A few days ago Icelandic airline, Air Iceland, decided to rebrand as Air Iceland connect. The airline, which is currently the largest provider of domestic flights in Iceland, says it is rebranding due to more tourist traffic, confusion due to the two names the airline is referred to (one Icelandic and one English) and because of a stronger partnership with Icelandair.
Yesterday Swiss International Airlines has received its first of 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft in Mirabel, making the airline the first operator of both version of the CSeries family in the world.
The aircraft, registered HB-JCA (MSN 55010), has flown its delivery flight to Zurich today, but will later on fly to Geneva, where it will be based. The first revenue service for the airline will happen on June 1, operating flights to London Heathrow.
British Airways has cancelled all flights out of London Heathrow and Gatwick due to a massive worldwide failure of their IT systems. The airline has announced that they haven’t found any evidence of a cyber attack.
Heathrow Airport has announced on Twitter that all flights until 1800L (1700Z) have been cancelled due to this failure.
Earlier this week JetBlue presented yet another special livery, this time honoring New York City’s own Police Department. The aircraft was nicknamed “Blue Finest” and has been decorated with NYPD’s flag.Read More »
Batik Air Malaysia have outlined their initial Boeing 737 MAX 8 operations from the carrier’s Kuala Lumpur base. The airline’s first 737 MAX 8, 9M-LRC, made it’s first revenue flight to Singapore Changi Int’l on the 22nd of May.
As reported by Routes Online, here is the Batik Air’s 737 MAX 8 flight schedule.
Kuala Lumpur – Dhaka 23MAY17 OD166/165 24MAY17 – 30JUN17 OD163/164, OD165/166 (from 01JUN17)
Kuala Lumpur – Lahore 01JUN17 – 30JUN17 OD131/132
Kuala Lumpur – Langkawi 01JUN17 – 30JUN17 OD2206/2205
Kuala Lumpur – Singapore 22MAY17 OD803/804 01JUN17 – 30JUN17 OD801/802