Greenland Express Air New Airline from Denmark

Greenland Express Air New Airline from Denmark, will start to serve in the spring

Greenland Express Air is a new airline that expects to launch scheduled passenger operations in March or April. This airline is a merged between Eyjaflug, Air Arctic and Greenland Express has merged and continue with the name Greenland Express Air.

Greenland Express Air will operate an Embraer 190.
According to its website, the airline is planning the following routes:
First flights to Denmark, then the rest of the world.
The first flights will begin this summer season between:
  • Copenhagen – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Copenhagen
  • Aalborg – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Aalborg
  • Aalborg – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Aalborg
  • Copenhagen – Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Aalborg – Narsarsuaq
  • Aalborg – Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Narsarsuaq – Aalborg
  • Keflavik – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Keflavik
  • Keflavik – Narsarsuaq
  • Narsarsuaq – Keflavik
  • Narsarsuaq – Kangerlussuaq
  • Kangerlussuaq – Narsarsuaq
  • Aalborg – Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen – Aalborg
  • Kangerlussuaq – Copenhagen

JAL Sky Suite 777 service to Chicago O’Hare

JAL Sky Suite 777 service to Chicago O’Hare start from January 20

Start from January 20, 2014 JAL, Japan Airlines to launch “JAL Sky Suite 777″ service to Chicago O’Hare from Tokyo (Narita). And then for next step, turn on Narita-Frankfurt service starting in April 2014.

Currently "JAL Sky Suite 777" already serve on Tokyo (Narita) - London (Heathrow), Tokyo (Narita) - New York (JFK), Tokyo (Narita) - Paris (CDG) and Tokyo (Narita) - Los Angeles.

The new Boeing 777 Sky Suite service is upgrade level of service, 13 of 232-seat Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft have modifying to this new level of service.

Changes in cabin class names
Our present JAL Execlusive Class, "Seasons" will be renamed "Jal Business Class" when the modified planes fly again. (Airport signage, boarding passes and more will be given a new look as of April 2013)

Photo by JAL, Toshi Aoki

Discovery Air New Airline from Nigeria

Discovery Air is a new airline from Nigeria based at Lagos

Discovery Air is planning to launch scheduled passenger operations from Lagos to Abuja and Port Harcourt. The carrier launches with two Boeing 737-300s, the first aircraft Boeing 737 is former Virgin Express and Brussels Airlines and second aircraft is former Western Pacific Airlines. Will operated soon on October 2013.

Photo by Discovery Air

First arrival Airbus A330-200 Fiji Airways in Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport welcomes Fiji Airways

For first arrival Airbus A330-200 Fiji Airways new brand, Los Angeles International Airport warmly welcome. Previously the airport was served with Air Pacific Boeing 747-400s.

Fiji Airways is new brand for replace Air Pacific, to honor its cultural heritage, Fiji Airways has announced a new refreshed brand at a celebratory launch event at Los Angeles International Airport.

The event retired its “Air Pacific” brand to align more closely with what makes Fiji unique, its people. Fiji Airways will add more frequency of flights with new aircrafts, it will be even easier for Americans to get to the 333 islands of Fiji. American travelers will now see direct flights from Los Angeles to Fiji almost double by the end of the year, and they will travel in new, state-of-the-art A330s.

Spring Airlines Japan Start Operates late 2013 or early 2014

Shanghai Spring International Travel Service, China have the subsidiary new low-cost cerier on Japan and the brands is Spring Airlines Japan. The airline previously was hoping to start operations in the spring of 2013.

Now this airline has been approved by Japan’s MLIT for a launch of scheduled passenger operations, and planning to commence operations on late 2013 or early 2014, 

The new airline is planning to operate domestic routes initially from Narita Airport to Hiroshima, Kumamoto and Takamatsu, and will be served by Boeing 737-800.

Spring Airlines is the largest low-cost carrier in China and operates over 50 international and domestic routes covering a network of more than 30 cities across China, Japan and Thailand.

Go2Sky New Airline From Slovakia

Go2Sky is a new airline from Slovakia based at Milan Rastislav Stefanik Airport in Bratislava, Go2Sky provides non-scheduled transportation of passengers, cargo and mail.

