Tag Archives: aviation

World’s safest airlines for 2017

The world’s safest airlines have been named in two sets of annual rankings, with Qantas and Cathay Pacific taking out the number one spots. The rankings from AirlineRatings.com put Qantas at number one for the fourth year in a row. The website said the Flying

Third runway to be build at Heathrow airport

After decades of delay, the British government endorsed the expansion of London’s Heathrow Airport on Tuesday. The decision to build a third runway at the airport provoked a ferocious response that illustrated why a succession of politicians have ducked the issue since the 1970s. The

The golden era of plane food

If you’ve ever been disappointed by the beige looking gloop presented to you as a meal on a long-haul flight then you may wish you were transported back half a century to the golden age of fine dining – on a plane. A surreal collection

Ryanair cuts baggage prices by up to 50%

Ryanair is reducing its checked baggage fees,  just in time for the busy summer travel season. The low-cost carrier, which calculates its checked baggage fees on luggage weight and flight duration, announced Thursday it’s cutting some fees by as much as 50%. Checking a bag that

Cobalt Air operates maiden flight

Cobalt Air,  via its official Twitter account, confirmed (01-Jun-2016) the successful operation of its first Larnaca-Athens service. Cobalt CEO,  Andrew Pyne,  stated that the company aims at developing into an important regional player in air travel while at the same time promoting Cyprus as a

AirGo Design innovates new economy class seat

“I am ashamed to say that airlines haven’t really done anything in the economy class passenger comfort for the past decades, so I would say that our goal is really to change that.” The words are an insider, a previous airline executive’s take, Mr Jere