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 […]

EU and Russia Consult on Flight Safety for Russian Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Representatives of the European Union and Russia have held consultations in Brussels on issues of flight safety for Russian aircraft to member countries in the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) program, Russia’s Permanent Mission to the EU said on Friday. “On October 5, 2018, Russia-EU bilateral technical consultations were held in Brussels on issues […]

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

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Grounding 30,000 Passengers on Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has cancelled 190 of its 2,400 scheduled flights (8%) on Friday blaming strikes by cabin crew based in Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Germany. Although the company has not revealed which flights had been cancelled in particular, travelling plans of 30,000 passengers have been affected. Therefore, the airline said all the passengers […]

UK Flights to Europe Can Face Problems Already in March 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK government has laid bare how Europe-bound flights from the UK could be grounded in the event of a no-deal Brexit in March 2019. The government published new documents on Monday explaining that if it is unable to reach a comprehensive Brexit deal with its European Union counterparts, UK-based airlines would have to seek […]

Belgian Carrier VLM Airlines Goes into Liquidation

Reading Time: 1 minute 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 […]

Switzerland’s SkyWork Files for Bankruptcy

Reading Time: 1 minute The last SkyWork flight landed in Bern Airport on Wednesday night, as ongoing financial difficulties forced the company to declare itself bankrupt. Some 11,000 passengers are affected. SkyWork voluntarily returned its operating licence to the Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA), after negotiations with a potential investor failed and resulted in SkyWork “being unable to […]

American Airlines Expands European Footprint and Modifies Asia Service

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Airlines is expanding its European network next summer with nine new routes designed to meet customer demand. Additionally, given the current fuel and competitive environment, American will suspend service between O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) in October and seek a dormancy waiver from the U.S. Department of […]

Ryanair Informs 50,000 Passengers about Cancelled Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Irish airline Ryanair has cancelled up to 600 flights for more than 50,000 passengers over two days next week due to a strike by cabin crew in Belgium, Portugal and Spain. A total of 300 of its 2,400 scheduled flights will not take off each day next Wednesday July 25 and Thursday July 26, as […]

IATA Confirms Ryanair Is Europe’s Favourite Airline

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, welcomed confirmation from IATA that it remains Europe’s favourite airline after IATA’s latest World Airline Transport Statistics showed Ryanair carried more customers than any other European airline – and the most international customers of any airline. Ryanair carried over 128m customers last year (1 Jan – 31 Dec 2017), over […]