Gatwick accelerates £2.5b expansion plans as runway decision looms

Gatwick Airport has today announced the acceleration and expansion of its investment programme, totalling £2.5 billion, to cope with rapid passenger growth, and has...

Emirates creates new jobs

2 days ago Emirates Group, comprising Emirates airline and dnata, plans to hire over 11,000 new staff in the coming year across its business, in...

Wizz Air welcomes 23m passengers in record year

Wizz Air has closed another outstanding year with record passenger numbers and further expansion of its network. The airline carried 23 million passengers in 2016,...

Cargo traffic spikes at Dubai World Central

4 hours ago Air freight traffic at Dubai World Central rose 15.9 per cent during first nine months of the year according to a report...

United Airlines expands trans-Atlantic route network

United Airlines has announced new trans-Atlantic summer-season service between New York and Venice, Italy, along with new service between Chicago and Dublin, both subject...

Etihad Airways appoints new GM for Spain

Etihad Airways has appointed Mr Jordi Porcel Cortes as its General Manager for Spain. Jordi Porcel will be based in Etihad Airways’ new Madrid...

Garuda Indonesia launches Wonderful Indonesia Travel Pass

Following the recent announcement that the airline will launch the first non-stop service from the UK to Jakarta from their new base at London...

Virgin Australia renews agreement with Sabre

2 days ago Virgin Australia has renewed its technology agreement and widened the scope of its relationship with Sabre. The deal expands the airlines’ SabreSonic...

Flybe launches new FareCracker option on site

3 days ago Flybe has launched a new customer initiative called Flybe FareCracker. Each month, Flybe will offer customers a five-day window of opportunity to buy...

Solomon Airlines A320 to return to service

Solomon Airlines has advised its flagship Airbus A320, currently undergoing a scheduled annual service in Manila, Philippines, is now expected to return to full...

Lufthansa completes Amadeus Fare Families roll-out

4 hours ago Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines have completed implementation of Amadeus Fare Families to launch the group’s new branded fares consistently across the direct...

ITB Berlin: Etihad Airways’ A380 superjumbo takes flight to JFK

Etihad Airways’ new Airbus A380 service is taking flight in December for guests traveling between New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport and...

JetBlue adds Grenada to Caribbean network

JetBlue Airways has launched twice-weekly services to its newest destination, Grenada’s Maurice Bishop International Airport (GND) from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). The airline...

Oman Air expands Omani pilot recruitment programme

2 hours ago Following a huge response to its current recruitment drive, Oman Air is expanding opportunities for Omani nationals to become pilots with the...

Boeing names new Middle East president

Boeing has named Bernie Dunn president of Boeing Middle East. Dunn will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and report to Marc...

Travel Service completes $550m Boeing deal

Boeing and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalised an order for five 737 8...