-E2’s presence at the Selangor Aviation Show comes after the aircraft’s presence at the Dubai Air Show earlier in the month. Featuring Embraer’s two by two passenger seating, the commercial jet sits up to 146 passengers. “We are thrilled to have Embraer’s participation and sponsorship at [...]

2021-11-29T14:32:11+02:00November 29th, 2021|MANUFACTURERS, News|

Harry Taylor becomes interim President and CEO of WestJet Group

Source: WestJet The WestJet Group today announced that Harry Taylor has officially assumed the role of interim President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The WestJet group announced Taylor as the interim President and CEO on September 15, 2021, following news of Ed Sims retirement announced on June 9, 2021. "I am honoured to take on the interim role of CEO at this pivotal time for the WestJet Group, and am focused on our relentless commitment to safety above all while ensuring continuity for our recovery, as we rebuild our airlines for our guests and our people," said Harry Taylor, interim President and CEO. "By the end of the year, we will return our entire fleet to service for the peak holiday travel season, connecting loved ones and fulfilling long awaited [...]

2021-11-29T14:19:01+02:00November 29th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Delta statement on new U.S. entry restrictions from eight countries in Africa

Source: Delta Delta currently operates service between Johannesburg, South Africa and our Atlanta hub three times weekly. There are no planned adjustments to service at this time. In light of the detection of a new COVID-19 variant, the United States will suspend and restrict foreign nationals from entering the United States if they have been in South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi and Eswatini during the 14-day period preceding their entry – effective for flights departing to the United States after 12:01 a.m. EST on Nov. 29. Delta currently operates service between Johannesburg, South Africa and our Atlanta hub three times weekly. There are no planned adjustments to service at this time. Customers traveling through Dec. 31, 2021 that may need to change their travel plans can do so without change fees via delta.com or the Fly Delta App. Learn more about change fees and travel flexibility on delta.com. A fare difference waiver for customers booked through Dec. 12 is [...]

2021-11-29T14:11:23+02:00November 29th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Twelve-month European COVID Certificate Validity Would Protect Fragile Recovery in Travel and Tourism

Source: IATA The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for caution in response to a European Commission Recommendation that the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) should only remain valid for up to nine months after the second vaccination dose, unless a booster jab is administered. "The EU DCC is a great success in driving a common continent-wide approach to managing the COVID-19 health crisis and in facilitating the freedom of people to travel again. It underpins a fragile recovery in the travel and tourism sector. And it is critical that any changes to it have a joined-up approach that recognizes the impact of divergent policies by individual member states and promotes further harmonization across Europe," said Rafael Schvartzman, IATA's Regional [...]

2021-11-29T13:46:12+02:00November 29th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Enjoy the moments in between: Additional snack offerings on Lufthansa long-haul flights in Economy Class

Source: Lufthansa New snacks and spirits available on many long-haul flights from December 1  The new service will initially be introduced on 37 long-haul routes to North America, South America, Asia and South Africa Offerings with a charge include international and regional products for every taste In the future, Lufthansa passengers on long-haul flights in Economy and Premium Economy Class will have the option of purchasing high-quality snacks and spirits in addition to main meals and drinks, which will continue to be free of charge. With this new offer, Lufthansa is responding to the different needs of guests when it comes to choosing food and beverages on board. Especially between meals, guests' wishes are very individual - Lufthansa is meeting [...]

2021-11-25T14:37:48+02:00November 25th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

Historic 25th anniversary Chairman’s Club Honorees celebrated for being the best of the best

Source: Delta Air Lines 200 Delta employees walked into the Delta Flight Museum to celebrate their induction into Delta's prestigious Chairman's Club. Two hundred outstanding Delta employees received highest honors and enjoyed an unforgettable evening at the historic 25th annual Chairman’s Club Gala in Atlanta. This  special one-time class of 200 were celebrated and recognized for how they continuously demonstrate Delta’s core values in taking care of each other and our customers. The Honorees were ultimately inducted into Delta’s prestigious Chairman’s Club — a testament to their service, dedication and all-around embodiment of "the spirit of Delta." "Chairman’s Club is the highest honor you can receive at Delta, and everyone here had a hand in turning things around and getting [...]

2021-11-25T14:33:13+02:00November 25th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

A neo Is Born

Source: American Airlines We recently took delivery of our 50th Airbus aircraft assembled in Mobile, Alabama. To commemorate the occasion, we’ll be sharing a five-part series to give you a behind-the-scenes look at how our A321neos are assembled. Part 1: By sea, land and air » Part 2: When two become one » Part 3: Coming soon Part 4: Coming soon Part 5: Coming soon Part 1: By sea, land and air It’s before sunrise at the Port of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama, on a humid June morning. The Mobile Express cargo ship is in port, enjoying a much-needed rest after a 13-day journey covering more than 4,500 miles that began in St. Nazaire, France. On board are components for [...]

2021-11-25T11:19:18+02:00November 25th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

ACI Global Traveller Survey shows passengers remain positive towards air travel

Source: ACI Findings reveal a more considered and informed perception of flying during the recovery "COVID-19 has caused substantial changes in human behaviour and provoked a whole new set of expectations affecting how products and services should be delivered and experienced, and the airport sector is no exception," said ACI World Director General Luis Felipe de Oliveira Airports Council International (ACI) World has today published the second edition of the ASQ Global Traveller Survey which confirms that travellers remain highly positive with regards to their willingness to travel by air. The 2021 findings were launched during the second day of the ACI LAC/World Annual General Assembly, Conference, and Exhibition, in Cancun Mexico. Completion of the report was supported by InterVISTAS—Platinum Advisory Partner—and [...]

2021-11-25T10:48:11+02:00November 25th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

ACI World Annual General Assembly approves new Chair, Vice Chair, and Resolutions

Source: ACI Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni and Candace S. McGraw to lead ACI World Governing Board Airports Council International (ACI) World's Annual General Assembly has approved its new World Governing Board Chair and Vice Chair at its meeting on 24 November in Cancun, Mexico. Sheik Aimen bin Ahmed Al Hosni, CEO of Oman Airports Management Company, was approved as Chair and will begin his two-year term on 1 January 2022, succeeding Martin Eurnekian, CEO of Corporación América Airports and President of Aeropuertos Argentina 2000. Sheik Al Hosni has been ACI World Vice Chair since December 2018. "‏I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the ACI General Assembly and the Board members for their trust. It is my [...]

2021-11-24T20:42:05+02:00November 24th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|