Tag: Airlines

Welcome a New Airline: Bamboo Airways

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

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 […]

Cobalt Collapse: Thousands of Passengers Impacted

The Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has cancelled all its flights and indefinitely suspended operations, advising customers not to go to the airport. Cobalt failed to secure funding and was forced to announce the suspension of its operation at midnight Wednesday. The carrier’s website is now down and simply displays a message alerting users to its […]

Revealed: Most Eco-Friendly Airlines Flying Between US and Europe

For travelers committed to protecting the environment, your choice of airlines, planes and seats can make a big difference. A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has ranked 20 major airlines flying between the US and Europe by their carbon footprint. Norwegian Air Shuttle ranked first as the most environmentally friendly […]

Longest US Domestic Flight. Which Is It?

While Singapore Airlines passengers are in eager anticipation of world’s longest direct nonstop flight from Singapore to New York with a brand new Airbus A350ULR, Hawaiian Airlines are about to launch the longest US domestic flight. Flight time from Boston to Honolulu will take up to 11 hours, 40 minutes. This will be the longest […]

Primera Air Leaves Passengers Stranded as It Ceases Operations

Primera Air, a Danish leisure airline owned by the Primera Travel Group, has ceased all operations with immediate effect, as of midnight October 1 leaving up to 5,000 passengers stranded at various destinations in Europe and North America. “This is a sad day for all the employees and passengers of Primera Air. The company has […]

Belgian Carrier VLM Airlines Goes into Liquidation

SHS Aviation, the majority shareholder of VLM Airlines , decided at an extraordinary general assembly to dissolve the Belgian airline and to liquidate it. Earlier this month it was announced that VLM would discontinue the connections to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cologne-Bonn, Maribor, Munich and Rostock and that VLM would henceforth focus on business charter flights and […]

Lufthansa Receives 10th Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa is expecting the arrival of its tenth Airbus A350-900. The aircraft bearing the registration D-AIXJ is named after the town of Erfurt, and is expected to land at its future home base in Munich around noon. A few days later, the A350-900 featuring the new Lufthansa livery will be one of the main attractions […]

Qantas and Air New Zealand Cooperation To Make Travel Easier

Air New Zealand and Qantas have announced plans for a reciprocal codeshare agreement that leverages the strengths of each carrier’s domestic networks, making travel within Australia and New Zealand easier. Under the codeshare Qantas intends to add its code on up to 30 routes on Air New Zealand’s domestic network and Air New Zealand intends […]

Etihad Airways to Expand Codeshare Deal with EGYPTAIR

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Egyptian national airline EGYPTAIR, have announced a significant expansion of their successful codeshare partnership, widening their horizons to cover more destinations in Africa, North Asia and Australia for the benefit and convenience of their customers.  The initial phase of the agreement was launched in March 2017 […]