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.
Two UAE airlines have held talks with South African Airways about a partnership that it says is needed to revive its business, City Press reported, citing the UAE ambassador to South Africa.
Olajide said the route would be serviced by an Embraer 145 jet, under Air Peace Hopper, the airline’s subsidiary and would terminate at the Nigerian Air Force Base, Makurdi.
Greek carrier AEGEAN is investing in the young generation of air transport professionals, and is focusing on the long-term education of its aircrew with the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport.
The MRO complex will also have specialised repair shops, including for composite structures, as well as a maintenance training centre offering extensive courses for technical personnel from Thailand and overseas.
Cypriot carrier Cobalt Air, has reached an interline agreement with Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways.
This agreement follows Ryanair’s first cabin crew recognition deal with the Italian ANPAC/ANPAV unions.
Ryanair’s UK cabin crew will for the first time ever have a union on their side providing representation and negotiating pay, hours and holidays after the country’s biggest union, Unite signed a historic recognition agreement with the airline.
The International Air Transport Association said at the weekend it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the African Airlines Association to exchange information, expertise and capabilities as well as work jointly to enhance safety.
“Mahan Air has always been included in US anti-Iran sanctions even in the post-JCPOA era and the recent announcement of US Department of the Treasury is nothing new for this company,” said Faramarz Sarvi, one of authorities of the airline on Saturday.
“The sanctions against Iranian aviation industry has been in place since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 and they are not something new for us,” Sarvi added.
Qantas has reinstated a codeshare agreement with Air France for flights between Australia and France via Asia, a deal which was scrapped in 2012 when the carrier forged a partnership with Emirates.
The regional airspace Agreement and its enabling regulations aim at achieving a seamless upper airspace for the region which will lead to enhanced competition in air travel and efficiency.
Travelport was the first GDS operator to be granted NDC Level 3 certification from IATA. The company says this makes it well-positioned to support QDP as Qantas prepares to deploy NDC content later this year.
Also unnoted in your article is the impact on trade. The sanctions, for example, require the immediate cancellation of a number of airplane orders for Boeing. They will send ripples down the supply chain of many sectors, costing billions in trade and jobs.
Houchen was speaking at an event at AV Dawson in Middlesbrough, where he marked one year in office.
Central Washington University administrators recommend the school keep its aviation program at Bowers Field in Ellensburg and manage the airport in a joint arrangement with the county.
The United States and United Arab Emirates signed a deal on Friday to resolve US claims that Gulf carriers have received unfair government subsidies, the US State Department said.
President Trump withdrew the US from the Iran Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA) at the weekend
The agreement covers regulation of transport rights and freight services, and the bases of air operations.
IAG said: “IAG confirms it has had contact with the Norwegian board regarding a possible offer, without reaching an agreement. IAG is currently considering its options in relation to Norwegian.”
Lufthansa and the pilot trade union Vereinigung Cockpit have signed a new collective labour agreement on all previously open issues. The contracts correspond to the agreement reached in March. The CLA is subject to approval of the trade union members in form of a ballot. Among others, the parties have agreed on a framework collective