In its support of increasing tourism to its only Red Sea city, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced a new directive designed to assist airlines interested in launching new routes to Eilat’s Ovda Airport.
Saudia has announced a twice weekly service from Manchester Airport to Riyadh. Launching on June 23rd, the service complements the current offer of five flights a week to Jeddah. Passengers can now fly direct to Saudi Arabia seven days a week.
Finnair has announced their flagship long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, will operate a daily service between London Heathrow and Helsinki.
Malaysia Airlines has reinforced its commitment to the Australian market off the back of a very successful third quarter. The carrier has confirmed the appointment of Donna Jones to the position of sales executive for Western Australia, Michaela Kemp as sales executive South Australia and the Northern Territory, and Melinda Voon as brand and communication manager.
Hertz Global Holdings has confirmed that Hertz, Thrifty and Firefly will serve as Air France’s exclusive car rental providers for four years. The news follows the renewal of the 28 year partnership between Hertz and Air France–KLM Group.
“The time is now,” for government to truly throw its weight behind the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ vision. That was the message delivered by Manchester Airport chief executive Ken O'Toole as he unveiled the next phase of its £1 billion transformation programme at the property.
Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July this year, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.
In January 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 187,996 passengers or 18 per cent more than in the same period of 2016 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
Five people have been killed after a light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. Four United States citizens and their Australian pilot are confirmed dead following the accident.
Abu Dhabi International Airport handled in excess of 2.2 million passengers in January, representing a 2.6 per cent increase in airport traffic compared with January 2016.
Virgin Atlantic has today announced plans to launch the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will launch on December 12th to help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.
Travelport and Alitalia, Italy’s largest airline, have announced the successful implementation of Travelport Rapid Reprice.