Qatar Airways and British Airways have completed the latest phase in the expansion of their partnership, offering global connectivity between more countries than any other airline joint business.
Aer Lingus took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft (registration EI-NSA, named Saint Thomas), which will go into service on Wednesday 28th September and operate Aer Lingus flight EI152 from Dublin to London Heathrow.
Dubai’s Emirates to ramp up operations to South Africa The airline will increase its operations on the Dubai-Johannesburg route with three daily flights, starting March 1, 2023
The ink is barely dry on the unexpected partnership between Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways, but the two are mapping out the next step beyond reciprocal points ‘earn and burn’ and lounge access.
As of September 22, 2022, Samoa Government announced that all travel restrictions for COVID-19 are now lifted. All passengers and crew are no longer required to present vaccination cards/certificates or undergo pre-departure testing for COVID-19 before boarding.
Royal Brunei will no longer operate nonstop between London and Bandar Seri Begawan. Effective November 1 Royal Brunei will operate to Bandar via Dubai, as it did until 2018. It is expected to gain fifth-freedom rights between London-Dubai and vice versa as happened before.
A Sudanese conglomerate DAL Group and Emirati Air Arabia form a joint venture to launch a new low-cost airline in Sudan. The new air carrier will be called Air Arabia Sudan.
Many airline and aviation employees received notices just a day after Russia’s mobilization order was announced.
Etihad Airways, has been awarded Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The accolade recognises the care and attention to detail the airline’s teams give to customers’ needs throughout their journeys.
LOT Polish Airlines is planning to fuel its aircraft with sustainably produced kerosene. Therefore, Poland’s national flag carrier has now signed a cooperation agreement with Polish multi-energy group PKN ORLEN.
Schiphol airport is to pay airlines €350 for every passenger whose trip is cancelled over the next few days. The measure is aimed at encouraging airlines to start cancelling flights and reducing passenger numbers as part of the airport authority’s plans to cut down on queues for security checks and baggage problems.