Korean Air signs comprehensive partnership with Delta Air Lines
Korean Air and Delta Air Lines, both founding members of SkyTeam, have reached an agreement to deepen their historic partnership with an expanded cooperation in the trans-Pacific network. It is hoped the deal will increase travel choices and boost competition between the Asia and US.
Edelweiss to launch Zurich-San Diego connections
Edelweiss is further expanding its route network to North America. From June 9th, the leisure airline, sister company of Swiss International Air Lines, will offer seasonal flights between Zurich and San Diego.
Virgin Atlantic kicks off US expansion for Manchester Airport
Virgin Atlantic has kicked off a major growth drive at Manchester Airport, launching the first of a hat trick of new long haul routes to America. The airline waved off its inaugural service to San Francisco, the first ever direct route to northern California from the north of England.
Gulf Air partners with OAG for flight status solution
Gulf Air has partnered with OAG, a global provider of digital flight information, to launch an online Flight Status Facility on the airline’s official website.
Eurowings launches new low-cost flights to Salzburg from Manchester
Eurowings has announced it will launch a new route from Manchester to Salzburg this winter. The low-cost airline will launch a twice weekly service to the Austrian city on December 4th.
Iberia and Qatar Airways sign codeshare partnership
Iberia and Qatar Airways have signed a codeshare partnership to offer passengers more flight options and enhanced connections to/from Doha, Spain and Portugal.
Los Angeles International Airport prepares for terminal reorganisation
LAX is beginning preparations for a large terminal move on the night of May 12th. From May 12th-17th, Delta Air Lines will be moving its operations at LAX to Terminals 2 and 3 from Terminals 5 and 6. As a result, 19 other carriers will also relocate.
IATA urges governments to find electronics ban alternatives
The International Air Transport Association has called on governments to urgently find alternatives to recently announced measures by the United States and the United Kingdom to restrict the carry-on of large electronic items on certain flights departing the Middle East and North Africa.
Europcar Group signs major partnership with Lufthansa
Europcar Group and Lufthansa, the largest German airline, are entering into a partnership. When booking a flight, Lufthansa customers will get easy access to Europcar mobility solutions and its network in 130 countries and territories around the world.
Wizz Air opens new base in Chisinau, Moldova
Wizz Air has opened 26th base in Chisinau, Moldova. The airline has based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft at Chisinau Airport, and will operate seven low-fare routes, including the two new services to Berlin and Barcelona.