LOT Polish Airlines launches free Internet at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport business lounges

LOT Polish Airlines introduced (19-Apr-2019) free Internet access at the Polonez and Mazurek business lounges at Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport, in cooperation with UPC Business. [more –…..

ACE Belgium Freighters receives AOC, seeking second aircraft and authorisation for US routes

ACE Belgium Freighters received an air operator’s certificate (AOC) from the Belgian Civil Aviation Authority on 18-Apr-2019 (aviation24.be/rtbf.be/flows.be/Air Cargo News, 18/19/20-Apr-2019). The company acquired one Boeing 747-400BCF and is seeking to add…..

Netherlands completes initial phase of airspace redesign project for Lelystad Airport

Netherlands‘ Minister for Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen announced the initial research phase of an airspace reclassification process for Lelystad Airport has been completed (upinthesky.nl,…..

Europe does not want a ‘tit-for-tat’ trade dispute with US over subsidies

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, commenting on the European Commission‘s decision to launch a public consultation over countermeasures for US subsidies to Boeing, stated (17-Apr-2019) European companies “must be able to…..

Ryanair to use Boxever data to better target customers

Ryanair and Ireland based Irish data analytics company Boxever signed a “significant” five year technology contract (Irish Times, 17-Apr-2019). Ryanair will use Boxever technology to better target customers……

Brussels Airlines enters into ACMI agreement with Germanwings

Brussels Airlines spokeswoman Kim Daenen stated the airline entered an ACMI agreement with Germanwings (Aviation14.be, 17-Apr-2019). Germanwings will operate twice daily Hamburg–Brusselsservice for Brussels Airlines with A319 equipment from…..

easyJet to launch Montpellier-Paris CDG service

easyJet plans to launch four times weekly Paris CDG–Montpellierservice, effective 29-Jul-2019 (Routes Online, 17-Apr-2019). The seasonal service will operate until late Oct-2019.

Italian Govt preparing ‘complex dossier’ on Alitalia, ‘important decision’ expected in Apr-2019

Italy‘s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the Ministries of Economy and Industry are developing “a very complex dossier” regarding a business plan for Alitalia (ANSA/Reuters, 16-Apr-2019). Mr…..

Amadeus realising benefits from migration to Google Cloud

Google Cloud, via official Amadeus blog, reported (16-Apr-2019) Amadeus’ decision to move its core travel application onto Google Cloud has provided the following benefits: Amadeus is able to…..

EU Air Safety list updated; TAAG Angola removed, some Moldovan carriers added

European Commission published (16-Apr-2019) an update of its EU Air Safety List. Key changes were: Removal of TAAG Angola Airlines, as well as Heli Malongo, from the list operating……