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Eurowings to launch flights from Berlin Tegel to Munich

Starting on 1 May 2019, Eurowings will be flying from Berlin Tegel to Munich up to four times a day. The flight times have...

Boeing delivers first 787 Dreamliner for WestJet

Airline to fly 787-9 on new non-stop international routes Aeroplane named after carrier's chairman, founder; features new business cabin Boeing yesterday delivered the first of ten...

Turkish Airlines and Ryanair aircraft clip wings at Malta Airport

On 17 January, two aircraft clipped wings at Malta Airport: a Ryanair Boeing 737-800 (EI-DHW on flight FR9874) that just landed from a flight...

New airline for Helsinki Airport: Juneyao Air launches flights from Shanghai

Juneyao Air will open a direct route from Shanghai to Helsinki Airport in summer 2019. Helsinki Airport‘s excellent direct connections to China will continue to...

SUN-AIR celebrated inaugural flight for daily service from Hamburg to Friedrichshafen (Lake Constance)

Just 80 minutes to Lake Constance: the Danish regional airline SUN-AIR returned to Hamburg Airport this week with two daily flights to Friedrichshafen. SUN-AIR...

British Airways invests to improve its Premium Economy class World Traveller Plus

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ £6.5BN INVESTMENT PLAN LATEST: WORLD TRAVELLER PLUS CHANGES ROLLOUT Customers travelling in British Airways’ premium economy cabin, World Traveller Plus are about to...

Virgin Atlantic Cargo & Delta Cargo to drive long-term growth with move to new purpose-built facility at Heathrow

New warehouse doubles the airlines’ existing cargo footprint Investment in technology and automation will provide customers with higher levels of service and faster handling times Virgin Atlantic...

Emirates to operate seasonal A380 service to Amman, Jordan

Emirates will operate its A380 aircraft to and from Amman between 01 June and 26 October 2019, in response to increased demand for travel...

Aer Lingus unveils brand refresh as part of its strategy to become the leading value carrier across the North Atlantic

New brand livery reflects the airline’s position as a modern and contemporary Irish brand that increasingly competes on the international stage Fresh, dynamic...

Austrian Airlines presents its new strategy called #DriveTo25: Expansion of Vienna Flight Hub, Realignment of Decentralized Flight Traffic

• Austrian Airlines will invest more than EUR 200 million to expand its Airbus fleet • Phase-out of the Dash turboprops by 2021 at the...

Norwegian: “Closure of bases will have little or no impact on customers”

"The closure some of Norwegian’s crew bases will have little or no effect on already scheduled flights that are out for sale and customers...

United Airlines reveals details of their new employee uniforms which they will be testing out shortly

A new uniform for United Airlines' pilots, flight attendants and other employees, as more than 1,300 pilots, flight attendants and customer service representatives will...

Aer Lingus reveals new brand identity; pictures of new livery leaked

This afternoon, Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus will be revealing its new brand identity. For the occasion, an Airbus A330 has been painted into...

The European Cockpit Association (ECA) continues its tussle with Ryanair

New year, same threats to Ryanair pilots 2018 was a pivotal year for Ryanair and its pilots and cabin crew, engaging in the previously unchartered...

Ryanair’s East Midlands flight first to land at new Murcia International Airport

Ryanair on 15 January became the first airline to land at the new Región de Murcia International Airport (RMU), which was officially opened by...

TAP launches new destinations from Porto: Brussels, Lyon and Munich

TAP's new destinations from Porto are now on sale. Brussels, Lyon and Munich are European cities to which TAP will offer direct flights from...

Finnair cancels several flights to prepare for expected heavy snowfall in Helsinki on Jan 17

Heavy snowfall is expected to cause limitations to air traffic and to slow down apron operations at Helsinki Airport on Jan 17. Finnair cancels...

airBaltic serves record 4.1 million passengers in 2018

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 4 135 711 passengers or 17% more than last year to its network. It is the highest number of...

Iberia launches new corporate website

A more modern, fresh, and intuitive design. Featuring an online “press office” with news, picture, videos, documentation, and in-flight magazines, all easy to...

Fire in the cockpit: Cargolux Boeing 747-8F declares emergency and safely lands

On 16 January, a Cargolux Boeing 747-8 freighter (LX-VCJ) from Kuala Lumpur to Zhengzhou as CV7303 declared an emergency and headed back to its...