18.7 C
Brussels
Monday 16 October 2017

Airlines

Ryanair punctuality update & processing of refunds / Moves now almost completed

Ryanair today (16 Oct) updated its progress on the schedule change of 18,000 (2%) of its 800,000 flights between November and March, with 97%...

Air France KLM Group 2017-2018 winter schedule: 5.5% increase in capacity

For the 2017-2018 winter season (from 29 October 2017 to 24 March 2018), Air France-KLM is continuing its growth strategy by offering 52 new...

Lufthansa is preparing a bid to take over Alitalia for €500 million

Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera has announced that Lufthansa is willing to buy Alitalia for €500 million. The German airline is interested in large parts...

RwandAir adapts its Brussels schedule to avoid visa problems in the UK

Since the inception of the RwandAir flights from Kigali (KGL) to Brussels (BRU), the return flights were operated via London Gatwick (LGW). Passengers from...

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Inaugural Freighter Touches Down in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Boeing 777 freighter was welcomed with a grand water salute in the presence of Qatar Airways Cargo management, airport dignitaries and media Qatar Airways...

Emirates launches US$15 million campaign to promote Dubai hub and inspire travel

Set to iconic soundtrack by Queen, campaign features airline’s global network and onboard product Emirates today launched a US$15 million campaign to inspire travel and...

Update on the Air Belgium project; now hiring staff for multiple positions

"When will Air Belgium launch its operations?", "when will the airline start flying to Hong Kong?". These questions were asked multiple times in our...

Turkish Airlines flight to Montreal returns to Istanbul for a medical emergency, not before lowering the landing weight by burning fuel for … seven hours

A Turkish Airlines Airbus A330 (TC-JOA) from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Montreal was forced to return to Istanbul airport after a 16-year-old girl was...
Hainan Airlines - Airbus A330 copyright Wim Peeters

Hainan Airlines is planning a third destination in China from Belgium: Shenzhen-Brussels twice weekly from July 2018

Airlineroute discovered that the airline requested traffic rights between the two airports. The Chinese airline, the fourth-largest airline in terms of fleet size in the...

VLM Airlines (SHS Aviation) is hiring pilots for Airbus A320 and Fokker 50

VLM Airlines (SHS Aviation) is looking for Airbus A320 and Fokker 50 qualified pilots to join their operation, the airline published the job descriptions...

Norwegian named ‘Airline of the Year’ at 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence

Norwegian has been awarded ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2017 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence during the CAPA Global Aviation & Corporate Travel...

Forty-five more pilots joined Ryanair today

OVER 860 PILOTS HIRED BY RYANAIR IN 2017 Ryanair today (12 Oct) announced that 45 new pilots have joined the airline, as Ryanair Chief...

Southwest Airlines announces intention to serve Hawaii

Southwest Airlines Co. today shared plans to begin selling tickets in 2018 for service to Hawaii and also announced its intention to launch an application...

Qatar Airways increases frequencies to Prague, Warsaw and Helsinki

Award-winning airline responds to a surge in passenger demand Qatar Airways has doubled its frequencies to a number of destinations in Eastern Europe and the...

Lufthansa to take over 81 aircraft and 3,000 employees of Air Berlin

The company had announced earlier this week that its aircraft would be grounded on 28 October Lufthansa will sign this Thursday the takeover of 81...

H. M. King Philip of Belgium visited Brussels Airport this Thursday morning

His Majesty King Philip of Belgium made a visit to Brussels Airport this Thursday morning. Among others, he visited the baggage system, the renovation...

Boeing, Air India celebrate airline’s 125th delivery

National carrier takes delivery of 27th 787 Dreamliner Boeing and Air India celebrated today the delivery of the airline's 125th aeroplane from Boeing. The aeroplane...

Qatar Airways Upgrades to A330 Service To Seychelles To Meet Increased Passenger Demand

Service to be upgraded to A330 aircraft as the award-winning airline prepares to mark its first anniversary of flying to Seychelles DOHA, Qatar – In...

Aircalin firms up order for two A320neos and two A330neos

    New Caledonia upgrades its fleet  with world’s most fuel-efficient aircraft  Aircalin, the Noumea based carrier in the French territory of New Caledonia has firmed up...
Austrian Airlines Boeing 777

Upward trend for Austrian Airlines passenger volume of 13.9% for the first three quarters of 2017

• Increase of passenger load factor by 0.3 percentage points • September 2017: 12.9 percent increase in passenger volume Austrian Airlines carried a total of...