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TUI was awarded eight prizes at the Travel Magazine Travel Awards, the Oscars of the Belgian tourism sector

Friday night, the Belgian tourism sector has awarded its annual Oscars, the Travel Magazine Travel Awards for the 21st year. Tour Operator TUI has...

Delta Air Lines orders 10 additional Airbus A330-900s

Delta Air Lines has ordered 10 additional Airbus A330-900 widebody aircraft, expanding their A330neo order book from 25 to 35 aircraft. This latest order...

A LOT employee borrowed money from passengers for Dreamliner parts in order for their flight to depart

The passengers of a Beijing-Warsaw flight will not forget that journey with LOT Polish Airlines. As reported by passengers, not only did they wait...

LOT Polish Airlines plans new flights to Beirut

According to the Polish state news agency PAP, LOT said on Thursday that it was planning to launch a connection from Warsaw to Beirut next...

Law firm files lawsuit against Boeing on behalf of plane crash victim aboard Lion Air flight 610

On 15 November, attorney Curtis Miner, a partner at Coral-Gables, Florida-based law firm Colson Hicks Eidson and lead counsel for the plaintiff, announced the filing of a...

airBaltic carries 18% more passengers during ten months of 2018, 21% more in October alone

The Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 3 553 386 or 18% more passengers during the first ten months of 2018 than in the same period...

China Southern Airlines to leave SkyTeam alliance

China Southern Airlines has decided not to renew its contract with SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, as of 1 January 2019. China Southern’s decision reflects...

Ryanair resumes four routes from Glasgow: Alicante, Brussels South Charleroi, Malaga, Warsaw Modlin

According to BBC, Ryanair will restore four of the 20 routes out of Glasgow Airport which it cut in February: the services to Alicante, Brussels...

easyJet celebrates 15% of new entrant pilots being female with its 20% by 2020 target firmly in sight

easyJet has today announced that it has reached a key milestone in its ambition to attract 20% of new pilots joining the airline to...

Binter Canarias will receive first Embraer E195-E2 in Q4 2019

Binter Canarias of Spain will receive the first of three E195-E2s in the fourth quarter of 2019. Embraer’s newest E-Jets E2 customer converted its...

Your face is your boarding pass: JetBlue introduces its first integrated biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s JFK Airport

JetBlue, in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), today announced the roll-out of its first fully-integrated biometric self-boarding gate at New York’s John F.Kennedy International...

Planet Nine Private Air adds another Falcon 7X to its charter fleet

Planet Nine adds another Falcon 7X to its charter fleet. Completion of three aircraft acquisition deal arranged and structured by Freestream Aircraft Limited...

Emirates’ profitability down 53% in first half of 2018; impacted by rising fuel price and other challenges in the airline industry

Group: Revenue up 10% to AED 54.4 billion (US$ 14.8 billion), and profit of AED 1.1 billion (US$ 296 million), down 53%. Results impacted...

SaudiGulf Airlines adds ten Airbus A320neo family aircraft

  Al-Qahtani Aviation, the owner of SaudiGulf Airlines, has signed an agreement to purchase ten A320neo family aircraft. The commitment was announced today at the...

United Airlines from Newark to Brussels and 5 other destinations with Boeing 787-10

United Airlines today announced it will operate its newest Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner on six trans-Atlantic routes from its New York/Newark hub beginning in March...

Brussels Airlines welcomes 98 new flight attendants

The airline remains one of the most attractive employers in Belgium Brussels Airlines welcomes 98 new colleagues to its cabin crew department. In November, the...

Flybe, in financial troubles, is exploring a sale or a merger with a rival airline

  The Board of Flybe Group plc announces today that it is undertaking a comprehensive review of the various strategic options open to it to...

Arkia Israeli Airlines takes delivery of world’s first long-range Airbus A321LR

Tel Aviv based ARKIA Israeli Airlines which is majority owned by Jordache Enterprises, has taken delivery of its first A321LR becoming the launch operator...

Boeing 737 MAX Automatic Stall-Prevention System (MCAS) not in flight crew operations manual (FCOM)

An Automatic Stall-Prevention System (MCAS) is not included in the Boeing 737MAX flight crew operations manual (FCOM) Boeing issued a multi-operator message (MOM) explaining...

British Airways expanding to 19 weekly flights between Berlin Tegel and London City during winter season

BA CityFlyer is expanding its range of flights and will fly a total of 19 times a week from Tegel to London City...