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American Airlines headed to Africa for first time in summer 2020

American Airlines headed to Africa for first time in summer 2020

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.

Ryanair pilots latest to call for industrial action

Ryanair pilots latest to call for industrial action

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.

Gatwick security staff strike suspended

Gatwick security staff strike suspended

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.

American Airlines stakes claim to NDC leadership

American Airlines stakes claim to NDC leadership

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.

Airbus begins construction of A220 in Mobile, Alabama

Airbus begins construction of A220 in Mobile, Alabama

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.

New mobile app for Singapore Airlines customers

New mobile app for Singapore Airlines customers

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.