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British Airways again cancels most flights on 27 September

British Airways warns that it will have to cancel almost all its flights again on 27 September due to a pilot strike. Since yesterday, the...

Engine failure on Pakistan International Airlines Boeing 777; safely returns to Lahore

On 15 September, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 777 (AP-BGK) operated flight PK759 between Lahore, Pakistan and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. During take-off, an...

“Football Passion”: Exclusively to Europe’s top football matches with Eurowings

Approach to the metropolises of Europe's top football clubs: Eurowings will be flying thousands of football fans from 16 September 2019 to the guest...

KLM, Thalys and NS Dutch Railways have joined forces to replace flights between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Effective 29 March 2020, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will replace one of its daily services between Brussels and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (“Schiphol”) with seat...

Spilled coffee in the cockpit causes Condor Airbus A330 to divert to Shannon, Republic of Ireland

On 6 February 2019, a Condor Airbus A330 (G-TCCF) departed from Frankfurt Airport, Germany and was scheduled to fly to Cancun, Mexico. In flight...

Embraer delivers its first E195-E2 to lessor AerCap and airline Azul

Embraer delivers today, in a ceremony to be held at its main facility in São José dos Campos, its first E195-E2, the biggest of...

SWISS carries 6.7% more passengers in August 2019

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS)1 transported a total of 1,871,704 passengers in August, a 6.7% increase on the same month last year. The travellers...

Lufthansa Group airlines raise the number of passengers to more than 14.1 million in August 2019 (+2.9%)

Number of passengers rises by 2.9 percent year-on-year Capacity utilisation up by 0.8 percentage points to 87.2 percent Strongest passenger growth at Zurich...

SWISS will create 300 new jobs by the end of March 2020 with the acquisition of two additional Boeing 777 aircraft

SWISS will continue to create jobs in 2019 and 2020, and will be recruiting some 700 new personnel between now and the end of...

SAS opens new route from Stockholm to Seville

From 29th February 2020, SAS will fly to Seville, in Spain, from Stockholm, Arlanda. The new direct route to the Andalucian capital will be...

Finnair and LATAM Airlines Group launch codeshare partnership, opening access to South America for Finnair customers

Finnair and LATAM Airlines Group today implemented a new codeshare agreement on flights between Finnair’s hub in Helsinki (HEL) and LATAM’s hubs in São...

LOT Polish Airlines launched flights between Delhi and Warsaw

Today, shortly after 11.00h LOT Polish Airlines’ state-of-the-art Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner took off from Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport to begin its 8-hour new...

Wizz Air launches flights from Brussels South Charleroi to Kutaisi in Georgia, a new country from that airport

On Wednesday 11 September, the airline Wizz Air launched its new direct flights to Georgia. Brussels South Charleroi Airport is now connected to Kutaisi,...

Qantas De Havilland Dash 8-400 returns to Canberra, Australia after tire issue

On 11 September, a De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (VH-QOI) operated domestic flight QF1420 between Canberra and Sydney, Australia. During take-off, part of the...

Alitalia traffic increased 0.4% in August 2019

Alitalia’s passenger revenues and number of travellers continue to grow in August 2019. In the eighth month of this year, the Italian airline recorded...

Air Italy unveils new Economy meals and enhanced in-flight service for all long-haul flights

New on-board service designed to enrich travel experience for all Economy Class customers Air Italy is delighted to announce that it has fully renewed its...

An incredibly challenging month of August for Cathay Pacific; passengers and cargo down

The protests against the Hong Kong’s government and the multiple occupations in Hong Kong’s airport has had a very negative impact on Cathay Pacific's...

Orders for COMAC ARJ21 aircraft increased by 105

Three major airlines introduce ARJ21-700 aircraft Air China Limited, China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited and China Southern Airlines Company Limited respectively signed an aircraft purchase...

Sichuan Airlines to commence flights from Chengdu to Helsinki and Copenhagen on 16 September

Chinese air carrier Sichuan Airlines will open twice a week connection from Sichuan province capital Chengdu to Helsinki. The direct flights will be operated...

Best August ever for TAP with 11% more passengers

August confirms the airline's growth trajectory August posts 11% increase in customers carried compared to the same period last year; TAP carried 11.3 million...