International tourist arrivals reached 1,138 million in 2014, a 4.7% increase over the previous year, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For 2015, UNWTO forecasts international tourism to grow by 3% to 4%, further contributing to the global economic recovery.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Regional carrier achieves paperless authorization from UK Civil Aviation Authority
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.
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.
London Gatwick Airport Increases Runway Capacity to 55 Flights Per Hour and Estimates an Additional 2 Million Passengers #Aviation #ttot #London
MADRID, December 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based A-CDM 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 […]
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 […]
Business travel is flying high once again, according to the latest figures from London City Airport (LCY).
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 […]
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”
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.
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.
-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.
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.
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
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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Etihad Airways to expand pilot numbers following recruitment of 40 Alitalia captains and first officers
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.
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.
World Travel Market’s aviation programme on Tuesday started with Wizzair’s boss introducing the concept of “lazy low-cost” into the conversation.
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,
One-year union of AEGEAN and Olympic Air: dynamic growth with real results in tourism and the Greek economy
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.
DUBAI, U.A.E.,29th October 2014: Emirates celebrated another milestone on Wednesday with the delivery of the airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft. The Boeing 777-300ER forms the backbone of the Emirates fleet with the aircraft type currently operating to 77 destinations on the airline’s global network. Delivery of Emirates’ first […]
Dubai, UAE – October 27, 2014 – Passenger traffic at Dubai International continued its upward trend in September by registering 9.9 per cent growth, according to the latest traffic report issued by operator Dubai Airports today.
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.