Wizz Air to introduce subscription product for fixed fare travel throughout the year: report

Wizz Air reportedly plans to launch Wizz Pass subscription product, to offer passengers fixed fares for multi trip travel to a selected destination throughout the year…..

Ryanair to close Nuremberg and Stockholm Skavsta bases due to MAX delivery delays

Ryanair DAC CEO Eddie Wilson commented (04-Dec-2019) on the planned closures of the airline’s Nuremberg and Stockholm Skavsta bases in summer 2020, commenting: “We regret these two further base closures and…..

Iberia to deploy A340-600 on Madrid-Brussels service in 1Q2020

Iberia plans to deploy A340-600 equipment on select Madrid Barajas–Brussels frequencies, effective 21-Jan-2020 to 11-Feb-2020 (Routes Online, 04-Dec-2019). The A340-600 will replace A320 and A330 equipment.

EBRD to consider financing Minsk National Airport rail link upon receiving project details

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Belarus head Alex Pivovarsky said the bank requested a business plan for the evaluation of Belarus‘ invitation to participate in the project…..

Branson family retains majority shareholding in Virgin Atlantic, tie up with Air France-KLM approved

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced (03-Dec-2019) his family will retain a 51% shareholding in Virgin Atlantic following discussions with the airline’s JV partner Air France-KLM. Sir Richard also…..

Aviation and tourism ‘largely ignored’ in the UK General Election

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Aviation and tourism in the UK General Election: largely ignored’, stated (28-Nov-2019) Air transport, along with tourism, has…..

Azerbaijan Airlines to expand fleet with more than 20 new generation aircraft

Azerbaijan Airlines, via its official Facebook account, announced (03-Dec-2019) plans to expand the fleet by more than 20 new generation Airbus and Boeing aircraft to support network development. The…..

Austrian Airlines and ÖBB handle more than 100,000 AIRail pax since 2014

Austrian Airlines and Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) reported (04-Dec-2019) they have handled more than 100,000 passengers on their AIRail cooperation programme since it launched in Dec-2014. The programme…..

airBaltic expects to be able to adapt ‘faster than others’ in the case of a downturn

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss expects the carrier will be able to adapt “faster than others” in the case of a downturn, due to its focus on…..

easyJet set to return to FTSE 100

FTSE Group said easyJet is due to be relisted on the UK‘s benchmark FTSE 100 index on 05-Dec-2019, six months after being demoted to the FTSE 250 index (Bloomberg,…..

Air France and Toulouse Airport trial autonomous baggage tractors

Air France began (03-Dec-2019) testing an AT135 autonomous baggage tractor in live conditions at Toulouse Blagnac Airport, developed by Charlatte Manutention and Navya subsidiary Charlatte Autonom. The vehicle…..