America’s airlines are introducing a class below economy
As the candidates in America’s presidential race pontificate on the growing divide between the haves and the have-nots, the country’s airlines are busy segmenting customers between the haves, the have-lesses, the have-somewhats, the have-nots and, now, the have-nothing-at-alls. (more…)
British Airways named UK’s most loved brand
British Airways has once again beaten the likes of Apple, John Lewis and Google to the top spot of Britain’s most loved brands.
The UK’s flagship airline took first place in the annual “consumer superbrands” list by The Centre for Brand Analysis for the third year in a row, following a year of growth for the airline. (more…)
Airplanes that will live forever
When flying was not an option anymore, these planes have found unique ways to stay among us offering their best on ground as they used to do in the skies.
1- Plane turned into Kindergarten
In the Georgian city of Rustavi, an old Yakovlev 42 has been transformed into a functional Kindergarten. Head teacher Gari Chapidze bought the plane from Georgian Airways and arranged for it to be transported to the city of Rustavi, where he refurbished the interiors with educational equipment, games and toys but left the cockpit instruments intact so they could be used as play tools.
Emirates Flight Training Academy will have the youngest fleet in the World
Emirates Flight Training Academy, developed by Emirates airline to address its growing need for pilots, has signed an agreement with Cirrus Aircraft and Embraer to order 27 new aircraft.
The order includes 22 single-piston engine Cirrus SR22’s and 5 twin-jet Embraer Phenom 100E, which are valued at more than $39 million (Dh143 million) at list prices.