Stock markets are in freefall over the COVID-19 pandemic and Europe is in a panic over Trump’s travel ban. But this is only the beginning.
WOW air, Iceland’s ultra-affordable transatlantic airline, will begin service out of John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on April 27, 2018, giving New York passengers the opportunity to visit some of the most popular European destinations just in time for spring.
For North Americans who always wanted a European vacation, a new flight path to the old continent via budget carrier Norwegian Airlines could make those dreams a lot cheaper. The US Department of Transportation has just granted preliminary approval to expand its operations between the US and Norway.
Beginning October 26th Russia’s Aeroflot will launch regular flights for routes in between Moscow — Tbilisi — Moscow and Moscow — Chisinau — Moscow. The airline intends to launch daily flights to the Georgia capital using the Airbus A320 from Sheremetyevo Airport Terminal D.
A lava eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano continues after officials elevated the volcano’s “ash alert” status to its highest level.
LOT Polish Airlines has just begun offering insane airfares available for purchase today, Aug. 6, through Aug. 20, 2014 for travel from Oct. 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015. The flights from LOT’s Chicago and Toronto gateways into Poland include fares available for all service classes aboard the Dreamliners LOT operates on its long-haul flights.
In news from low cost airline leader Ryanair, the carrier will be introducing a new “family-friendly” service at a special event in London. Discounted charges for various services by the airline were just announced via Travel Mole.
For May 2014, airberlin ferried a total of 2,971,840 passengers to destinations worldwide. The increase, of +0.5 percent over the same period of 2013, represented equaled a high capacity utilization rate of 79.5 percent. Seat miles/kilometers increased, as did other comparative figures.
Delta Air Lines has just announced their expansion of daily service from JFK in New York to Zurich, Rome, Paris, and Amsterdam.
Ukrainian airlines Air Onix announced last month having started regular flights between Kyiv and Bratislava. According to the reports this ends a seven year hiatus being interrupted beginning with the new schedule flights.
Last week airBaltic announced having ordered 10 new Bombardier CS300 airliners. The airline, based in Riga, Latvia, also purchased the rights to an additional 10 planes, according to their news.
Germany’s leading airline Lufthansa has just announced having made business travel for the coming months a whole lot more attractive. According to the company, special price offerings to some 20 + European destinations have been discounted by as much as 73%.
Ryanair apparently knows something other airlines do not. With traffic to and from destinations like Lithuania growing exponentially, Ryanair’s overall strategy to help grow tourism seems to be paying off. Lithuania as an emerging economy has pretty much the same strategy with perhaps the lowest corporate tax rate in Europe. For travelers all this news spells “deal” basically.