British Airways is preparing to cancel flights on at least five consecutive days in September following the announcement of strike action by pilots. Members of staff represented by the British Airline Pilots Association will take industrial action on September 9th, 10th and 27th in a dispute over pay.
The first A220-300 for EgyptAir has successfully completed its inaugural test flight from the Mirabel assembly line. The first of 12 aircraft EgyptAir has on order is due to be delivered to the Cairo-based airline in the coming weeks.
Saint Lucia will welcome new flights from the UK next summer, with British Airways to introduce a twice weekly departure. The flights will commence on July 4th and will run through August 29th, 2020.
Ryanair has been rated the worst firm for customer service out of 100 popular British brands. Passengers with the low-cost airline were left feeling undervalued by unhelpful staff and miserable complaints handling, new Which? research reveals.
Wizz Air will begin operations at London Southend Airport with the launch of flights to the popular Eastern European destinations of Bucharest in Romania and Vilnius in Lithuania.
British Airways will issue all of its 15,000-cabin crew with iPhone XRs to help them offer a more personalised service to the more than 45 million customers that travel with the airline every year.
Following a tour through China, Japan and Asia Pacific, Embraer’s latest plane, the E195-E2, will make its Russian debut at the upcoming Moscow air show, MAKS-2019.
Qantas has posted a 17 per cent fall in annual net profit, driven by rising fuel costs and a weaker Australian dollar. Qantas also confirmed it will run test services on planned 19-hour flights to determine whether passengers and crew can withstand the marathon journeys.
British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish as plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid waste to sustainable fuels plant.
Embraer has announced a US$30 million investment in the expansion of its Eugênio de Melo unit. The facility is based in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.
London Luton Airport has announced a new partnership agreement with Abellio, which will operate the East Midlands Railway for the next eight years.
The deal gives the travel trade the benefit of connecting customers to and from the Zagreb-based airline’s European destinations via London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle airports.