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London Oxford Airport welcomes Travion, its first flight management company

Travion Ltd has selected London Oxford Airport as its worldwide operations base. With its convenient location, comprehensive infrastructure and a ready supply of skilled staff, London Oxford Airport was chosen as an ideal location for this expanding Flight Management company. James Dillon-Godfray...

JAL and Dassault Falcon Service to offer private jet service

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris with seamless interconnection to onward destinations in Europe and Africa. The JAL Falcon Business...

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Norwegian to launch new low-cost flights to Seattle and Denver

- London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 - Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on sale now from £199 at www.norwegian.com/uk More than 125,000 seats are av...

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Group agree cooperation

- Cathay Pacific Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines, sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement  - Shared flights will mean numerous benefits for passengers  -Connecting flights via Honk Kong to Australia and New Zealand under same flight number in future Cathay Pacific Airways, the Hong Kong–based airline, and the Lufthansa Group, Europe’s leading airline...

airBaltic Launches Vilnius – Paris

On March 26, the Latvian airline airBaltic launched flights on Vilnius – Paris route. The route offers more convenient travel options for travellers from Lithuania and France.   Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to return to Vilnius –Paris route, as we now see encouraging demand. The service from Vilnius adds to the existing Riga...

Dutch scientist proposes circular runways for airport efficiency

While airport terminal architecture has a solid history of style and innovation, rarely is a proposal put forth to utterly redesign the runway. But that’s precisely the aim of Henk Hesselink, a Dutch scientist working with the Netherlands Aerospace Centre. Dubbed the “endless runway”, Hesselink’s brainchild is a 360-degree landing strip measuring more than two...

airBaltic Adds New Summer Routes

This weekend the Latvian airline airBaltic, will switch to the summer flight schedule and start offering popular destinations, thus linking the Baltic region with attractive summer vacation spots. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP of Network Management of airBaltic: “We are delighted to enter this season with such a long list of new routes for your getaway this summer.” For the summe...

Emirates announces A380 service to the French Riviera, adds Monaco transfers by helicopter

Emirates announced the launch of a daily A380 service to Nice, gateway to the French Riviera and Provence. The daily A380 service will start on 1st July 2017, just in time for the beginning of the summer holiday season. After Paris, Nice becomes Emirates’ second destination in France to welcome the iconic double decker, further stimulating demand for travel to the region. Nice is currentl...

Thomas Cook launches new destinations for Summer 2018

Thomas Cook will tomorrow, 23 March, launch Summer 2018 with an exciting range of new destinations to choose from. These include the Olympus Riviera in Greece, which is exclusive to Thomas Cook in the UK, as well as Golden Sands in Bulgaria, Spain’s Costa Brava and Madeira. As well as new destinations, Thomas Cook is offering customers seven new own-brand hotels to choose from including t...

AZALJET launches flights from Azerbaijani regions to Moscow

AZALJET, low-cost brand of Azerbaijan Airlines, starts regular flights from Moscow Vnukovo Airport to Azerbaijani regions - Ganja and Gabala from March 15. On the occasion of the first Moscow-Ganja flight a solemn event was held with the participation of AZAL vice-president Eldar Hajiyev and Director General of Vnukovo Airport Vasily Alexandrov on March 15. Moscow-Ganja flights will be opera...

Ryanair beats Berlin airport strike by flying in its own staff

Striking Berlin airport workers may cease giving notice of walkouts after Ryanair began using its own ground staff to help to maintain services from the German capital. The tactic of bringing in foreign "strikebreakers" poses a security threat because the Ryanair employees are being granted so-called air-side access without sufficient checks, the Ver.di union said on Tuesday. The l...

BBGA honours Biggin Hill Airport's Andrew Walters with industry award for outstanding services

The British Business and General Aviation Association (BBGA) has honoured Andrew Walters, owner and chairman of London Biggin Hill Airport as the 2017 recipient of its prestigious annual Michael Wheatley Award  for Outstanding Services to the general aviation industry.  The award was presented at the Association’s 43rd annual conference and AGM at Luton Hoo by Sir Gerald Howarth MP...

Skopje Airport eyes strong 2017 growth

Skopje Alexander the Great Airport is heading for another year of record growth with six new routes confirmed so far for the upcoming summer season and a number of carriers adding frequencies. Low cost airline Wizz Air will again fuel the growth at Macedonia's largest airport with a fourth aircraft to be stationed in the city this July, paving the way for the launch of four new routes includin...

Germany’s Hahn airport to be sold to Chinese conglomerate

The local government owner of German airport Hahn has decided to sell the loss-making airport in western Germany to acquisitive Chinese conglomerate HNA, it said. The federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate had to restart the sale process last year after the previous winning bidder failed to make any payments. Rhineland-Palatinate said that a council of ministers had decided on the sale of the...

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London Oxford Airport welcomes new tenant hullo Aircrew

London Oxford Airport is delighted to welcome a new tenant, hullo Aircrew, which recently moved in opposite the OxfordJet FBO. Run by CEO Keiron Blay and COO Steve Payne, both former Hangar8 and Gama...

London Oxford Airport welcomes Travion, its first flight management company

Travion Ltd has selected London Oxford Airport as its worldwide operations base. With its convenient location, comprehensive infrastructure and a ready supply of skilled staff, London Oxford Airport w...

JAL and Dassault Falcon Service to offer private jet service

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Dassault Falcon Service (DFS), a subsidiary of Dassault Aviation, have agreed to launch a private jet service that will provide airline passengers flying from Tokyo to Paris w...