American Airlines places orders for Airbus, Boeing and Embraer aircraft

American Airlines today announced orders for 260 new aircraft, including 85 Airbus A321neo, 85 Boeing 737 MAX 10 and 90 Embraer E175 aircraft. The orders also include options and purchase rights for an additional 193 aircraft. As part of the Boeing order, American has upgauged 30 existing 737 ...

Spirit announces termination of merger agreement with JetBlue

Spirit Airlines, Inc. today announced that its merger agreement with JetBlue Airways Corporation has been terminated by mutual agreement. Ted Christie, Spirit's President and Chief Executive Officer said: "After discussing our options with our advisors and JetBlue, we concluded that current regul...
easyJet increases flights from London Southend Airport this summer

easyJet increases flights from London Southend Airport this summer

London Southend has today announced that easyJet has put thousands of additional seats on sale to Paris and Palma de Mallorca this summer from the airport. The budget airline will operate an extra Sunday service to Paris Charles de Gaulle between July and August, in addition to its existing flights...

British Airways celebrates 10 years of connecting Austin and London

British Airways has marked a decade of serving the city of Austin, Texas, with non-stop flights to London Heathrow Airport. Neil Chernoff, Chief Planning and Strategy Officer at British Airways: "Celebrating ten years of flying between Austin and London is a testament to the strong relationship w...

Turkish Airlines launches Australia-Melbourne flights

Following today’s inaugural service, Turkish Airlines will now offer three weekly flights to Melbourne, the capital of Victoria State, the only European airline to serve the city. The flag carrier will operate flights to Melbourne from its home hub in Istanbul, via Singapore Changi Internationa...

Swissport to provide Aegean Airlines passenger and ramp services

From the end of June 2024, Swissport will take over airport ground services for more than 750 annual flights operated by Aegean Airlines from Zurich. The flight activity varies with the seasons; notably, the airline operates a substantially higher number of flights at Zurich Airport during the su...

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Volotea expands its fleet with three additional Airbus A320S

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easyJet to fly to Salerno’s Amalfi Coast airport

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Etihad Airways expands schedule with two stunning new destinations

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced substantial updates to its summer schedule. Beginning 15 June, Etihad will operate three seasonal weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and Antalya (AYT), Turkey. Operations to Jaipur (JAI), India will start 16 June with f...

IAG announces senior management changes with new CEOs for Iberia and Vueling

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TAP strengthens operations to Brazil and North America

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Qatar Airways’ codeshare partner, China Southern Airlines, announces its new route to Doha

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Manchester-Boston Regional Airport Welcomes Breeze Airways with nonstop service starting June 2024

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Ontario International Airport adds Frontier Airlines service to El Paso, Houston and Seattle

Ontario International Airport (ONT) officials welcomed news that Frontier Airlines will offer nonstop service to El Paso International Airport (ELP), increasing the number of nonstop destinations from the Southern California gateway to 26. The ELP service will be Frontier's 10th nonstop destinati...

Lanzajet announces $30 million investment from Southwest Airlines

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Riyadh Air partners with Adobe

Riyadh Air and Adobe today announced a strategic technology partnership. Riyadh Air will integrate with a broad range of travel partners, both in the Kingdom and globally, allowing guests to manage their entire travel experience through its digital properties. As the lead systems integrator, I...

United Airlines names Rosalind Brewer to board of directors

United Airlines Holdings, Inc. (UAL) announced today that Rosalind Brewer is joining its Board of Directors. Brewer is an influential leader with CEO experience, repeatedly recognized by Fortune and Forbes among their "Most Powerful Women in Business." Scott Kirby, United CEO said: "Roz's stra...

Air France and Air Malta sign a code-share agreement

Air France and Air Malta have signed a code-share agreement whereby Air France will place its code and flight numbers on flights operated by Air Malta between Malta and Paris-CDG and Orly, and also between Malta and Lyon. Starting on 30 March 2014, this agreement will enable Air France to offer i...

World’s first C919 jet owned by China Eastern Airlines completes first overseas debut

The world's first C919 aircraft, with the registration number B-919A and owned by China Eastern Airlines, wrapped up its first international debut at the Singapore Airshow on Feb. 26. It returned to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport from Singapore Changi Airport after flying five hours. ...

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