After that, the part of the equity of Virgin Atlantic was acquired by the Detta Air Lines and Air France-KLM. So, Virgin Atlantic is owned by three companies, Virgin Group (20%), Detta Air Lines (49%) and Air France-KLM (31%). Virgin Atlantic operated more different international routes such as New York, Atlanta, London, Dubai, Hong Kong, etc. In addition, Virgin Atlantic had got much achievement, including launched the first super economy service in 1992 that went on to become their award-winning Premium Economy and the world 's first flight using biofuel by a commercial airline in 2008. Besides, they provide three classes of travel to customers.
Furthermore, it was supported by French, West German and the British governments. Initially, while the French company Aérospatiale and the West German company Deutsche Airbus each took a 36.5% share of production work, Hawker Siddeley took 20% and the Dutch company Fokker-VFW took 7% (Airbus history, 1997). The first aircraft which was launched by Airbus was A300. In
Initially was focusing on military engines, but in these days they are focusing more on producing engines for Commercial airplanes; because in the 21st century they made a huge contract with Boeing and Airbus to become one of their main engine suppliers alongside with their competitors GE (General Electric) and P&W (Pratt & Whitney). They even made a bigger contract with Qatar airways and Emirates, these commercial airlines own an exclusive airplane for Either Airbus or Boeing and Rolls-Royce are the only company that supplies their aircrafts with engines. The company expanded more and more and became partners with several companies that involves in nuclear energy, power systems, they even made contracts with the Ministry of
October 1972, Malaysia Airline System was established and the short form of “MAS” was used in means gold to our country. The logo is originally extract from Kelantan traditional kite or ‘Wau”. On the same month, Malaysia Airline System began flying for first time from Kuala Lumpur to London which means first international router for Malaysia Airline since it establish. In that year, MAS had operate more than 34 regional destination and 6 international services. A years later, MAS ‘expand’ its wings by schedule flights reached Europe, with initial flight origin from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam, Paris and Frankfurt after receiving DC-10-30
Introduction SAA is a State-owned company, reporting to the Minister of Public Enterprises as supported by the Department of Public Enterprises (DPE). The airline’s principal activities include providing scheduled air services for the transportation of passengers, freight and mail to international, regional and domestic destinations. In February 1934 the South African government took over Union Airways and renamed the airline South African Airways (SAA). In November 1934 SAA introduced on its domestic flights the first multi engine aircraft, the Junkers JU 52/3m. During the 30’s the airline steadily increased its fleet with more Junkers and with DC3’s, DC7’s, Constellations, and Vickers Viscounts.
Mohammad Ayub Khan, (born May 14, 1907, Hazāra, India—died April 19, 1974, near Islāmābād, Pak.) president of Pakistan from 1958 to 1969, whose rule marked a critical period in the modern development of his nation. After studying at Alīgarh Muslim University, in Uttar Pradesh, India, and at the British Royal Military College, at Sandhurst, Ayub Khan was commissioned an officer in the Indian army (1928). In World War II he was second-in-command of a regiment in Burma (Myanmar) and commanded a battalion in India. After the 1947 partition of British India he was rapidly promoted in the army of the new Muslim state of Pakistan: from major general (1948) to commander in chief (1951).
Since the 1980s the international airline business, it has been tough competition environment, with major international airline (Iatrou and Oretti, 2007). SIA has developed innovative strategies to adapt the market changes, outperformed of competitors through a different position and diversified products. According to IATA, the global airline industry had estimated almost $31 billion cumulative losses between 2001 and 2010 (IATA, 2011). In a recent study, Booz & Company (2009) states that many of the world’s airlines are in poor financial health and are ill-equipped to weather the global recession (see Figure 1, p.3). In the result, SIA was the best financial health rating as 1st with excellent Financial Health.
In 1940 the British supported them to increase the flights so, they starts to fly to South Africa and Sydney. The runways The airport has two big runways, the runway has expend for the airbus a380 and equipped with ILS (instrument landing system) by 2009 the airport has announced that they installed cat 3 landing system to the first airport who has the CAT 3 in the UAE. The runway is so important to the airport because if there is no runway that means there no flights. The more runway the more
Till Independence, several small aircraft companies started operating in India. But after independence, government of India decided to nationalize the aircraft industry by introduction of Air Corporation Act. Governments brought a share of 49% in Tata airlines, and also kept an addition investment option of 2% with it, but allow Tata Airlines to operate in India, by the name of India Airlines for Domestic and Air India International for International flights and made it the official airlines of the country. Thus, till 1990’s both the airlines dominated the Indian Aviation industry and enjoyed their monopoly power, but after 1991, with the introduction of liberalization policies, the Indian aircraft industry started to witness rapid changes. The industry become open to private players, with this, private player started their operation and the result was that from 15000 passengers in 1990, the carriage increase to around 2,50,000 by 1992.
The Company which had its origin as the Hindustan Aircraft Company was incorporated on 23 Dec 1940 at Bangalore by Shri Walchand Hirachand a farsighted visionary in association with the Government of Mysore with an Authorised Capital of Rs.4 crores (Paid up capital Rs.40 lakhs) and with the aim of manufacturing aircraft in India. In March 1941, the Government of India became one of the shareholders in the Company holding 1/3 of its paid-up capital and subsequently took over its management in 1942. In collaboration with the Inter Continental Aircraft Company of USA, Hindustan Aircraft Company commenced its business of manufacturing of Harlow Trainer, Curtiss Hawk Fighter and Vultee Bomber Aircraft. In Dec 1945,the company was placed under the administrative control of Min. of Industry & Supply.