Southwest Airlines, the largest 737 Max operator, American Airlines and United Airlines are among the carriers pressing Boeing for details of the system
This week in aviation, Icelandair is buying its rival Wow Air, while carriers around the world try to solve their food-waste problem.
Etihad Airways celebrated 15 years of operations last month. Emirates, on the other hand, turns 33 this month.
Two people call customer service at the same time to complain about the same thing. One waits a few seconds before a representative gets on the line. The other stays on hold. Why the difference?
Lufthansa has reported adjusted EBIT of €2.4 billion for the first nine months 2018 – a 7.7% decline on the prior-year period which is primarily attributable to the integration costs at Eurowings. Adjusted EBIT margin for the period amounted to 8.8 %. Nine-month results were also burdened by a €536 million rise in fuel costs, an increase in the costs incurred in connection with flight delays and cancellations, and higher maintenance expenses.
The airline’s chief executive, Michael O’Leary, said: “As recently guided, H1 average fares fell by 3%. While ancillary revenues performed strongly, up 27%, these were offset by higher fuel, staff and EU261 (compensation) costs.
Since the start of the winter flight schedule Belavia will increase the frequency of flights to Baku to four times a week. Flights from Minsk will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 23:15 local time with arrival in Baku on the next day at 03:35 local time. Flights from Baku will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 04:35 local time with arrival in Minsk at 07:10 local time.
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Delta Airlines has announced it will double its flights from Edinburgh to North America next summer by adding a new service to Boston in summer 2019.
Research aims to explore how municipal waste can be converted into jet fuel
LONDON – Brazilian carrier GOL Linhas Aereas expressed interest in boosting its international network as a way to mitigate the weakening of the Brazilian currency.
By increasing international flights, GOL would decrease the percentage of revenues collected in Brazilian reais.
CEO Paulo Kakinoff told local media that the international portfolio of the carrier is to grow by 40% in 2019 alone, while domestic operations would only have a 3% increase.
Fledgling carrier enjoys robust growth by steering clear of a price
The flight was due to land at EMA at 1.05pm but has now landed in Birmingham
Airlines that came in at the bottom of the ranking of 50 included Jetstar Airways, SilkAir, Ethiopian Airlines, Hainan Airlines, LATAM, Azul Brazilian and Avianca – none of which offer in-flight Wi-Fi.
he airline, in which former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda has a minority stake, is offering a connection from Kraków in southern Poland to Vienna, with the first flight scheduled for October 28, the tvn24bis.pl website reported. Flights to the Austrian capital will take place four times a week: on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays,
DUBAI: SriLankan Airlines has achieved the remarkable feat of being named the world’s most punctual airline in the month of September 2018 in the key categories of ‘Global Airlines’ and ‘Major Airlines’, by the flight data analysis company Flightstats.com.
When an airline says no smoking on the flight, you better believe they mean it.
An EasyJet passenger traveling from Italy to England was greeted in Liverpool by police after sneaking a smoke in the lavatory and “putting the whole plane in danger,” the Liverpool Echo reports
AAI granted permission to Saudi Airlines for operating flight service from Calicut to Jeddah and Riyadh, as per their request. A letter granting permission for starting the service of mid-sized aircrafts from Calicut was delivered to the Jeddah central office of the Saudi Airlines.
Patrick Kehoe leaves the Criminal Courts of Justice in Dublin after being charged with criminal damage after chasing a plane at an airport after missing his flight
WHY IT RATES: The new service will help travel agents better connect clients between the United States and Japan.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.
American Airlines has announced it will offer nonstop flights to Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) beginning February 16, 2019, the company said.
Travel agents serving clients in Washington or Texas will have new flight options when planning the next vacation itinerary.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.
WHY IT RATES: Travel agents with clients who love to ski will be able to utilize United’s expanded service to popular winter destinations.—Donald Wood, Breaking News Senior Writer.
Separately, Ryanair said it had agreed a collective labour agreement (CLA) with the three main cabin crew unions in Italy. The airline said the FIT CISL, ANPAC and ANPAV unions cover all of Ryanair’s Italy-based cabin crew.
Atlas Air will operate the aircraft on behalf of SF Express on key global routes across the fast-growing transpacific market, connecting China with the United States. The aircraft is an incremental unit in Atlas Air’s fleet in response to customer demand and will enter into service in October 2018.
Emirates airline was the world’s fourth-busiest carrier in the world in terms of total scheduled passenger kilometres flown last year, according to figures from the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
After the proposed strategic disinvestment of Air India failed to take off in May, the government has been looking at ways to bolster the carrier.
Talks between Ryanair and the Irish Airline Pilots’ Association (Ialpa) — part of trade union Fórsa — adjourned last night at Dublin Airport without resolution but they are expected to resume some time next week.
The passenger plane was carrying radioactive material in a special lead case, but the container broke and the material – likely Iridium 192 isotopes – leaked out.
In the business for about 40 years, Canyon Ranch boasts a team comprising doctors, nutritionists and sleep experts.
The Boeing 747 jumbo jet’s days as a passenger plane are numbered. In fact, Boeing admits that the future of the 747 is as a cargo plane.
A350 XWB rolls out of paintshopThe first of seven ultra-long-range Airbus A350 XWB aircraft (www.airbus.com) being built for launch customer Singapore Airlines has rolled out of the paint shop in the carrier’s distinctive livery.
ore often than not, short flights within Europe and the United States involve narrowbody twin-engine airliners such as the Airbus A320 or Boeing 737, as well as a myriad of smaller regional types.
Cutting the ribbon at the launch of Widerøe’s new route between Kristiansand and London Stansted on 13 August were: Catharina Solli, Public Relations Manager at Widerøe, and Jørgen Kristiansen, Mayor of Kristiansand. The Norwegian airport also baked a cake to celebrate the new service to the UK capital, a route that will operate four times weekly.
Three Mobile is offering new and existing customers an easyJet Holidays voucher worth £150 and here’s how to claim yours
The new menu is being testing out on flights from Portland, Oregon to Tokyo and could be rolled out elsewhere on its international network if it is successful.