An infographic by Schumacher Cargo shows some shocking cargo loads, from human remains, to breast milk, and everything else you can possibly imagine.
EasyJet expanded mobile check-in and boarding passes to flights departing from 38 airports across Europe.
Boeing has just landed a Ryanair contract that is the largest ever from a European carrier. Boeing is to supply some 175 aircraft to the budget carrier, the purchase price totals were not disclosed.
It’s flights and hotels that consume most of our funds when traveling. And it’s usually the plane tickets that we book first – because they set the beginning and end dates, as well as the intermediary stops during our itinerary. This is especially for traveling far away, but even on short routes, it’s often the air travel services that are most expensive. So, fining your way to save on flights, will obviously make your entire trip cost a lot less!
Low-cost airline Wizz Air, one of the top players in the low-fare market of Central and Eastern Europe, has announced the addition of a new route to its flight map, the Budapest-Malta route. Flights between the Hungarian Capital and the island of Malta will debut on May 17th, 2013, and the route will initially be operated twice a week.
Flying is officially safer now than it’s ever been before, with the ‘fatal accident rate’ falling to just one death for every 2.5 million flights, the lowest rate in the history of air travel.
It’s no secret mobile adaptations for business and pleasure are gaining more and more momentum. Now news from SITA, via their Airport IT Trends Survey, tells of airports turning to intelligent tech, mobile apps, social media, and especially geo-location apps to improve passenger experiences.
Aviation Capital Services, a subsidiary of the State Corporation Russian Technologies, has just signed a commitment by Rostech to purchase a fleet of 35 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes. Quite an investment, as the list price for such an order is around USD3 billion. This is the first such purchase commitment for this airplane model by […]
Etihad Airways, the national airline in the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating four years of operations in Russia this week. As their non-stop service between Moscow and Abu Dhabi has proven so successful, the airline is planning on expanding their Russian operations in the future. Since their debut in the Russian travel market, Etihad Airways […]
According to the news from Lithuania’s biggest airport, Vilnius International served some 2 million plus passengers in September, a record number according to previous totals. As for growth, the number indicated upwards of a 41 percent increase year on year.
In flight news , the Open Allies for Airfare Transparency organization has just released survey results showing the vast majority of online travel agency users want airline fee transparency.
Last week Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) announced their having launched their online booking tool CWT Online for China based business travelers. According to the company, the launch is an industry first OBT available in China. Powered by TravelSky, the tool is designed to make booking easier for pros in the region.
Singapore’s Changi airport took it on the chin recently when Qantas announced their deal with Emirates, making Dubai their new Europe to Australia hub. Starting in April of next year, flights in between London and Frankfurt, and Australia will connect in Dubai.
British airports operator BAA stated fewer people are traveling by air between the UK and other nations when the crisis is more powerful, such as Greece or Spain, while the cargo moved between them is on a downward trend.
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