easyJet has confirmed that it will be introducing new security measures on its flights from Turkey and Egypt to the UK from today. The move is in line with new UK government requirements.
United Airlines is enabling customers to move through the screening process quicker at its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport with the opening of a fully redesigned and consolidated security checkpoint in Terminal C.
The United Kingdom has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops on passenger flights from six Middle East and North African countries. Following the lead of the United States, passengers from these countries will no longer be able to carry tablets, DVD players or phones over a certain size.
Hainan Airlines plans to increase its Manchester Airport frequency from four flights per week to five from June. This added service will potentially see Hainan Airlines new Dreamliners operating this direct route into Beijing, depending on aircraft availability.
Ryanair has confirmed that its website and mobile app will close for eight hours for a systems upgrade. The facilities will go offline from 18:30 on Wednesday, March 22nd.
The annual Routes Asia air service development forum was officially handed over to the Australian city of Brisbane earlier at a ceremony in Okinawa, Japan. Routes Asia brings together airlines, airports, tourism authorities and governments to plan new flights and increase existing services.
Officials at the United States department for homeland security have announced a ban on large electronic devices from cabin baggage on flights from eight mainly Middle Eastern and North African countries.
Wizz Air has promoted Diederik Pen to the roles of chief operations officer and executive vice president with the airline. He will take up the positions at the start of April.
Hertz UK has launched a full rental service from Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, becoming the only car rental company to have fleet available at the airport’s North Terminal. Hertz customers landing at the North Terminal will no longer need to take the inter-terminal shuttle to the South Terminal to collect their vehicle.
Adding to the service currently operating between Muscat and Calicut (Kozhikode), Oman Air has announced the launch of its new daily direct flight between Salalah and Calicut, Kerala. Flights will start on March 27th in the latest move in the airline’s ambitious and dynamic programme of fleet and network expansion.
Located in Terminal 2 at Beijing Capital Airport, covering 726 square meters, Hainan Airlines has unveiled its new international lounge. The luxurious location is equipped with more than a dozen functional areas, including a Chinese traditional tea art display area.
International Airlines Group is launching LEVEL - a new low cost long-haul airline brand. The carrier will take to the skies in June, with flights from Barcelona to Los Angeles, San Francisco (Oakland), Buenos Aires and Punta Cana.