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New winter routes from Berlin for easyJet

This winter, easyJet will be expanding its route network by adding six new flight destinations from Schönefeld and Tegel to…

Jiangsu Jet skids off runway at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

On 23 August, a Jiangsu Jet Bombardier CRJ-200 (B-3008) VIP aircraft skidded off the runway just after landing at Shanghai Hongqiao…

Emergency evacuation of a Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo after smoke filled the cabin

On 22 August, a Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo (N218HA) operated domestic flight HA47 between Oakland and Honolulu (United States). The…

Ethiopian launches cargo flights to Bangkok & Hanoi

Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services announces that it has started once weekly freighter service to Bangkok, Thailand and Hanoi, Vietnam…

After disappointing results, Volga-Dnepr Group aims at restructuring

Volga-Dnepr Group which consists of three air cargo carriers – AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC), Volga-Dnepr Airlines (VDA), ATRAN airlines (ATRAN) -…

First EgyptAir Airbus A220-300 makes maiden flight

The first Airbus A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first…

New Ryanair routes from Bucharest and Vilnius to London Southend, head-to-head against Wizz Air!

Ryanair continues Central & Eastern European expansion Ryanair announced two new Southend routes to Bucharest and Vilnius, commencing in November…

Qantas to operate “Project Sunrise” research flights by flying direct New York and London to Australia

Re-purposed 787-9 delivery flights scheduled for October, November and December On-board research to test ways of improving wellbeing on ultra…

Ryanair launches flights to Georgia (Tbilisi and Kutaisi), its 39th country

4 New Routes, 170,000 Customers P.A. Ryanair announced its first-ever flights from Georgia, the 39th country in the Ryanair network,…

Korean Air to reduce Japan routes and increase Southeast Asian routes

Korean Air has announced its plans to adjust the frequency of some routes, in consideration of decreasing demand of Japanese…

One flight attendant killed and eleven injured in Saudia crew bus crash

One Saudia flight attendant was killed and 11 more injured when their company-provided transport collided with a delivery truck en-route…

Air Belgium to operate “World Tour – Air Cruise 2019” for French travel agency Safrans Du Monde

At the end of October, Air Belgium is going to operate the "World Tour - Air Cruise 2019" for French…

airBaltic honours the 30th anniversary of Baltic Way (independence of the Baltics from the USSR) with a special gift

Today, on August 21, 2019, Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its partners and employees at Riga International Airport where a very…

Airline analysis: Which ones have the highest proportion of female pilots?

Travel platform fromAtoB researched the proportion of women piloting flights across different international airlines Flybe, Luxair, Qantas, and Hawaiian have…

French BEA calls for witnesses after parts of SWISS A220 engine fell in Eastern France

Call for witnesses dated Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Serious incident concerning Airbus A220-300 HB-JCM operated by SWISS on 25/07/2019 in…

More than 800,000 travellers have come through Brussels South Charleroi Airport in July (+3%)

Brussels South Charleroi Airport has once again recorded a rise in passenger traffic. In July 2019, 807,801 travellers crossed the…

Belgian unions CNE / ACV PULS tell members not to comply with Ryanair’s request to staff flights to Portugal

Between 21 and 25 August, Portuguese union SNPVAC will go on strike after disagreements with Ryanair on, among other things,…

Air Dolomiti aims to double the size of its fleet

Following the near-bankruptcy of Alitalia, Lufthansa is pushing ahead with the growth of its Italian subsidiary Air Dolomiti. Within four…

Air France Airbus A319 between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo and Paris CDG diverts to Luxembourg

On 20 August, an Air France Airbus A319 (F-GRHB) operated flight AF1145 between Moscow Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin International Airport,…

LOT Polish Airlines and State Forests together for the climate, by improving CO2 balance

LOT Polish Airlines will support an innovative project on counteracting the adverse effects of climate change implemented by State Forests.…