Air Mauritius has announced the introduction of two new Airbus A330-900neo aircraft on long term operating lease from Air Lease Corporation. The planes will join the fleet in September and October next year, in replacement for two A340-300E aircraft whose leases will expire in November and December 2018.
Boeing and Juneyao Airlines have finalised an order for five 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at about $1.32 billion at current list prices. This new order, which also includes options for five more 787-9s, represents the Shanghai-based private airline's first Boeing order and first wide-body airplane order.
Quito and Corporación Quiport, the concessionaire of the Mariscal Sucre International Airport, will host Routes Americas 2018. The event is the only one on the international calendar that brings together airports and airlines of the region seeking to develop new connectivity alternatives.
Cologne Bonn Airport has welcomed another new airline partner as it confirms that Portuguese flag carrier TAP Portugal will join the German airport later this summer.
Eurowings has continued its move away from its past as a regional airline, retiring its last Bombardier CRJ-900 jet. Flight EW 4187 from Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden to Hamburg, which landed earlier, was the last scheduled flight for Eurowings operated by the aircraft.
Travelport and Emirates have today announced the ability to select and pay for seats in advance according to the Emirates Fare Brand chosen - available for the first time to book on Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform.
Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Scottish winter schedule, with 13 new Edinburgh routes to Baden, Budapest, Carcassonne, Eindhoven, Hamburg, Katowice, Nantes, Prague, Szczecin, Toulouse, Venice, Valencia and Wroclaw.
Lufthansa has accepted the mediation recommendations of Gunter Pleuger, ending a dispute with pilots at the flag-carrier that has spanned five years. The deal will see Lufthansa increase cockpit remuneration by around €85 million annually.
Wizz Air has announced that it will open its 28th base on in June this year, at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom. The eastern European carrier will base one new Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport.
Milan Bergamo Airport’s route network development has continued with the significant announcement of the Italian gateway’s new airline partner, Arkia Israeli Airlines’ link to Tel Aviv. Set to commence on June 1st, Arkia will launch the airport’s first direct link to Israel.
More Britons than ever will be boarding long-haul flights this half-term, according to data released today by Gatwick Airport. With the UK in the midst of a cold-snap, increasing numbers of Brits will be getting out of Europe seeking to banish the winter blues and replace them with some winter sun.
Delta has released the latest version of its Fly Delta app, giving customers access to the industry’s most innovative airport wayfinding maps, and the ability to keep up with boarding pass and flight details, even when a reliable Wi-Fi or cellular connection isn’t available.