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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...

Nearly 2 million passengers at Brussels Airport in March (+1.9%)

In March 2019, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2 million passengers, i.e. a 1.9% rise, up from March 2018. If it had not been...

After one decade of absence, Icelandair returns to Dusseldorf

On April 11, Icelandair flight FI578 took off from Keflavík with the return of a non-stop service to Dusseldorf International Airport. It has been...

Fraport Traffic Figures – March and FQ2019: Growth trend continues

In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served almost 14.8 million passengers – an increase of 2.5 percent year-on-year. Aircraft movements...

Air traffic at Lisbon Airport suspended for over an hour; tire debris on the runway

From 12:00 (UTC +1), Lisbon Airport was forced to shut down as tire debris was found on its main runway. Several aircraft entered a...

Florence Airport not loaded into SAS Airbus A319; decision to operate to Bologna Airport

On 11 April, pilots of SAS flight SK2961 were entering all required flight information into the MCDU (Mulifunction Control Display Unit) of their Airbus...

British Airways flight between London Gatwick and Salzburg diverts to Brussels after smoke in the cockpit

On 11 April, a British Airways Airbus A319 (G-DBCG) operating flight BA2652 between London Gatwick to Salzburg diverted to Brussels Airport. Pilots reported smoke...

Closure of Sudanese airspace after military coup forces airlines to avoid the country

Sudan’s defence minister confirms the military has taken control of the country after removing President Omar al-Bashir from power. One of the first decisions...

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol traffic and transport figures for March 2019: +1.3%

5.6 million passengers travelled from, to or via Amsterdam Airport Schiphol in March this year, representing an increase of 1.3% compared to March 2018....

Brussels South Charleroi Airport introduces a transit service: 27 connections via Brussels-Charleroi offered by Ryanair

Brussels South Charleroi Airport becomes a transit hub for passengers. From today, Ryanair is launching a connection service via Brussels Charleroi from 15 cities...

JetBlue launches flights to London from New York JFK and Boston

JetBlue readies to roll out the royal treatment for all with flights to London as airline strengthens relevance in New York and Boston with...

Air Italy inaugurates Milan to San Francisco route

San Francisco becomes 4th US destination served and 2nd in California New service to San Francisco comes one week after the inauguration of...

3% increase in traffic at Brussels South Charleroi Airport in March: figures in line with forecasts for the first quarter

Brussels South Charleroi Airport (BSCA) is continuing to grow in 2019. The airport reported another increase in passenger traffic in March. 602,184 passengers have...

Jet Airways Boeing 777 grounded at Amsterdam Schiphol by European cargo firm

Struggling Indian airline Jet Airways faces more problems as on Wednesday (10 April), one of their Boeing 777 (VT-JEW) got grounded at the airport...

Paris-San Francisco-Paris, two Air France flights flying the rainbow flag

Two special flights on June 28, 2019, from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to San Francisco and on June 30th, 2019 from San Francisco to...

Tibet Airlines has opened a route between Jinan and Helsinki

As announced here three months ago, Helsinki Airport’s first Chinese airline company Tibet Airlines opened a new route from Jinan, China, to Helsinki, Finland,...

New Korean Air Boston flights to add almost $100 million to regional economy

When Korean Air and Delta launch nonstop flights to Seoul April 12, it will start the ball rolling on $100 million in annual economic...

Heist at Tirana Airport on departing Austrian A320, one gunman shot

On 9 April, a few gunmen made a heist at Tirana Airport (TIA/LTIA) on an Austrian Airlines Airbus A320-214 (OE-LBY) ready to depart to...

Tripoli’s only functional airport hit by air raid, six passenger flights were cancelled

Tripoli Mitiga airport's services suspended as death toll rises amid battles between forces loyal to Haftar and UN-backed gov't Mitiga International Airport is an airport...

A 40-t part made by Jan De Nul in Belgium shipped by AirBridgeCargo from Frankfurt to Singapore

A record 40-tonne shipment finds its perfect match with AirBridgeCargo’s ‘abcXL’ solution AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the market leaders in the transportation of oversized and...