The Amadeus business-to-business Wallet Partner Pay solution is already reducing the cost and complexity of receiving and making payments for Thai Airways and Select Travel, a travel agency based in Sweden, as part of an on-going trial.
London Gatwick has announced a new chapter in its ownership as Vinci Airports completes the purchase of a 50.01 per cent stake in the airport. Global Infrastructure Partners will continue to manage the remaining 49.99 per cent interest in Gatwick.
The first Loganair flights between London and Aberdeen have officially taken to the skies, as the airline’s direct services from London Southend Airport celebrated their inaugural departure.
MAG, the operator of Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports, saw passenger numbers grow by four per cent in April. The news comes as the airports prepare to enter their busy summer season.
Air New Zealand has launched its latest above the line campaign. The airline is launching its UK campaign ahead of the summer, showcasing its London to Los Angeles route and highlighting its “a better way to fly” proposition.
The A330neo, Airbus’ new generation A330 aircraft, will be used by the airline to expand its international route network between Brazil, Europe and the United States.
The AviaDev Europe team has been strengthened by the appointment of two highly experienced industry professionals: Tony Hallwood and Mike Robinson, who have both joined in the position of aviation development director.
International Airlines Group has reported profit after tax before exceptional items of €70 million for the first quarter of 2019. The figure is down 62.6 per cent on the same period last year, while adjusted earnings per share were down 57.5 per cent on a pro forma basis.
Figures reveal the UK’s busiest airport welcomed 6.79 million passengers last month (up 3.3 per cent on last April) - averaging 226,600 daily passengers or the equivalent of the population of Aberdeen.
The department for transport has recommended a levy of 50 pence per person on all flights to insure against the future collapse of UK-based airlines. The news comes as the government body publishes the final report from the independent airline insolvency review, which was chaired by Peter Bucks.
Emirates Group has seen profits fall by nearly half as the rising price of oil and strong US dollar took a toll on annual results. The Dubai-based group posted a profit of AED2.3 billion (US$631 million) for the financial year ended March 31st, down 44 per cent from last year.
American Airlines is providing travellers with more access to Guyana. The airline will begin a direct service from John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York to Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown, Guyana, from December.