Tag: Airlines

CONNECT

CONNECT is the friendliest networking forum that every year brings together representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, tourism and government, from all over the world, to discuss route development. CONNECT offers participants a unique, professional, and friendly environment to facilitate networking and business opportunities. Working side-by-side to increase productivity, the event is split into one-to-one […]

CONNECT MEIA 2019

CONNECT is the friendliest networking forum that every year brings together representatives from airports, airlines, tour operators, tourism and government, from all over the world, to discuss route development. CONNECT offers participants a unique, professional, and friendly environment to facilitate networking and business opportunities. Working side-by-side to increase productivity, the event is split into one-to-one […]

Publicly Listed Airlines Cheating Investors on E261?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Over €5bn in compensations are not disclosed on major European airlines’ financial reports over the last three years. With up to 90% of passengers being aware of their rights on claim compensations for disrupted flights and compensation obligations remaining valid for up to 10 years (depending on the country), it is of utmost importance that […]

Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM Launch Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: 2 minutes Virgin Atlantic, Air France and KLM have announced their first codeshare agreement – creating new trans-Atlantic travel options to and from North America, and providing more opportunities to earn frequent flyer miles. The partnership makes it easier for customers to build their ideal trip across the Atlantic by combining flights operated by Air France, KLM, […]

Lufthansa Sues Passenger for Skipping a Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute In 2018 Lufthansa, the largest German airline, sued one of its passengers for intentionally skipping the last of its connecting flights. Reportedly, the flight was from Seattle to Oslo with a stopover in Frankfurt. As flight fares are subject to market forces, and therefore do not necessarily correlate to the distance flown, people are usually […]

#AVGEEK | World’s Safest Airlines 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute SAFETY FIRST! This is the most commonly used slogan across the aviation industry. Regardless the type of activity in aviation, nothing is more important than safe travel from the point A to the point B. Which one is the safest? According to AirlineRatings.com, the safest airline for 2019 is Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia. […]

VLM Airlines Brussels Files For Bankruptcy

Reading Time: 1 minute VLM Airlines Brussels, a former subsidiary of VLM Airlines NV based in Brussels, Belgium, has filled for bankruptcy, being unable to secure enough funds to survive the winter period 2018/2019. As for now, VLM Airlines Brussels was operating a single Airbus A321. Earlier this year the airline’s fleet consisted of two more A320s, former belonging […]

Virgin Atlantic to Possibly Rescue Flybe?

Reading Time: 1 minute Flybe, the struggling UK-based regional airline which has put itself for sale, and Virgin Atlantic, a British airline, have confirmed being in talks over a possible deal, a sale or closer alliance. In a short statement, Virgin Atlantic “confirmed that it is reviewing its options in respect of Flybe which range from enhanced commercial arrangements to […]

Welcome a New Airline: Bamboo Airways

Reading Time: 1 minute Vietnam’s government has granted the newest carrier Bamboo Airways a licence to fly. Now Bamboo Airways has a green light to enter the market and compete with such regional giants as Vietnam Airlines or Vietjet. According to the government, the carrier is set to operate 100 routes, including to lesser-travelled destinations in Vietnam and elsewhere in […]

Etihad Airways Celebrates 15 Years of Successful Flying

Reading Time: 1 minute Etihad Airways is celebrating fifteen years since its first flight and its subsequent rise as one of the world’s leading airlines.  Etihad Airways commenced flying on 5 November 2003, with a single Airbus A330-200 aircraft, which performed a symbolic flight to the emirate of Abu Dhabi’s historic city of Al Ain. Regular commercial flights were […]