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Air Berlin pilots call in sick en masse, passengers stranded

After a large number of its pilots called in sick, insolvent airline Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest carrier, was forced to cancel around 100 flights. Domestic and international flights... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Air Berlin pilots call in sick en masse, passengers stranded

After a large number of its pilots called in sick, insolvent airline Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest carrier, was forced to cancel around 100 flights. Domestic and international flights... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Ryanair Launches Record Madrid Summer 18 Schedule

Ryanair, Spain’s No. 1 airline, today (12 Sep) launched its Madrid summer 2018 schedule with 5 new routes to Bari, Frankfurt Main, Glasgow, Poznan and Prague.  Ryanair’s 55 routes will help... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Ryanair Launches Baden-Baden S18 Schedule

Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (12 Sep) launched its Baden-Baden summer 2018 schedule with 5 new routes to Edinburgh, Lisbon, Seville, Tel Aviv and Warsaw.  Ryanair’s 18 routes will help... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

WestJet reports highest load factor in 21-year history

WestJet today announced August 2017 traffic results with a load factor of 90.6 per cent, an increase of 4.1 percentage points year over year. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

£80 Million Investment Plan For Edinburgh Airport

Building a new extension to Edinburgh Airport’s terminal building is the start of an £80 million investment plan to help the airport handle forecasted record number of passengers.     Work... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Virgin Australia to fly daily between Melbourne and Hong Kong

Virgin Australia today announced it will increase flights to Hong Kong, moving to daily return services between Melbourne and Hong Kong from 12 November 2017.   From 12 November 2017, VA87 will... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Summer getaway sends passenger numbers soaring to record highs at London Stansted

London Stansted welcomed over 2.7 million passengers in August as the airport recorded its busiest ever summer season with a total of 7.6 million passengers passing through the terminal during the... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor join forces to spread inbound tourism across Japan

Japan Airlines (JAL), Japan’s premier airline carrier, and TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site from reviews to bookings, today announced a strategic partnership supporting the... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

United Airlines Provides Latest Update on Operations and Relief Efforts with Hurricane Irma

United Airlines is providing bonus miles, matching funds raised for relief, and added extra flights out of South Florida in preparation of Hurricane Irma’s impact on the mainland. The airline... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

airberlin welcomes EU Commission Approval Of Financial Assistance

airberlin welcomes today’s decision by the EU Commission to give the green light to the KfW’s transitional credit of 150 million euros to airberlin.   airberlin CEO Thomas Winkelmann said:... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Emirates Flight Training Academy Receives Delivery Of First Training Aircraft

Emirates Flight Training Academy, the state of the art flight training facility being developed by Emirates to respond to the global aviation industry’s need for pilots, has taken delivery of its... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

Wizz Air – August 2017 Traffic Statistics

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announces passenger statistics for August 2017.   In August 2017, Wizz Air continued to... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]

New Wizz Route Budapest To Berlin Will Launch Earlier Due To Huge Popular Demand

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced on 5 September a new route from Budapest to Berlin-Schoenefeld. The daily service was initially set for a 13 March,... http://www.travelandtourworld.com … [Read more...]