Tag: new airline

New Airline to Rise from the Former WOW air?

Reading Time: < 1 minute Something of WOW air could be revived in the near future. Two former WOW air executives have joined their forces to set a new business on the foundation of the collapsed WOW air. The new company with a working name WAB, reportedly standing for “We Are Back”, has even attracted a potential investor. A local […]

Bamboo Airways Finally Launches Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways, the newest Vietnamese carrier, finally completed its long-delayed maiden flight on 16 January, 2019. The airline has become the fifth airline in Vietnam which will compete with such airlines as Vietnam Airlines, Jetstar Pacific, VietJet, and Vietnam Air Services Co. Chairman of FLC Group, Trinh Van Quyet, revealed that the airline has “a clear […]

Why Has Air France’s Joon Airline for Millennials Failed?

Reading Time: 2 minutes A one-ear-old Joon, Air France’s subsidiary airline which target is millennials, has fallen short of parent airline’s expectations. Recently, Air France has announced about closing Joon and integrating it into Air France.  The ambitious airline is aimed at “the millennials (18 to 35 year-olds), whose lifestyles revolve around digital technology”. According to the initial concept, Joon […]

Shareholder of Saratov Airlines to Create a New Airline

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arkady Evstafiev, a shareholder of Saratov Airlines, whose airline operator certificate (AOC) was canceled on Wednesday by Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia), wants to create a new airline, told to Interfax agency in the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. “The shareholder expresses interest in creating an air carrier with an organization at a […]

Joon Celebrates Its One Millionth Customer

Reading Time: < 1 minute Joon is proud to be celebrating its one millionth customer on board since its first commercial flight on 1st December 2017. This customer, who was travelling on the flight from Rome to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, was greeted on arrival in Paris by Jean-Michel Mathieu, Joon’s CEO, together with the crew and was presented with: A […]

Air Italy Receives Its First Boeing 737 MAX In Striking New Livery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air Italy unveiled its long awaited first Boeing 737 MAX in striking new livery at the Boeing Everett Delivery Centre in Seattle, in front of a crowd of VIP dignitaries and guests, including His Highness Prince Rahim Aga Khan, alongside international media. The aircraft, the first of approximately 50 new aircraft to be added to […]

Ryanair to Acquire Initial 24.9% Stake in New Airline Laudamotion

Reading Time: 2 minutes In an attempt to gain a stronger foothold in the German and Austrian market, Ryanair has agreed to buy an initial stake in Austrian carrier Laudamotion. Laudamotion is a newly formed carrier rising from the ashes of insolvent Niki, the low-cost subsidiary of the now defunct Airberlin. Niki flew to tourist destinations from Germany and […]

Newly Branded Air Italy Aims to Become Italy’s Premier Airline

Reading Time: 3 minutes Meridiana, Italy’s long established privately owned airline, has announced an exciting new phase of growth and development with its new identity as Air Italy. Qatar Airways previously strengthened its commitment to Italy in 2017 with the acquisition of 49 per cent of AQA Holding, the new parent company of Air Italy, while the previous sole […]

Thomas Cook to Launch Spanish Subsidiary in Mallorca

Reading Time: < 1 minute Thomas Cook Group Airlines has announced that it has applied for a Spanish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for a new Mallorca based airline and plans to launch its new airline, Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics, from spring 2018. “With our new airline, we are able to counter seasonal fluctuations, plan more cheaply and offer our customers […]

Air France Unveils New Airline Joon To Target Millenial Travellers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Air France presents its new airline, Joon, which will start operating medium-haul flights from Paris-Charles de Gaulle this autumn, followed by long-haul flights in summer 2018. Joon is especially aimed at a young working clientele, the millennials (18 to 35 year-olds), whose lifestyles revolve around digital technology. This new brand has been entirely designed to […]