Emirates Flight Training Academy Celebrates Graduation of Over 120 New Pilots

(IN SHORT) Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates the graduation of over 120 cadets who are now embarking on careers as pilots for Emirates. EFTA, initially established to train UAE nationals, has expanded its world-class training program to aspiring pilots from various countries. The recent graduates, aged between… Read the full press release

Emirates Begins Operating Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Flights in Dubai

(IN SHORT) Emirates has commenced the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supplied by Shell Aviation for its flights departing from Dubai International Airport (DXB). Shell has provided 315,000 gallons of blended SAF to Emirates, enabling the airline to power several flights using this eco-friendly fuel. The blended SAF consists of a 40% neat SAF… Read the full press release

Emirates Celebrates 10 Years of Connecting Sialkot, Pakistan, to the World

1.5 million passengers have travelled with Emirates on the route since operations began in 2013 Airline has facilitated trade between Sialkot and the rest of the world by uplifting over 41,000 tonnes of export cargo over the past ten years (IN SHORT) Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, is commemorating a significant milestone in Pakistan… Read the full press release

Vistara Becomes First Indian Airline to Offer Complimentary Wi-Fi on International Flights for Club Vistara Members

(IN SHORT) Vistara, India’s premium full-service airline, has introduced complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity for its international flights operated on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Airbus A321neo aircraft. This service is exclusively available to all members of Vistara’s loyalty program, Club Vistara, irrespective of their membership tier, points, or membership tenure. Club Vistara members can enjoy unlimited… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines Raises Over $132,000 for Maui Wildfire Relief Efforts

(IN SHORT) Japan Airlines (JAL) has successfully raised more than $132,000 to support the relief and recovery efforts for communities affected by the devastating wildfires in Maui, which occurred in August 2023. The funds were generated through various fundraising initiatives, including mileage donations and collection boxes placed in Japan and across the U.S., including Hawaii… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta Celebrates World Kindness Day with Art Fundraiser for HOPE Worldwide Indonesia

The collaborative event is set to unite art lovers, local artists and reputed brands  in support of a worthy cause (IN SHORT) In celebration of World Kindness Day on November 13, Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta is hosting an art fundraiser from November 13 to 30, 2023, in collaboration with CAN’S Gallery and Indonesia Design. The… Read the full press release

Eve Air Mobility Announces Key Suppliers for Electric Vertical Takeoff Aircraft

(IN SHORT) Eve Air Mobility, a company focused on advancing the Urban Air Mobility ecosystem, has revealed three new suppliers for its electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. Garmin will provide avionics, including the G3000 Integrated Flight Deck with touchscreen interface. Liebherr-Aerospace will supply electromechanical actuators for flight controls, and Intergalactic will deliver the… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport Joins Heart Aerospace Advisory Board to Drive Sustainable Aircraft Innovation

(IN SHORT) Auckland Airport has announced its partnership with Swedish electric airplane manufacturer Heart Aerospace by joining the company’s advisory board. The collaboration aims to advance innovation in sustainable aircraft, particularly focusing on Heart Aerospace’s ES-30, a 30-seat electric hybrid aircraft designed for short journeys with a rapid 30-minute recharge time. Auckland Airport will provide… Read the full press release

Multi-Agency Emergency Training Exercise Successfully Concludes at Shannon Airport

(IN SHORT) Shannon Airport has successfully completed a multi-agency emergency training exercise code-named “Exercise Charlie.” The two-hour scenario, which involved a cargo aircraft declaring a full emergency after a suspected hazardous cargo leak en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport to JFK airport in New York, aimed to assess the readiness of the airport… Read the full press release

Metrolink and Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Expand Codeshare Program for Greater Travel Flexibility Between Los Angeles and Ventura

(IN SHORT) Metrolink, the regional passenger rail service in Southern California, has collaborated with the LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency, responsible for managing the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service, to enhance their existing codeshare program. Starting today, passengers with valid tickets for either Metrolink or Pacific Surfliner services can board either train between Los Angeles and Ventura…. Read the full press release