The carrier signed a lease agreement with Triton Aviation Ireland Limited for one Boeing 737-400 in March 2013. Will operated in a single-class, 168-seat configuration.

Photos by Go2Sky

AirAsia India Start Operates End 2013

Malaysian LCC airline, AirAsia, hoping its subsidiary in India will be operates on this year using three Airbus A320s.

"We haven't get NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the ministry in India. Initially we are targeting could be operating on September. Now we expect to be operational on the end of the year, " Chief Executive Officer AirAsia Group, Tony Fernandes said.

AirAsia holds 49% stake in AirAsia India, 30% Tata Sons and 21% Telestra Tradeplace.

According to Tony Fernandes, AirAsia India will start its operations with three Airbus A320s aircraft and will be add one more on each month. These planes will perform between six to eight flights a day with a time lag between one flight to the next flight is limited to 25 minutes.

AirAsia India is a low-cost carrier offering low prices. But passengers can get more facilities, such as food, beverages, baggage, insurance, hotels, etc. with a separate price of the ticket price.

Air Lituanica launches with Embraer 170

Air Lituanica launches scheduled passenger operations

Air Lituanica, airline of Lithuania as planned, will be launched to serve scheduled passenger operations with an Embraer 170 leased from Estonian Air.

The New airline
routes first launched on June 30, to Brussels. And then on July 8, a second route to Amsterdam to begin. The airline intends to expand later to Berlin, Prague, Munich, and Moscow.

Embraer launches the second generation of E-Jets

Embraer has formally announced the launch of the second generation of its E-Jets family of commercial aircraft, They call E-Jets E2

The second generation of Embraer E-Jets E2:
E175-E2 seat up to 88 passengers
E190-E2 seat up to 106 passengers
E195-E2 seat up to 132 passengers

E190-E2 is expected to enter service in the first half of 2018 with the other models following from 2019.

“The launch of the E2 builds on our vision to offer leading-edge commercial jets with a capacity right-sized for 70 to 130 seats, seamless mainline comfort, and performance for flexible and efficient utilisation by regional, low-cost, and network carriers.” Embraer CEO Frederico Fleury Curado said.

Officially Launches Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Officially Launches Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

On the second day of the Paris Air Show on Tuesday (06/18/2013), officially launched the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, which is the third version of the aircraft fuel-efficient 787 Dreamliner family. The launch was marked by as many as 102 aircraft purchase commitments from five customers in Europe, Asia, and North America, providing a strong foundation for the development and production of the latest Dreamliner.

Customers who commit to buy 787-10 among others, Air Lease Corporation (ALC) with 30 aircraft, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) as many as 10 aircraft, International Airlines Group (IAG) / British Airways as many as 12 aircraft, Singapore Airlines with 30 aircraft, and United Airlines with 20 aircraft.

Latest aircraft by Boeing 787-10 is claimed capable of flying with a range of 7,000 nautical miles (12,964 km), which could account for 90 percent of the double-aisle plane flown today in operation, with a capacity of 300-330 passengers, depending on the desired configuration customers.

"787-10 Dreamliner will be the most efficient aircraft in the world. This aircraft is more fuel-efficient by 25 percent compared to its class aircraft that flew today and will be saving 10 percent compared to competitors offered a new aircraft in the future, "said President and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Ray Conner.

Prime Perform Airbus A350 Flight on June 14

Prime Perform Airbus A350 XWB Flight on June 14

Airbus, European aircraft manufacturers, will perform for first time Airbus A350 XWB on Friday, June 14, 2013. We know A350 XWB its latest flagship from Airbus. This Europe's first jetliner made ​​with carbon-composite, developed an approximate cost of USD 15 million. And this ​​aircraft is designed to compete directly or head to head with 787 Dreamliner from Boeing ,US.

Airbus target for this aircraft will get a value USD 1 trillion in the next few years. A350 scheduled inaugural flight on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 10:00 am from Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France.

A350 XWB is a medium-sized aircraft for long-haul flights. The aircraft has three versions with capacities between 270 to 350 passengers if configured in three classes. A350 offers better efficiency than aircraft in the same category at this time, use 25 percent more fuel-saving and reducing CO2 emissions by the same amount. A350 has 613 units already ordered by many airline spread on 33 countries.

images by Airbus