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AirlinesRyanair: refused to propose an agreement by the Belgian trade unions
Tomorrow assembly of stakeholders of the airline
In view of the strike on 28 September, the "CNE" union, which represents the cabin crew in Belgium, would have refused a proposal for an agreement presented by the carrier Ryanair, which would have set... more
AirlinesAlitalia (2). Toninelli: "Boeing is a potential partner for the carrier"
It pulls out from a possible involvement of "Poste italiane"
After the words of the CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Gianfranco Battisti, the Minister for Infrastructures and Transport, Danilo Toninelli, also in the margins of "Innotrans", talked about the future... more
AirlinesRyanair. Jacobs: "We want to find an agreement with union for Christmas"
In the air the threat of new strikes
After the strike on 12 September of the pilots in Germany and the one scheduled in Italy, Spain, Holland, Belgium and Portugal on 28 September, the situation of the workers is far from being resolved for... more
AirlinesThai Airways: attempt to revive the carrier
Reducing costs and modernizing the fleet will be the first goal
Competition between Thailand and Singapore does not only pass through airports, but also between the two flag carriers, Thai Airways and Singapore Airlines. The Bangkok company would like to re-launch... more
AirlinesChina Southern program to double the number of aircraft
Attempt to cooperate also with low-cost companies
During the "World Routes" press conference in Guangzhou, the Chief Executive Office of China Southern Airlines Tan Wangeng said to forecast the doubling of the fleet of aircraft by 2035, increasing the... more
AirlinesAlbania: the new "national" air carrier is ready to "take off"
49% in the hands of Turkish Airlines who will have many powers in the board
A three-way agreement will allow Turkey to "expand" politically and economically in the country of the Eagles, thanks to the agreement reached to constitute the air carrier Air Albania, which will be "under... more
AirlinesAlitalia: excessive leasing costs compared to aircraft in the fleet
An account of 1.55 billion euros for the next 5 years
Of the 118 aircraft in the fleet of Alitalia, 77 are not owned but leased before the start of the extraordinary administration of the three commissioners Luigi Gubitosi, Enrico Laghi and Stefano Paleari.... more
AirlinesUnited Airlines commits to a cleaner future
It will reduce emissions by 2050
United Airlines made history by becoming the first US carrier to publicly commit to reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, further strengthening the airline's ambition to be the... more
AirlinesBritish Airways: the air carrier insures its pension funds
£ 4.4 billion agreement that reduces financial risks
British Airways and Legal & General, yesterday, signed an agreement to secure the carrier's historical pension liabilities of 4.4 billion pounds (4.94 billion euros), in what is the largest transaction... more
AirlinesRyanair strike. Unions: "States must take action"
On 28 September new agitation in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Holland and Portugal
After yesterday's strike in Germany of pilots of the air carrier Ryanair, today was announced the date of 28 September for the new European protest involving Italian, Belgian, Portuguese, Dutch and Spanish... more
AirlinesPlanes. Aeroméxico pilots announce strike
Protests against the cut of the free flight inside the cockpit
The pilots of the Aeroméxico company announced a strike for the First of October in response to the decision of the air carrier to suspend some of their benefits; after the Embraer E-190 accident at Durango... more
AirlinesRyanair (2): still threats from the carrier to employees
"If there is a strike, we will cut jobs in Germany"
While it was confirmed that tomorrow 150 Ryanair flights will be cancelled due to the strike organized by the unions in Germany (see AVIONEWS), the carrier has again threatened its employees through a... more
AirlinesAeroflot: declining profitability, but new planes coming soon
Despite the difficulties expected the order of other Superjet 100
Today in a statement to journalists in Vladivostok, the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Aeroflot Mikhail Polubojarinov said that the profit of the Group will probably decrease in the next months of... more
AirlinesPlanes and carriers. Iberia: newness in Summer 2019
More capacity on Madrid-Lima and Madrid-São Paulo routes
As Iberia completes its flight programme for the 2019 summer season, its has announced that it will offer its new Premium Economy class on its flights to Havana and Johannesburg, while boosting capacity... more
AirlinesRyanair: tomorrow strike in Germany for the carrier
Waiting for the European protest of 28 September
Despite the fact that during the past weeks the Ryanair airline has reached an agreement with the pilots' union in Ireland, and in Italy with the Anpac -which will be voted today until September 13th in... more
AirlinesSwitzerland: new carrier on the way?
