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Royal Air Maroc to join oneworld

Global alliance signs Africa’s major unaligned airline oneworld’s first full member from the continent – and first recruit globally for six years Royal Air Maroc is...

Air Europa extends its cargo handling partnership with WFS to nine airports in Europe (incl. Brussels)

Air Europa, Spain’s second largest airline, has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling partner at nine major airports across Europe. Commencing this...

LOT ranked as the quietest airline at London Heathrow Airport

LOT Polish Airlines ranked first in the ranking of the quietest airlines of the Heathrow Airport in London. The flag carrier of Poland was...

TUI Airways becomes first UK airline to welcome new Boeing 737 MAX

First UK registered 737 MAX departed from Manchester Airport yesterday morning on its  inaugural customer flight to Malaga Latest aircraft from Boeing joins...

Wizz Air grows November passenger numbers by 11%

LOAD FACTOR INCREASES 2.9 PPTS TO 91.2% Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”) today announces passenger statistics for November 2018. In November 2018, Wizz Air continued...

2019 will mark the “Great Air Race” (from Great Britain to Australia) centenary celebrations

In 1919, the acting Australian Prime Minister William Alexander Watt announced, on behalf of Prime Minister William “Billy” Hughes, the Commonwealth Government would offer...

Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has ceased operations

Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines has ceased operations, the airline mentioned on its website. Back in October, the airline filed for a restructuring process...

Ryanair traffic up 8% in November (11% with Laudamotion)

Ryanair today (4 Dec) released November traffic statistics as follows: Traffic grew 11% to 10.4m with a 96% load factor Ryanair traffic grew 8%...

flydubai Boeing 737-800 halted after attempting take off without clearance

On 2 December, a flydubai Boeing 737-800 (A6-FEQ) was attempting to take-off from runway 06R at Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport yet without clearance by air...

The story of VLM in Antwerp has definitively come to an end

Although the interest for VLM as a company was considerable, the liquidator did not find any buyer for the bankrupt airline, but he could...

airBaltic receives 14th Airbus A220-300, which completes deliveries for 2018

Latvian airline airBaltic on December 1, 2018, welcomed in Riga the last Airbus A220-300 jet for the year, registered as YL-CSM. Currently, airBaltic has...

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Lufthansa, passed away

Wolfgang Mayrhuber, former Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, passed away last Saturday, 1 December 2018, at the age of 71, due...

Jet Airways expands range of “Fare Choices” for domestic travel

Jet Airways today announced further enhancements to its Fare Choices framework, which was initially unveiled in 2016. The rapid expansion of the Fare Choices...

All UAE carriers join hands to celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed

- Epic world-first flying formation with four types of commercial aircraft from Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia and flydubai, and seven Al Fursan jets - Aircraft...

Eurowings takes over the Dusseldorf-Newark route from Lufthansa and adds it to its JFK route

Hotspot New York City: Eurowings now flies to Newark Discover the most attractive Christmas shopping locations in New York with Eurowings Tricks for avoiding...

Air Lease Corporation takes delivery of its first U.S.-manufactured A321 aircraft

The milestone delivery of the first U.S.-produced A321 to Air Lease Corporation (ALC) was celebrated by (left to right): Steven F. Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman...

TAP Air Portugal aims to double operations in North America

TAP Air Portugal aims to double operations in North America in the next years and is expanding again, adding two new routes to the...

Boeing delivers Fiji Airways’ first 737 MAX aeroplane

Carrier begins modernisation of single-aisle aeroplane fleet with the first of five 737 MAXs Fiji Airways will be the first airline in the Pacific Islands...

Boeing delivers its 2,000th aeroplane to China

The delivery milestone reflects rapid growth in the world's largest commercial aviation market More than half of all commercial jetliners flying in China are made...

Right hand engine cowl of a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 broke loose after take-off from Las Vegas Airport

On 30 November, the right hand engine cowl of a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 (N227FR) broke loose just after take-off from Las Vegas Airport....