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Medical issue prompts emergency landing of Ryanair flight

An aircraft that was travelling to Edinburgh was forced to make an emergency landing at East Midlands airport yesterday on account of a medical emergency on board the plane.   The passengers flying from Malta to Edinburgh had made an …

  • Belfast Airport sees more air crashes and emergency landing

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Belfast International Airport sees many air crash reports and the emergency landing. Some of the flights could face the major fatalities, due to the lack of communication.     A passenger plane struck a runway approach light when taking off …

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  • Boeing to test fresh technology likely to end turbulent flights

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    The aircraft giant Boeing is hopeful about putting a full stop to the agony of on flight turbulence and even minor irritation like spilled drinks thanks to a long-range lidar laser attached to the nose of a Boeing 777.   …

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  • Pilots of Thomas Cook will go for strike on Saturday

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    The pilots, who are working for the travel group Thomas Cook, one of the most flourishing British travel firm, will stage a strike on Saturday as part of a dispute over the remuneration payments.     The trade union of …

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  • Ryanair pilots reject bonus cash and want new working contracts

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Ryanair pilots has discarded a cash bonus to work extra days after the Human Resource authorities of Ryanair has cancelled 2100 flights, as the airlines company has messed up with the crew holidays.     The pilot representatives from 17 …

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  • Alaska Airlines tops in giving attractive perks to its passengers

    Published on : Thursday, September 21, 2017

    Alaska Airlines is rewarded as the world’s most favourite airline company as the company offers the best perks to its frequent flyers.     It is according to a research report, where the Alaska Airlines offers the elite status programs …

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  • Half of stranded Ryanair fliers accommodated in new flights

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Ryanair said more than half of the passengers whose travel plans went awry due to its cancellation of more than 2,000 flights have now been accommodated in new flights.   The Ireland-based carrier said the number of customers inconvenienced by …

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  • Suspected bomb threat in Indigo flier’s baggage

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    A bomb hoax over presence of an alleged ‘explosive’ in the baggage of a passenger sent the security staff into a tizzy at the Mangaluru airport on Tuesday.   The passenger was booked to fly in budget carrier Indigo to …

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  • airBaltic carries 1.5 million passengers between Riga and Germany

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    During the last five years Latvian airline airBaltic has carried more than 1 566 327 passengers between Riga and its five destinations in Germany, including Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt. From Riga airBaltic serves over 60 destinations, offering convenient …

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  • Thomson to be rebranded as Tui

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Thomson, UK’s biggest tour operator made an announcement last summer in 2017’s advertising campaign that it would be the last to feature as a brand. The full rebrand will be completed by the end of this year.   The last …

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  • Changi Airport, world’s sixth busiest for international passengers

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Due to the low jet fuel prices, affordable air travel key and rising air transport demand Changi Airport still retains the position of the world’s sixth busiest international passenger traffic. Dubai International Airport, London’s Heathrow Airport and the Hong Kong …

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  • Abu Dhabi Airports achieves 65% increase in operating profit

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Abu Dhabi Airports announced that it has achieved 65% increase in earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization (EBIDA)/ operating profit during the January-August period this year compared to the same period in 2016. This announcement comes after the company’s executive …

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  • London City Airport announces Wilma Allan as new Chief Finance Officer

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    London City Airport (LCY) today announced that following an extensive search and selection process that Wilma Allan will be appointed as its new Chief Finance officer. Wilma has over 20 years’ experience in finance, procurement, systems and IT management and …

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  • Lack in funding halts Des Moines airport’s $500 million work

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Des Moines International Airport terminal project is facing a shortfall of about $25 million which might delay the process by some years.     The Des Moines Airport Authority Board heard that updated prognosis Tuesday from infrastructure consulting firm HNTB, …

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  • US based Delta Airlines deferred the Japan-Guam flights

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Due to the lowering of the international and diplomatic relationship between USA and North Korea which has elated in the current times, most of the business travellers and the tourists are avoiding to go to Guam, so that Delta Air …

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  • MAG Launches New “Connect” Programme To Support People To Find A Job At Their Local Airport

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    London Stansted owner and the UK’s biggest airport group, MAG, is launching a major new recruitment drive, called MAG Connect, in response to expected growth in the coming years.     MAG Connect, which is being announced as part of …

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  • Manchester Airport Crowned Best UK Airport For The Second Time In Two Weeks

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    For the second time in two weeks Manchester Airport has been crowned best UK airport, at the Travel Trade Gazette Awards, (18th September). The accolade is off the back of winning the same award at the Travel Bulletin awards on …

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  • TIACA Expands Global Reach With New Board Members From Africa and Asia

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Two new board members, representing the ground handling and cargo carrier sectors, have been appointed to the TIACA Board of Directors.   Ramesh Mamidala is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of New Delhi, India-based Celebi Delhi Cargo Terminal Management Pvt, and …

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  • GTAA Welcomes NAV CANADA Toronto Airspace Review

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    We welcome the Independent Toronto Airspace Review commissioned by NAV CANADA, and we will work with NAV CANADA and our Community Noise Committee to review the recommendations and understand its implications for all GTA communities.   Toronto Pearson serves Canada’s …

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  • Fiji Airways and Solomon Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline and Solomon Airlines, the national carrier of the Solomon Islands, have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Nadi and Honiara.   The codeshare, which comes into effect on September 30th 2017 will see both …

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  • Jet Fuel Shortage Issue To Affect Some Fiji Airways Flights

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Fiji Airways guests travelling to and from Auckland may experience disruptions and delays to their flight due to restrictions on jet fuel supply at Auckland Airport. An enforced shortage on fuel supply to airlines operating out of Auckland means Fiji …

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