Low-cost airline Wizz Air has launched flights from Riga International Airport to Dortmund, Germany as of September 1. The Wednesday and Sunda flights will embark via “Airbus 320” aircraft, according to news from the airline.
AEGEAN Airlines has just announced increasing its fleet with the order of 7 new Airbus A320’s. According to the news, Aegean continues to grow under favorable conditions for the overall Greek travel economy. The deal with Airbus will see at least 5 Α320’s delivered on an accelerated schedule, with the remaining 2 aircraft coming before early 2016. Each airliner […]
New that Ryanair’s Michael O’Leary may be considering Cyprus as a Middle East with an expected acquisition of Cyprus Airways has Europe airlines buzzing. The top low cost player, may take a bite out of territories of AirAsia, Air Berlin, and even Air India Express.
Boeing has just announced an order from BOC Aviation worth $8.8 billion. According to the news, BOC is to get 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) aircraft making it the largest order ever or the airline.
Ryanair, Europe’s leading budget airline, called out CEOs of IAG (Willie Walsh), Air France (Alexandre de Juniac), and Lufthansa (Carsten Spohr) to take the ice bucket challenge. Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary literally overdid the ice bucket event in Dublin on Thursday, much to the delight of 200 employees of his airline.
Ryanair has just launched a new payment partnership with PayPal that allows fliers and agents far greater booking and payment convenience.
Alitalia has begin a three times per week service in between Rome Fiumicino (FCO) and the Crete holiday destination of Heraklion (HER). The route is to be a summer seasonal one flying only through 31 August.
Regional airline Flybe has just announced a new daily route in between Manchester and Amsterdam. The new service from Schipol airport is set to beging October 26. The airline has announced one way fares in the range of £39.99.
Air Malta has become the first Maltese carrier to have successfully completed the transition to the new European regulations adopting the Safety Management System (SMS). The airline also announced new management today.
LOT Polish Airlines has a crazy summer sale, with special discounts on flights from its Chicago and Toronto gateways to Poland and beyond.
This morning business daily Vedomosti has reported, Russia may begin restricting European airlines from flying over Siberia on Asian routes. The move, if enacted, would imposed crippling costs on some European carriers. To make matters worse, the underlying business infrastructure of all countries will certainly be negatively affected.
Travelers who book Labor Day weekend flights after August 9, 2014, could pay 30% or more on air fare, Fly.com said in a press release on Monday.