A Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS aircraft was hit by a lightning strike over Cypress airspace on Tuesday night according to news reports.
Aegean Airlines and subsidiary, Olympic Air, announced passenger traffic growth for 2017 increased by 6%, exceeding the 13-million milestone. The Heraklion, Greece-based carrier transported 13.2 million passengers over the last year, or 750,000 more than in the previous year. Additionally, the two airline brands flew the same number of flights to accomplish the result.
According to the most recent report from aviation intelligence leader OAG , llow cost carriers (LCCs) are now far outdistancing legacy air carriers in rise in seats. In Europe LCC seats increased by some 14% compared with 1% for traditional legacy carriers.
In news from LOT Polish Airlines, business class airfares from New York and Chicago to some 30 destinations in Europe begin as low as $2533, according to a press release by the company.