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“Yellow Vests” protest disturbs air traffic at Nantes Atlantique Airport

This morning (1 December) around 09:30 (UTC +1), air traffic at Nantes Atlantique Airport was disturbed as around 30 protesters wearing yellow safety vests...

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....

Ethiopian Airlines postpones launch of flights to Istanbul

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa, would like to announce to its esteemed customers that its debut operations between Addis Ababa and...

Brand new VietJet Air Airbus A321neo loses both nose gear wheels upon landing at Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam

On 29 November 2018, a VietJet Air Airbus A321neo (VN-A653) on a domestic flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Buon Ma Thuot lost...

Emirates considers deploying Airbus A380 flagship to Brussels Airport during 45-days runway upgrade at Dubai Airport

From 16 April to 30 May 2019, Dubai Airport will close one runway for upgrade works designed to boost safety, service, and capacity levels of...

German Air Force Airbus A340 with chancellor Angela Merkel on board diverts to Cologne/Bonn Airport after technical issues

On 29 November, the German Air Force Airbus A340-313 (reg. 16+01) having chancellor Angela Merkel on board was en route from Berlin to Buenos...

Delta unveils first biometric terminal in U.S. in Atlanta – Next airport: Detroit

Starting this December, customers can use facial recognition technology from curb to gate at ATL’s Terminal F and to board at DTW Today, Delta Air...

Wing of Air India Boeing 787-8 clips building at Stockholm Arlanda

On 28 November, an Air India Boeing 787-8 (VT-ANE) from Delhi was taxiing to its gate at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. During the taxi, however,...

Avior Airlines Boeing 737-200 runway excursion after landing at Eduardo Gomes Airport, Manaus

On 28 November, an Avior Airlines Boeing 737-200 (YV2937) from Caracas (Venezuela) suffered a runway excursion after landing at Eduardo Gomes Airport, the airport is...
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Finnair to add capacity on both Moscow and St. Petersburg routes

Finnair will add a new daily frequency year-round on both its routes to Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia as of March 31, 2019. The flights will be flown with an Embraer 190 aircraft. The new additions will bring the total...

Etihad Airways launches flights to Barcelona

Etihad Airways has launched its first ever scheduled flights linking Abu Dhabi and Barcelona. The inaugural flight, EY49, departed Abu Dhabi this morning carrying...

Lufthansa awards Amsterdam cargo contract to WFS

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS...

Passenger record at Berlin Tegel in October: Continued growth at the Berlin-Brandenburg airport region

In the latest traffic report you will find the figures for passengers, aircraft movements and air cargo for October 2018 and since the beginning...

Norwegian announces new direct flights from Gatwick to Miami and San Francisco replacing Fort Lauderdale and Oakland

Airline to serve Miami and San Francisco to reflect customer demand and cargo opportunities More flights added to popular long-haul routes next summer Norwegian...

A new LOT offer for Lithuanian passengers: from Vilnius to London City Airport

LOT wins the tender of the Lithuanian Ministry of Transport to operate services between Vilnius and London City Airport. Tickets will be available once...

Ethiopian Airlines launches first of its kind nonstop service connecting Los Angeles and Africa

On 27 November, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced that Ethiopian Airlines will launch a new first-of-its-kind flight, connecting Los Angeles travellers to West Africa...

Ryanair’s route rise warms up Summer 2019 at Budapest

On course to continue the robust growth Budapest Airport has witnessed for the last five years – set to record its 60th consecutive month...

Wizz Air expands at Bucharest: one more A321 based, two new routes, increased frequencies

Wizz Air today announced the expansion of its Bucharest base by allocating a new Airbus A321 aircraft to its Bucharest fleet, and the launch of two new routes to Memmingen in...

Norwegian to launch four weekly flights between London Gatwick and Rio de Janeiro (Summer 2019)

Norwegian today (27 November) announced the launch of low-fare four weekly flights between London Gatwick and Rio de Janeiro from 31 March 2019. The...

Air France resumes flights to Belgrade as of next summer season

For the 2019 summer season (March 31 to October 26, 2019), Air France will offer its customers Belgrade (Serbia) on departure from Paris-Charles de...