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Lufthansa Cargo and Brussels Airlines Cargo start close cooperation

The marketing of Brussels Airlines’ (SN) cargo capacities by Lufthansa Cargo – as announced in spring – has begun. Appropriate advance bookings for flights...

Ethiopian registers record success in 2017/18 fiscal year and reaching 10.6 million passengers

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest Airline Group, is happy to announce that it has registered record success in the just ended 2017/18 fiscal year. ...

“Biggest strike ever” looming at Ryanair: pilot and cabin crew trade unions gather in Rome first week of September

It's already called the second Treaty of Rome, in the first week of September, unions representing pilots and cabin crew from all the countries...

Russian airlines’ passenger traffic grew 10.2% year-on-year in January-July 2018                            

Russian airlines carried 64.2 million passengers in January-July 2018, a 10.2% increase year-on-year, according to the data released by Russia's Federal Air Transport Agency on...

In 2019, Delta Air Lines will hire more than 1,000 flight attendants

Chosen from among thousands of applicants, Delta flight attendants are recognized as the best in the business. And with more than 1,000 open positions...

Wizz Air continues its expansion in Eilat-Ovda, Israel

TWO NEW LOW-FARE WINTER ROUTES: BUDAPEST – EILAT (OVDA) AND SOFIA – EILAT (OVDA) Wizz Air continues its expansion in Eilat Israel, launching 2 new low-fare...

Widerøe to celebrate inaugural flight between Hamburg and Bergen with new Embraer E-2

Nature enthusiasts, fans of Scandinavia and cruise passengers benefit from new northern route / Latest aircraft being deployed   Even faster to the Fjords of Norway:...

Air Belgium is expanding its network from Brussels South Charleroi with three new Chinese destinations from September

Between September and November, Air Belgium will launch three new destinations in China, Air Belgium's CEO Niky Terzakis confirmed to newspapers Le Soir and...

Bombardier continues African market penetration with three pre-owned Q400s delivered to PassionAir in Ghana

PassionAir becomes first Bombardier operator in Ghana with three Q400 aircraft Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops...

Pilot CLA negotiations between KLM and VNV in a difficult phase

KLM and the VNV trade union have again talked to each other last Friday about a future collective labour agreement for pilots. Unfortunately, the...

Belgian tourists blocked in Palma de Mallorca: “Never again with Eurowings”

First delayed in Germany on their outbound flight and then back from their holidays in Palma de Mallorca, Belgian tourists spent two nights in...
Brussels Airlines Airbus A330 - copyright Wim Peeters

Contrarily to a statement made by ACP, Brussels Airlines will not reduce its frequencies to Kinshasa from 4 to 3 flights a week

The Belgian airline "Brussels Airlines" has just reduced its frequencies to Kinshasa, said Thursday the Congolese press agency ACP which allegedly got the news...

An airport employee was able to steal and crash a Horizon Air Q400 at Sea-Tac international airport

On Friday night (11 August 2018) (local time at Seattle), a 29-year-old baggage handler conducted an unauthorised takeoff with a Horizon Air Q400 (N449QX)...

Hainan Airlines sells remaining stake in Azul Brazilian Airlines for $306 million

Hainan Airlines said on Friday it had sold its remaining stake in Brazilian airline Azul SA in a deal that netted it $306.25 million...

Qantas to deliver $3 million in drought relief for farming communities

Qantas, together with its customers, will donate $3 million to help provide relief to Australia’s drought affected farming communities. The national carrier has today announced...

IATA Certification for Air Canada Cargo’s Position as an industry leader with Transporting Live Animals

First airline to receive the new Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) Certification In 2017, Air Canada Cargo...

Latvian airline airBaltic reaches 1500 employee mark

Riga. Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 1 500th employee this week. The newest member of the airBaltic team will be working as a technician...

Qatar Airways is the official airline of 18th Asian Games in Jakarta Palembang 2018

Signing ceremony held in Indonesia to mark partnership 45 participating nations to gather in Indonesia for the spectacular global sporting event The national carrier of...

THAI, Royal Thai Navy, and Eastern Economic Corridor Office sign MOU allowing THAI to operate at U-Tapao International Airport

Admiral Naris Pratumsuwan, Commander-in-Chief, Royal Thai Navy, Mr. Chokchai Panyayong, Deputy Secretary-General, Eastern Economic Corridor Office (EECO), and Mrs. Usanee Sangsingkeo, Acting President, Thai...

Korean Air contributes for school renovation project in Thailand with Channel 3

Korean Air has partnered with Channel 3, one of the top broadcast stations in Thailand, on a corporate social responsibility (CSR) project to renovate...