Tag: Aviation

Emirates to Launch Forth Italian Gateway

| May 29, 2015
Emirates to Launch Forth Italian Gateway

Daily flights to Bologna from 3rd November 2015

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Ryanair: Full Year Profit Jumps 66% To €867M

| May 26, 2015

26 May 2015 Lower Fares & “Always Getting Better” Services Delivers Record Results

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Aegean’s Miles+Bonus program was awarded as the “Up and coming / Program of the year”

| May 19, 2015
Aegean’s Miles+Bonus program was awarded as the “Up and coming / Program of the year”

Aegean’s Miles+Bonus program was awarded as the “Up and coming / Program of the year” in the geographical area of Europe-Africa, at the Freddie Awards 2015 ceremony, which was held on 30 April 2015 in Atlanta, USA. Every year, members of travel industry loyalty programs around the world participate in this vote. In this year’s […]

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Emirates Skywards and Heathrow Announce New Partnership

| May 14, 2015
Emirates Skywards and Heathrow Announce New Partnership

DUBAI, U.A.E.,12 May 2015: Emirates and Heathrow have announced the launch of a new strategic partnership that will bring increased earning and redemption options for members of their customer loyalty programmes, Emirates Skywards and Heathrow Rewards.

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DWC propelled into world’s 20 busiest international cargo hubs

| May 11, 2015

Cargo volumes rise 177.3 per cent to 213,006 tonnes in Q1 2015 Dubai, UAE – May 11, 2015 – Cargo volumes at Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central continued to rise sharply in the first three months of 2015, propelling the airport into the world’s 20 busiest international cargo hubs for the first time*. […]

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Emirates launches second daily Airbus A380 service to Gatwick Airport

| April 17, 2015
Emirates launches second daily Airbus A380 service to Gatwick Airport

DUBAI, U.A.E., 16 April 2015: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has launched a second daily A380 service to London Gatwick Airport.

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Aeroflot Among Europe’s Top 5 Airlines for Revenue Seat Kilometres

| April 7, 2015

MOSCOW, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ Aeroflot is among the top five European airlines for revenue seat kilometres (RSK) and rate of growth, according to Airline Business magazine’s 2014 review of global civil aviation.

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Dubai International remains world’s busiest A380 hub in 2014

| March 23, 2015

Data published in Dubai Airports’ latest yearbook published online today

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DXB starts 2015 in top gear

| March 2, 2015

Monthly traffic boosted by Dubai Shopping Festival, holiday season

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British Airways: More Pre-Order Meals For Customers

| February 12, 2015

British Airways is extending the number of routes on which customers can pre-order their meals to 21. The service allows customers in First, Club World and World Traveller Plus the option to choose their meals before travel to guarantee their first choice of main course.

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AEA Partners With UATP To Co-Host Airline Distribution 2015 In Athens, Greece

| February 10, 2015
AEA Partners With UATP To Co-Host Airline Distribution 2015 In Athens, Greece

WASHINGTON and ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — UATP and the Association of European Airlines (AEA) is pleased to invite global airlines and industry executives to attend Airline Distribution 2015 on 17-19 March. The annual conference will take place at the InterContinental Athens.

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Athens – Larnaca, a new Blue Air route

| February 3, 2015
Athens – Larnaca, a new Blue Air route

Blue Air the first Smart Flying airline connects Athens to Larnaca with up to 10 weekly frequencies starting from 19th of January. This new service together with the Thessaloniki – Larnaca route complete a pan european network covering more than 35 connections flown out of 4 bases : Bucharest, Bacau, Turin and Larnaca.

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Emirates Announces Two New A380 Destinations in Europe: Dusseldorf and Madrid

| January 30, 2015

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, announced today the launch of A380 services to two European destinations: Dusseldorf and Madrid. For both cities, Emirates will be the first airline to operate a scheduled A380 service, offering an unmatched travel experience to business and leisure travellers alike. The addition of Dusseldorf […]

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AEGEAN increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete

| January 29, 2015
AEGEAN increase UK routes in Summer 2015 including 2 new direct flights from London to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete

AEGEAN, Greece’s largest airline and a Star Alliance member, is to launch a new direct route from the UK to Larnaca, Cyprus and Heraklion, Crete.

