Air Austral has signed a firm order for three A220 aircraft. With the order, the Réunion Island-based airline becomes the first A220 customer based in the Indian Ocean region.
AviaDev has confirmed it will head to Antananarivo, Madagascar, for its fifth edition with the support of its host Ravinala Airports, Antananarivo and Nosy Be Airports. The event will take place from May 6th-8th next year.
Customers can book tickets now for travel from October 27th to Fiji from London via Helsinki, opening up a range of incredible new destinations with palm-fringed beaches and crystal-clear coral waters.
Dennis Muilenburg has been removed from the role of chairman with Boeing, but will remain as chief executive, president and director. The board has elected David Calhoun, currently independent lead director, to serve as non-executive chairman.
Norwegian has announced frequency increases between London Gatwick and United States destinations such as San Francisco and Tampa. The increases will take affect from March 29th next year and run throughout the summer 2020 schedule.
All customers flying within the UK next year on flights operated by British Airways will have the carbon emissions from their flights offset by the airline and invested in carbon reduction projects around the world.
American Airlines has said it expects to re-launch flights on the Boeing 737 Max in January. In a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission in the United States, the carrier said it anticipates impending software updates to the aircraft will lead to re-certification “later this year”.
The new route will offer convenient connections to passengers travelling from Manchester to the Latvian capital and over 70 destinations served from Riga to Scandinavia, Russia, the Middle East and Europe.
British Airways has today announced the launch of flights between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey. The summer route, which will operate on an Airbus A320 and run six times a week, commences on April 30th, and is available to book from today.
Vietnam Airlines will launch Wi-Fi connections on a number of flights from October 10th. Passengers will be able to access the new services on selected A350 flights from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, and Osaka.
The first ever scheduled flights to India from London Stansted will take off later this month with the launch of Air India’s three-times a week service to Amritsar in the north west of the country.
The networking event is focused on creating opportunities for European regional airports to meet airlines, together with their tourism partners in a joint effort to increase the connectivity of their destinations.