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Stranded Ryanair flight attendant writes his/her story about the famous night at Malaga Airport

A new chapter in the saga between Ryanair and their stranded Porto based crew members:  as previously written 24 cabin crew members got stranded...

Fifteen injured after severe turbulence on Aerolineas Argentinas flight from Miami to Buenos Aires

On 18 October, an Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A330 (LV-FNK) from Miami to Buenos Aires as AR1303 experienced severe turbulence during cruise. At the time...

Passenger numbers at Berlin Tegel in September well above previous year’s level

In the current traffic report, you will find the figures for passengers, aircraft movements and air cargo for September 2018 and the period since...

Brussels South Charleroi expands Terminal 1 with new restaurant, lounge and duty-free areas and a terrace for smokers [PICS]

The commercial area of Brussels South Charleroi Airport will be expanded in order to improve comfort and passenger experience within the Terminal. The work started on...

Work-to-rule action of Brussels Airport customs officers for the second day in a row

This morning (18 October), a work-to-rule action at Brussels Airport disturbed passenger flow through customs. Customs officers are continuing their actions for a second...

First electric aircraft at London Heathrow won’t pay landing fees for a year

In a world airport first, Heathrow has announced that the first electric-hybrid aircraft will not have to pay Heathrow’s landing charges for an entire...

Close to 70% of the landing runways in Belgium equipped with satellite navigation thanks to Belgocontrol

As from now, aircraft will be able to land on Brussels Airport’s runway 19 thanks to satellite navigation. From a total of 18 landing...

Launch of SAS’s new Tampere (Finland) – Malaga route was celebrated on Saturday, 13 October

SAS started operating flights from Tampere Airport to Malaga on 13 October. The route launch was celebrated at Tampere Airport on Saturday.   Finavia continues its...

Hamburg, Budapest and Düsseldorf airports join forces to promote cost-effective cargo gateway for Europe

The cargo-friendly airports will showcase development and restructuring plans at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada under...

Budapest Airport welcomes new route (to Birmingham) and more seats on existing routes from Jet2.com

Already serving Budapest Airport from East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford and Manchester, the Hungarian capital gateway announces that Jet2.com will add a new service...
Hainan Airlines - Airbus A330 copyright Wim Peeters

Hainan Airlines to open direct route between Oslo and Beijing in Spring 2019

Chinese airline Hainan Airlines is opening a direct route between the Chinese capital Beijing and Oslo airport in the spring of 2019, with three...

ASEM summit in Brussels on 18 and 19 October 2018 – which aircraft to expect?

On 18 and 19 October, an ASEM (*) summit is scheduled at Brussels, Belgium. The ASEM summit will bring together heads of state or government...

Flydubai’s first flight from Helsinki took off in foggy weather

Flydubai began its daily operation between Helsinki and Dubai in the night of 11 to 12 October. Flydubai is the first airline to...

Maintenance works on Brussels Airport runway 07L/25R spread over 8 consecutive weekends

Brussels Airport is beginning maintenance work on runway 07L/25R this weekend. Work will last 8 weeks and take place exclusively during the weekend. The...

ANA to launch Tokyo Haneda – Vienna service from 17 February 2019

All Nippon Airways (ANA) is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9...

Hurricane Leslie: 800 Ryanair passengers (and crews) stranded at Malaga airport overnight

On Saturday 13 October, hurricane Leslie reached the Iberic Peninsula, heavily disrupting air traffic at Porto airport. Due to the storm, six Ryanair aircraft were forced...

Hurricane Leslie has reached the Iberic Peninsula, air traffic at Porto disrupted

On Saturday evening, Hurricane Leslie made landfall on the Iberic Peninsula. Air traffic at the airport of Porto was seriously affected with many aircraft...

“Base closures are a declaration of war”, Ryanair pilot union leaders say

Last week the presidents of European pilot unions and associations met in Vienna, they feel that the aggressive move by Ryanair management to close bases...

Amsterdam airport Schiphol traffic figures for September 2018: +2.2%

In September of this year, 6.4 million passengers flew from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, meaning the number of passenger flights remained almost unchanged...

Delta’s new Airbus A220 narrowbody coming on sale for January debut

The next era of air travel starts Saturday with Delta selling top domestic business routes on the new A220-100 aircraft, a state-of-the-art narrowbody jet...