American Airlines has unveiled its summer 2020 international schedule, which includes new services to Casablanca, Tel Aviv, Krakow, Budapest and Prague. When American begins service to Morocco next year, it will be the airline’s first entrance into the African continent.
The British Airline Pilots Association has set strike dates for UK-based Ryanair pilots. The move follows an industrial action ballot, which saw 80 per cent vote in favour of strike action on a 72 per cent turnout.
Strikes by security workers at Gatwick airport have been suspended after an improved pay offer was made. The 130 members of Unite who are employed by ICTS (UK) to scan passengers’ luggage for explosive materials and other dangerous and prohibited materials, were due to stage a 48-hour strike from Saturday morning.
British Airways passengers on flights out of the UK have seen departures disrupted after a computer glitch hit check-in procedures. Passengers have been unable to check-in for flights online, with staff resorting to paper ticketing.
American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel and Amadeus have announced what they are calling a “milestone” in travel retailing at the Global Business Travel Association Convention.
From the beginning of November Wizz Air will connect Scotland’s capital with the Polish cities of Warsaw and Gdansk, Budapest in Hungary, and Bucharest in Romania.
American Airlines Group has confirmed that Priya Aiyar will join the airline as senior vice president and general counsel, succeeding Paul Jones, who retired from American earlier this year.
Eastern Airways has unveiled a new cabin product refresh sourcing a number of local suppliers throughout its network for the complimentary service offered on board its Flybe franchise services.
Airbus has officially begun manufacturing the A220 in the United States. The first team of A220 production workers began work at Airbus’ Mobile, Alabama-based production facility following their recent return from on-the-job training in Mirabel, Quebec, Canada.
Strong growth on leisure routes including Mykonos, Skiathos and Florence helped tip London City Airport to its busiest-ever month in July.
Jazeera Airways will start flying to Kuwait from London Gatwick on October 27th. The carrier will be utilising a new A320neo aircraft, with daily flights. This will be the first new service from the UK to Kuwait in 55 years.
Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of its all-new mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones. The new app is designed for faster performance and improved usability, and introduces new features that offer customers a seamless and more personalised experience.