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Trudeau suggests missile downed Ukraine jet

Trudeau suggests missile downed Ukraine jet

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.

Record year for London City Airport

Record year for London City Airport

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 launches United States codeshare destinations

Oman Air launches United States codeshare destinations

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.

Bahamas wins new airlift as Caribbean Marketplace nears

Bahamas wins new airlift as Caribbean Marketplace nears

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.

Walsh to step down as IAG chief executive

Walsh to step down as IAG chief executive

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.

Amadeus signs new Air India distribution agreement

Amadeus signs new Air India distribution agreement

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.

ForwardKeys reports slowdown in global aviation growth

ForwardKeys reports slowdown in global aviation growth

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.