Objective to connect Europe and the United States with low-cost flights
A Ryanair pilot and three veterans of air transport -according to the "Financial Times"- will present a plan this week to raise at least 100 million dollars of investments in Switzerland, so as to be able... more
AirlinesAeroméxico: the three pilots of the plane crashed in Durango were fired
Despite the reason for the accident, it was bad weather
Breaking international news. Despite yesterday the investigators of the accident that involved the Embraer E-190 aircraft of Aeromexico have claimed that to cause it was the violent disturbance that was... more
AirlinesBritish Airways: violated personal and financial data of over one hundred thousand passengers
380,000 "compromised" payments
Hundreds of thousands people who have made an online booking to fly with the British Airways airline have been stolen personal and financial data, due to a security breach that allowed hackers to enter... more
AirlinesMiami-Warsaw flight by LOT
The Polish carrier plans Florida launch for next June
Lot Polish Airlines announced the launch of Miami-Warsaw non-stop passenger service scheduled for June 1, 2019, giving Miami International Airport (MIA) the only non-stop route between Florida and Eastern... more
AirlinesNew failure in Europe for an airline
The Belgian FlyVlm closes the commercial flight.
After the failure of the Swiss airline Sky Work and the announcement of the downsizing of Hop!, this week the closing of the flight operations came also for FlyVlm, a small Belgian airline used for regional... more
AirlinesKorean Air: inaugural flight to Zagreb, in Croatia
After 11 hours and 40 minutes, welcomed with a water cannon ceremony
Korean Air celebrated its inaugural flight from Seoul, South Korea to Zagreb, Croatia on September 1, marking the first regular service connecting Croatia and Far East Asia directly.The airline’s maiden f... more
AirlinesAirplanes. Emirates announces code-share partnerships
With Jetstar Pacific
Emirates and Jetstar Pacific have announced a new code-share agreement, expanding the existing partnership between the Dubai-based carrier and Jetstar Group. The new alliance with the Ho Chi Minh City-based... more
AirlinesAlitalia air tickets: the Pope pays, and Fedez no
Is it right at this situation to make "exchange of services"?
We read it in the last days about the "exchange of services" that Alitalia has agreed with the rapper Fedez and the fashion blogger Ferragni, for their wedding. Best wishes to the couple, some questions... more
AirlinesHop!: 100 layoffs announced by the carrier
The subsidiary of Air France downsizes its staff
Among the first dossiers on the table of the new CEO -which will settle on September 30th- of the Air France-KLM Group Benjamin Smith there will be the one concerning the Hop! Regional airline, born in... more
AirlinesAir Algerie: 20 new aircraft to increase air connections
This was possible thanks to the new Algiers airport
Air Algerie will purchase another 20 aircraft in the next two years to increase international connections. The fleet of the Algerian carrier has 59 planes that are used to connect Algiers to European,... more
AirlinesRyanair: retroactive new baggage policy
Is it to fly becoming the contrary of the low-cost idea?
The new Ryanair fare, which includes hand baggage for a fee, has not yet become effective -since it will become available from 1 November- but those who have already booked a flight from that date on will... more
AirlinesAirAsia: cancelled the jv to create a low-cost in China
Political frictions underlying the decision?
AirAsia announced that it had abandoned plans to form a joint-venture with the Chinese financial company Everbright Group -under government control in Beijing- which would serve as the basis for creating... more
AirlinesWizz Air undertakes Ukrainian expansion from Billund
The low-cost confirms it from next March
Already serving Billund Airport from eight destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania, Poland and Romania, and soon Austria, Wizz Air has confirmed that from 2 March 2019 it will add Ukraine to... more
AirlinesRAM announces new Casablanca route
It will be served by a Dreamliner plane
Moroccan national carrier Royal Air Maroc (RAM) has announced it will launch the first-ever Miami-Casablanca route on April 3, 2019.The destination will be operated with a B-787/8 Dreamliner aircraft. The... more
AirlinesRyanair recognizes Forsa union
For Irish based cabin crew
Ryanair announced today in a note that it has signed its fourth cabin crew union recognition agreement with Forsa, who will be the representative body for airline’s directly employed cabin crew in Ireland.The c... more