Jetstar Pacific Welcomes First Female Captain

Jetstar Pacific Welcomes First Female Captain

Jetstar Pacfic has welcomed its first female Captain, Vietnamese national, Ms. Le Thi Bich Hong, after she was recently promoted from First Officer. Ms. Hong, who joined Jetstar Pacific in 2013, started her flying career after graduating from the Jetstar Cadet Program in 2012, an opportunity designed to equip successful graduates with the skills, qualifications and experience required for a future career as an airline pilot. The new Captain said her achievement was a dream…

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flydubai to Operate Flights to Select Destinations from Dubai World Central

flydubai to Operate Flights to Select Destinations from Dubai World Central

flydubai has announced today that it will operate flights to select destinations from Dubai World Central (DWC) in order to provide more travel options to passengers during the southern runway refurbishment project previously announced by Dubai Airports. The refurbishment project is scheduled to take place between 16 April 2019 and 30 May 2019. flydubai will operate flights to 39 destinations from DWC during the period of the refurbishment project to ensure minimum disruption to passengers’…

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Brussels Airlines Records 16.6% Passenger Growth in August

Brussels Airlines Records 16.6% Passenger Growth in August

In August Brussels Airlines attracted 137,282 more passengers compared to the same period last year, representing a growth of 16.6%. The Seat Load Factor increased by 1.5 percentage points to a total of 86.5%. The pressure on the ticket price remains high, however. During the month of August, Brussels Airlines welcomed 962,439 passengers on board its flights, an increase of 16.6% compared to August 2017. The strongest passenger growth was registered on the African network…

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First Movie Made by an Airline and an Airport

First Movie Made by an Airline and an Airport

Finnair has been connecting east and west for 35 years, and Helsinki Airport has grown into a major hub for travel between Asia and Europe. Finnair and Finavia, the operator of Helsinki Airport, are celebrating this milestone with a short film that speaks of meaningful encounters that take place when people travel. To illustrate the concept of meaningful encounters, Finnair and Finavia brought together two filmmakers from opposite sides of the globe to create a…

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Ski.com Offers Dream Job

Ski.com Offers Dream Job

The Epic Pass™ offers more access than ever, and Ski.com is searching for a candidate who can show what it’s like to experience it all. From September 5 to October 15, 2018, Ski.com will be accepting applications for the on-mountain job of a lifetime, Ski.com’s Epic Dream Job. One lucky person will be hired to travel the world for two months via United Airlines to seven countries on three continents, and ski or ride more than a dozen…

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WOW air Launches Flights to Orlando

WOW air Launches Flights to Orlando

WOW air announces a new route from Orlando International Airport (MCO) to Keflavik International Airport (KEF). The inaugural flight will take-off before the end of the year on December 18, 2018. Orlando is the airline’s 14 U.S. destination and service from MCO will be offered seasonally from December through the end of April, three days a week. To celebrate the launch of the new route, WOW air is offering $99 one-way fares from Orlando to…

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Southwest Airlines to Donate 20,000 Teddy Bears

Southwest Airlines to Donate 20,000 Teddy Bears

Southwest® and Build-A-Bear are teaming up to donate 20,000 Build-A-Bear teddy bears to 36 children’s hospitals that are recipients of the airline’s Medical Transportation Grant Program, as well as Southwest charitable partners: Make-A-Wish® and Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC). In anticipation of National Teddy Bear Day 2018, the carrier and Build-A-Bear are donating the following: More than 7,100 bears to 91 Ronald McDonald House Charities More than 2,400 bears to Make-A-Wish chapters More than 10,300…

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Copenhagen to Get Electric Buses

Copenhagen to Get Electric Buses

41 new electric buses will come along at once in Copenhagen in 2019 as two routes in the Danish capital switch from diesel to electric power, The Local reports. Operating company Movia has confirmed that route 2A, along with route 18, which will see a return to service after previously being discontinued, will be served by electric buses. All of the city’s buses will be switched to electric power by 2030.

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