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Emirates network updates for 2019

Emirates has announced adjustments to its operational schedules in 2019 to minimise the impact of the closure of Dubai International Airport’s Southern Runway in April and May 2019, and to respond to global travel demand trends. The airline also outlined its fleet plans for the year. Sir Ti...

New record for passenger traffic by Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Heydar Aliyev International Airport set a new record for passenger traffic volume - last year it served a total of 4.43 million passengers. This is 9 percent higher than in 2017. In 2018, base airlines of the Airport - AZAL and Buta Airways carried 1.89 million and 442,000 passengers, respectivel...


Brussels Airlines moves its Moscow route from Domodedovo to Sheremetyevo

As from June 2nd, Brussels Airlines will offer flights from Brussels to Sheremetyevo International Airport near the city of Moscow instead of Domodedovo Airport. The Sheremetyevo International Airport is with its industrial implementation a prime location and among the first choice of corporate travellers. For passengers who wish to fly to Domodedovo Airport, the Lufthansa Group airlines Austrian,...

AZAL launches regular flights to Almaty

Starting from April 2, 2019, Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will launch regular flights on the route Baku -Almaty-Baku. AZAL flights will be operated twice a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays by Airbus A319 Aircrafts with Economy Class, Comfort-Club and Business Class configurations.  Departures will be carried out in Terminal 1 of Heydar Aliyev International Airport.  Almaty is called...

Qatar Airways Cargo Commences Transpacific Freighter Service to Guadalajara from Macau

Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, expanding its network in the Americas region. The new destination is being served by the airline’s Boeing 777 freighter. Guadalajara has been added as a new destination on the cargo carrier’s high demand transpacific freighter route, commencing 6 January 2019. The twice-weekly freighter departs directly fro...

London City Airport releases images of New Terminal Interior

New concept images depict what the inside of the new airport will look like in 2022, once its £500 million development is complete London City Airport has released concept images depicting the interior of its 51,000m² new terminal. The images show how the customer experience at London’s most central airport will be completely transformed, once its £500m development is com...

Finnair Increases Capacity To London For Summer 2019 With A Second Wide-Body Aircraft Upgauge And A New Daily Frequency

In line with its growth strategy, Finnair is adding capacity on its route between Helsinki and London Heathrow for the summer 2019 season starting on March 31, 2019. Finnair will add a new daily frequency to and from London Heathrow, operated with an A320 family aircraft. Providing good connection opportunities from London with Finnair’s oneworld partners, the new flight will leave...

World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration handled at Frankfurt Airport

Lufthansa Cargo the first airline to support the eDGD standard · Pilot phase of Dakosy’s INFr8 shipping portal successfully launched. Lufthansa Cargo, using the INFr8 platform, has handled the world’s first dangerous goods shipment with an electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from the globally active healthcare company Abbott based in...

Abu Dhabi International Airport rolls out ‘Super-Fi’ internet connectivity

Abu Dhabi Airports announced its airport-wide roll out of ‘Super-Fi’ that will increase internet upload and download speeds to a maximum of 200 mbps per user at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). The Super-Fi internet access, which is among the fastest airport Wi-Fi services in the world, has been installed and tested throughout all three terminals. It will now provide millions...

A New Campaign in the New York Center to Promote Incoming Tourism from the USA to the Czech Republic

As a result of marketing collaboration connected with incoming tourism, Prague Airport, CzechTourism, Prague City Tourism and the tourism hub for Central Bohemia have launched an advertising campaign in New York. The campaign aims to present Prague and Central Bohemia in the US as an attractive and safe destination and promote incoming tourism from the US.  The campaign to promote tourism...

Emirates opens new lounge at Rome’s International Airport

Emirates’ premium and loyal customers travelling from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport can now look forward to greater levels of comfort and convenience, with the opening of the airline’s new lounge. All Emirates’ First Class and Business Class customers, as well as Skywards Platinum and Gold members, travelling on the airline’s two flights a day from Rom...

VINCI Airports to acquire the majority shareholding in London Gatwick Airport

Signature of an agreement to acquire a 50.01% shareholding in London Gatwick Airport (“LGW”) · Strategic move into the London airport system, the world’s largest metropolitan aviation market · Second largest airport in the UK and eighth busiest in Europe, with a total traffic of 45.7 million1in 2018 · VINCI Airports expands its n...

Riga Airport Welcomes Its Seven Millionth Passenger

Riga Airport is winding up the year 2018 with a new record – on Thursday, 27 December, the Airport welcomed its seven millionth passenger Anete Kinčus flying airBaltic to Geneva. “While we are welcoming our this year’s seven millionth passenger, this symbolic figure has probably already been exceeded by several hundred. Riga Airport handles an average of 20 000 passengers a da...

VINCI Airports completes financing for Belgrade airport concession and takes over operations

VINCI Airports has satisfied all the conditions precedent in the contract and is officially taking over the concession at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade. VINCI Airports signed a 25-year concession contract covering the airport’s financing, operation, maintenance, extension and upgrade, and stating the conditions it has since satisfied, on 22 March last. To complete this transaction,...

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Getting ready for a record summer at Lugano Airport

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Record growth in air traffic movements in TAG Farnborough Airport

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