Regional airline Flybe has said it will not comment on speculation it is facing renewed financial difficulties. According to Sky News, Flybe has been struggling to secure fresh finance.
More than a thousand fights a week from destinations throughout the Middle East and around the world, as well as tens of thousands of passengers on nearly 40 airlines, are affected.
Justin Trudeau has said evidence suggests a missile brought down a Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Tehran earlier this week. Iran’s civil aviation chief, however, said he was “certain” that the plane was not hit by a missile.
Over five million passengers travelled through London City last year, making it the busiest year for the airport. Publishing its official annual passenger figures, officials announced that a total of 5,100,025 passengers flew in to and out of the airport in 2019.
Oman Air has debuted its first codeshare flights connecting the sultanate and the USA. Streamline travel from Muscat to New York and Miami, via Milan, is now on offer through the carrier’s partnership with Air Italy.
With over 700 islands and cays, and 15 of the 16 unique island destinations currently open for business, the Bahamas lies just 55 miles off the coast of Florida, offering an easy fly away escape that transports travellers away from their everyday.
Willie Walsh will step down from his role as chief executive of International Airlines Group later this year. He will stand down from the board on March 26th, and will retire on June 30th.
Miral has finalised a partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, to secure exclusive naming rights of Yas Bay Arena.
Amadeus and Air India have announced that the airline will benefit from the world’s largest and most diverse travel seller community, using the best professional sales technology, underpinned by the Amadeus Travel Platform.
The latest data from ForwardKeys has revealed growth in international air travel grew by 4.5 per cent last year. That is healthily ahead of global economic growth, but it is significantly slower growth than in 2018, when growth of six per cent was recorded.
Following a recent strike on American military bases in the region, US carriers will be barred from airspace over Iraq, Iran, the Gulf of Oman and the waters between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
A Boeing 737 operate by Ukraine International Airlines has crashed in Iran. With more than 170 people on board, the Red Crescent in Iran said it was unlikely there would be any survivors from the accident.