Air India places record orders for 500 aircraft with Airbus and Boeing

It concerns 400 so-called narrow-body aircraft, aircraft with one aisle. In addition, Air India is ordering 100 widebody aircraft, multi-aisle aircraft. The deal includes the A350 from Airbus and the 787 and 777 from competitor Boeing. The ailing Air India was taken over by the Tata conglomerate last year. The airline has been kept afloat […]

Arrest at Schiphol after fight on board plane

Shoot me, I don’t understand anymore. Six months ago there was a problem that shouldn’t have been there. But what could have been solved in two months at most, still drags on at Schiphol security like a Groningen compensation scheme: no gas is given. Not even after the CEO kicked himself to the exit. n”}]; […]

KLM celebrates birthday with unveiling house 103 in Aruba

“I don’t know whether KLM employees could have imagined, when they started in 1919, that KLM’s birthday would still be celebrated 103 years later. This time even on beautiful Aruba, where we have been flying to for almost fifty years and where we celebrate the start of one hundred years of aviation on the island […]

Air Belgium unveils first Airbus A330-200 for passenger fleet

Air Belgium is adding a total of two A330-200 passenger aircraft to the fleet, in addition to the two new A330-900s. Both are ex-Etihad aircraft leased from Altavair. The example shown above has been registered OE-LCL and is 8 years old. With the addition of the two A330-200s, Air Belgium can once again have four […]

Fine and prison sentence for fighters on KLM flight

The aircraft landed at Schiphol at half past eight in the morning. During the flight, there were altercations between a group of four men (suspects aged 24, 25, 35 and 35) and a group of two men (including a 33-year-old suspect). The two men are said to have made discriminatory comments towards the four. Fellow […]

KLM cancels 42 flights on Monday

Schiphol’s request on Friday to further intervene in capacity did not lead to more cancellations, according to a KLM spokeswoman. KLM is the largest user of Schiphol. The company previously said it was “very displeased” about the course of events. Schiphol announced on Friday that until the end of October, 9250 fewer passengers may depart […]

Condor also replaces entire short and medium-haul fleet

Last year, Condor placed an order for sixteen Airbus A330-900s to replace the Boeing 767s. Those devices will be available from this fall. In the coming years, Condor will therefore replace all its aircraft. As a result, the Germans say they will soon have one of the most modern and environmentally friendly fleets in Europe. […]