Turkey, Bosnia and Herzegovina sign LoI for cooperation in transportation

Turkey‘s Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, via its official Twitter account, announced (20-May-2018) Minister Ahmet Arslan signed an LoI for cooperation in the…..

Air Corsica board member: Canada represents ‘very interesting’ market opportunity

Air Corsica board member Hervé Pierret said the carrier “continues to reflect on strategic partnerships” to foster route development, including potential ties with Air Transat or Air Canada (TourMag, 22-May-2018). Mr Pierret noted Canada represents…..

New Nigerian national carrier to commence operations by Dec-2018

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), via its official Twitter account, announced (17/18-May-2018) Nigeria‘s new national carrier will commence operations by Dec-2018. FAAN participated in a meeting…..

AeroProfessional: ‘Little collaborative action’ over last two years to address pilot skills shortage

AeroProfessional, in a report entitled: ‘Grounded before take-off: EU regional pilot shortage perspective two years on’, stated (22-May-2018) “little collaborative action has taken place” over the last…..

Ryanair on target to achieve 30% of revenue from ancillaries

Ryanair reported (21-May-2018) the following ancillary revenue and customer service highlights for the year ended 31-Mar-2018: Total group revenue: EUR7.15 billion; ‘MyRyanair’ membership increased to 43…..

Work on removing Afghan carriers from EU blacklist ‘almost’ complete

Afghanistan Civil Aviation Authority head Mahmood Shah Habibi reportedly said the authority has “almost” finalised work on removing Afghan carriers from the list of airlines banned…..

Ghana and Rwanda sign air services agreement

Rwanda‘s Ministry of Infrastructure, via its official Twitter account, announced (21-May-2018) the signing of a bilateral air services agreement with Ghana. Ghana’s Minister of Aviation Cecilia…..

Royal Brunei Airlines to commence nonstop London and Dubai services in Oct-2018

Royal Brunei Airlines announced (21-May-2018) plans to commence daily Brunei–London Heathrow service, effective 28-Oct-2018, and four times weekly Brunei–Dubai service, effective 29-Oct-2018. The nonstop services will replace Brunei-Dubai-London Heathrow service. The changes…..

Finnair begins search for new CEO as Pekka Vauramo heads to Metso Corporation

Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo resigned (21-May-2018) to join Metso Corporation as its new CEO, effective Nov-2018. Finnair chairman Jouko Karvinen stated: “The Board of Finnair is…..

Wizz Air adds two A320s to London Luton base

Wizz Air added (18-May-2018) two A320 aircraft at its London Luton Airport base. The A320s will be the sixth and seventh of eight aircraft to be deployed at…..