A high-profile panel of luxury travel specialists at World Travel Market 2014 will share new research on affluent travellers and debate how not only luxury product, but also the theory and practice of selling that product to new customers is changing. In a session called “Evolution of selling luxury: what do affluent travellers want and […]
MOSCOW, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — JSC Aeroflot management and airline employee trade unions have successfully concluded negotiations that extend the collective bargaining agreement currently in place for the period 2014 through 2017. The collective agreement calls for a wide range of benefits for employees, irrespective of union membership.
Delegates will hear first-hand from top airline bosses about the future of flying during a key aviation debate at World Travel Market – the leading global event for the travel industry.
SWISS will be investing billions of Swiss francs in advanced aircraft, attractive destinations and further product enhancements over the next few years as part of its “Next-Generation Airline of Switzerland” strategy. The airline will be adding 22 new European destinations to its Zurich network with the start of the 2015 summer schedules, and will also […]
02 Oct 2014 07:00 Etihad Airways today reached a major milestone with the deployment of mobile and internet connectivity across its entire fleet of 24 Boeing 777 passenger aircraft,
British Airways has added another three new routes to its 2015 Gatwick schedule. Seville in Spain, Funchal in Madeira and Las Palmas in Gran Canaria will all be available to book from today, and the first flights will take to the skies from March 2015.
COLOGNE, Germany, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Amadeus’ revolutionary light ticketing technology provides foundation for Ryanair to make a wide range of fares and full ancillary service content available to Amadeus subscribers
DUBAI, U.A.E.: Over 22 million customers have enjoyed the haven of an Emirates Lounge since the airline opened its first international lounge outside of its Dubai hub, and demand is growing.
AEGEAN expanding flight services this winter. Nine additional international destinations in the 2014/15 winter timetable
Support of the extension of the touristic season Kifissia- September 16, 2014 This winter, AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, is adding more destinations and frequencies to its existing network.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel for regular flights to Russia by the Indian national carrier Air India in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport.
Virgin Atlantic boss Craig Kreeger will tell delegates at World Travel Market (WTM) – the leading global event for the travel industry – about plans for the airline’s future, as it celebrates 30 years in the business.
AEGEAN upgrades and expands its fleet. 7 brand-new Airbus Α320 to be added in its existing fleet in 2015-16
Kifisia, Greece – AEGEAN, a Star Alliance member, plans to continue the strategy of development and expansion of its activities that it has been pursuing for some years now,
Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel’ the world around them.
São Paulo, Brazil –Star Alliance officially opened its new Lounge at São Paulo –Guarulhos Airport, Terminal 3 .
GLASGOW, UK, 24th July 2014 Emirates is celebrating the start of the Commonwealth Games in style with the official opening of its lounge at Glasgow Airport by the airline’s President Sir Tim Clark.
Dubai, UAE – July 24, 2014 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International rose to 34,676,090 during the first half of 2014, up 6.2 per cent from the same period last year despite a runway refurbishment programme that reduced the airport to a one-runway operation and cut flights by over 26 per cent during May and […]
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero, the operator of Gazprom Neft’s aviation fuel business, has increased the monthly refueling volume of Star Alliance Group in Russia by 50% since July 2014, to more than 7,000 tons. This growth has been achieved due to entering into long-term agreements for into-plane refueling of regular […]
Flights surge 31 per cent
Transaero Airlines, Russia’s second largest airline, signed a Letter of Intent with Airbus for 20 A330 aircraft (8 A330ceo and 12 A330neo). This agreement makes Transaero an important launch customer and the first European airline to commit to the A330neo.
Airbus wins business worth more than $75 billion for 496 aircraft at Farnborough Air Show 2014 – a new Airbus record at Farnborough
• Customers endorse newly launched A330neo with 121 commitments; • A320neo Family continues to outpace the competition with 317 orders • Airbus achieves the 3,000th A320neo Family order during the show
For the 4th year in a row AEGEAN was designated as the Best Regional Airline in Europe by more than 18 million passengers among more than 245 airlines worldwide Best Regional Airline in Europe Athens, 16th July 2014 – Aegean Airlines, a member of Star Alliance, continued its winning success at the 2014 World Airline […]
Airlines temporarily operating into DWC to return to DXB
Airline to now serve South Africa with seven daily flights, bringing the total amount of flights per week to 49 Johannesburg, South Africa 15th July 2014 Emirates, a global connector of people and places today announced that it will introduce a fourth daily flight between Dubai and Johannesburg effective 26th October 2014, lifting to seven […]
First Indian Airline to join Global Airline Alliance – Strong network in growing Indian aviation market
NEW DELHI, INDIA – July 11th, 2014 – Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, welcomed Air India as a full member of its global family of airlines, opening the national carrier’s strong domestic network in the fifth largest aviation market to Star Alliance customers worldwide.
Aircraft operating second flight on the route to be upgraded
An additional 28 flights for the Middle East region from 1 December
FRANKFURT, Germany, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Germany’s first major airport with free 24-hour Internet access – free Wi-Fi whenever travelers want access Fraport AG (the Frankfurt Airport company) is expanding its free Wi-Fi access at Germany’s largest airport from 60 minutes to 24 hours. Frankfurt Airport’s (FRA) round-the-clock free Wi-Fi service is available immediately, […]
Dubai, UAE – June 30, 2014 – Dubai International welcomed more than 5 million passengers during May 2014 despite being reduced to a single runway as the airport’s two runways were consecutively closed for refurbishment.
Joining date for National Carrier set for July 11th, 2014
The new home of Star Alliance in London LONDON, U.K. June 23rd, 2014 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II formally opened the new home of Star Alliance at London’s Heathrow Airport, unveiling a plaque that names the facility “Terminal 2: the Queen’s Terminal”, in recognition of her long association with the airport.
Athens International Airport is the winner in the 10-25 million passenger category in this year’s 10th “Best Airport Awards”, in the framework of the ACI-Europe Annual Congress in Frankfurt.
Airbus A380 to be introduced on two more US routes from December 2014
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Gazpromneft-Aero has started supplying aviation fuel to Meridiana at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow.
British Airways Launches New Look Interiors And Celebrates With A Million Seats From £39 To European Destinations
• Entirely new look and feel for cabins on 95 short-haul aircraft • Club Europe 2:2 configuration retained with stylish makeover • Extra seats with low fares