Finnair to operate Airbus A350 on Heathrow-Helsinki route
Finnair has announced their flagship long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350 XWB, will operate a daily service between London Heathrow and Helsinki.
Malaysia Airlines expands presence in Australia
Malaysia Airlines has reinforced its commitment to the Australian market off the back of a very successful third quarter. The carrier has confirmed the appointment of Donna Jones to the position of sales executive for Western Australia, Michaela Kemp as sales executive South Australia and the Northern Territory, and Melinda Voon as brand and communication manager.
Hertz Global extends partnership with Air France-KLM
Hertz Global Holdings has confirmed that Hertz, Thrifty and Firefly will serve as Air France’s exclusive car rental providers for four years. The news follows the renewal of the 28 year partnership between Hertz and Air France–KLM Group.
Manchester Airport chief urges government support for north of England
“The time is now,” for government to truly throw its weight behind the ‘Northern Powerhouse’ vision. That was the message delivered by Manchester Airport chief executive Ken O’Toole as he unveiled the next phase of its £1 billion transformation programme at the property.
Emirates adds Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to flight schedule
Phnom Penh in Cambodia will be the latest destination Emirates will serve from July this year, with a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two class configuration.
Sharp increase in airBaltic passengers for January 2017
In January 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 187,996 passengers or 18 per cent more than in the same period of 2016 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
Five killed in Melbourne light aircraft crash
Five people have been killed after a light plane crashed into a shopping centre in Melbourne, Australia. Four United States citizens and their Australian pilot are confirmed dead following the accident.
Abu Dhabi International Airport sees modest increase in passenger numbers
Abu Dhabi International Airport handled in excess of 2.2 million passengers in January, representing a 2.6 per cent increase in airport traffic compared with January 2016.
Virgin Atlantic to connect London Heathrow to Barbados
Virgin Atlantic has today announced plans to launch the only direct flight from London Heathrow to Barbados. The new, twice weekly service will launch on December 12th to help make Christmas in the Caribbean a reality for even more holidaymakers.
Alitalia installs Travelport Rapid Reprice technology
Travelport and Alitalia, Italy’s largest airline, have announced the successful implementation of Travelport Rapid Reprice.