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Heathrow Terminal 1 has closed

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Heathrow Terminal 1, opened by Queen Elizabeth II in April 1969, will say goodbye to its final passengers on the evening of 29th June 2015. The terminal will close after 47 years with airlines having completed their move to new, modern world class facilities. The final departure will be a British Airways flight to Hanover,… Read more »

Vietnam Airlines A350 to fly next week

Posted on: June 27, 2015

Vietnam Airlines to start flying the Airbus A350XWB on commercial flights from Friday 3rd July. Initially this newest addition to the Vietnam Airlines fleet will operate domestic route Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, and is then expected to be deployed onto routes to Paris and Seoul Incheon. Vietnam Airlines becomes the first Asian airline… Read more »

Turkish Airlines provides Best airline meals

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Onboard Turkish DO&CO Chef Turkish Airlines is the Best in the World for airline inflight meals Turkish Airlines is the runaway winner for providing it’s customers with the world’s Best Airline Food onboard its flights. The airline has just won the global title for serving the best food at it’s Business Class lounge at Istanbul… Read more »

China Airlines Boeing 777-300ER marks a new start

Posted on: June 20, 2015

As China Airlines ramps up the pace of its fleet renewal programme, Skytrax took a close look at one of the carrier’s new Boeing 777-300 aircraft on static display at Paris Air Show. This will be aircraft No 6 delivered to the airline, out of an order of 10. This is one of the first… Read more »

Qatar Airways ranked No 1 in the World

Posted on: June 19, 2015

Mr Akbar Al Baker accepts the 2015 World’s Best Airline Award QATAR AIRWAYS were named Airline of the Year in the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards at Paris Airshow, the third time in 5 years that the Doha based carrier has triumphed in the top award category. 2014-15 has been something of a landmark year… Read more »

Record attendance at World Airline Awards

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Selfie time for Aeroflot staff! : Photo Copyright: SKYTRAX THE WORLD AIRLINE AWARDS held at Paris Airshow this week were hailed as a great success by all airlines attending the event. More than 395 guests filled the Awards venue at the Aerospace Museum inside the Airshow, with a large number of airline Presidents, Chairman, CEO’s… Read more »

Azerbaijan Airlines is certified as 4-Star Airline

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Business Class Lounge on Azerbaijan Airlines A340 AZERBAIJAN AIRLINES the national carrier of Azerbaijan has been awarded the 4-Star Airline certification by Skytrax, the world’s leading airline and airport rating agency. The 4-Star Airline Certification was presented to Mr Jamil Manizade, Commercial Director of Azerbaijan Airlines, during a ceremony held at the Paris Air Show…. Read more »

Royal Air Maroc certified as 4-Star Airline

Posted on: June 17, 2015

Enjoy traditional Moroccan tea on Royal Maroc ROYAL AIR MAROC has been awarded the 4-Star Airline certification by Skytrax, the world’s leading airline and airport rating agency, becoming only the second airline in Africa to achieve this status. The 4-Star Airline Certification was presented to Mr Driss Benhima, the Chairman and CEO of Royal Air… Read more »

2015 World Airline Awards at Paris Air Show

Posted on: June 10, 2015

The 2015 World Airline Awards take place in a few days, on Tuesday 16th June at the Paris Air Show. The awards are being staged in the Musée de l’air et de l’espace at Paris Air Show, bringing together Presidents, CEO’s and senior management from airlines around the world to accept their awards. One of the… Read more »

Munich Airport announced as Europe’s first 5-Star Airport

Posted on: May 22, 2015

Munich Airport and its operating company, FMG, have two big reasons to celebrate, as Skytrax granted it the prestigious “Five-Star Airport” designation, making the Bavarian hub the first airport in Europe to earn this title. Munich Airport has also successfully defended its ranking as the top airport in Europe and number three in the world… Read more »