Norwegian confirms baggage policy amendment

Norwegian confirmed (23-Jan-2020) amendments to its luggage policy. The carrier will charge passengers for carry on luggage which does not fit under the front seat on…..

Polish Aviation Group selected as preferred investor for Condor Flugdienst

Condor Flugdienst and LOT Polish Airlines announced (24-Jan-2020) Polish Aviation Group (PGL), the owner of LOT, was selected as the preferred bidder for acquisition of the airline. Condor CEO Ralf Teckentrup said the…..

Air Adriatic acquires Adria Airways: report

Adria Airways was reportedly acquired by Air Adriatic for EUR45,000, with the purchase covering Adria Airways‘ Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) and obligations (exyuaviation.com, 23-Jan-2020). Komforia and Deal.Aero also participated in the…..

Chalair Aviation signs ‘self connecting’ airfare integration partnership with TRIDEA

Chalair Aviation signed (21-Jan-2020) a partnership agreement with TRIDEA, integrating airfares into TRIDEA’s online reservation platform. TRIDEA is a Limoges based travel agency whose aim is to increase…..

Air France to launch business class service on short haul, domestic networks from 04-Feb-2020

Air France opened (23-Jan-2020) reservations for its new business class service on its domestic network and short-haul network from French regions, launching on 04-Feb-2020. Details include:…..

IATA: Global economy and trade uncertainties continue to weigh on business travel

IATA reported (21-Jan-2020) Oct-2019 data showed weakness in the global economy and uncertainties related to world trade continued to weigh on business travel, continuing a trend…..

TAP increases Lisbon-Madrid frequency

TAP Air Portugal, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (22-Jan-2020) plans to increase Lisbon–Madrid frequency to eight times daily effective 29-Mar-2020. Passengers on the service have flight…..

Lviv Airport to serve domestic arrivals at old terminal to enhance baggage processing

Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport, via its official Facebook account, reported (22-Jan-2020) domestic arrivals will be served at old terminal-1 from 01-Feb-2020. Departures will be…..

BER to be a ‘job engine’ for Berlin and Brandenburg in the coming years

Flughafen Berlin Brandenburg GmbH (FBB) stated (22-Jan-2020) “thousands of new jobs” will be created in the region around Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) in the coming years. The operator estimated…..

Transavia France transitions to plastic-free onboard operations

Transavia France, via its official YouTube and Twitter and accounts, announced (21/22-Jan-2020) it successfully transitioned to plastic-free operations onboard its aircraft. Plastic products have been…..

Iberia Express ‘Express Club’ membership up 20% in 2019

Iberia Express reported (15-Jan-2020) Express Club membership increased 20% year-on-year to 2.8 million members in 2019. [more – original PR – Spanish]