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Qantas uses 747 to deliver extra fuel to Auckland

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Qantas has ferried extra fuel from Sydney to Auckland on a Boeing 747-400 as part of efforts to minimise disruption due to fuel shortages at the airport. (australianaviation.com.au) More...

Video: The Death and Life of Helicopter Commuting

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Fifty years ago, a helicopter company called New York Airways whisked passengers from the rooftop of the iconic Pan Am Building in midtown Manhattan to any city airport in just 10 minutes. (www.youtube.com) More...

Lufthansa CEO's focus is on 38 leased planes in Air Berlin battle

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Lufthansa is interested in acquiring as many as 80 planes from rival Air Berlin with its priority on securing planes it already leases, the group’s chief executive said. (www.reuters.com) More...

Pilot union BALPA urges Ryanair to improve working conditions

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BALPA has declared its willingness to help Ryanair improve working conditions in order to facilitate recruitment and retention of pilots, after a lack of available flightcrew led to the budget carrier's cancellation of 2,100 flights over the next six weeks. (www.flightglobal.com) More...

Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to offer passengers a double bed – but there’s a catch

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We all know the struggle of trying to sleep during a flight, and when you’re on a long-haul journey it can be frustrating when you can’t get some decent shut-eye. However, Qatar Airways has just unveiled a new feature that could be a game-changer for frequent travellers; a double bed... (www.aviationfigures.com) More...