DRUKAIR [Royal Bhutan Airlines] is the national carrier of the Royal Government of Bhutan, operating to seven cities in six countries. Paro is the only airport in Bhutan which is located in a deep valley at an elevation of 7300 ft above sea level. Within a short span of its introduction the network of Druk Air increased to link Paro with New-Delhi, Bangkok and Kathmandu.
From two destinations in 1983 today Druk Air operates from Paro seven times a week to Bangkok where five flights goes via Kolkata and two flights through Gaya (flights via Dhaka and Yangon are currently suspended), thrice to Kathmandu and Delhi. Druk-Air is the only airline that serves Paro. So all visitors to Bhutan are initiated into the kingdom in its care. The flight into Paro is one of the most spectacular in the world. Whether flying along the Himalayan range from Kathmandu or over the foothills from Calcutta or Dhaka, each flight is mesmerising aeronautical feat and offers an exciting descent into the kingdom.
For more information, please visit http://www.drukair.com.bt
Arik Air is a wholly-owned Nigerian airline with a commitment to the people of Nigeria to deliver new standards in aviation. Founded in 2002, it was the vision of Sir Arumemi-Ikhide, a leading and well-respected Nigerian businessman who understood that if business was to succeed, there needed to be efficiency and quality of service. Arik Air International Ltd is the overseas corporate headquarters of Arik Air in Lagos, Nigeria, set up to develop the worldwide routes and realise the vision of founder Sir Arumemi-Ikhide to offer a truly global airline with world class standards.
Established as a management consultancy provider to the airline, Arik Air International commenced in April 2007, with the remit to bolster Ariks position in the complex international market. Their inaugural flight to London is perhaps the best thing to happen to passengers on the London-Lagos route since the service first started. They are now taking our world class airline to the rest of the world and have secured the rights to fly to Johannesburg, New York, Houston, Paris, Beijing, and many other international destinations. The aircraft offers 36 Premier Class and 201 Economy Class seats.
For more information, please visit http://www.arikair.com
Kenmore Air was founded in 1946 by three high school friends, reunited after World War II. With one airplane, and a single hangar near a swamp at the North end of Lake Washington, Bob Munro, Reg Collins, and Jack Mines gave birth to what was to become the largest and most respected seaplane airline in the world. Kenmore Air currently has 25 aircraft in operation, 52 pilots on staff and more than 250 employees in peak season.
Today, Kenmore Air is among the best-known and most respected float plane operations in the world, flying an eclectic mix of piston Beavers and turbine Otters and Caravans, landing passengers on glaciers, lakes and harbors among the mist-shrouded fjords and islands of the U.S. and Canadian northwest. Kenmore Air continues to be the world standard by which floatplanes are judged, and is renowned for its superior expertise in plane maintenance and construction. The company’s philosophy has remained unchanged since its establishment in 1946: do the right thing
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Transaero Airlines launched service in 1991. Transaero is the second largest Russian airline serving international routes. Transaero won Wings of Russian 2007 award in Airline of the Year the Best Airline Serving International Routes. Transaero is the leader of the industry in terms of long-term stable development. The airlines passenger flow grew by almost 12 times in the recent five years.
Transaero serves routes connecting Moscow with 85 destinations and it is the only Russian airline to operate scheduled flights to five continents. International flights account for approximately 85% of the entire passenger turnover of the airline. The airlines maintenance service has all necessary certificates issued by Russian, European (JAA) and US (FAA) regulatory authorities, which authorize the airline to perform maintenance of both Russian- and foreign-built airplanes.Transaero quality management system has been certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2000.
For more information, please visit http://www.transaero.ru
Gol airline was founded by a leading Brazilian coach travel company called Grupo urea. It started flying in January 2001 with one aim: to make flying affordable for most Brazilians. With their low cost, low fare philosophy, they have developed a lean structure and become one of the world’s most efficient airlines. Based on this was a totally new concept here, they are flying the newest aircraft and their fare policy has revolutionized the domestic aviation industry in Brazil.
Their latest-generation Boeing 737-700 and 737-800 are up to 12% faster than similar planes. Gol’s strategy is to keep on-board passenger service simple. On mostly short routes, they serve healthy and nutritious snacks and cereal bars. Staff wears uniforms designed by leading Brazilian stylists Glria Coelho and Ricardo Almeida. Their priorities are safety, comfort, and quality for passengers and cargo. As a result, Gol sets the highest standards for the commercial aviation market. Their target for 2010 is to have Gol – the smart airline – evolve even further and be recognized as the company that popularized high quality low cost air travel in Latin America.
