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World’s happiest airport is Exeter

Based on the results of 158 million datapoints from HappyOrNot “smiley terminals” in 160 airports across 36 countries, the UK’s Exeter airport has been rated the happiest airport in the world. The report details the top eight rated airports worldwide, with Exeter first with a score of 88.66 per cent, followed by Cork and Rome […]

Mom, 30, denied to carry frozen breast milk in American Airlines despite of the medical necessity.

A breastfeeding mother travelling in American Airlines, had to forgo ample amount of milk in cooler for her 13-month-old son as she was asked to pay $150 as for extra weight. Before the family’s trip, the mother contacted American Airlines to make sure the cooler could be accepted, because she needed to have enough milk […]

Horror in mid-air as man ‘BITES’ and assaults passengers

A JetBlue flight was travelling above Utah, USA. Suddenly a man began attacking passengers he already knew. Doctors on board couldn’t handle him as they were also beaten. A witness, named Tom, intervened and held the man’s arms behind his back so he could be restrained. Tom explained: “He was punching the passengers next to […]

Austria’s second largest airline ceases trading and thousands of travellers stranded

Austria’s transport minister warned that as many as 10,000 passengers could be affected, due to the close down of Niki airline yesterday, although several airlines have offered to fly stranded travellers back to Germany, Austria and Switzerland for a small fee. Passengers who have booked their flight with a tour operator are kindly asked to […]

Theft of €300,000 by a Homeless man at Charles de Gaulle airport

A theft was reported at the Charles de Gaulle airport, Paris, saying that a man, suspected to be homeless, had been leaning against the door of the Loomis cash management company, took two sacks of cash, containing €300,000 ($354,00) when he noticed that the door was unlocked. CCTV footage showed that the homeless man was […]

Air India suspends 3 staff members due to delay of Flight.

It so happened that among the passengers to be boarded in the delayed Air India flight AI459 from Delhi to Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, was Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapati Raju. The flight got delayed by 1.5 hours which has created Chaos. The passengers waiting for the flight became restless and circled around Raju, who […]

Trade balance played major role in Vietnam Airlines buying both 787, A350

Vietnam Airlines executive vice president Le Hong Ha has revealed that political considerations had been an element considering the national trade balance between Vietnam and the west while deciding on the purchase of Boeing 787-9 as well as A350-900. The government owns 80% of Vietnam Airlines and the country is a major exporter of apparel, […]

IAI obtains V2500 maintenance approval

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a 10-year agreement with the Pratt & Whitney-led engine consortium and started maintenance services for International Aero Engines V2500s powering Airbus A320-family jets. The first V2500 for Bedek has arrived at its engine shop today, IAI adds. The IAE V2500 is a two-shaft high-bypass turbofan engine which powers the […]

SIA receives first A380 with retrofitted cabin

Singapore Airlines (SIA) took delivery of the first of five new-build Airbus A380s to be equipped with the carrier’s recently-launched cabin. Airbus chief executive Tom Enders said SIA would carry the torch forward for the new cabin generation on the A380. The interior was described as breath-taking. SIA will take four more new Rolls-Royce Trent […]

44 months of consecutive growth in passengers travelled through LLA

London Luton airport marks 44 months of consecutive growth in passengers travelled through the airport. In November the airport has welcomed over a million travellers for the first time. This indicates that, there is an increasing demand among passengers for air travel and it is expected by the Department for Transport (DOT), that the passengers’ […]