Aviation Sector

FAA Shifts Air Control from Sabotaged Centre Easing Chicago Flight Disruptions

FAA Shifts Air Control from Sabotaged Centre Easing Chicago Flight DisruptionsAir traffic seemed to return to normal in Chicago which is one of the busiest travel markets in the U.

Allegiant Air Failure in Computer System Leads To Flight Delays

Allegiant Air Failure in Computer System Leads To Flight DelaysOn Friday the main airport of Charlotte County faced a number of flight delays when Allegiant Air experienced problems which affected the whole system.

Michael Lillard an airline spokesman said that the problems began for Allegiant on Friday at about 5:30 a. m. Allegiant is the solo carrier at Punta Gorda Airport.

No Flight For Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter Jet to Air Show in U.K.

No Flight For Lockheed’s F-35 Fighter Jet to Air Show in U.K.The F-35 fighter jet of Lockheed Martin Corp. will not be appearing at an air show in the U. K. due to provisional flight restrictions brought in by the U. S. military which ruled out a trans-Atlantic trip.

Emirates orders 150 Boeing 777-X planes

Emirates orders 150 Boeing 777-X planesDubai, UAE-based Emirates Airlines on Wednesday confirmed that it had placed an order for 150 777-X planes with manufacturer Boeing Co.

The $56-billion order includes 115 777-9X planes and 35 777-8X planes. It includes purchase rights for an additional 50 planes, which could hike the value of the deal to $75 billion at list prices.

British Airways tops the latest Superbrands survey in UK

British-AirwaysThe latest Superbrands survey - which is an annual ranking of brand strength in the UK - has been topped by British Airways. It is for the first time that the flag carrier has bagged the top-notch spot in Superbrands survey from among more than 1500 companies.

Fiji Airways looks forward to expand alliance with Qantas

Fiji Airways looks forward to expand alliance with QantasFiji Airways hopes to expand its alliance with part-owner Qantas in the future as a part of long-term plans to increase the capacity on routes to Australia by almost a third over the next five years.

Today, the island nation's airline announced plans to enlarge the size of its fleet of aircraft by a quarter by 2017, and strengthen alliances with other airlines.

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