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|

WorldTracer celebrates 30 years of repatriating mishandled baggage

Source: SITA WorldTracer has helped over 200 million passengers in its 30 years This year, SITA celebrates the 30th anniversary of WorldTracer, a solution that has established itself as an indispensable tool in helping over 200 million passengers trace their mishandled bags over the decades. WorldTracer now serves over 500 customers in more than 2,800 locations, helping repatriate mishandled luggage in an average of 1.6 days. Over the years, SITA has continued to evolve its portfolio to meet the changing demands of the industry. WorldTracer Lost and Found Property, launched in 2021, uses cutting-edge technology, enabling airlines to quickly reunite passengers with their lost property while cutting the cost of repatriating lost items by 90%. These innovations have also enabled SITA [...]

2021-11-24T19:41:16+02:00November 24th, 2021|News, SUPPLIERS, Uncategorized|

Game On: Avelo Airlines Giving Away One-of-a-Kind “Spirit of the Havens” PS5 Gaming System

Source: Avelo Airlines  Avelo Airlines is making the hunt for the world’s hottest and most elusive sold-out holiday gift a little easier. Just in time for the holidays, Connecticut’s newest, ultra-convenient and most affordable airline is giving away a one-of-a-kind “Spirit of the Havens” PS5 gaming system through The Avelo Spirit of the Havens Sweepstakes. To enter, and for complete sweepstakes rules, follow AveloAir on Instagram. The giveaway is open through December 5, 2021 to Connecticut residents that are at least 18 years old. The winner will be selected in a random drawing from eligible entrants on December 8. No purchase is necessary. “The PS5 is the hottest holiday present on the planet and Avelo is excited to make this dream gift [...]

2021-11-24T19:33:02+02:00November 24th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

TIACA Publishes the Air Cargo Sustainability Roadmap

Source: TIACA As part of its sustainability agenda, The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) has published the industry’s first Air Cargo Sustainability Roadmap. This comprehensive publication is designed to support the air cargo industry through what will be quite a period of transformation. Released to coincide with COP26 discussions, the Roadmap illustrates the role air cargo stakeholders are playing today and will continue to play going forward with even more vigorous commitment. The Roadmap examines the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and maps how air cargo contributes to their attainment. The value of air cargo is proudly showcased, and indications of where we need to go from here are also covered. It provides practical guidance in the form of [...]

2021-11-25T15:18:08+02:00November 24th, 2021|News, ORGANISATIONS|

Allegiant Collaborates With AWS To Take Its Customers To The Cloud

Source: Allegiant Allegiant announced a five-year collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Inc., selecting AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider. With its unique-to-industry focus on leisure travel, providing affordable, nonstop flights to premier vacation destinations, Allegiant has evolved as an integrated travel company, increasingly offering lodging, rental cars and access to special experiences to customers. Known for a nimble air service model which can add or reduce capacity according to seasonal demand, the Las Vegas-based carrier is in a unique position of growth emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic. Working with AWS enables Allegiant to strengthen customer engagement through increased personalization across its digital channels, while affording a more elastic, reliable IT infrastructure with significant development advantages for business units across [...]

2021-11-24T19:10:09+02:00November 24th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

TAP Air Portugal Solidarity Auction helping the music of Loure’s Art Conservatory

Source: TAP TAP Air Portugal holds its 16th Solidarity Auction on the eSolidar platform, this time to help students of CAL - Conservatório D'Artes de Loures. CAL is a school inserted in of one of the sectors with the greatest social and economic weaknesses of the municipality of Loures and it allows access to Artistic Specialized Education, regardless of the economic situation of the student. More than teaching music, values are taught in this Conservatory, alongside the promotion of social integration, and human and social development for a better world through art. The money raised with the auctions reverts to the acquisition of a musical wind instrument, Eufónio, which integrates the musical initiation of children aged 10 to 13 years, corresponding to the [...]

2021-11-24T16:35:22+02:00November 24th, 2021|AIRLINES, News|

VINCI Airports receives new Ryanair base in Madeira, Portugal

Source: Vinci Airports VINCI Airports and ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal-, Portugal and Madeira Tourism Boards and Ryanair announce the opening of a new operational base at Funchal airport, main gateway to the Madeira region. Ten routes are planned, with five new destinations supporting a significant increase in Madeira's air connectivity. VINCI Airports, ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal -, Ryanair, Madeira’s Regional Government /Madeira Tourism Board and the Portuguese Government/ Portugal’s Tourism Board announced at a joint press conference, the opening of Ryanair's new base in Madeira, Funchal. This event, which took place at Madeira airport, was attended by Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State, Economy and Digital Transition, Miguel Albuquerque, President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Thierry Ligonnière, [...]

2021-11-24T16:32:42+02:00November 24th, 2021|AIRLINES, AIRPORTS, News|