Yearly Archives: 2017

NordStar Airlines successfully passes IOSA

NordStar Airlines, Russia, has successfully passed an audit of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) on compliance with the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) international flight safety standards, the Air Company’s Press Service reported.

SITA: airline and airport CIOs embrace artificial intelligence

Airlines and airports are embracing new technologies and turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to support their customer service. Over the next three years 52% of airlines plan major AI programs or R&D and 45% of airports will invest in R&D in the next five years, according to the SITA 2017 Air Transport IT Trends Insights.

Atlas Air Service, Germany, helps replacing previously operated Citation Mustang aircraft with Phenom 100EV

As it became known to BizavNews, Atlas Air Service, an authorized sales representative of Embraer Executive Jets in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, carried out another delivery of an entry-level business jet Phenom 100EV. This is the first plane, designed for the Austrian operator Mustang Charter GmbH. The new aircraft will be a direct replacement for the previously operated Citation Mustang aircraft, the aircraft was solemnly handed over to an Austrian company at the Embraer plant in Melbourne, United States. Atlas Air Service fully accompanied the transaction from the signing of the contract to the acceptance of the aircraft.

The first female air traffic controllers to appear in Saudi Arabia

Women in Saudi Arabia will be able to occupy the positions of air traffic controllers, RIA Novosti, Russia, reported citing Arabian Business.

Icelandair to stage performances at an altitude of 10,000 meters

A leading air carrier of Iceland made a revolution in the entertainment industry on board its airplanes by offering its passengers to watch a theatrical performance during a flight, according to Euromag.

Amadeus technology makes a wide range of Eurowings’ fares

Amadeus’ light ticketing technology will help Eurowings reach new customers and improve ancillary sales.

Uralsk residents shocked with plane next to playground

An entrepreneur from Uralsk, Kazakhstan, came up with his idea to install a Yak-40K airplane next to the playground, within which he plans to open a children’s cafe, the “My City” portal informs.

Air Astana to offer passengers in-flight broadband speed connectivity

Kazakh carrier installs Rockwell Collins/Inmarsat GX Aviation system on Boeing 767 fleet

Passengers flying on Air Astana are now able to experience high-speed broadband In-Flight connectivity, with the airline’s first Boeing 767 featuring the service. The award-winning Kazakh air carrier has installed the Rockwell Collins cabin system, which utilises Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) Aviation capabilities to provide In-Flight connectivity.

SCAT Airlines launches its jubilee action

SCAT Airlines, Kazakhstan, continues giving its presents to residents and guests of Kazakhstan in the year of its 20th anniversary. Today this Air Company has announced on launching its anniversary autumnal action “Oh, Seven!” on flights of its air route network.

Son of Khorog airport director killed by President’s helicopter appointed acting director of Khorog airport

The son of the former chief of the airport in Khorog, Tajikistan, Dildor Maksudshoev, who died during departure of the Tajik President Emomali Rahmon from Darvaz to Dushanbe on September 13, 2017 has replaced his father.