Low-cost carrier Ryanair has seen profits rise 66 per cent for the year to the end of March, reporting net full-year profits of €867 million. The ‘Always Getting Better’ customer experience programme launched by Ryanair had attracted “millions of new customers to Ryanair” chief executive Michael O’Leary said, leaving figures slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations.
Etihad Airways has appointed Robert “Dougie” Douglas as its General Manager for Kazakhstan.
Etihad Airways will add a fourth daily service between Abu Dhabi and Bangkok from July 1st 2015. Operated by a B777-300ER aircraft, the new service will increase the number of round-trip flights which Etihad Airways operates between the two cities to 28 per week, and add approximately 5,000 weekly seats to the route.
Ryanair will increase flights on its Manchester to Dublin service from 5 to 6 times daily, due to overwhelming demand, offering UK business customers even more low fares to Dublin.
The FBI is looking into a series of threats phoned in Monday morning by a single person, claiming chemical weapons were aboard airplanes. The threats are not deemed credible, but the information has been passed along to the airlines anyway, out of an abundance of caution. The male caller made threats against 10 flights in…
Airbus (AIR.PA) expects to win a “significant number” of orders at next month’s Paris Airshow, a senior executive said on Thursday. Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer Marwan Lahoud was speaking at a news conference hosted by France’s GIFAS aerospace industry association, of which he is also president.
The Dutch Government is blocking the Gulf carriers from expanding at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport. According to the newspaper Financieele Dagblad, the government cites “unfair competition with Air France-KLM” as the reason for its actions.
Thursday morning, a man did not hesitate to make a false bomb threat to her friend not miss her plane from Bordeaux (France). He called the airport around 7 pm 30 and launched a threatening tone: “There has a bomb, there is a bomb. “ The author of the anonymous phone call wasquickly identified and…
Passenger aircraft of Lufthansa Group airlines have once again set a record for airplane fuel efficiency in 2014, consuming an average of 3.84 litres of kerosene to carry a passenger 100 kilometres.
A new Delta safety video will begin showing on May 25, featuring 23 popular YouTube video memes.
Random checks of pilots’ psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung cited Spohr as saying surprise checks were a possible way to reduce uncertainty over whether pilots suffer from…