The ATSB has good reasons to exclude the Captain Hardy site for MH370 from its search, but are they good enough? The post The missing factor in claim MH370 search is stopping just short of predicted location appeared first on Plane Talking.
Even for the most enthusiastic air travel aficionados, the idea of an overnight layover probably sounds awful. Airports, after all, are an awkward place to spend the night. Hotels by the terminal can be overpriced and uninspiring. Getting into the city isn’t always a realistic option. Show More Summary
A Qantaslink and earlier Jetstar incident in the last 24 hours have been added to the ATSB's workload The post Qantaslink ‘not an emergency’ incident descends into semantics appeared first on Plane Talking.
What looked like a breakthrough in solving the MH370 mystery hasn't been confirmed by incomplete forensic analysis The post ATSB unable to link ‘burnt’ objects to MH370 appeared first on Plane Talking.
Will it be A380s at ten paces between All Nippon Airways and Hawaiian? The post Hawaiian thinks about using A380s to counter ANA doing same appeared first on Plane Talking.
The rise of dedicated teams and social customer service. In 2017, social customer service will be the top focus for airlines. As a result, airlines have already started adopting a dedicated team structure to ensure efficient customer service delivery. Show More Summary
The question now is who will make the second move as Canberra gets its first wide-body international flights The post Canberra is ‘international’ again, and this time it’s for real appeared first on Plane Talking.
This month has been big on airline brand campaigns – two rolled out by airlines themselves, and one by a passenger that probably achieves the same effect. American Airlines, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, and Emirates have all received lots of exposure in the US market. Show More Summary
It is said that if you’re running around on the fifth runway at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (ATL) you’re having a very bad day. Either your plane has just crashed or you’re about to be arrested and sent to jail...Show More Summary
It might only have small wide body fleets but Virgin Australia is working them like there is no tomorrow The post Virgin Australia restores Melbourne LAX 777s and puts A330s on Perth-Abu Dhabi appeared first on Plane Talking.
Almost as an aside an options paper for new rail links to Sydney's 2nd airport makes a startling proposal for fixing the problems with the trains that stop at its current single airport The post Has Sydney’s existing airport train found its Waterloo? appeared first on Plane Talking.
Note: This post was originally published on apex.aero. SimpliFlying CEO Shashank Nigam launched his first book yesterday at a private event in London. SOAR aims to help its readers shake off old ways of thinking, adopt new attitudesShow More Summary
“To push the frontier of airline marketing, it is important that airlines pit themselves on a global level and learn from one another. SimpliFlying Awards encourage airlines to innovate and stay ahead of competition.” – Shashank Nigam, CEO, SimpliFlying. Show More Summary
It seems Jetstar has better things to do with its 787s than fly them Melbourne-Tokyo The post Qantas to replace Jetstar on Melbourne-Tokyo (Narita) route appeared first on Plane Talking.
It's official, a very large part of MH370's wing has been found, but its in two parts, one in Australia and the other in France The post ATSB confirms largest find yet of wing section of MH370 appeared first on Plane Talking.
Inflicting pain on customers has become an accounting necessity for modern airlines The post Values for used big jets are sick and not just for A380s appeared first on Plane Talking.
The FAA has acted to prevent a cabin oxygen fed fire in 777s of a type that may have caused the loss of MH370 The post US sets safety rule to stop cabin oxygen fires in jets like MH370 appeared first on Plane Talking.
FOD (foreign object debris) is the scourge of airport operations. FOD includes the mundane as well as the unusual: baggage-claim tickets, random bits of plastic, airplane parts, dead animals, rocks, and clumps of loose dead vegetation. Show More Summary
This looks like a highly significant find, but working out precisely what it means could prove extremely difficult The post Scorch marks on possible MH370 fragment could be a breakthrough appeared first on Plane Talking.
Gliders and airliners keep just missing each other at country airports and the ATSB spells out the risks in this close call earlier in the year The post How a glider and a regional turbo-prop nearly hit over Orange appeared first on Plane Talking.