Qatar Airways added a much-needed air service that connects Doha and the capital of the Republic of Macedonia, Skopje. The company will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft providing four flights weekly beginning July 17, 2017.
Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched its first connection between the Czech Republic and Iceland on Valentine’s Day 2017. The newest WIZZ low fare service, that is the first direct flight from Prague to Reykjavik, will commence on 31 May and will be operated twice a week, on Wednesdays […]
flydubai added Batumi in Georgia, Qabala in Azerbaijan, and Tivat in Montenegro to its growing network of destinations, the company announced on Wednesday.
Budget airline Wizz Air has announced daily service from Frankfurt to Budapest. The Hungarian capital welcomed some 800,000 visitors last month, which was an all time high for January. So the expansion of Wizz Air service is more good news.
Emirates Airlines has announced the launch of daily service starting March 12 from Dubai to Newark Liberty International Airport, via Athens. starting on 12 March 2017.
Italian company Leonardo will continue to be involved in the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ 100) program according to news this week. With profitability in question, the Italian company decided to remain involved in one of Sukhoi’s most ambitious airframe designs.
This week JetBlue announced a “first of” offer for complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi for every seat on every aircraft in the fleet. The free Wi-Fi offer will allow all domestic passengers Internet access and streaming for their devices once onboard JefBlue’s aircraft.
On the heels of Norwegian Air announcing $69 flights from the U.S. to Europe, WOW Air followed suit Tuesday beat them to the punch with flights from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Stockholm; Copenhagen; Bristol, England; and Edinburgh, Scotland, for $69.99.
In news from easyJet, the air carrier is slated to carry out TUI flights from Berlin to Heraklion, Rhodes, and Tenerife in the Summer of 2017. The British low-cost carrier also partnered with TUI for travel to Holland. Both companies share good and bad news edging into Q4 of 2016.
Beleaguered airline Air Berlin is to cut its fleet by half and is all set to lay off 1,000 employees by the end of this year. The airline, which is in a tailspin caused by stiff competition, and the delayed opening of Berlin Brandenburg Airport, plans to reduce its fleet to about 70 aircraft and cut its workforce down to 7,600 employees.
According to the reports, Air Berlin’s biggest shareholder, Etihad Airways, was in talks with Lufthansa and travel company TUI over chopping up the dead weight and aircraft of the troubled airline. The reports paint a picture of a kind of midair rescue where TUI’s German airline TUIfly and Air Berlin’s Austrian subsidiary Niki might absorb unwanted parts of the business.
According to news from Ryanair, the airline’s full-year profits were 43% higher for 2015/16 jumped, than the previous period. Despite major setbacks from terrorist attacks, strikes, and other negatives, the company managed a profit of €1,242 million.
Brussels Airport has officially reopened its departures hall, where terrorist suicide bombs devastated passengers and property back in March.