WTM Connect Asia is due to open its doors for the first time in 5 weeks, marking World Travel Market’s arrival in South East Asia. The ‘pod’ event will be taking place in Penang, known as the cultural melting pot of Malaysia.
Dubai, UAE – April 13, 2016 – Passenger traffic continued to grow steadily at Dubai International (DXB), with over 6.3 million passengers registered in February 2016.
New service will operate to London Gatwick, Emirates’ fourth daily flight to the airport Cementing London’s position as Emirates’ most popular destination outside Dubai Complementing Emirates’ existing services, enabling better connectivity to the Middle East, West Asia and the Far East
Dubai, UAE, 28 March 2016 – Emirates has extended its online check-in to 48 hours before departure, from 24 hours, effective immediately. Customers around the world can check in online on both desktop and mobile devices from 48 hours to 90 minutes before flight departure.
SAS has extended its contract with Apollo for charter flights within Europe. The contract is worth SEK 1.1 billion and covers the summer- and winter season 2016–2017. This partnership means that SAS will take care of Apollo’s customers from 17 locations in Sweden, Denmark, and Norway to 30 destinations in Europe.
Airbus has launched its new Cabin brand “Airspace by Airbus”. At the heart of this new philosophy Airbus connects the wellbeing for passengers with the operational performance for its airline customers. Representing the best of Airbus’ cabin innovation and design, Airspace will offer a sophisticated, flexible canvas as a back-drop to enhance the airlines’ own […]
airberlin today announced it will discontinue services between Abu Dhabi and Stuttgart as part of its network and schedule adjustments for the summer 2016 season.
Arup, CH2M, MACE and Turner & Townsend win bids Heathrow ready to deliver expansion as soon as Government gives green light Heathrow Expansion would boost UK economy by up to £211bn, while creating 180,000 jobs and 10,000 apprenticeships Heathrow has announced today the four winning bidders to assist in expanding the airport. Following a competitive […]
Dubai, UAE – March 15, 2016 – Dubai International (DXB) started the New Year with record monthly traffic of 7.3 million passengers in January, surpassing the previous benchmark of 7.2 million passengers which was set in August 2015.
EVERETT, Wash., March 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] engineers and designers have developed a self-cleaning lavatory prototype that uses ultraviolet (UV) light to kill 99.99 percent of germs. The cleaning system can disinfect all surfaces after every use in just three seconds. Boeing believes this self-cleaning technology, combined with touchless features, will enhance the […]
“We’ll need more SMEs from the Northern Powerhouse in Heathrow’s supply chain to deliver an expanded Heathrow” declared Phil Wilbraham, Heathrow’s Development Director at the BCC’s annual conference as he announced Business Summits in Manchester and Leeds. With strengths in complex manufacturing, science and innovation, SMEs in the Northern Powerhouse will be integral to Heathrow’s […]
Thursday, March 3, 2016 — DUBAI, U.A.E., 3 March 2016 – Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and a leader in developing innovative products to enhance its passenger comfort in air travel, is set to unveil its new Business Class seat for its Boeing 777 aircraft at ITB Berlin, the international travel trade show which […]
Partnership will Provide International Passengers with Seamless Connections to Regions across Russia
Sheremetyevo International airport is the best airport in Europe in service quality by the end of 2015 according to the results of ASQ program research (Airport Service Quality) ACI (Airports Council International).
Star Alliance is inviting all customers who visit the Alliance’s five own-branded lounges in the month of March to photograph and share their lounge tips and recommendations with fellow travellers via social media, using the #irecommend hashtag.
Today’s opening of Concourse D boosts capacity to 90 million
New flights from the French capital to New York JFK, Los Angeles and Fort Lauderdale/Miami airports, with fares starting from €179 one-way
Germany’s second largest airline has again scored top marks for regularity, with 99.5 percent of services flown in 2015. In aviation, regularity is a measure of the number of flights flown in relation to flights cancelled. In spite of the strike actions that dominated the aviation sector, and concrete effects amongst the direct competition, airberlin […]
Heathrow’s latest Fly Quiet league results, ranking airlines’ noise performance from October to December 2015, are published today. The results show a clear trend towards quieter, newer planes at Heathrow, with airlines like Virgin Atlantic making substantive changes in their fleet over the last three months alone.
Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform has today announced new agreements with British Airways and Iberia that sees both airlines sign up for Travelport’s industry leading airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content and Branding.
Jumeirah partners with Emirates to offer Emirates Skywards members up to 30% discount on hotel rates
Dubai: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company, and member of Dubai Holding, has launched an exclusive offer providing Emirates Skywards members up to 30% off the Jumeirah Flavours Rate at participating Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts in Dubai.
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2 new routes to Athens and Timisoara Ryanair announced it will open a new base at Bucharest Airport (No 81), from 30th October, with 3 aircraft (an investment of $300m), 2 new routes to Athens and Timisoara, and more flights to Brussels, Dublin and Milan, which will deliver 1.4m customers p.a. and support over 1,000* “on-site” […]
Star Alliance and Heathrow Express (https://www.heathrowexpress.com/) have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade. Making use of this offer is very simple. Customers just need to purchase a standard class single or return ticket for the Heathrow Express, the fastest […]
New study shows a third of passengers log into social media within 5 minutes of a flight Americans and Brits most likely to show off about their holiday on social media channels Just one in ten passengers said they take a break from social media during a flight Flights to Tromsø, Malaga, Barcelona, Alicante and Madrid have […]
Welcoming a record 5.5 million passengers in January, Heathrow marked the airport’s best ever start of the year (+1% on January 2015). Larger, fuller, quieter aircraft continued to be a driver for growth in passenger volumes There was strong passenger growth from emerging markets, including to Mexico which was up 21%, China 16%, Turkey 5.3% […]
Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for 2015 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose 6.5% for the full year compared to 2014.
Expanded online shopping and ordering options at airport lounges and in-flight
Brussels: European airport trade association, ACI EUROPE released its traffic report for 2015. This is the only air transport report which includes all types of civil aviation passenger flights to and from Europe: full service, low cost, charter and others.
Dubai, UAE – February 9, 2016 – Residents of the UAE who participated in the first operational readiness trial of Dubai International’s Concourse D on Saturday, have given the AED 3.3 billion facility their seal of approval.
The route will launch as a six-per-week service before moving to daily flights from winter 2016, giving customers even more choice and flexibility between London and the Middle East. The service from Heathrow Terminal 5 will be operated by a four-class Boeing 777.
Airline aims to trial technology in 2016 As part of its strategy of reducing its passengers’ carbon footprint easyJet has unveiled plans for a revolutionary zero emissions hydrogen fuel system for its aircraft which could save around 50,000 tonnes of fuel and the associated CO2 emissions per year.
Airline holds position as #1 airline brand and #1 brand in the region DUBAI, UAE: Emirates has come out on top again as the world’s most valuable airline brand, according to the 2016 Brand Finance Global 500 report, which was released yesterday.
The present companies responsible for pilot and cabin crew training within the Lufthansa Group are to be amalgamated into a single organization based at Munich, the Group’s second-biggest hub, the Deutsche Lufthansa AG Executive Board decided.
Since 12 January, Air France has been offering a special internet connection offer with Wi-Fi entertainment content on a test basis for three months, in partnership with Orange.