Monthly Archives: November 2013

Chef Linton Hopkins winner of “Cabin Pressure Cook-Off,” new Delta chef

By BA Staff Delta Air Lines and FOOD & WINE managzine announced that Chef Linton Hopkins is the winner of the “The Cabin Pressure Cook-Off,” a culinary competition to find the next Delta chef. Chef Hopkins will join the Delta culinary team to consult on BusinessElite menus for flights between Atlanta and Europe beginning in February. Joanne Smith, Delta’s senior …

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Boeing continues to Improve 737 MAX performance

By BA Staff The Boeing 737 MAX program continues to make steady development progress since reaching Firm Configuration on the 737 MAX 8 in July. Engineers have completed an assessment of the airplane’s performance confirming an additional 1% fuel-efficiency improvement over the 13% already promised to customers. Keith Leverkuhn, vice president and general manager, 737 MAX program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes …

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US August passenger airline employment down 2.2 percent

By BA Staff U.S. scheduled passenger airlines employed 380,328 workers in August 2013, down 2.2% from a year earlier, as per the U.S. Department of Transportation鈥檚 Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) reports. August was the 12th consecutive month that full-time equivalent (FTE) employment for U.S. scheduled passenger carriers was below that of the same month of the previous year. Scheduled …

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dnata selects Amadeus’ flight management solution

By BA Staff Amadeus, announced that dnata, part of the Emirates group of Dubai and one of the world鈥檚 largest combined air services providers, will implement Amadeus’ Alt茅a Departure Control鈥檚 Flight Management solution in their centralised load control offices (CLC) in Dubai. The airport ground handler, is now present in 75 airports in 38 countries. The deal spans all Emirates …

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Air India to launch 787 on Mumbai – London Heathrow

by BA Staff National carrier Air India is bringing the Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner to its services between its secondary hub at Mumbai and London Heathrow International Airport from 30th March, 2014. Schedules for the flight are as follow AI131 ~ BOM – LHR ~ D: 0630 A: 1130 ~ 788 ~ Daily AI130 ~ LHR – BOM ~ D: 1315 …

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