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Ryanair announces 3 additional new Athens routes to Budapest, Bratislava, Santorini

| December 25, 2014
Ryanair announces 3 additional new Athens routes to Budapest, Bratislava, Santorini

Ryanair added 3 new routes to its Athens Summer 2015 schedule, to/from Budapest, Bratislava & Santorini, which will deliver over 2.2m customers in 2015 and support over 2,200* “on-site” jobs at Athens Airport, as Ryanair doubles its Athens traffic.

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Transaero Airlines Makes Its Tickets More Affordable

| December 23, 2014
Transaero Airlines Makes Its Tickets More Affordable

MOSCOW, December 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Transaero Airlines has made a decision to cancel fuel surcharge included in the price of tickets on its international routes.

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UK Carrier Flybe To Go Paperless With Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro

| December 19, 2014

Regional carrier achieves paperless authorization from UK Civil Aviation Authority

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Aeroflot Once Again Tops Global Punctuality Rating #Aviation

| December 17, 2014

MOSCOW, December 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Aeroflot was recognized as the world’s most punctual airline once again in November 2014, according to FlightStats, a US-based flight statistics agency.

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AEA: European Commission creates new momentum with announcement of Aviation Package

| December 17, 2014

The Association of European Airlines (AEA) welcomes the Commission’s announcement of an Aviation package as part of its Work Programme 2015. The package will include a Communication identifying challenges and measures for improving the competitiveness of the EU Aviation sector and the revision of the EASA basic regulation.

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London Gatwick Airport Increases Runway Capacity to 55 Flights Per Hour and Estimates an Additional 2 Million Passengers #Aviation #ttot #London

| December 16, 2014

MADRID, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based A-CDM[1] portal to improve communication and operational efficiency at the airport Airports, airlines and ground handlers all benefit from Amadeus’ cloud-based common situational awareness solution LGW rolls out Amadeus’ A-CDM Portal to 300 users in just 8 weeks […]

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Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

| December 16, 2014
Emirates expects record number of travellers this week

Customers are advised to arrive to the airport early to avoid delays DUBAI, U.A.E.,16th December 2014:Emirates expects this week to be its busiest of 2014, as travellers head home or abroad for the holiday season. Over 80,000 people will travel on 19 December with Emirates on over 240 flights, according to the airline’s latest booking […]

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Business travel flying high, says London City Airport

| December 16, 2014

Business travel is flying high once again, according to the latest figures from London City Airport (LCY).

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Enjoy Free Wi-Fi in the sky on Emirates A380s

| December 11, 2014
Enjoy Free Wi-Fi in the sky on Emirates A380s

DUBAI, U.A.E.,11th December 2014: Over 200,000 passengers have used Emirates’ free onboard Wi-Fi since October this year, taking advantage of the airline’s service to connect with family, friends or colleagues when they fly.

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Airbus A380 “A Winner”

| December 11, 2014

PERTH, Australia, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Chief of the world’s largest international airline slams airlines for not using A380 correctly — The chief of the world’s largest airline has criticized airlines for not buying more A380 super jumbo’s as Airbus hints at closing the production line down in 2018. Responding to a Bloomberg report […]

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Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves key focuses and actions for the Lufthansa Group’s continued success Focus on 2015 as the year of ‘New Lufthansa Premium Quality’

| December 10, 2014
Lufthansa Supervisory Board approves key focuses and actions for the Lufthansa Group’s continued success Focus on 2015 as the year of ‘New Lufthansa Premium Quality’

-New European and intercontinental flight products under the “Eurowings” brand, and lease-in of up to seven Airbus A330-200s -Letter of Intent with SunExpress for Eurowings long-haul routes -Further structural development of Group airlines’ worldwide distribution -Key financial indicator of “earnings after cost of capital” to replace “cash value added”

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Emirates Set to Double Flights to Barcelona

| December 9, 2014
Emirates Set to Double Flights to Barcelona

DUBAI, U.A.E. , 9th December 2014: Emirates, a connector of people, places and economies, has announced plans to offer a double daily service to Barcelona, less than three years after its initial launch to the city.

