Norwegian Air Shuttle to launch four Europe-US services in summer 2018

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced (14-Dec-2017) plans to launch the following Europe–US services with Boeing 787-9 aircraft in summer 2018: New York JFK–Madrid Barajas: Three times weekly, effective 18-Jul-2018; New York…..

Widerøe to launch London, Billund, Munich, Hamburg and Gothenburg services in summer 2018

Widerøe announced (14-Dec-2017) plans to launch three times weekly services from Bergen Flesland Airport to Billund on 25-Jun-2018, Munich on 13-Aug-2018 and Hamburg on 14-Aug-2018 and twice weekly Bergen–Gothenburg service on 16-Aug-2018. The carrier plans to…..

South African Airways and Mango rationalise product availability in domestic market

South African Airways (SAA) and Mango announced (14-Dec-2017) plans to rationalise their network for improved efficiencies and optimal aircraft utilisation through a revised airline brand schedule, effective 15-Jan-2018……

Meridiana confirms summer 2018 network from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport

Meridiana announced (14-Dec-2017) its summer 2018 network from Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport. Meridiana will continue year round service to Milan Linate, Rome Fiumicino and Bologna and will also launch services to London Gatwick, Moscow…..

SkyUp outlines network plans

SkyUp announced (14-Dec-2017) plans to launch scheduled Kiev-Odessa and Kharkiv-Odessa services from the end of May-2018. The carrier also plans to launch scheduled Kiev-Barcelona, ​​Kiev-Dubai and Kiev-Larnaca services from 2018……

Aeroflot continues to upgrade onboard catering

Aeroflot stated (14-Dec-2017) it continues to upgrade its onboard catering and uses crowd-sourcing surveys to track the latest preferences of passengers. Among the carrier’s latest innovations is…..

Aero Contractors to offer stake to investors

Aero Contractors CEO Ado Sanusi said the carrier aims to dispose of a stake in its shareholding capital to an outside party (Daily Trust, 03-Dec-2017). Mr…..

NIKI files for insolvency, grounds operations

Germany‘s Bundesregierung (Federal Government) announced (13-Dec-2017) the grounding of NIKI and commencement of insolvency proceedings at the local court of Berlin-Charlottenburg. Bundesregierung stated: “We very much regret the…..

ARC/Expedia: Intra-Asia traveller volumes driving international arrivals

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) and Expedia, via their joint ‘2018 Air Travel Outlook Report’ released (12-Dec-2017), the following insights into international economy and premium passenger flows to…..

European Commission approves easyJet’s acquisition of airberlin parts with no conditions

European Commission unconditionally approved (12-Dec-2017) the proposed acquisition of certain assets of airberlin by easyJet. The Commission concluded the transaction would not adversely affect competition in the EUSingle Market. Commissioner for…..