The Dutch Government is blocking the Gulf carriers from expanding at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. According to the newspaper Financieele Dagblad, the government cites “unfair competition with Air France-KLM” as the reason for its actions.
Thursday morning, a man did not hesitate to make a false bomb threat to her friend not miss her plane from Bordeaux (France). He called the airport around 7 pm 30 and launched a threatening tone: “There has a bomb, there is a bomb. “ The author of the anonymous phone call wasquickly identified and…
Passenger aircraft of Lufthansa Group airlines have once again set a record for airplane fuel efficiency in 2014, consuming an average of 3.84 litres of kerosene to carry a passenger 100 kilometres.
A new Delta safety video will begin showing on May 25, featuring 23 popular YouTube video memes.
Random checks of pilots’ psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited Spohr as saying surprise checks were a possible way to reduce uncertainty over whether pilots suffer from…
NEWS Thomson orders larger Dreamliner Travel operator to take delivery of four 787-9 aircraft in support of its long-haul programme
Holiday airline has announced it will take delivery of up to four new, larger Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft to expand its long-haul programme. Demonstrating its continued commitment to the Dreamliner, Thomson Airways has converted two existing orders for 787-8 (for delivery in summer 2016) to the new larger capacity 787-9 aircraft. The airline has also…
Etihad Airways has appointed Robert “Dougie” Douglas as its General Manager for Kazakhstan.
Etihad Airways will add a fourth daily service between Abu Dhabi and Bangkok from 1 July 2015 which will be operated by a B777-300ER aircraft.
Ryanair will increase flights on its Manchester to Dublin service from 5 to 6 times daily, due to overwhelming demand, offering UK business customers even more low fares to Dublin.
Singapore Airlines has unveiled its new Premium Economy Class seats and the in- flight offerings that customers will enjoy when the new cabin class enters service in August.
KLM began its new daily flight service from George Best Belfast City Airport earlier, marking the airline’s 17 departure point in the UK and Ireland. The route offers Belfast passengers convenient access to KLM’s worldwide network of over 200 destinations, in more than 100 countries, via the award-winning Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.