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News : WestJet sees August load factor drop to 84.6%

WestJet sees August load factor drop to 84.6%

September 4, 2015
WestJet has announced it flew a record 2 million passengers during August, a year-over-year increase of 44,000 guests, or 2.3%.

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News : Air Nostrum signs MRO deal with StandardAero for CRJs

Air Nostrum signs MRO deal with StandardAero for CRJs

September 4, 2015
In a new five-year contract, StandardAero is to provide Air Nostrum Líneas Aéreas del Mediterráneo with MRO services for the RE220 Honeywell auxiliary power units (APUs)...

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News : Iberia Express launches Manchester–Madrid route

Iberia Express launches Manchester–Madrid route

September 4, 2015
From 8 September, Iberia Express will begin operating flights between Manchester and Madrid using Airbus A320 aircraft with 180 seats across economy and business class.

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News : Atlantic witnesses strong summer season

Atlantic witnesses strong summer season

September 4, 2015
Atlantic Airways has reported an ‘excellent’ summer season for 2015, which saw around 12,500 more passengers travelling with the airline between May and August compared with...

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News : Norwegian improves corporate loyalty schemes

Norwegian improves corporate loyalty schemes

September 4, 2015
Norwegian has introduced the opportunity for companies to earn CashPoints when booking long-haul flights for the first time as well as increasing the amount of CashPoints corporate customers...

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News : Horizon Air releases August traffic data

Horizon Air releases August traffic data

September 4, 2015
Alaska Airlines subsidiary Horizon Air has carried 720,000 passengers in August 2015, a 4.8% increase in comparison to the 687,000 passengers the carrier dealt with during August 2014.

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News : Wizz Air reports August traffic stats

Wizz Air reports August traffic stats

September 4, 2015
Despite increasing capacity by 18% from 1,813,500 seats in August 2014 to 2,134,440 seats for the corresponding month this year, Wizz Air managed to increase its passengers carried by 19%...

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News : Atlasglobal extends MRO contract with MTU Maintenance

Atlasglobal extends MRO contract with MTU Maintenance

September 3, 2015
Atlasglobal Airlines, formerly known as Atlasjet Airlines, has extended its contract with MTU Maintenance, which means the latter will continue to provide the carrier with exclusive MRO...

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News : Aer Lingus and FTEJerez announce 2016 cadet pilot training programme

Aer Lingus and FTEJerez announce 2016 cadet pilot training programme

September 3, 2015
Aer Lingus has once again chosen FTEJerez as its selected flight training school for the airline’s 2016 cadet pilot training programme.

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News : Jet2.com orders 27 Boeing 737-800NGs direct from OEM

Jet2.com orders 27 Boeing 737-800NGs direct from OEM

September 3, 2015
Jet2.com, a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC, has finalised an order with Boeing for 27 Next Generation 737-800 aircraft valued at approximately US$2.6 billion at current list prices. 

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News : NokScoot launches Bangkok–Taipei service

NokScoot launches Bangkok–Taipei service

September 3, 2015
From 25 October, NokScoot will offer four weekly flights between Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok and Taoyuan International Airport in Taipei.

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News : Scoot becomes first airline to operate all-Dreamliner fleet

Scoot becomes first airline to operate all-Dreamliner fleet

September 3, 2015
Scoot has retired its last Boeing 777-200 aircraft after a final flight between Singapore, Taipei and Tokyo, and in doing so has become the first airline in the world to operate an all-Dreamliner...

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News : Budapest Airport opens new maintenance hangar for Wizz Air

Budapest Airport opens new maintenance hangar for Wizz Air

September 3, 2015
In a ceremony celebrating a new 15-year lease agreement, Jost Lammers, Budapest Airport’s CEO, has handed a brand new maintenance hangar over to Wizz Air CEO József Váradi...

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News : Vueling app now offers Apple Pay to UK passengers

Vueling app now offers Apple Pay to UK passengers

September 3, 2015
Vueling is now offering its UK customers the option of purchasing the airline’s goods and services using Apple Pay within the Vueling app.

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News : Flybe begins Munich–Cardiff flights

Flybe begins Munich–Cardiff flights

September 3, 2015
Effective immediately, flybe is offering its first-ever service from Munich Airport, which will operate five times a week to Cardiff using Embraer 190 jets.

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