Tag: low cost

Norwegian and Aeroflot Europe’s Leading Airlines at the World Travel Awards

Norwegian and Aeroflot airlines got travel industry’s most prestigious awards – both are titled as leading airlines.  Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards. Bjorn Kjos, Norwegian’s CEO, said: “We are very proud to […]

Air Arabia Faces Its Toughest Low Cost Stress Test

On the back of what its CEO calls “an interesting year,” Air Arabia, the UAE’s only publicly listed airline, recorded a four percent drop in net profits during 2016. It’s a remarkably better result than any of the country’s other airlines that have announced their results, making Sharjah’s low cost carrier, arguably, the UAE’s best […]

Lufthansa, airberlin Deal Focus of Ryanair’s Attention

The news that Lufthansa plans to wet lease 38 aircraft from its competitor, airberlin, has resulted in Ryanair CCO, David O’Brien, announcing at a media briefing in London that the Irish low-cost carrier will soon be lodging a complaint based on the grounds it is anti-competitive. The deal between Lufthansa and airberlin, which was agreed […]

Flynas Orders 60 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Flynas, Saudi Arabia’s leading low-cost carrier, has signed an agreement with Airbus for 60 A320neo Family aircraft. In addition to the 60 aircraft, Flynas has converted 20 A320ceo from a previous order to A320neo bringing the airline’s total firm order to 80 A320neo. The deliveries are scheduled to take place during 2018-2026. The agreement was […]

Eurowings Jet Lands in Kuwait Over Hoax Bomb Threat

Eurowings carrying 299 passengers made an emergency landing in Kuwait on Sunday over a hoax bomb threat, authorities in the Gulf emirate said. The aircraft operated by Eurowings, a low-cost carrier owned by Lufthansa, had been travelling from Salalah in Oman to Cologne in Germany when the captain requested an emergency landing. Upon its arrival […]

Eurowings Is Coming to Munich With 32 New European Routes

It’s the final countdown: the German airline Eurowings is coming to Munich airport. Tickets for 32 new low-cost routes went on sale from Thursday (22/12.), perfect as last-minute presents. The quality low-cost airline from the Lufthansa Group will really take off in South Germany from March 2017. Eurowings will station four Airbus A320 jets in Munich […]

Norwegian to Increase Low-Cost USA Flights By Over 50% Next Summer

Low-cost airline Norwegian is expanding its award-winning low-cost long-haul network with a 55 per cent increase in the number of flights to the US from next summer. Brits will have more affordable choices to visit the US with a sharp increase in the number of flights from 22 to 34 flights per week on Norwegian’s […]

Idea of Low Cost Carriers Connecting with Legacy Carriers

This week, the Financial Times looked at the purportedly novel idea that Ryanair and easyJet may try to cooperate with legacy carriers to transfer passengers. This would be news for those two airlines, but it’s not a surprise. While it’s certainly not something without precedent, this plan is a little different. It’s going to be […]