Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

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British Airways owner IAG to order 50 B737 MAX jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways owner IAG has agreed to order 50 B737 MAX aircraft delivered between 2023 and 2027. The order for 25 737-8-200 and 25 737 MAX 10 jets for short-haul operations at IAG-owned airlines is worth $6.25 billion. However, the company said it had negotiated a substantial discount, as is typical. “The addition of new […]

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airBaltic Will Recruit 120 Additional Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Latvian airline airBaltic plans to recruit 120 additional pilots, including the graduates of the airBaltic Pilot Academy. Martins Gauss, CEO of the airline, said that the carrier is also renewing its employment with former employees. He explains that more pilots are needed to prepare for the expected volume of flights in the summer of […]

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EasyJet Offers Generous Bonuses to Recruit Crew

Reading Time: < 1 minute EasyJet will offer new and existing cabin crew a £1,000 bonus at the end of the summer holiday season since the staff shortage continues to grow. According to the airline, “EasyJet will pay its cabin crew a recognition payment at the end of the summer season to recognize their contribution to the operation this summer, […]

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IAG Expects Higher Profit This Spring

Reading Time: < 1 minute IAG has released its first-quarter financial results, highlighting the group’s confidence in achieving higher profit by this spring. IAG chief executive Luis Gallego says: ”The group’s operating loss reduced significantly in the first quarter compared to last year, with our losses reflecting normal seasonality, the impact of Omicron and costs associated with ramping up operations.” […]

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Condor Launches Flights to Georgia

Reading Time: < 1 minute German-based Condor airlines will start regular flight operations to Tbilisi International Airport from May 1, the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency announced on Thursday. According to the Agency, the airline would perform Frankfurt-Tbilisi-Frankfurt flights twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, up until October 28. It received permission to operate in Georgia on April 20 from […]

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Wizz Air Reports 540% Passenger Increase

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air reported a considerable rise in passenger numbers for April as air travel continued to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. The budget airline carried over 3.62mln passengers in April, a surge of 542% from the same month last year, with capacity jumping 355.7% to 4.34mln seats. The load factor that measures the percentage of […]

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Bamboo Airways Inaugurated Nonstop Hanoi-Melbourne Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute With the inaugural flight from Melbourne to Hanoi launched on April 27, Bamboo Airways became the first Vietnamese airline to operate this route. On April 27, Bamboo Airways’ flight QH82 took off at Noi Bai International Airport, marking the airline’s first regular nonstop route connecting Hanoi with Melbourne. The new service helps shorten travel time […]

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Icelandic Startup Niceair Plans London Stansted Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute A brand new Icelandic airline Niceair is launching flights between London Stansted and Akureyri within the north of Iceland to operate twice-weekly. Niceair will begin working the route with a 150-seater Airbus A319 in an all-economy configuration from June third. “The company’s goal is to secure scheduled flights year-round to foreign destinations from Akureyri Airport. […]

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Ryanair Will Invest $800m in Poland, Kraków

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has announced its biggest ever investment in Kraków, worth $800 million: 73 routes are planned, including 10 new ones, at its largest Polish base for the summer season. The airline will be operating 260 flights a week, over 40 more than it did in 2019, Michał Kaczmarzyk, CEO of Polish-based Ryanair subsidiary Buzz, said […]

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Warsaw Chopin Airport Was Temporarily Closed Due to Bomb Threat

Reading Time: < 1 minute On April 21, Poland’s Warsaw Chopin Airport was temporarily closed after a bomb threat to an Emirates flight from Dubai. Emirates EK177 was flying to Warsaw Chopin Airport when it received a message from air traffic control about “hazardous materials” onboard. Further in the conversation with the controller, the pilot was informed it was a […]