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Key traffic figures Zurich Airport March 2019: +1.2%

In March, 2'421’744 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 1.2% compared to last year. The number of local passengers was...

First KLM flight for Naples to depart on Easter Sunday

On Easter Sunday, KLM officially inaugurates Naples as its newest destination. The Italian port city of Naples will be KLM's tenth destination in Italy,...

Big change at Paris-Orly: official opening of the new Orly 3 building

On April 18, 2019, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Elisabeth Borne, Minister for Ecological Transition, in charge of Transport, officially opened the new Orly...

German ATC to assist Liège Airport flights tonight during Belgian airspace closure

During the night of 18 to 19 April, German controllers will assist flights inbound or outbound of Liège, impacted by Skeyes staff shortage, between...

Emirates expands its A380 network with scheduled service to Riyadh

A380 service effective from 21 April Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers...

Expansion of car park P3 at Brussels Airport with 2,088 parking spaces

Alternative entry and exit routes to and from the parking building Brussels Airport and Interparking have commenced work on adding 2,088 parking spaces to car...

Germanwings to operate flights for Brussels Airlines between July and October

Germanwings will operate twice-daily flights between Hamburg and Brussels under an ACMI agreement (Aircraft, Crew, Maintenance, Insurance) for Brussels Airlines from 26 June to...

Flights delayed at Portuguese airports caused by nationwide strike affecting fuel supply

Portugal declared an "energy crisis" after a nation-wide strike by fuel truck drivers continues since Monday, the intermittent strike by fuel suppliers at Portugal's...

Finnair to fly to Guangzhou (China) year-round as of winter 2019

Finnair extends its seasonal Guangzhou route to year-round operations and will operate between Helsinki and Guangzhou with two weekly frequencies during winter season 2019/2020....

Consequences of the closure of Belgian airspace last night: About 50 flights impacted at Liege Airport, less at other airports

The interruption of air traffic from midnight to 06:00, due to a lack of staff at Belgian air navigation service provider Skeyes, impacted about...

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Marrakesh route

Marrakesh has just joined the vast network of Turkish Airlines. The worldwide airline has launched this Istanbul-Marrakesh service on Monday, April 15, 2019. It...

German Air Force Bombardier Global 5000 blocks runway at Berlin Schönefeld Airport

This morning around 09:00 (UTC +2), a Bombardier Global 5000 of the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) (registered as 14+01) departed Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF)...

United Airlines preparing new nonstop seasonal service between New York/Newark and Cape Town, South Africa

United Airlines applied with the U.S. Department of Transportation for authority to begin new service between New York/Newark Liberty International Airport and Cape Town International Airport....

Staff shortage at Skeyes: Belgian air traffic again halted this night from 00:00 to 06:00

Usually, we do no longer report on the numerous air traffic limitations in Belgian skies, mainly during the night, because it would be an...

SAS launches winter route between Brussels and Tromsø in northern Norway in January 2020

SAS Scandinavian Airlines opens a new non-stop route between Brussels and Tromsø, in the very north of Norway, on 18 January 2020. The flights are...

With first Airbus A321neo delivery nearing, JetBlue announces first new route made possible by aircraft’s extended range

First JetBlue A321neo set to arrive soon featuring a 20% increase in fuel efficiency The new route between New York JFK and South America advances...

AirBridgeCargo Airlines selects handler WFS to accelerate growth of strategic partnership with Liege Airport

AirBridgeCargo Airlines (ABC) has chosen Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its handling partner to accelerate its strategic partnership with Liege Airport ahead of the...

Eurowings expands route offering from Hamburg to Turkey and adds Hanover-Brindisi route

New, extensive Turkey programme from Hamburg with Ankara, Adana, Antalya and Bodrum as new summer destinations. Passengers from Hanover fly to Brindisi in...

Aeroméxico Connect Embraer ERJ-170 suffers wingtip strike on take-off

On 10 April, an Aeromexico Connect Embraer ERJ-170 (XA-SAC) suffered a wingtip strike on take-off from Chihuahua Airport, Mexico. Flight AM2039 to Monterrey Airport...

Further French connections at Budapest Airport with Transavia to Nantes

Celebrating its sixth route launch in almost as many weeks, Budapest Airport has marked Transavia France’s further commitment to the Hungarian gateway as the...