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Ground-breaking Collaboration Appointed to Transform Europe’s Airspace

| December 5, 2014

FAREHAM, England, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The modernisation of European airspace took a major step forward today with the appointment of a unique aviation industry partnership to coordinate and synchronise €3bn worth of upgrades to the continent’s air traffic management infrastructure.

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Dubai Airports forecasts over 71 million passengers by year-end

| December 2, 2014

Dubai, UAE – December 2, 2014 – Passenger traffic atDubai International rose 5.7 per cent in October putting the airport on track to eclipse the 71 million passenger mark by year-end, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.

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Lufthansa to offer the most cutting-edge and exclusive travelling experience

| November 26, 2014

-The Greek island of Crete is one of the new, sunny destinations of Lufthansa. -Two extra weekly flights from Munich to Athens added to the Lufthansa summer timetable. -Innovative product enhance Lufthansa’s services to its Greek customers. -Roll out of new Premium Economy Cabin on intercontinental flights.

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Emirates to operate seven additional flights a week to the Maldives

| November 25, 2014
Emirates to operate seven additional flights a week to the Maldives

DUBAI, U.A.E.: Emirates, a global connector of people, places and economies, has announced a third daily service to Malé, the capital of the Maldives.

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Aviation to contribute $53.1 billion to Dubai’s economy, 37.5 per cent to its GDP and will support over 750,000 jobs by 2020

| November 17, 2014

Latest Oxford Economics Report examines continued impact of aviation sector on Dubai’s economy and projects continued growth beyond 2020 DUBAI, U.A.E., 17th November 2014: Emirates airline, Dubai Airports and the aviation sector as a whole contributed $26.7 billion to the Dubai economy in 2013, which was almost 27%* of Dubai’s GDP and supported a total […]

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Emirates Overhauls its First Airbus A380

| November 13, 2014
Emirates Overhauls its First Airbus A380

The first A380 delivered to Emirates completes a 3C-Check, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft. Watch the entire process captured on camera

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Emirates Skywards and Starwood Preferred Guest® Join Forces to Extend Benefits across the Sky and Around the Globe

| November 11, 2014
Emirates Skywards and Starwood Preferred Guest® Join Forces to Extend Benefits across the Sky and Around the Globe

New Partnership Takes Loyalty to New Heights in Growing Travel Markets with Extra Rewards and Elite Earnings

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Emirates to Increase its Services to New York JFK

| November 11, 2014
Emirates to Increase its Services to New York JFK

Airline to launch fourth daily service to the Big Apple in March 2015

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Etihad Airways to expand pilot numbers following recruitment of 40 Alitalia captains and first officers

| November 6, 2014

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the recruitment of 40 fully-qualified pilots from Alitalia, the national airline of Italy, as part of a large-scale global campaign to hire between 500 to 600 captains and first officers over the next three years.

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Single European Sky: “Time to walk the talk”

| November 6, 2014

On the eve of the EU Transport Ministers’ Rome Conference on the much needed Single European Sky, AEA urges Europe’s national governments to strive to achieve the best outcome for the environment and consumers in Europe instead of persisting in national politics.

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Lazy low-cost airlines distinct from ultra-low-costs

| November 5, 2014
Lazy low-cost airlines distinct from ultra-low-costs

World Travel Market’s aviation programme on Tuesday started with Wizzair’s boss introducing the concept of “lazy low-cost” into the conversation.

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FLYBE Launches Seven new London City Routes, a new website and new Partnership with Club Workspace

| November 4, 2014
FLYBE Launches Seven new London City Routes, a new website and new Partnership with Club Workspace

Exeter, Devon, UK: Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, last week announced the launch of its enhanced new website, a key component of the company’s complete brand refresh,

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Ryanair Half Year Profits Rise 32% To €795m

| November 3, 2014

Ryanair today (3 Nov) announced that H1 Net Profit rose by 32% to €795m.

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One-year union of AEGEAN and Olympic Air: dynamic growth with real results in tourism and the Greek economy

| October 31, 2014

Kifissia, 29 October 2014 – One year after its union with Olympic Air, AEGEAN has entered a new growth trajectory. Assuring full coverage within Greece and continuously investing in its extrovert strategy by enforcing its international network, the company further contributes to the growth of tourism and the Greek economy.

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