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19 Apr, 2019, 13:30 BST Hainan Airlines to launch Beijing-Oslo non-stop service on May 15

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") plans to formally launch non-stop service between Beijing and Oslo on May 15. This will be the...


16 Apr, 2019, 07:01 BST Top UK & Ireland Airlines Asked to Reopen Over Half of Compensation Claims That They Have Denied in the First Instance, According to AirHelp

Over half of the compensation claims made to UK & Ireland airlines following a flight delay or cancellation have to be re-opened, according to global ...


16 Apr, 2019, 05:00 BST With Two New World-Class Jets, Possibilities Are Sky High at APERTUS

APERTUS Aviation, a private jet charter consultancy, has been appointed as exclusive charter representative for two brand-new Citation Latitude...


12 Apr, 2019, 06:00 BST Fraport Traffic Figures - March and First Quarter of 2019: Growth Trend Continues

FRA/gk – In the first three months of 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served almost 14.8 million passengers – an increase of 2.5 percent year-on-year....


11 Apr, 2019, 13:37 BST Lufthansa's Miles & More Global Traveller Cards Land in the UK

Miles & More, Europe's leading frequent flyer and awards programme, is launching its new loyalty initiative in the UK. In cooperation with Affiniture ...


10 Apr, 2019, 08:00 BST Icelandair's Buddy Hotline Connects Passengers to Trusted Locals for 'Insider' Knowledge and Personalised Travel Recommendations

Four in ten Brits feel 'stressed' and 'under pressure' when planning a holiday, due to the amount of sources of reviews and recommendations One in...


10 Apr, 2019, 08:00 BST Icelandair's Buddy Hotline Connects Passengers to Trusted Locals for 'Insider' Knowledge and Personalised Travel Recommendations

61% of Canadians have a desire to get more information first-hand from locals as they believe they have more knowledge than any other source Over one ...


08 Apr, 2019, 12:00 BST In-flight Catering Market to Reach US$28,262.8 Mn by 2026, Thanks to Rising Demand for Low-cost Airlines, Noted TMR

The global in-flight catering market depicts a competitive and fragmented landscape. The cries of consolidation are emerging stronger as...


05 Apr, 2019, 08:02 BST Aeroflot Named World's Strongest Airline Brand for the Third Year Running by Brand Finance

Aeroflot has been named the world's strongest airline brand for the third year in a row by Brand Finance, the leading independent brand valuation...


03 Apr, 2019, 14:56 BST Chairwoman of the Vietnamese National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan joins Vietjet at ceremony in Toulouse, France to receive brand new A321neo

Today in Toulouse (France), Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who along with her fellow dignitaries from the National...


03 Apr, 2019, 09:00 BST Istanbul Airport Excitement in Turkish Real-estate Sector

Istanbul Airport has been officially opened on 29th October 2018 and the mobilisation of the airport will be completed in the first week of April....


02 Apr, 2019, 11:30 BST Baggage Handling System Market Worth $13.7 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new market research report "Baggage Handling System Market by Mode (Airport, Marine, Rail), Solution (Check-In, Screening & Load,...


28 Mar, 2019, 20:57 GMT National Airlines and National Air Cargo Bring the First Relief Materials to Cyclone Idai Hit Mozambique

National Airlines B747-400F flew from both Toronto, Canada and Amsterdam, Netherlands to Cyclone Idai-affected Mozambique with 70 thousand kilos of...


28 Mar, 2019, 14:30 GMT Ground Support Equipment Market Worth $9.7 Billion by 2025 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

According to the new market research report "Ground Support Equipment Market by Type (Mobile Gse, Fixed Gse) , Power Source (Non-Electric, Electric,...


28 Mar, 2019, 11:00 GMT DutyFreeList Aims to Ease Travel Through Airports

Created by former Duty Free World Council Manager Kshitij Goyal, DutyFreeList allows travellers to explore the airport before they travel through the ...


27 Mar, 2019, 22:02 GMT Hamad International Airport Ranked Fourth Best Airport in the World by Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019 Advancing From Last Year's Ranking

Hamad International Airport has been ranked as the fourth best airport in the world at the SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2019, which took place during ...


26 Mar, 2019, 07:02 GMT Air Canada Selects IBS Software as the Technology Partner to Power its New Customer Loyalty Program

IBS Software (IBS) announced today that Air Canada has chosen IBS as its technology partner to power the airline's new loyalty program, launching in...


19 Mar, 2019, 06:00 GMT Fraport 2018 Fiscal Year: Revenue and Earnings Increase Significantly

FRA/tb – In the 2018 fiscal year (ending December 31), Fraport AG continued on its growth path, achieving new records in revenue and earnings....


19 Mar, 2019, 00:31 GMT Letter from Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg to Airlines, Passengers and the Aviation Community

We know lives depend on the work we do, and our teams embrace that responsibility with a deep sense of commitment every day. Our purpose at Boeing is ...


17 Mar, 2019, 11:13 GMT El Al Israel Airlines Ltd. Reports Its Financial Results for 2018 and the Fourth Quarter of 2018

Despite the increased competition at Ben Gurion Airport, the Company's (TASE: ELAL) revenues from passenger increased by approx. USD 54 million....


14 Mar, 2019, 21:29 GMT Bombardier Announces Appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary,...


13 Mar, 2019, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures - February 2019: Positive Trend Continues

FRA/gk-rap – In February 2019, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 4.5 million passengers – an increase of 4.3 percent year-on-year. During...


13 Mar, 2019, 04:00 GMT St Kitts and Nevis Considers Investing in LIAT Airline in Bid for Increased Mobility - CS Global Partners

LONDON, March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/-- On Monday, a delegation from the regional Caribbean Airline LIAT attended a Cabinet meeting with the Government ...


11 Mar, 2019, 19:29 GMT Yatra Online to Review Proposal From Ebix

Yatra Online, Inc. ("the Company") (NASDAQ: YTRA), India's leading corporate travel services provider and one of India's leading online travel...


07 Mar, 2019, 08:19 GMT Hainan Airlines has launched Shenzhen-Dublin non-stop service on February 25

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. ("Hainan Airlines") launched non-stop service between Shenzhen and Dublin on February 25, 2019. The Shenzhen-Dublin ...