New research from Liligo reveals that low-cost airlines are a greener option. By using the Carbon Footprint tool on Liligo.com, travellers can gauge the environmental impact of their flight and travel, thus enabling them to make better choices when they travel.
Payment solutions company, EuroCommerce, part of the DataCash Group, has secured a contract to provide payment services to AVIANOVA, Russia’s newest low cost airline.
Ryanair, the world’s favourite airline today (31 July 09) announced that it has awarded mandates to a syndicate of banks for approximately $1.6bn of financing for 55 aircrafts
Jet2.com, the only low cost airline to operate flights to Sharm El Sheikh from Manchester Airport, has today announced it will increase flights to the Egyptian hotspot throughout 2010 and bookings can be made as of today.
The long-running battle between the easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the boardroom over expansion plans is believed to have reached a compromise. At a shareholder’s meeting on Wednesday, the Luton-based carrier is expected to confirm that Sir Stelios is comfortable with its less-aggressive plans.
Ryanair has posted a 550% rise in quarterly profits but warned that its price war with rival carriers is likely to result in lower-than-expected annual profits. Net first quarter profits rose to €136.5 million due to an unexpected 42% drop in fuel costs.
Italian budget carrier MyAir has had its operating licence suspended by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC) due to severe financial difficulties and service failures.
Ryanair has announced a 40% cutback in capacity to its Stansted services this winter, with the number of operational aircraft dropping from 40 to 24. The low-cost carrier says this represents a 30% reduction in the number of weekly flights and a loss of 2.5m passengers at the Essex airport between October 2009 and March 2010.
Ryanair, the World’s favourite airline, today launched an online poll to ask if passengers would ‘stand’ on short flights if it meant they could travel for FREE, or pay 50% less than seated passengers.
Aer Lingus is launching six more routes from its new Gatwick hub - Bucharest, Eindhoven, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Warsaw and Vilinus for winter this year.Its current flights to Dublin, Faro, Knock, Malaga, Munich, Vienna and Zurich will continue, but it will drop Nice during the winter months. With the addition of these new routes, the airline will operate 118 round trips a week.
Three low-cost airlines will meet next week to discuss a possible increase infuel surcharges or ticket prices as a result of rising global oil prices, The Nation reported, quoting Thai AirAsia Chief Executive Tassapon Bijleveld.
The state of the airline industry is in grave crisis that has been deepening for the past three years and now there is an emerging pressure from the low cost carriers, which continue to thrive despite unstable circumstances.