Jet2.com was only UK airline not to cancel a single flight in July

Jet2.com was the only UK airline not to cancel any flights during the busy month of July, flight data published by leading travel intelligence company OAG reveals. Despite the leading leisure airline operating thousands of flights and carrying over two million customers during July, OAG data shows that Jet2.com operated every flight without making a […]

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JetBlue lauches Boston to London service

JetBlue has announced it has officially launched service from Boston’s Logan International Airport (BOS) to London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW). JetBlue’s daily nonstop service is part of the airline’s focus city strategy and its long-term transatlantic growth plans. London was the largest nonstop market not currently served by JetBlue from Boston and is among the most […]

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Uswitch warns holidaymakers over important mobile data rule that could be costly

Brits travelling to Europe this summer risk racking up extra mobile charges – even if their network provider offers free EU roaming. This is due to many networks imposing a Fair Usage Policy (FUP), which puts a cap on the amount of mobile data consumers can use while on holiday before incurring a fee, regardless […]

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easyJet appoints new Chief Customer and Marketing Officer

easyJet has appointed Robert Birge to the new role of Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, sitting on the airline’s management board. This role brings together a number of key areas including Marketing, Digital, Customer Service along with Customer Experience and Insight. Robert will join the airline later this month. Robert is a highly experienced leader […]

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Emirates Skywards makes a splash this summer

Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, is giving members even more reasons to explore the world this summer with exclusive bonus Miles offerings. Enjoy splurging and rack up Miles this August on flights, hotel stays, car rentals, lifestyle partners and much more. Earn up to 15,000 Miles on hotel stays Emirates […]

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Qatar Airways sponsors prestigious Qatar Goodwood Festival for fourth time

Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Carrier, has sponsored the prestigious Qatar Goodwood Festival in partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) for the fourth time. The festival took place from 26 July to 30 July at Goodwood Racecourse, West Sussex, UK. The British flat racing season added yet another iconic equine race event […]

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Farnborough Airport appoints design & build contractors for new £55m hangar

Farnborough Airport, Europe’s leading airport for premium air travel connectivity and the home of British aviation has appointed contractors McLaughlin & Harvey and Gebler Tooth for the design and construction of its new £55m 175,000 sq. ft state of the art and sustainably designed hangar development, Domus III. Farnborough Airport has been working closely with […]

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flynas launches first direct flights between Riyadh and Montenegro

flynas, the Saudi air carrier and the leading low-cost airline in the Middle East has announced the launch of its first direct flights between Riyadh and Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro “Black Mountain,” starting on July 28, 2022. flynas will connect Riyadh and Podgorica via weekly direct return flights, scheduled every Thursday, from King Khalid […]

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flynas Participates in the “Year of Saudi Coffee” Initiative

In collaboration with the Saudi Ministry of Culture, flynas, the Saudi air carrier and the leading low-cost airline in the Middle East, has announced its participation in the initiative to celebrate the “Year of Saudi Coffee 2022”, by decorating its planes, boarding passes, and passenger registration banners with the identity of the year of Saudi […]

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Newest Delta Sky Club brings signature lounge experience to Haneda Airport

Delta is opening its first Delta Sky Club at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport – the only club there operated by a U.S. airline – a luxurious addition featuring regional specialties as Japan gradually eases pandemic-era restrictions and welcomes business and leisure travelers alike. “We’ve been looking forward to this day for years,” said Claude Roussel, Managing […]

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Etihad Airways soars to record-breaking first half profit as transformation pays off

Etihad Airways has announced its financial and operating results for the first half of 2022, posting a record-breaking core operating profit of US$ 296 million (H1 2021: US$ 392 million loss). This result was achieved despite fuel costs increasing by almost 60% in comparison to the same period last year. Etihad carried 4.02 million passengers […]

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JetBlue and Spirit to create a low-fare carrier to challenge big four

JetBlue and Spirit Airlines have announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive merger agreement under which JetBlue will acquire Spirit for $33.50 per share in cash, including a prepayment of $2.50 per share in cash payable upon Spirit stockholders’ approval of the transaction and a ticking fee of $0.10 per month starting […]

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Turkish Airlines’ online shopping store “Shop&Miles” is renewed

Operating as an online shopping store under the umbrella of Turkish Airlines since 2014, shopandmiles.com gained a new look both in terms of design and technology with the “New Shop&Miles” experience. With its new design offering a privileged shopping experience, user friendly platform where Miles&Smiles members can redeem their Miles as they wish, is operating […]

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Budapest Airport welcomes winter sun route to Madeira

Building on the latest positive traffic results for June 2022, which saw 1.2 million passengers and a return to 82% of 2019 figures, Budapest Airport is announcing another important new route. From the beginning of the W22 season home-based carrier Wizz Air will operate a twice-weekly service between Budapest and Madeira. Sales start this week […]

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Ethiopian Airlines orders Africa’s first A350-1000

Ethiopian Airlines Group, the flag carrier of Ethiopia, Africa’s largest airline group, has upsized four of its A350-900 on order to the largest variant of the A350 Family, the A350-1000, becoming Africa’s first customer for the aircraft. Ethiopian Airlines has already ordered 22 A350-900s, of which 16 aircraft have been delivered. With the A350-1000 upsizing, […]

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American Airlines’ transatlantic flight revenue rises 1085% YoY

With the recent air travel concerns and disruptions, TradingPedia‘s team of financial analysts decided to dive deep into the American Airlines’ Q2 financial report published on 30th of June 2022. In light of red-hot inflation and growing recession concerns, American Airlines’ Atlantic revenue registered another stunning year-on-year growth in the second quarter, while soaring 1085% […]

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Emirates extends Rugby World Cup partnership

World Rugby and Emirates have announced an extension of the Dubai-based airline’s long-standing relationship as a Rugby World Cup Worldwide Partner. Under the agreement, the leading airline will continue as Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup 2023 in France and Rugby World Cup 2027 in Australia. Underscoring its commitment to the sport, Emirates is also […]

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Qatar Airways attains new ISO Certification

Qatar Airways is proud to recognise its commitment in preventing work-related injuries and improving the wellbeing of its employees by attaining ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System certification, awarded by Bureau Veritas. The certification was achieved through various preventative measures including the implementation of risk assessments, trainings and regular inspections of adherence. Over […]

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Virgin Atlantic opens recruitment for pilots to take to the skies from summer 2023

Virgin Atlantic has opened up recruitment for First Officers across both Airbus and Boeing fleets for the first time since 2020. The demand for First Officers comes as Virgin Atlantic increases capacity across its network.  New flying includes its first ever service to Austin, Texas which launched in May 2022,  a new route to Tampa, […]

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Top 20 busiest airports confirmed by Airports Council

Airports Council International (ACI) World has published its annual World Airport Traffic Dataset, revealing the magnitude of the aviation industry’s recovery and confirming global air traffic rankings for the full year 2021. The World Airport Traffic Dataset is the industry’s most comprehensive airport statistics dataset featuring airport traffic for over 2,600 airports in more than […]

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