IATA outlined (18-Jul-2019) the following measures for the European Commission, European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSP) to address efficiency and environmental issues in European airspace:…..
Corsair chairman and CEO Pascal de Izaguirre said the aviation ‘eco tax’ tax to be introduced in France is economic and ecological “nonsense” (Le Point, 18-Jul-2019). He argued limiting the…..
Air France introduced (18-Jul-2019) a newly revamped VIP lounge at Washington Dulles International Airport. The lounge has a surface area of 615sqm across two floors with capacity of…..
La Compagnie co founder, EVP sales and marketing Jean-Charles Perino said business class is an “aspirational product”, arguing 22% of passengers have never purchased business class air travel…..
Eurowings partnered (17-Jul-2019) with TaxiTender to provide seamless, fixed price taxi bookings attached to an airfare reservation via the Eurowings app. The new service aims to enable…..
Finnair reported (17-Jul-2019) the following external factors may affect its operational performance in 2H2019: Global airline traffic expected to continue growing; Operating environment expected to remain…..
Munich Airport CEO Dr Michael Kerkloh, in an interview retweeted via the airport’s official Twitter account, said (17-Jul-2019) air transport is “being democratised”, adding: “It’s now…..
Air France-KLM reportedly plans to phase out Air France‘s remaining fleet of A380s in 2023/2024 (The Travellers Club/deplacementspro.com, 16-Jul-2019). The carrier is expected to announce orders for A330neo or A350-1000 aircraft…..
Kiwi.com announced (10-Jul-2019) travel technology start up TapTrip added and integrated Kiwi.com products into its platform. TapTrip users will be able to use Kiwi.com content to compare prices,…..
Lufthansa plans to implement the WilMA (window, middle, aisle) boarding procedure in late 2019, after trials commenced at Frankfurt Airport in Apr-2019 (airliners.de, 16-Jul-2019). Those exempt from WilMA boarding…..
Air Belgium announced (16-Jul-2019) plans to launch twice weekly service from Brussels South Charleroi to Pointe a Pitre and Fort de France with A340 equipment in three class layout, effective 07-Dec-2019. According to OAG, there…..