Monthly Archives: April 2016

Airline records best first-year reliability performance for A380 operations Aviation Executives, Aviation News

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Airbus, manufacturer of the flagship A380 aircraft, has presented Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, with the prestigious award for the best “Operational Reliability Performance” in the first year of A380 operations. The Etihad Airways A380 fleet recorded an extraordinary 99.8 per cent operational reliability between January and December 2015. This

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Air Madagascar’s woes continue Aviation Feature

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The choice of flying with Air Madagascar no longer seems that natural, now that militants within the airline’s ranks have boycotted the handling of Air France flights when landing at Antananarivo, compelling the French national airline to divert flights to Reunion’s Roland Garros International Airport. From there, passengers have been transported on to the Madagascar

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Malta – Palermo now on Air Malta Aviation News

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Air Malta will start scheduled services between Malta and Palermo as from 4th July. These flights will operate in addition to the 13 weekly flights between Malta and Catania/Sicily and reinforce the airline’s leading position between Italy and Malta. Air Malta gives the best choice for travelers from both Italy and Malta with 34 weekly

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Finnair passenger results Aviation News

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In March, Finnair’s overall capacity measured in Available Seat Kilometres grew by 3.3 percent and traffic measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometres grew by 4.2 percent year‐on‐year. The passenger load factor rose by 0.6%-points to 79.5 percent The capacity in Asian traffic remained unchanged in March, while traffic increased by 0.1 percent year‐on‐year on the back

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