India‘s Ambassador to Portugal Nandini Singla stressed (22-Aug-2017) the need to improve tourism ties between Goa and Portugal. She also informed Goa Tourism that she would be initiating talks with Air…..
Global Ghana Airlines, via its official Facebook account, stated (18-Aug-2017) it plans to commence nonstop Chicago O’Hare-Accra service on 01-Nov-2017. According to its official website, the airline was founded…..
airberlin‘s creditors committee concluded (23-Aug-2017) its first meeting and has “made initial decisions” regarding insolvency proceedings. As previously reported by CAPA, airberlin appointed specialist insolvency lawyer Dr…..
Switzerland‘s Canton of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Office of Civil Aviation (FOCA) approved (23-Aug-2017) adoption of a new infrastructure plan for Zurich Airport, referred to as ‘SIL’. The plans include runway extension…..
Bolzano Dolomiti Airport issued (Aug-2017) a non-binding tender for “economic operators” interested in purchasing a shareholding in the company, for either a business lease and/or management of the…..
Nigeria‘s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Deputy Director Godfrey Odudigbo reportedly said the Government is in negotiations with Ethiopian Airlines on a contract to manage Arik Air, which may…..
Thomas Cook Group announced (22-Aug-2017) plans to relaunch its holiday programme and outbound UK services to Tunisia, effective 13-Feb-2018. Thomas Cook group head of customer welfare Carol MacKenzie added: “We’re starting…..
easyJet‘s main interest in airberlin reportedly comprises slots from Dusseldorf to Berlin, Copenhagen, Hamburg and Zurich (rp-online.de/The Local, 22-Aug-2017). While Deutsche Lufthansa AGis undertaking negotiations to acquire parts of airberlin, easyJet reportedly plans to acquire slots…..
Dubai International Airport reported (22-Aug-2017) traffic highlights for Jul-2017: Passengers: 8.1 million, +5.9% year-on-year; Cargo: 213,258 tonnes, +5.0%; Aircraft movements: 34,181, -4.7%. The airport reported South America was…..
Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (Federal Association of German Air Transport – BDL) reported (Aug-2017) German airline operating margins are “recovering”, but are low in international comparison in 2016……