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Austrian Airlines Restructures Route Network and Increases Frequencies

· Unprofitable flight connections to be removed from the airline’s offering · More flights to New York, Chicago, Beijing and other international destinations · AIRail’s high passenger growth Austrian Airlines is restructuring its route network. Beginning October...

New Istanbul airport will handle 30,000 suitcases by the hour

The clock ticks and excitement is building up. In just a couple of month, on October 29, the world`s largest greenfield airport will open its gates. Serving flights to more than 300 destinations, Istanbul New Airport (INA) has an initial capacity of 90 million passengers, which is expandable to up t...

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Bali volcano erupts again leaving passengers stranded

Hundreds of flights have been delayed or grounded and Denpasar International Airport was shut down due to Volcano eruption in Bali. Despite the fact that the airport has now been reopened, the ongoing cancellations affect approximately 27,000 travelers worldwide. Following the airport reopening, the disruptions continue – the cancelled flights of Virgin Australia remain cancelled, while o...

flydubai marks first direct flight between Dubai and Sicily

flydubai, as part of its partnership with Emirates, offers greater frequency and easier access to Catania from Dubai and more than 200 global destinations A senior delegation from Dubai, including H.E. Liborio Stellino, the Ambassador of Italy in the UAE, Jeyhun Efendi, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for flydubai, Thierry Aucoc, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (Europe...

TAG Farnborough Airport becomes first carbon neutral business aviation airport in the world

Europe’s leading business aviation airport, TAG Farnborough Airport has been awarded carbon neutral status, the first business aviation airport in the world to achieve this under Airport Carbon Accreditation run by Airports Council International Europe (ACI EUROPE).  To achieve carbon neutral status, an airport must have mapped its carbon emissions, reduced CO2 emissions under its...

Parliament unlocks jobs and growth in landmark vote to expand Heathrow

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new skilled jobs and will ensure Heathrow expands sustainably Heathrow will now prepare an application for development consent which will see construction begin in 2021 Within the next 12 months alone,...

Abu Dhabi Airports Opens New Sleeping Facility for Transfer passengers in Terminal 3

Abu Dhabi Airports announced the opening of Aerotel’s new airport transit sleeping facility at the Abu Dhabi International Airport. The latest addition marks the airport’s second facility that is operated by Aerotel of Plaza Premium Group. Open 24 hours a day, the hotel offers flexible hourly booking slots which gives easy access for transit passengers seeking a quick power rest. It...

Arrival of a new airline company on the French ground: Primera Air, the long-haul low-cost with ultra competitive prices

Having launched in London Stansted last April in the United Kingdom, airline company Primera Air, strengthens its presence in Europe with three new departing French connections from airport Paris Charles de Gaulle to North America. With an introductory offer of 99€ one-way airfares - for a limited period – the Nordic company, intends to create buzz and to revolutionize the long-hau...

Prague Airport opened a new Centralized Security Checkpoint area in Terminal 2

Prague Airport brought new Centralized Security Checkpoint area in Terminal 2 into full operation. All passengers flying to Schengen Area countries will have to go through the new security checkpoint, which will significantly increase the airport’s handling capacity while improving passenger comfort. The new Centralized Security Checkpoint is the airport’s largest development proj...

Norwegian’s father and son pilots fly the Dreamliner to New York ahead of Father's Day

Captain and 27-year old co-pilot son fly from London Gatwick to New York to mark Father’s Day Norwegian mark’s Father’s Day by operating a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from London to New York by a Captain and his co-pilot son. The flight is the first time the airline has had a father and son fly the 787 Dreamliner together from London Gatwick. Europe’s third...

Expanded Heathrow would lead to lower fares and new UK and European routes

easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, confirmed today at the Heathrow Connectivity Conference that the expansion of Heathrow Airport would allow the entry of low cost carriers to the airport at scale for the first time. Passengers would benefit from the increased competition to legacy carriers and would enjoy fares around 30% lower on routes to existing UK and European destinations.  Th...

Emirates touches down in Auckland via Bali

Emirates has launched a new daily service from Dubai to Auckland via Bali, reflecting increased interest in the attractive Indonesian island destination and improving connectivity to New Zealand. The new service offers global travellers a total of three daily services to New Zealand, complementing Emirates’ existing non-stop daily A380 service between Dubai and Auckland and its current da...

London-Gatwick takes investment to over £3 billion with new five-year plan

£1.11 billion to be spent to support airline growth and enhance the airport experience for passengers Gatwick continues to explore how it can make best use of all its existing infrastructure Providing additional capacity, improving resilience and harnessing technology are all key parts of Gatwick’s plan Chief Executive, Stewart Wingate is today announcing the new five-year...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 1.5 million passengers during the first five months

During the first five months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 1.56 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 11 percent.  National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 631,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 176,000 passengers. 1.34 mln. passengers (86% of passenger traffi...

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Austrian Airlines Restructures Route Network and Increases Frequencies

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flydubai marks first direct flight between Dubai and Sicily

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Sino Jet Announces Collaboration with Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Air Ground Services Ltd. at EBACE2018

On 30th May 2018 Sino Jet Ltd., a leading business and general aviation (BA/GA) operator and part of the Sino Jet Group, announced a new strategic collaboration with Chengdu Shuangliu International Ai...

airBaltic Launches Flights from Riga to Sochi

The Latvian airline airBalticyesterday, on May 14, 2018, launched a new route from Riga International Airportto Sochi International Airport. The new route offers new travel options for trave...

Air BP renews contract at UK’s Blackbushe Airport

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Parliament unlocks jobs and growth in landmark vote to expand Heathrow

415 MPs across political parties united to unequivocally back expanding Heathrow – ending decades of political debate Approval unlocks billions in growth, secures tens of thousands of new s...