Tag: aviation

Spanish airports face disruptions due to Aena software issue

Spanish airports are experiencing significant disruptions today due to a major software issue affecting Aena’s systems. The incident has impacted operations across the entire Spanish airport network, prompting South Europe Ground Services to issue a statement on the situation. "South Europe ...

Attracting and retaining young talent in the aviation sector

The aviation industry stands at a critical juncture, grappling with the challenge of attracting and retaining young talent. Despite its allure and technological advancements, the sector finds itself struggling to captivate the interest of the younger generation. This issue stems from a myriad of fac...

SWISSPORT UNDERLINES MARKET LEADING POSITION WITH EXTENSION OF HANDLING LICENSE AT GENEVA AIRPORT

Swissport has been awarded once again the license to provide airport ground services at Geneva International Airport in Switzerland. The new license, set to start in November 2023, will be valid for seven years. In a competitive international tender process with 5 participants, Swissport secure...

airBaltic Top Winter Destinations – Vienna, Munich and Tenerife

Riga. The most popular destinations of the Latvian national airline airBaltic for the upcoming winter season are Vienna, Munich and Tenerife. At the same time, London, Paris, Copenhagen and Amsterdam remain among the most popular year-round routes of the company. Reservations during the period of th...

Swoop Inducts Sixth New 737 MAX 8 Aircraft in 2022

Toronto, ON – November 22, 2022 (CNW) – Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), is celebrating the entry into service of its sixth new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with WO flight 360 from Toronto to Halifax. In just under ten months, Swoop has added six new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraf...

NAC requests CAAN to provide ground handling rights of Pokhara airport

A request has been made to the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) by Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) to give it the ground handling rights of the Pokhara Regional International Airport (PRIA). A press release has been issued by the NAC, requesting CAAN to provide the ground handling work of...

AkzoNobel’s Supervisory Board Chair, Nils Andersen, to step down to pursue new external board position

Nils Andersen will step down as Chair and member of the Supervisory Board of AkzoNobel to accept a new board position outside of the company. Commenting on the announcement, Byron Grote, Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board, said: “We congratulate Nils Andersen on his new opportunity and at th...

Ryanair invest $800m into new routes from Krakow Airport for Summer

  Ryanair announced the largest flight schedule expansion from Krakow for summer 2022. Ryanair will have 8 aircraft based at Krakow airport, 6 of which are the environmentally efficient* B738-8200 "gamechanger". They are increased their routes by 10, bringing it up to 73 in total, with over ...

Air France is doing all it can to ensure French and European nationals abroad can return home

Air France is doing all it can to ensure French and European nationals abroad can return home

Air France is working in close collaboration with the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the embassies to identify the repatriation needs of French and European nationals and to implement additional transport solutions at specific fares as quickly as possible. This notably concerns Portugal...

Stobart Group receives £700m approach to buy a stake in Southend Airport

Stobart Group has received a £700m approach to buy a stake in Southend Airport - even as the crisis engulfing Britain's aviation industry deepens. AviAlliance, the German-based company which operates airports in Athens, Budapest and Puerto Rico, has tabled a proposal to acquire a 25pc stake i...

FlightHub and JustFly Discuss Pet Friendly Travel

For dedicated pet owners, travel can be tough and especially stressful dealing with the logistics of finding a sitter or caretaker willing and able to keep them safe, healthy, and happy. Here are some tips, courtesy of Flighthub and Justfly, which should assuage any pet owner anxieties about tr...

Qatar Airways Launches Its New Premium Lounge At Singapore Changi Airport

Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it has officially opened its new Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport at Terminal 1, on Friday 14 February 2020. The new Singapore lounge serves as the benchmark and blueprint for Qatar Airways’ future Premium Lounges worldwide. Featuring an ultra l...

Qantas Celebrates 100 Years With The Unveiling of a New Safety Video

Qantas has unveiled a new safety video featuring ‘80s mullets and ‘70s moustaches right through to 1940s flying boats and 1920s propeller aircraft to celebrate 100 years of the national carrier’s history. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLq8if1nkTM&feature=emb_title The safety bri...

US Airports Ranked By Flight Cancellation Rates

US Airports Ranked By Flight Cancellation Rates

In an effort to help empower passengers to make more informed decisions when booking flights, InsureMyTrip reveals which of Americas airports are more prone to flight cancellations and what passengers should know about airline cancellation policies. Chicago Midway International reported the hig...

American Airlines and Qatar Airways Sign Strategic Partnership Deal

American Airlines has renewed its codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, a premier carrier and member of the oneworld alliance in the Arabian Peninsula. This is the first step in building a strategic partnership between the airlines that will increase commercial cooperation, bolster connectivity a...

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