Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

Lynx-Air-737-MAX_1_840x
Lynx Air: Canada’s Newest Ultra Low-Cost Airline

Reading Time: < 1 minute Canada’s Lynx Air has confirmed it will start operations next year, initially flying three Boeing 737 MAXs from its Calgary base. The carrier was initially known as Enerjet, a charter airline based in Calgary, flying oil sand workers to job sites in Alberta and undertaking contracts for tour and holiday operators. From now on, Lynx […]

Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
Vietnam Airlines Plans Boeing 787-9 San Francisco Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam Airlines launches the first nonstop flights between the United States and Vietnam. Starting from November 28th, Vietnam Airlines will be flying from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco twice a week, using its Boeing 787-9.  The new flight will operate with the following schedule: VN98 Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco departing […]

Royal Air Maroc
Royal Air Maroc Is Set to Launch Direct 787 Tel Aviv Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Morocco’s national carrier Royal Air Maroc will start regular direct flights to Israel, taking off a year after it normalized relationships with the Jewish state. The service between Casablanca and Tel Aviv will take off on December 12 and “respond to the needs of the Moroccan community in Israel which has strong links with its […]

VietJet
Vietnam’s VietJet Agrees with Airbus On Plane Deliveries

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnamese budget airline Vietjet said it had signed an agreement with Airbus on Friday involving the timing of deliveries of 119 planes. According to Airbus, the airline has 119 A321neo narrowbody planes on the order that are yet to be delivered. Vietjet will also take on the delivery of up to three leased A330 widebodies […]

Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines Expands Codeshare Agreement With British Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines expands its codeshare agreement with British Airways, covering 16 additional markets. Alaska said it is “connecting Alaska’s network beyond Seattle [SEA], San Francisco [SFO] and Los Angeles [LAX] to British Airways’ nonstop service from London Heathrow [LHR].” “Alaska has implemented new partnerships with member airlines Qatar Airways and Iberia Airlines and expanded cooperation […]

Lufthansa
Lufthansa Returns to Profit for the Third Quarter of 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Group has revealed that it had returned to profit for the third quarter of 2021, with a profit of €17 million. It reported a €1.3 billion loss for the same quarter last year. The airline has seen a significant increase in new bookings – it is already back at 80 percent of the pre-crisis […]

A350 Finnair
Finnair Has Launched Long-Haul Airbus A350 Flights from Sweden

Reading Time: < 1 minute Finnair has inaugurated Stockholm Arlanda to Bangkok, Phuket, and Miami. New York JFK and Los Angeles will be coming from Arlanda in the next two months. On October 22nd, its first flight from Stockholm Arlanda to Bangkok launched, followed the next day by Miami, and on October 24th by the ever-popular Thai resort area of […]

Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus Operates Inaugural Long-haul Flight from the UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aer Lingus has performed its inaugural flight from Manchester to Barbados. Apart from Barbados, the airline will start flying to New York, JFK and Orlando. Radarbox.com reports that the first flight departed Manchester on 20 October 2021 at 10:46. It had the call sign ‘Green Flight 931’, and the aircraft used was the carrier’s sole […]

Air Asia
AirAsia Wants to Pay Off 0.5% Of Its $8 Billion Owed

Reading Time: < 1 minute AirAsia Group Bhd.’s long-haul arm has offered to pay creditors just 0.5% of more than $8 billion of the total debt they are owed. The airline said it is the only way to avoid liquidation and that the subsequent restructuring will allow it to become profitable again. As Bloomberg reports, “To avoid a liquidation and […]

Volotea Airbus
Volotea Opens a New Base in Alghero, Sardinia

Reading Time: < 1 minute Spanish low-cost airline Volotea plans to open a new base in Alghero, northwest Sardinia, in addition to the carrier’s other two hubs at Cagliari and Olbia. The regional government of Sardinia has announced that Volotea has been awarded with the tender to operate six routes: Alghero – Rome Fiumicino, Alghero – Milan Linate, Cagliari – […]