Tag Archives: aviation

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

Why people get so angry on planes

Even if you don’t fly frequently, you’ve almost certainly come across a rude or aggressive fellow passenger at some point. Perhaps the flight was delayed, the overhead bin space was taken or they had a small spat with airline staff. Whatever it was, something is clearly

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America agree to merge

Alaska Air Group, parent company of Alaska Airlines, has agreed to acquire Virgin America for $2.6 billion. Alaska Air will pay Virgin America stakeholders $57 per share in cash. When including Virgin America’s debt and capitalized aircraft operating leases, the aggregate transaction value is $4

The worst airports in the world according to pilots

Airports can be strange places. Amid the frantic rush to make a business appointment or get the family somewhere hot as quickly as possible, they represent a kind of compulsory no-mans land for hours of waiting around. While some airports have risen to the challenge – the butterfly house and cactus garden

Mozambique debris almost certainly from flight MH370

Australia said on Thursday that plane debris recovered earlier this month from Mozambique was highly likely to have come from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which was carrying 239 people when it went missing more than two years ago. A Malaysian government investigation team has found