Ryanair will open six new London Stansted routes to Clermont, Cologne, Deauville, Edinburgh, Glasgow Intl and Ponta Delgada (Azores), as well as increased frequencies on 40 other routes, which low cost carrier claims will deliver over 17m customers each year.and support over 17,000 “on-site” jobs at London Stansted Airport.
American Airlines promoted Vasu Raja to vice president – International Revenue Management. In this new role, Raja will lead a high-performing team responsible for overseeing all revenue generated from the company’s international business.
A South African woman caused an AC flight from LHR-YYZ to be diverted to YHZ after berating and technically assaulting members of the cabin crew. After pleading guilty, she will pay a fine and reimburse AC for the cost of the diversion. Link
The Federal Aviation Administration is warning airlines about fire risks from electronic cigarettes stored in checked luggage and is recommending that passengers bring them into the cabins instead. Link
With the deal, Expedia, which owns travel sites including Hotels.com and Hotwire, is building upon a 2013 marketing agreement that it had with Travelocity, the companies said in statement on Friday. Under that partnership, Expedia provided customer service for Travelocity and supported its websites in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition gives Expedia more control…
Qatar Airways is continuing its rapid growth in Europe with an increase in capacity on its flights to Italy, as well as the introduction of double-daily flights to Madrid. The increase in both capacity and service will roll out over the next five months to help meet the expanding passenger needs for both these popular…
An Air India Boeing 787-800, registration VT-ANL performing flight AI-130 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Mumbai (India), was enroute at FL390 about 240nm west of Budapest (Hungary) still in Serbian Airspace when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (GEnx) Link
Boeing is proud to join American Airlines in celebrating the delivery of its first 787 Dreamliner. This revolutionary airplane demonstrates American’s commitment to the highest standards of comfort and efficiency, redefining commercial air travel across North America and the world. We salute American Airlines on this historic milestone. Link
American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8, being the second airline as the operator of the Dreamliner in the USA, after United Airlines. The airline took delivery of the aircraft, registration N800AN with construction number MSN40618 and line number 241. The aircraft left Boeing’s base Everett on 22nd January and arrived to…
Order will increase Horizon Air’s fleet to 54 Q400 aircraft; reinforcing the airline’s standing as the largest operator of Q400 turboprops worldwide Link