Articles tagged “aircraft”

Airlines

First Deliveries of New Airbus A321XLR Plane Delayed Again

Developing new aircraft is rarely easy, but this fresh delay to the company’s flagship narrowbody jet program will come as a disappointment to Airbus and its customers.

First Deliveries of New Airbus A321XLR Plane Delayed Again

Tourism

Iceland Volcano Erupts With Minimal Tourism Impact

Today's podcast looks at Iceland's volcanic eruption, Uber's simplified expense reporting, and major aircraft orders.

Iceland Volcano Erupts With Minimal Tourism Impact

News Blog

IDEAS: Qantas’ New Airbus A220 Tells a Story Through Aboriginal Livery

Qantas has unveiled the livery of its first QantasLink Airbus A220, which will be the sixth aircraft to feature in its Flying Art Series when it comes into service as part of the group’s domestic fleet renewal program. Credit: Qantas The aircraft features the Aboriginal artwork of senior Pitjantjatjara artist, Maringka Baker, and tells the…

News Blog

IDEAS: Alaska Airlines Unveils Disney Inspired Aircraft, ‘Mickey’s Toontown Express’

Alaska Airlines has unveiled its latest Disney themed aircraft, aptly named ‘Mickey’s Toontown Express,’ which has been inspired by Mickey’s Toontown in Disneyland Park. Credit: Joe Nicholson / Alaska Airlines The Boeing 737-800, which is now flying routes across Alaska’s network, features Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Pluto, Donald Duck and Daisy Duck, and saw…

Startups

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

DiDi said robotaxis will be available on its rideshare app by 2025, and Regent Craft said it will begin testing electric seagliders next year.

DiDi Autonomous Driving Raises $149 Million for Robotaxis: Startup Funding Roundup

Airlines

Ryanair, Delta, Lufthansa: What Airline Execs Are Saying About AI, Biometrics, and Apps

Consumer tech is important — but so are modern internal systems. A healthy mix is key.

Ryanair, Delta, Lufthansa: What Airline Execs Are Saying About AI, Biometrics, and Apps

Travel Technology

JetZero Wins $235 Million Contract from U.S. Air Force for Next-Gen Jet

JetZero is one of multiple aircraft startups with promises of low or zero emissions that have raked in hundreds of millions of dollars in recent months.

JetZero Wins $235 Million Contract from U.S. Air Force for Next-Gen Jet

Airlines

Air India’s Cabin Upgrades Take Shape: How it Plans to Fix Passenger Experience

Air India has opened its checkbook to offer a contemporary experience, one it hopes will dissuade passengers from flying one-stop via the Middle East or Far-East Asia when it is ready with its offering

Air India’s Cabin Upgrades Take Shape: How it Plans to Fix Passenger Experience

Startups

Archer Aviation Raises $215 Million for Urban Flying Taxis: Startup Funding Roundup

Archer Aviation expects its flying taxis to be in the air in 2025, and Atmosfy wants to change the way people leave dining reviews.

Archer Aviation Raises $215 Million for Urban Flying Taxis: Startup Funding Roundup

Startups

Nezasa Raises $4.7 Million for Tour Operator Software: Startup Funding Roundup

Nezasa wants to make life easier for travel operators, and Electra is designing a plane to take off from a 150-foot runway.

Nezasa Raises $4.7 Million for Tour Operator Software: Startup Funding Roundup