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Lufthansa brings back Airbus A380 for premium flights to the US from Munich
From June 1, Lufthansa will resume its regular flight operations with the popular Airbus A380 after a three-year interruption. Daily flights from Munich to Boston will be operated by LH424.
IATA and AWS launch datathon to boost gender diversity in aviation industry
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching a virtual datathon to stimulate the development of data-based solutions to further the aviation industry’s gender diversity.
Air Mauritius announces daily flights from London Gatwick to Indian Ocean Island
London Gatwick Airport passengers will benefit from greater choice when looking for winter sun this year, with Air Mauritius announcing daily flights to the Indian Ocean island.
easyJet adds 140,000 seats from Belfast airports and announces new year-round routes
easyJet, Northern Ireland’s largest airline, has put 140,000 extra seats on sale from its Belfast airports. The additional seats, previously served by Flybe, will not only maintain domestic connectivity but also help serve the demand for domestic travel. easyJet operates more seats on domestic flights than any other UK carrier.
Austrian Airlines reappoints Michael Trestl as Chief Commercial Officer for another five years
The Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG has reappointed Michael Trestl (37) to serve as member of the Executive Board and Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) of Austria’s national airline for a period of five years from 01.01.2024 until 31.12.2028.
Lufthansa Cargo’s Dorothea von Boxberg to take over as CEO of Brussels Airlines
Dorothea von Boxberg is set to become the new CEO of Brussels Airlines. Subject to the pending resolution by the Board of Directors of SN Airholding, Dorothea von Boxberg, who is currently Chairperson of the Executive Board of Lufthansa Cargo AG, will take over in Belgium as of 15 April 2023
Alaska Airlines announces agreement with Shell Aviation to expand sustainable aviation fuel market
Alaska Airlines has announced an agreement with Shell Aviation to expand the sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) market beyond a standard fuel supply agreement
Japan Airlines Selects 737-8 to Grow Sustainable World-Class Fleet
Boeing and Japan Airlines (JAL) have finalized an order for 21 super-efficient 737-8 jets.
TAP AIR PORTUGAL MAKES OVER €65 MILLION PROFIT IN 2022
TAP Air Portugal closed 2022 with a net profit of €65.6 million, an increase of €1,664.7 million on the previous year. Earnings Before Interest and Taxes (EBIT), including non-recurring items of €19.4 million, was also positive at €268.2 million.
Hawaiian Airlines and Gevo Enter into Sustainable Aviation Fuel Sales Agreement
Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it has reached an agreement with biofuel company Gevo, Inc. to purchase 50 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over five years. Gevo expects to supply the SAF from a facility to be constructed in the Midwestern United States and begin deliveries to Hawaiian's gateway cities in California starting in 2029.
SAS unveils NDC strategy with Amadeus partnership
Amadeus and flag-carrier SAS have expanded a long-standing relationship. Following the signing of a new agreement, the airline will have access to Amadeus Altéa for the distribution of advanced merchandising offers via NDC.
Munich Airport to welcome new airline and routes for summer 2023 schedule
The summer flight schedule will begin on Sunday, March 26, 2023, and end on Saturday, October 28. Munich Airport is offering many new destinations again this summer, as well as a new airline. Lufthansa, the biggest airline at Munich Airport, will start operating additional flight connections.