New York (AirGuide - Airline News Asia / Pacific) May 30, 2010
Transport emissions fell as recession hit. Global transport emissions fell sharply during the past two years as the recession hit consumers and businesses. New data show that greenhouse emissions from the transport sector slumped by up to 10%, in the fastest decline for more than 40 years. May 27, 2010
Skytrax's list of the world's 10 best airlines Stepping on an airplane today, especially those run by the U.S. airlines, can seem more like a prison sentence than the start of a great journey. But hop on board an Asian or Middle Eastern airline and you are treated like royalty. Seats are larger, the food actually tastes good and the service is attentive. So here is Skytrax's list of the world's 10 best airlines:
1: Asiana Airlines, 2: Singapore Airlines, 3: Qatar Airways, 4: Cathay Pacific, 5: Air New Zealand, 6: Etihad Airways, 7: Qantas Airways, 8: Emirates, 9: Thai Airways, 10: Malaysia Airlines May 25, 2010
Air India, Boeing Indian authorities have found the flight data recorder of the Air India Express Boeing 737-800 that crashed at Mangalore International Airport on 22 May. Indian authorities have found the flight data recorder of the Air India Express Boeing 737-800 that crashed at Mangalore International Airport on 22 May. May 25, 2010
Air India, Boeing Air India said some of its maintenance and engineering workers went on indefinite strike Tuesday to protest a company policy that prevents workers from speaking out publicly about the carrier's woes, another setback for the state-controlled airline as it tries to deal with the fallout of a weekend jetliner crash that killed 158 people. The strike came on the same day police and aviation officials recovered the "black box" containing flight data from the Boeing 737-800 aircraft that overshot a hilltop runway in the southern city of Mangalore and plunged into a ravine. Indian investigators, working with U.S. authorities, are trying to determine the cause of the crash. May 24, 2010
Air New Zealand Air New Zealand is holding a sweepstakes with a grand prize of a VIP vacation to publicize its Los Angeles to London service, and is offering a low fare out of San Francisco to publicize its service from that city to Auckland. The airline is partnering with Visit London and offering a special $660 fare from Los Angeles to London as well as the sweepstakes with a grand prize of a VIP vacation in London. Travel must be booked between...