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Buta Airways expands its route network with flights to another popular Turkish resort

Starting from October 6, 2018, national low-cost airline Buta Airways will open direct flights to Turkey's another popular destination - Izmir.  The minimum fare for Baku-Izmir flight (Adnan Menderes airport, IATA code: ADB) like for other destinations of the Airline, will cost 29 euros...

Qatar Airways to Launch Ultramodern A350-1000 and Award-Winning Qsuite on Singapore and Haneda Routes

Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that the world’s most technologically advanced passenger aircraft – the A350-1000 – equipped with the airline’s luxurious, award-winning Qsuite will be available on flights to and from Singapore’s Changi Airport from 1 November 201...


Ryanair Announces $200m Investment In London Luton With 2 New Based Aircraft

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline announced an investment of $200 million at London Luton airport with 2 new based aircraft (6 aircraft in total) for its winter 2018 schedule and added 6 new routes to Alicante, Athens, Barcelona, Bologna, Cork and Malaga and more flights on its existing Vilnius route. Ryanair’s winter 2018 London Luton schedule will now deliver a total of 21 routes w...

airBaltic Announces First Destinations of Summer 2019

Latvian airlineairBaltic announces its first destination for the summer season of 2019, which will begin in late March. Next season airBalticcontinues to expand its offer in Tallinn, by adding new flights to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen starting June 2019. In addtion,airBalticwill add scheduled flights to Stuttgart from Riga starting March 31, 2019. Martin Gauss, CEOof airBalt...

AZAL will restore flights on Baku-Tbilisi-Baku route

Starting October 28, 2018, Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) will restore flights on route Baku-Tbilisi-Baku. AZAL flights will be operated according to the classical transportation scheme, including free baggage, hand luggage and onboard meals. It should be noted that from September 2017, flights on this route were operated only by low-cost airline Buta Airways, which is a structural subdivision of A...

Qatar Airways will introduce Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on route from Prague to Doha

Qatar Airways has officially announced that commencing 28 October 2018 one of the two daily flights from Prague to Doha with be serviced with the different type of aircraft, increasing the overall capacity by approximately 46%.  On flight QR292, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft for 254 passengers will be introduced, while the second daily flight QR290 will continue to be operated with Ai...

AsBAA Hong Kong Chapter Successfully Lobbies for Additional Slots at HKIA

AsBAA first formed a slot co-ordination quarterly meeting in Hong Kong with the Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department and Hong Kong Airport Authority authorities in 2016. We did this to give our members and industry stakeholders a voice to engage with the regulators and Airport Authorities. We are encouraged to announce the following breakthrough which has been announced by HKCAD and the Slot Coordi...

Centrik takes London Oxford Airport to new certification heights

London Oxford Airport has adopted Centrik as its operational management system, playing an invaluable role in assisting the airport to join a select club of IS-BAH Stage II accredited support operations. The cloud-based operational management system makes it easy to evidence operational compliance to auditors and regulators – an instrumental factor in London Oxford Airport securing the ac...

Heydar Aliyev International Airport served over 2.5 million passengers during the first seven months of 2018

During the first seven months of 2018, Heydar Aliyev International Airport served 2.5 million passengers. This indicator exceeds the same indicator of the previous year by 14 percent.   National air carrier Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) carried 1,070,000 passengers, while national low-cost airline Buta Airways – 256,000 passengers. 2.15 mln. passengers (86% of passenge...

GACA selects SITA for tech transformation at Saudi airports in line with Saudi vision 2030

New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new implementation marks another major milestone...

Emirates adds frequencies to the Netherlands

Emirates announced that due to strong market demand, it will introduce five additional flights per week from Dubai to Amsterdam. These additional flights will complement its existing double daily services, offer an earlier departure option from Amsterdam that is convenient for visitors to Dubai, and provide enhanced connectivity to destinations on Emirates’ global network. Four additional...

airBaltic Continues Serving Nice in Winter Season

Latvian airline airBaltic has made a decision to continue its flights connecting Riga and Nice also during the upcoming winter season. The route will offer travellers from Nice and Riga a convenient connection between the two cities until early January and then restart already in early March. Wolfgang Reuss, SVP Network Management of airBaltic: “We are happy to offer our pa...

Qatar Airways To Bring its State-of-the-Art Airbus A350-1000 to New York’s JFK

World’s most technologically-advanced passenger aircraft to be added to JFK route starting 28 October Qatar Airways operates two daily flights to and from New York’s JFK airport Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 will join the airline’s New York JFK route starting 28 October 2018, the airline’s first commercial route to the U.S...

Norwegian to operate latest Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from London Gatwick

Airline among the first carriers to operate Boeing’s newest aircraft type at Gatwick Airport 737 MAX to initially be operated on selected Nordic routes Norwegian is introducing its newest single-aisle aircraft at London Gatwick this summer to service selected short-haul flights to Europe. For the first time, the airline is operating the new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to and from Londo...

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

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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 o...