The flight, which will operate daily during the summer, complements Delta’s existing Edinburgh-New York-JFK service which will become year-round in 2019, and means the airline offers two nonstop connections between the capital and United States every day this summer.
Her majesty the Queen has visited British Airways’ headquarters at Waterside, Heathrow, as part of the airline’s centenary celebrations. While at Waterside her majesty was introduced to colleagues in heritage uniforms from across the airline’s history and she visited British Airways’ museum, the Speedbird Centre.
Shares in Thomas Cook were up a modest two per cent this morning after the struggling travel giant confirmed it had received a “highly preliminary and unsolicited indicative offer” from Triton Partners for its northern Europe business.
AviaDev Consult - powered by Midas Aviation - has launched to provide tailored consultancy to the African and regional European markets. The consultancy has been formulated following a successful partnership between AviaDev and Midas that has been in place for 18 months.
British Airways will relaunch flights to Islamabad, Pakistan, from June 2nd. The three-per-week service will be operated on a three-class Boeing Dreamliner.
Airbus has signed a memorandum of understanding with SAS Scandinavian Airlines for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. Collaboration will start in June and will continue until the end of 2020.
TAP Air Portugal has marked an historic point in its 74-year history. With the arrival of its latest A330neo – CS-TUI, which has been named King Afonso Henriques – the company has 100 aircraft in its fleet for the first time.
Quito, capital of Ecuador, has boosted its connections to the world. In 2019 Santiago, Paris and Toronto will be reached thanks to new partnerships with LATAM, Air France and Air Canada Rouge.
Virgin Atlantic is relaunching flights between London Heathrow and Mumbai, India, for the first time in four years. Tickets will go on sale next Tuesday, with the first service set to take off on October 27th.
Leeds Bradford Airport has announced the appointment of Hywel Rees to the role of chief executive. Rees is an experienced executive in the airports and infrastructure sectors, with airport operating experience at leadership team level.
Airbus has announced that the A220 family, the newest addition to its single-aisle portfolio, will be offering an increased range starting from early next year. The A220 aircraft maximum take-off weight is now confirmed to increase by 2,268 kilograms (2.3 metric tonnes).
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and American Airlines have announced plans to develop a sixth terminal at the airport. The plans call for the airport to invest up to $3 to $3.5 billion in terminal improvements, including the construction of Terminal F and enhancements to Terminal C.