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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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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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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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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LAST MINUTE TRAVELLERS INCREASE BOOKINGS FOR MASAI MARA SAFARI BOOKINGS IN KENYA IS A WELCOME MOVE

Last minute travellers are booking last minute safaris to Kenya to visit the famous Masai Mara national reserve. with limited rooms availability the tourists are being spread to the remaining lodges and camps in Masai Mara and the surrounding private conservancies. It is always recommended for travellers to book in advance but somehow, some travelers […]

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