For more information, please visit http://www.voegol.com.br
Celebrating its 18th year, Fort Lauderdale-based Spirit is the leading low cost carrier to the Caribbean serving 42 markets in the United States, Bahamas, Caribbean, Central and South America with 150 daily flights. Spirit Airlines started out in 1980 as Charter One, a Detroit-based charter tour operator providing travel packages to entertainment destinations such as Atlantic City, Las Vegas and the Bahamas.
Spirits goal of becoming the leading low cost carrier to the Caribbean became a reality in 2005 2006, with new flights to the Bahamas, Jamaica, U.S. Virgin Islands and Cayman Islands. From its beginnings as Charter One to its current role as the leading low cost carrier to the Caribbean, Spirit Airlines strives to provide low-fares with friendly and reliable service to its customers.Spirit’s new fleet was designed with customers in mind with all leather seats, moveable headrests, and extra large overhead bins.
For more information, please visit http://www.spiritair.com
Turkish Airlines has been named best airline in Southern Europe in a survey conducted by well-known market research company Skytrax. Turkish Airlines was founded under law no. 2186 in ANKARA under the name”STATE AIRLINES ADMINISTRATION” as a department of Ministry of Defence. As a part of an expansion program Turkish Airlines will launch a new direct flight to Goteborg, the second largest city in Sweden, as the seventh new international route this year.
Turkish Airlines achieved another success by becoming the sole 4-star airline of Europe, a title which is monitored by other airline companies across the globe after an intensive work aiming the high standard of quality and customer satisfaction. As one of the worlds fastest growing carriers Turkish Airlines attained the 4-star status for the categories of first class, business class, economy class in long haul flights and the categories of business class, economy class in short haul flights. One of the worlds fastest growing airline companies Turkish Airlines has received an award from Airbus for Top Operational Excellence of its A320 family fleet, in recognition of its service record.
For more information, please visit http://www.thy.com
Air Methods Corporation was established in Colorado in 1980 and now serves as the largest provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems throughout the United States. They provide air medical emergency transport services under two separate operating models: the Community-Based Model (CBM) and the Hospital-Based Model (HBM).RMH, Mercy Air Service, Inc. (Mercy Air), and LifeNet, Inc. (LifeNet) operate as wholly-owned subsidiaries of Air Methods.
Under both CBM and HBM operations, they transport persons requiring intensive medical care from either the scene of an accident or general care hospitals to highly skilled trauma centers or tertiary care centers. Under the CBM delivery model, their employees provide medical care to patients en route, while under the HBM delivery model, medical care en route is provided by employees or contractors of their customer hospitals. Their Products Division designs, manufactures, and installs aircraft medical interiors and other aerospace or medical transport products.
For more information, please visit http://www.airmethods.com
Angel Medflight is a full service provider for medical ground and air transport. Part of their mission is to fulfill the urgent need for integrity and excellence in the air ambulance industry. They use only the best aircraft, equipment and personnel. They deliver on their promises, and they go to any lengths to make patient transport as smooth, comfortable, and worry-free as possible.
Angel Medflight utilizes from Chipola Aviation a fleet of medically dedicated jets and twin-engine aircraft, operated under a fully conforming and operational FAA Part 135 certificate. Aircrafts are never chartered or leased out; they are medically customized and used exclusively for patient transport. Each of Chipola Aviation’s fully medically customized aircraft is equipped with the leading technologies in medical devices and monitoring capabilities. They use the most up to date technology in the air medical industry.
For more information, please visit http://www.angelmedflight.com
ALPINE AVIATION, INC. is a California-based flight service company offering flight charter, aircraft management, pilot flight training, and aircraft maintenance. Founded in 1990, Alpine is located in Grass Valley, California, 50 miles north of the Sacramento Metro area. We are a one-hour drive or half hour flight from Sacramento, and less than an hour flight from the Bay Area. Alpine operates a modern fleet of single and multi-engine prop and turboprop aircraft for travel to any destination in the contiguous United States. Serving the business and recreation traveler, Alpine Aviation offers scheduling conveniences and comfort advantages beyond standard commercial or private aviation alternatives.
At Alpine Aviation they’re dedicated to safety and full certification. They can help you earn your wings, from private pilot through commercial and airline transport ratings. Alpine Aviation is an FAA Certified Repair station located in the foothills of Northern California. Based at the Nevada County Airpark in Grass Valley, California, (KGOO). With a background in maintaining commercial aircraft for Alpine Aviations air carrier certificate, Alpine Aviation knows how to maintain aircraft to the highest levels of reliability. Alpine Aviation is a factory authorized Service Center for Cessna and Diamond aircraft and offers full aircraft maintenance and repairs, including avionics.
For more information, please visit http://www.flyalpine.com