Tag Archives: airline

European Union(EU) Allows Mobile Phones on Airplanes

The 27-member European Union (EU) announced on Monday that it would allow air travelers to use their mobile phones to talk, send text messages or e-mails during their flight in the European airspace.

Users will be charged by their existing service providers according to rates set by them, the airline and their network operator. European officials have warned consumers to expect higher fees because of the costs involved to set up the onboard networks on planes.

Malaysian Air Orders Boeing Worth $2.77 Billion


Malaysian airlines  ordered 35 Boeing Co. planes valued at as much as $2.77 billion to replace older aircraft and serve new short-haul routes.

The airline has also confirmed an order for six Airbus SAS A380 superjumbos after agreeing cash compensation for late deliveries. Ordering new, fuel-efficient planes will help Malaysian Air upgrade its fleet, cut fuel expenses and take on budget airlines.

Emirates Kozhikode operations from July,1 2008


Dubai-based international airlines, Emirates announced its six-weekly, non-stop services to Kozhikode (Calicut) from July,1, 2008.

Kozhikode will be the third city in Kerala and 10th in India with non-stop Emirates flights from Dubai. Other cities previously served in kerala by Emirates are

  1. Kochi
  2. Thiruvananthapuram

The other cities in India it flies to include

  • Ahmedabad

Kingfisher Training Academy (KTA) in Indore


UB Group has launched Kingfisher Training Academy (KTA) in Indore to cater to the rising demand for trained professionals in the hospitality and the airline industry.

Kingfisher Training Academy hopes to train at least 3500 candidates over the next three years from Indore.

KTA Programmes

  • 12 Months Advanced Certificate Course in Aviation and Hospitality Management.