TUI Group airline business should become more ‘partner-capable’: CEO

TUI Group CEO Fritz Joussen reported the company aims to adjust its structure to facilitate access to capacity without the need to have aircraft assets on…..

Ryanair: 90% of passengers rate customer experience ‘Excellent/Very Good/Good’

Ryanair released (05-Aug-2020) its Jul-2020 ‘Rate My Flight’ customer experience scores, showing 90% of almost 54,000 respondents rating their customer experience as ‘Excellent/Very Good/Good’, with high…..

Aer Lingus to deploy A321neo on services to Newark, Boston, Washington and Toronto from Mar-2021

Aer Lingus plans to deploy A321neo equipment on the following additional services to North America from 28-Mar-2021, replacing A330 equipment (Routes Online, 03-Aug-2020): Dublin–New York Newark; Dublin–Toronto; Dublin–Washington Dulles; Shannon–Boston.

Aeroflot CEO considers carrier is recovering however not as quickly as preferred

Aeroflot CEO Vitaly Savelyev said the carrier is recovering, however not as quickly as it would like (TASS, 05-Aug-2020). Aeroflot is performing more than 300 aircraft movements daily,…..

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and Moscow Vnukovo Airport to launch express COVID-19 testing

Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) CEO Kirill Dmitriev said Moscow Domodedovo Airport and Moscow Vnukovo Airport will launch express COVID-19 testing from 04-Aug-2020 (Rossiya-24/nterfax, 03-Aug-2020). The service is already available…..

Fraport CEO: Impacts of coronavirus will ‘permanently change our industry’

Fraport chairman and CEO Dr Stefan Schulte said (04-Aug-2020) the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic “will be felt well beyond” 2020 and are expected to…..

easyJet reaches customer satisfaction rating of 80%; sees ‘better than expected’ performance

easyJet announced (05-Aug-2020) the carrier “has seen overall customer satisfaction (CSAT) hit a high of 80% since the re-start’, a 13pp increase year-on-year. During Jul-2020, customer…..

SpiceJet secures London Heathrow Airport slots, to commence service to London in Sep-2020

SpiceJet announced (04-Aug-2020) it secured slots at London Heathrow Airport and plans to commence service to London on 01-Sep-2020. The LCC said it will operate the services “under…..

THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines and Lexus reopens at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airlines, via its official Twitter account, announced (02-Aug-2020) THE LOFT by Brussels Airlines and Lexus reopened at Brussels Airport, effective 03-Aug-2020. The airline has implemented a series…..

Lufthansa adds five destinations from Munich from early Sep-2020

Lufthansa announced (03-Aug-2020) plans to resume routes from Munich Airport to Marseille, Gothenburg, Kyiv and Sibiu from 07-Sep-2020. Lufthansa‘s Munich network will include 86 destinations in Germany and Europe and 13 long haul destinations as of the end of…..

Katowice Pyrzowice Airport to press on with terminal B expansion project

Katowice Pyrzowice Airport commmunications manager Piotr Adamczyk reported the airport will press on with its terminal B reconstruction and expansion project (Pasazer.com, 28-Jul-2020). The project will…..