50 SKY SHADES - World aviation news

Airports / Routes news

Lates on Airports, Routes and Destinations

Latest Airports / Routes news

Best airport in the CIS once again is Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport was awarded the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards for being the best among all airports in the post-Soviet space. Azerbaijani capital’s airport retains leadership in this nomination for the third year in a row. In addition, Heydar Aliyev In...

Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service from March 24 by Hainan Airlines

From March 24 Guiyang-Paris Non-Stop Service is launched by Hainan Airlines, its fourth non-stop route from mainland China to Paris following Xi'an-Paris, Chongqing-Paris and Shenzhen-Paris. The once weekly Guiyang-Paris route w...


AZAL flights to Istanbul will be operated to the new Airport

Due to the closure of Ataturk Airport, starting from April 7, 2019, all AZAL flights to Istanbul will be operated to Istanbul New Airport. It should be noted, that within the summer schedule for 2019 (from March 31 to October 26), Azerbaijan Airlines will operate three flights per day on route Baku-Istanbul-Baku, and in the period from May 1 to October 6 will operate four flights per day. Ne...

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport to get airport technology upgrade from SITA

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the world, has contracted global IT provider SITA to deliver a technology revamp that will allow the airport to better manage every aspect of its vast operation. SITA will upgrade its existing Airport Management Solution (AMS) –  a suite of integrated software applications desig...

Three new special designation destinations for Qatar Executive

Do you love montains? Do you think to fly to one of of the airports near mountains? Than you should know that the operator you will choose to fly with has to be qualified to fly there. There are special designation destinations you can fly to, hey require additional certification, including full flight simulator training, to prepare the flight crew because of the mountainous environment...

Vietnam Airlines moves to Sheremetyevo airport

Attention! Starting from July 2, 2019 Vietnam Airlines is moving its Moscow operations to Sheremetyevo airport!  The decision was driven by the airline’s commitment to high customer satisfaction both in the air and on the ground as Vietnam Airlines continues to invest and meet customers’ expectations throughout every aspect of the business. Sheremetyevo Internatio...

Fly transatlantic routes from Montreal for $99.99 with WOW air

Take advantage of early special fares for spring travel to Europe from Montreal! WOW air is offering travellers departing from Montreal's YUL airport fares as low as CAD $99.99* to a number of European destinations, for travel between March and May 2019.  Montrealers can now book affordable flights to Reykjavik, Brussels, Berlin,&nbs...

Qatar Airways to Increase Flights to Johannesburg and Cape Town

Qatar Airways announced it will be increasing the number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019. Weekly flight frequencies to Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest metropolis, will increase from 14 to 18 from July, rising to 19 in August. A further two flights will be added to the airline’s winter schedule, taking the total number of weekly frequencies...

TAG Farnborough Airport’s Solar Schools Carbon Offsetting Programme Shines Bright

TAG Farnborough Airport is underscoring its ongoing commitment to sustainable development and carbon footprint reduction by supporting an exciting programme focused on solar energy.  In conjunction with Carbon Footprint Ltd, the airport is off-setting 2018 residual carbon emissions (over which it has direct control) through the support of renewable energy projects, both locally with...

IS-BAH certification for Geneva Airpark

Congratulations -Geneva Airpark has received the IS-BAH* certification!  Geneva Airpark has just obtained the IS-BAH label which guarantees quality service and safe ground handling operations for business aviation. The IS-BAH standards, which were developed by IBAC* and NATA*, are based on compliance with good practices and as such enjoy international recognition. Geneva Airpark now figure...

Ontario International Airport continues to gain passengers in 2019

Nearly 400,000 air travelers moved through Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) in January, 5.7% more than the same month a year ago. Cargo tonnage grew by the same percentage. The number of domestic travelers exceeded 369,000 in January, almost 2% more than January last year, while the number of international passengers more than doubled to nearly 27,000 from...

The Largest Non-North American Airline to Serve New York City in 2018 was... Norwegian

More than 2 million passengers flew transatlantic on the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline to and from the New York City region  The Largest Non-North American Airline to Serve New York City in 2018 was... Norwegian, with 2,004,896 passengers carried in 2018. Edging out all other European carriers and overtaking British Airways, Norwegian became the leading airline in...

Seasonal Norwegian Service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona

Norwegian will introduce new nonstop service from New York to Athens and Chicago to Barcelona for the 2019 summer season. Service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Barcelona-El Prat Airport begins June 7, 2019; and service from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Athens International Airport beg...

Etihad Airways to deploy latest generation 787 Dreamliners on all its flights to China

Etihad Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on its daily service from Abu Dhabi to Chengdu, effective 1 July 2019, replacing the Airbus A330-200 currently operating the route. Also from 1 July, the airlines’ daily service from Abu Dhabi to Shanghai will be upgraded from the 787-9 to the larger 787-10 Dreamliner. Once the changes t...

Upcoming events

International Paris Air Show 2019

Running now
France, Paris-le Bourget

7th Maximizing Non-Aeronautical Revenue Summit 2019

18/06/2019 - 21/06/2019
Singapore, Singapore

Top of the week

Jetex Le Bourget 10th Anniversary and Paris Le Bourget Centenary as a Commercial Airport

June is very rich in events and anniversaries! One of them - 1O years of Jetex Paris Le Bourget FBO. Don't miss the celebration during Paris International Airshow!  Founded in 20...