Icelandair announces schedule for Tampa service commencing 06-Sep-2017

Icelandair announced (21-Aug-2017) the schedule for twice weekly Reykjavik Keflavik–Tampa service, launching on 06-Sep-2017. The service will allow passengers to connect with services to four UK points in the UK…..

Norwegian Air Argentina requests rights to serve multiple international markets to support medium-term growth plan

Argentina ANAC announced (15-Aug-2017) Norwegian Air Argentina requested authorisation to operate the following domestic and international services with Boeing 737-800, 737 MAX 8, 787, and  Airbus A321neo LR: Domestic from…..

London Gatwick Airport pledges to operate at least 5% electric vehicles by 2020

London Gatwick Airport joined (17-Aug-2017) Go Ultra Low‘s ‘Go Ultra Low Companies’ programme, pledging to operate at least 5% electric vehicles across its airside, ground handling and…..

Kazakhstan expresses interest in Il-114 production

Russia‘s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin reported Kazakhstan expressed interest in participating in the resumption of production of the Ilyushin Il-114 turboprop (rg.ru/linta.inform.kz, 18-Aug-2017). As previously reported by CAPA, United…..

Russia’s Foreign Affairs Minister notes progress in work on resumption of Egypt service

Russia‘s Minister for Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov noted (21-Aug-2017) some progress in the work of specialists on the resumption of air service between Russia and Egypt……

RwandAir adds six destinations from Cotonou hub

RwandAir announced (21-Aug-2017) plans to commence services from its new hub in Cotonou to Abidjan, Brazzaville and Libreville, effective 30-Aug-2017, and Bamako, Conakry and Dakar, effective 30-Sep-2017. Cotonou operations…..

Icelandair to launch three times weekly Berlin Tegel service on 03-Nov-2017

Icelandair announced (20-Aug-2017) plans to launch three times weekly Reykjavik–Berlin Tegel service on 03-Nov-2017, with plans to expand services to Berlin in summer 2018. Berlin is the carrier’s…..

Ryanair to review cabin baggage allowance if pax ‘repeatedly flout’ rules

Ryanair advised (18-Aug-2017) passengers to comply fully with its cabin bag rules, which the carrier said is “being repeatedly flouted”, resulting in boarding delays during the…..

SWISS considering A321neoLR: CEO

SWISS CEO Thomas Klühr commented on the long haul potential of new narrowbody aircraft, stating “I see a potential in this context, as these machines have a…..

Ireland West Airport Knock CEO: State subsidised airport is ‘enabler’ for regional development

Ireland West Airport Knock CEO Joe Gilmore stated the Government subsidised airport is “value for money” and contributes to regional development. Mr Gilmore said: “We will…..

OAMC to introduce new baggage policy on 01-Sep-2017

Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) announced (20-Aug-2017) plans to introduce a new baggage policy across its major airports, including Muscat, Salalah and Suhar, effective 01-Sep-2017. Passengers will no longer…..