Thomas Cook has been told it needs to find an extra £200 million in extra funding in order to secure its future. The troubled operator has hoped to seal a rescue deal led by Fosun Tourism Group this week.
For the first time in 21 years, SAS has launched a brand new visual identity and revealed a new design for its aircraft exterior. The new livery is a modern take on classic Scandinavian design.
The new routes bring the popular holiday islands, known for their beautiful beaches, diverse food culture and a wide range of festivals within a direct flight from Vietnam.
Qatar Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines starting from January. The deal is the first step in the strengthening of cooperation between both airlines, since Qatar Airways acquired five per cent of China Southern Airlines in December.
Over 287,098 flights are set to take place across easyJet’s network between March 29th and the end of August, providing 50,337,066 seats for passengers to enjoy their summer holidays.
Qatar Airways Group has reported an operating loss of US$639 million for the financial year ended March 31st. Results were impacted by what the airline brands an “illegal” blockage of Qatari airspace by rival Middle Eastern nations and heavy losses at subsidiary Air Italy.
Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so as to help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 per cent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy.
The world’s commercial aircraft fleet is set to more than double in size from today’s nearly 23,000 planes by 2038. According to the latest forecasts from Airbus, almost 48,000 planes will be required over the next two decades.
The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna from Sharjah, will operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and will be expanded to daily flight service as of mid-December.
The British Airline Pilots Association has called off the next strike scheduled for September 27th in the dispute between British Airways and its pilots. BALPA said the strikes on September 9-10 had demonstrated “the anger and resolve of pilots”.
Virgin Atlantic is set to challenge what it brands as International Airlines Group’s “dominance” at London Heathrow, as it unveils its plans to significantly increase its long-haul route network at the airport.
On the side-lines of crown prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa’s official visit to the United States of America, Gulf Air has received its seventh Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner at Dulles International Airport.