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Ukraine International postpones launch of Ashgabat route

Ukraine International Airlines (PS, Kiev Borispol) has been forced to indefinitely postpone the resumption of scheduled services linking its Kiev Borispol hub with Ashgabat, originally scheduled for September 21. Turkmenistan and Ukraine have been arguing about their bilateral air...

Tigerair, Cebu Pacific Get Green Light for Collaboration on Flight Routes

Airlines Cebu Pacific and Tigerair have received the green light for a collaboration on flight routes, following changes to their proposed alliance, said the Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) on Tuesday (Sep. 22). In the revised agreement, the budget carriers will coordinate connecti...


Airports blame airlines for aviation-funding standstill

Airports are blaming airlines' opposition to a proposal increasing the amount of money passengers can be charged to help pay for facility improvements for a standoff in Congress that is threatening federal aviation funding.  Airport groups in Washington have been pushing Congress to nearly double the cap on the fee that is added to every plane ticket, which is known as the Passenger Fa...

Tony Tyler: Asia's aviation infrastructure challenge

By 2034, 7.3 billion airline passengers globally are expected to take to the skies. That is more than double the 3.5 billion passengers that will travel by air in 2015. Building the infrastructure to meet this growing demand for people and businesses to connect by air is a global challenge. But the pressure is most intense in the fast growing Asia-Pacific region, where airports and skies will n...

airBaltic Improves Riga – Berlin Route

The Latvian airline airBaltic will improve its service between Riga and Berlin Tegel, by operating a larger jet aircraft starting from October 25, 2015. This will upgrade the connection between the Latvian and German capitals, as well as offer convenient travel opportunities beyond to the Baltic region, Scandinavia and the CIS countries. Christophe Viatte, Chief Commercial Officer of&...

Ramenskoye airport to start receiving passengers in March 2016

The first stage of the development of the fourth Moscow airport, conducted by Ramport Aero, is approaching its completion. Ramenskoye airport is expected to start receiving passengers in March 2016, informed Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov. Currently the construction of the first passenger terminal capable of handling a total of 2 million passengers is being finished on the territory of...

The ARK at JFK: Keeping Animal Cargo Afloat

A brand new, $48 million cargo hangar project is underway at John F. Kennedy Airport’s long-empty building 78. The ARK at JFK is the first privately owned, full-service animal terminal in the United States. The ARK, a subsidiary of private equity firm Racebrook Capital, will serve as a hub for all animal cargo, quarantine and transportation needs going in and out of JFK. A number of diffe...

Dubai scoops best big airport in World awards

Dubai Airports beat shortlisted Changi, Amsterdam and Frankfurt to scoop an award for the best airport with more than 50 million passengers at the World Routes Development Forum being held in Durban, South Africa. The Dubai Airports team (pictured above) were presented with their award during last night's gala partyt which took place in the shadow of Moses Mabhiba Stadium, one of Durban&r...

Turkish Airlines offer special fares for Eid-Al-Adha

Turkish Airlines is to mark the month when Eid-Al-Adha is celebrated by offering UAE residents discounted fares to the United States and Canada. The discounted fares are available until 30th September, and aims to encourage passengers to travel to to New York, Boston, Chicago, Miami, Washington, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto, and Montreal.   “With an influx...

FAA Gives Over US$6.4 Million to Four Texas Airports to Address Runway Safety Risks

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than US$6.4 million in Airport Improvement Program funds to four small airports in Texas -- in Dallas, Conroe, Galveston and Waco -- to address runway safety risks. The funding is part of a runway safety program the FAA launched in June to identify airport risks that might contribute to a "runway incursion" and develop str...

German Women "Living in Cyprus Airport for a Year"

A German mother and daughter who were deported from Israel after their visas expired have been living in Cyprus's Larnaca Airport for more than a year. In a case reminiscent of the film The Terminal, the two women have making use of the terminal's shopping, restaurant, WiFi and bathroom facilities ever since they arrived in August 2014 The two women, who have not been named...

Seaborne Airlines Announces Restart of Service to Dominica

Seaborne Airlines has announced it is restarting normal operations to the Island of Dominica effective Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015. This will include resumption of the American Airlines code-shared connecting service from San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport to Douglas Charles International Airport in Dominica, on a daily basis, as well as interline connecting service to Jet...

Porter Airlines Bridges Toronto and Pittsburgh With Inaugural Flight

Porter Airlines arrived today in the City of Bridges with its inaugural flight to Pittsburgh. Passengers enjoyed non-stop service from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Pittsburgh International Airport. “Pittsburgh has a rich history and strong identity,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “Passengers travelling to and from Pittsburgh will n...

Iberia Group to launch Birmingham-Madrid route

The Iberia Group will launch a new Birmingham- Madrid service on 27 March 2016. The low-cost carrier Iberia Express will operate the return flights on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Madrid is a major destination for business travellers and tourists alike. Famous for its art museums as well as its football teams, Madrid is also a shopper’s paradise, boasting both name-brand shop...

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