AIRLINE NEWS

  • Passenger record at Stockholm Arlanda Airport

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    May 24, 2017 was the biggest travel day ever at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. For the first time, more than 100,000 passengers flew to or from the airport, a new one-day record for passenger volume.   There are several reasons for …

  • Aeroflot set up regular flight services to Belgorod

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    From June 1, 2017, Aeroflot is all prepared to introduce its regular flights between Moscow and Belgorod. The airlines will launch flights twice daily on comfortable modern Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. Here’s taking a look at the flight schedule:   …

  • Kavala greets the first flight of Ellinair

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    A cordial ceremony was organized by Kavala to welcome Ellinair’s first flight from Moscow. On Friday May 26th, the flight landed at “Alexander the Great” airport of Kavala at somewhere around 07:55 a.m. with 138 passengers on board. Russian tourists …

  • JetBlue launches biometric boarding process

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    American budget airlines, JetBlue will be the first airline in the history of commercial aviation to connect with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) systems for biometric facial recognition at the gate.   “Self-boarding eliminates boarding pass scanning and manual …

  • ‘Uncontrolled return of power’ led British Airways IT shutdown creating major travel chaos

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    The British Airways IT shutdown that led to chaos for 75,000 passengers was caused by an “uncontrolled return of power”, the airline said.   The carrier was unable to resume a full schedule until Tuesday and hundreds of flights were …

  • Tula oney-Cake To Be Included In Aeroflot’s New Russian Menu

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Tula confectionary plant Yasnaya Polyana and JSC Aeromar – Aeroflot’s onboard catering supplier – signed a partnership agreement. The signing ceremony was attended by the governor of Russia’s Tula region Alexei Dyumin and CEO of Aeroflot Vitaly Saveliev.   Under …

  • Bomb scare compels emergency landing of Malaysia Airlines flight

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    An aircraft of Malaysia Airlines was compelled to go for an emergency landing amidst a bomb scare.   The plane had made an emergency landing at Tullamarine Airport of Melbourne less than 30 minutes after the take off. A man …

  • RwandaAir launches its first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Rwanda’s national airline RwandAir has launched its first direct commercial flight to Gatwick International Airport, London’s second busiest airport. On Friday afternoon, the airline’s flight took off from Kigali International Airport on Friday on the way to Gatwick International Airport, …

  • BA limps back to normalcy, faces huge compensation bill

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Although the British Airways resumed normal service, Tuesday, many customers were still without their luggage after three days of global flight disruption.   Some 75,000 passengers were affected by the computer system outage that caused major disruptions over a holiday …

  • Norwegian improves its JKF nonstop air service to Martinique

     Thursday, June 1, 2017

    Following a successful 2016/2017 winter season, Norwegian—named Europe’s Best Low-Cost Airline,  for the past four consecutive years—increases its seasonal air service to Martinique from 3 to 4 nonstop flights out of JFK to Fort-de-France starting October 29th, 2017.   Traveling …

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