Tag: Europe

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 […]

China’s Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement […]

Flybe Cancels Dozens of Flights Amid Pilot Shortage

Reading Time: 1 minute Regional airline Flybe announced cancelling dozens of Wednesday flights due to operational issues, including pilot shortage and seasonality. Most of the cancelled flights are within the UK. Thus, passengers travelling form Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, London Southend and Southampton were among the most affected by the airline’s troubled situation. “We are doing our best to […]

JUST IN | WOW air Ceases Operations and Cancels Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute WOW air, the struggling Icelandic low-cost carrier, has announced ending its operations and encouraged passengers “to check available flights with other airlines”. WOW air, the Icelandic low-cost carrier, has been going through the hard times since autumn 2018. Reducing some destinations, fleet, number of employees, WOW air was looking for the ways to keep the […]

GetJet Airlines Unveils New Logo and Embarks on Full Rebranding

Reading Time: 2 minutes GetJet Airlines, an ACMI and charter airline company, based in Lithuania, announces the unveiling of its new logo. This coincides with its journey to full rebranding, including the launch of its new aircraft livery, inflight menu and online check-in system, and the expansion of its fleet. The logo features a dandelion flower, a symbol of […]

Alitalia: Gloomy Future After easyJet Quits Rescue Talks

Reading Time: 1 minute Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, is again facing uncertain future after easyJet has pulled out of rescue talks and given up its interest in the Italian airline. Alitalia has been experiencing turbulence since 2017, when it went into administration after the employees of the airline voted against cutting jobs and salaries that was vital […]

Most Punctual Airline in the World in February?

Reading Time: 1 minute Alitalia has ranked most punctual airline in the world in February 2019 with 90.12 per cent of flights landed on schedule, according to the report published by FlightStats, the authoritative US independent society which every month drafts the list of the major airlines in the world for on-time performance, comparing the data of equivalent airlines […]

Germania Files for Bankruptcy and Cancels Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Germania, an independent German airline based in Berlin, has filed for insolvency and cancelled all its flights. In the end of January, 2019, the airline announced about successful negotiations on financing issues, however, did not come up with a workable solution. “Unfortunately, we were ultimately unable to bring our financing efforts to cover a short-term […]

EU Banned Airline Leaves Thousands Stranded

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkmenistan Airlines has been banned from flying to/from the European Union after the EASA suspended its permission for the flag carrier and only airline of Turkmenistan to operate services to/from the EU. The notice about suspension of the flight was announced by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) which reported the EASA “has suspended Turkmenistan […]

Laudamotion Becomes a 100% Subsidiary of Ryanair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fares airline, confirmed that Ryanair has completed the purchase of 100% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from NL Holdings in late December. Laudamotion now becomes a 100% subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings Plc, the Group which owns Europe’s largest airline. With the support of Ryanair Holdings, Laudamotion has also announced a series […]