The festive season is almost upon us once more and for the first time in three years, the travel retail industry is looking forward to celebrating the holiday with travellers in stores and on board. To mark this joyous occasion, British fragrance experts Molton Brown are bringing the cheerful chaos of Christmas to life with […]

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Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, has partnered with Citi to become the first European airline to deposit funds in its new Sustainable Deposit Solution, which launched earlier this year. This will enable Ryanair to invest excess cash to support different sustainable financing projects across Citi’s portfolio, such as renewable energy, water conservation, healthcare and education in […]

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easyJet and easyJet holidays have celebrated World Kindness Day by creating special moments for its customers in the airport, surprising unsuspecting travellers with easyJet return flights and easyJet holidays vouchers. World Kindness Day has been observed annually across the globe for over 30 years and this year easyJet is spreading a simple message: it’s easy […]

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SWITZERLAND. Zurich Airport retail and dining turnover reached CHF49.9 million (US$52.9 million) in October, a rise of +36.3% compared to October 2021. This was 94.1% of the 2019 monthly figure of CHF52.9 million. The commercial figures were buoyed by a +49.8% leap in passenger traffic year-on-year, to 2.4 million. Airside spend per passenger slipped by […]

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As Turkish Airlines is making waves in the national and international arena with its sustainability-focused activities and awards, the flag carrier was awarded the “Airline Sustainability Innovation of the Year” award by CAPA – Centre for Aviation for its innovative efforts within the scope of sustainability. The global carrier, which puts sustainability at the center […]

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Emirates will be displaying its four-class Airbus A380 aircraft at the sixth edition of the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2022, taking place 9-11 November 2022 While the A380 will definitely make a huge splash, the much smaller Emirates Flight Training Academy’s Embraer Phenom 100EV jet will also feature at the show and instructors will be […]

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Lufthansa passengers can offset the CO₂ emissions of their flight directly on board. The offer is available immediately on all Lufthansa flights worldwide with Internet connectivity. After a successful test run, the airline is now offering this service to its guests on a permanent basis. The new service offer underlines Lufthansa’s clear strategy to lead […]

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USA. Popular local pizza concept Timber Pizza Co. has opened at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Concourse E restaurant – in collaboration with Marketplace Development, Jackmont Hospitality and Baldi Management Group – is open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also caters for later travellers. Timber Pizza Co-founder Andrew Dana said: “Timber has always […]

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Emirates and Air Canada this week announced the launch of their codeshare cooperation. The new partnership will allow customers of the carriers to enjoy seamless connectivity to 46 markets spanning three continents, including to destinations across the Americas, the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Indian subcontinent. As of now, codeshare tickets will be […]

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Fast Company announced Alaska Airlines as one of 144 brands named to its second annual “Brands That Matter” list for making strides in our carbon-neutral ambitions. The list honors companies whose success has come from embodying their purpose in a way that resonates with their customers. Elevating airline sustainability efforts Fast Company called us out […]

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INDIA. Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has been celebrating Diwali (or Deepavali), the famed Indian festival of lights, with a suitably dazzling array of installations and decorations across its terminals. Intricate displays symbolise the warmth and grandeur of the festival which celebrates the triumph of good over evil. Read the full article at The Moodie […]

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SWITZERLAND. Zurich Airport retail and dining turnover reached CHF49.1 million (US$49.1 million) in September, a rise of +46.4% compared to September 2021. Encouragingly, the figure was around 93% of September 2019 turnover, which reached CHF52.5 million. Sales were buoyed by a +67.9% rise in passenger traffic to 2.32 million in the month. Airside spend per […]

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FRANCE. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport confirmed last week that its application to extend Terminal 2 has been approved by the Administrative Court of Marseille, paving the way for the next phase of development at the location. The Court accepted the application in terms of “its necessity and [the airport’s] integration into a low-carbon strategy”. The […]

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Turkish Airlines flew to new records during July and August as the flag carrier increased its seat capacity by 14 percent while the sector shrank globally. Distinguishing itself from its competitors in the skies during pandemic, Turkish Airlines continues its rise with records after the most difficult times of aviation industry. According to monthly passenger […]

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