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News : WestJet introduces fees on first checked bag

WestJet introduces fees on first checked bag

September 15, 2014
From 29 October onwards, WestJet passengers flying within Canada or between Canada and the US on an ‘Econo’ fare will have to pay $25 for their first checked bag on journeys...

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News : Southwest to fly to Costa Rica

Southwest to fly to Costa Rica

September 15, 2014
From 7 March 2015, Southwest Airlines will operate its first service to Central America with a daily roundtrip between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI)...

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News : Etihad Regional increase frequencies on Geneva flights

Etihad Regional increase frequencies on Geneva flights

September 12, 2014
As part of its winter schedule, from October 26 Etihad Regional will introduce more services between Geneva and other key European destinations including Nice, Bordeaux, Venice and Toul...

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News : Tigerair enforces stricter carry-on baggage rules

Tigerair enforces stricter carry-on baggage rules

September 12, 2014
Following eight months of ‘penalty-free education’ for passengers exceeding Tigerair’s carry-on baggage measures, from 18 September the airline’s stricter enforcement...

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News : New Airbus Training Centre in Monterrey for VivaAerobus

New Airbus Training Centre in Monterrey for VivaAerobus

September 12, 2014
VivaAerobus, which is currently in the process of converting to an all-Airbus fleet, has chosen ‘Training By Airbus’ to provide simulator training and courses for pilots, maintenance...

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News : AirFrance-KLM to grow Transavia

AirFrance-KLM to grow Transavia

September 12, 2014
Air France-KLM has stated that, by 2017, it aims to make its Transavia brand one of the leading low-fare airlines for leisure travellers in Europe, operating 100 aircraft and carrying more...

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News : Wizz Air plans major growth in Romania in 2015

Wizz Air plans major growth in Romania in 2015

September 11, 2014
Wizz Air has announced its plans to expand further in Romania, specifically in Bucharest and Iasi, following the launch of 13 new routes and additional based aircraft in Cluj-Napoca and...

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News : JetBlue reports August traffic data

JetBlue reports August traffic data

September 11, 2014
JetBlue Airways has reported an increase in traffic of 6.7% for August 2014 in comparison with the same month last year, growing from 3,484,015,000 revenue passenger miles (RPMs) to 3,7...

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News : Firefly announce new Krabi-Penang route

Firefly announce new Krabi-Penang route

September 11, 2014
Firefly has launched a new thrice-weekly route between Penang and Krabi, operated by the airline’s 72 seat single class ATR 72-600s.

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News : Ryanair launches 2015 Liverpool summer schedule

Ryanair launches 2015 Liverpool summer schedule

September 11, 2014
Next summer, Ryanair passengers travelling from Liverpool Airport will have a choice of 32 different routes, with increased frequencies to Krakow and Bratislava.

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News : Flybe and Finnair to begin codeshare flights from Manchester

Flybe and Finnair to begin codeshare flights from Manchester

September 11, 2014
Finnair is to place its code on Flybe services departing from Manchester to ten regional airports as of 15 September, enabling simpler connections through Manchester to Helsinki.

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News : Scandinavian Avionics to supply Pegasus Airlines with EFBs

Scandinavian Avionics to supply Pegasus Airlines with EFBs

September 10, 2014
Pegasus Airlines has signed a deal with Scandinavian Avionics (SA) to use the company’s electronic flight bag (EFB) solution on its Boeing 737NG aircraft.

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News : WestJet and Qantas announce codeshare

WestJet and Qantas announce codeshare

September 10, 2014
A new codeshare between Qantas and WestJet means that from 15 October, Qantas passengers will have access to more than 20 new routes to and within Canada. 

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News : Eastern adjusts Sunday evening Norwich–Aberdeen service

Eastern adjusts Sunday evening Norwich–Aberdeen service

September 10, 2014
Eastern Airways plans to offer nonstop flights on Sundays between Norwich International Airport and Aberdeen, taking out the previous stop at Humberside Airport. 

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News : Tigerair cadets graduate ST Aerospace MPL programme

Tigerair cadets graduate ST Aerospace MPL programme

September 10, 2014
The ST Aerospace Academy (STAA) has presented nine Tigerair cadet pilots with graduation certificates following their completion of the academy’s Multi-crew Pilot Licence (MPL) pr...

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News : Premium ticket holders on Norwegian receive improved service

Premium ticket holders on Norwegian receive improved service

September 10, 2014
Passengers travelling with a premium ticket on any of Norwegian’s 17 intercontinental routes between Europe and the US and Asia will now benefit from an enhanced inflight service as...

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News : QantasLink is first Aussie regional to support gate-to-gate PEDs

QantasLink is first Aussie regional to support gate-to-gate PEDs

September 10, 2014
Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has approved QantasLink’s request to authorise the use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) throughout the entire flight.

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News : Southwest reveals traffic figures for August

Southwest reveals traffic figures for August

September 9, 2014
Southwest Airlines has announced its preliminary traffic data for August 2014, featuring a rise in load factor of more than 4 percentage points.

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News : Southwest unveils new ‘heart’ branding

Southwest unveils new ‘heart’ branding

September 9, 2014
Southwest Airlines has revealed a brand new livery and logo to celebrate its recent developments – the near-complete integration of AirTran which has allowed Southwest to launch international...

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News : Virgin America reports August operational results

Virgin America reports August operational results

September 9, 2014
Virgin America has reported its preliminary traffic data for August.

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