Tourism Ireland welcomed (29-Sep-2017) figures published showing 6,714,600 inbound tourists visited Ireland from Jan-2017 to Aug-2017, representing a 2.5% year-on-year increase. Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons added: “North America and…..
Russia‘s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) Oleg Safonov the maximum volume of the total funding to be invested into the development of domestic and inbound tourism under…..
Italy‘s Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Graziano Delrio announced (28-Sep-2017) Qatar Airways finalised acquisition of a 49% stake AQA Holding, the new parent company of Meridiana. Alisarda maintains the right to appoint…..
Lufthansa plans to launch three times weekly Frankfurt–Shenyangservice with A340-300 aircraft from 27-Mar-2018, according to a 29-Sep-2017 GDS inventory and timetable display. Lufthansa will be the route’s…..
Kenya Airways confirmed (28-Sep-2017) plans to discontinue Hong Kong and Hanoi services, effective 29-Oct-2017. The airline said the change will enable better schedules to Asia with daily Bangkok and Guangzhou service. In addition, the…..
Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) welcomed (28-Sep-2017) easyJet‘s plans to base an Airbus A320 aircraft at the airport in summer 2018, the carrier’s eighth based aircraft at Liverpool. LJLA air…..
South African Airways (SAA) reported (28-Sep-2017) demand in Central Africa has remained at levels similar to 2016 due to slow economic growth in the region. SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali stated SAA‘s…..
Aigle Azur CEO Frantz Yvelin stated the carrier is “working to extend our network on the long haul”, however “I do not want to force things and make…..
Ryanair notified (27-Sep-2017) Alitalia‘s bankruptcy commissioners that it “will not be pursuing our interest in Alitalia or submitting any further offers for the airline”. Ryanair attributed the change in interest “in…..