Ryanair has raised profit forecasts for the whole year while announcing a quarter three net profit of €49 million. This compares to a quarterly loss of €35 million at the same stage of 2013. Traffic grew 14 per cent to 21 million customers during the period, as average fares rose two per cent to €40.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner into commercial service. The first flight, operated by a Boeing 787-9, departed Abu Dhabi at 02:15 as flight EY23 for the seven hour 25 minute flight to Düsseldorf, Germany.Also today, Etihad revealed it carried a record number of…
Etihad Airways has appointed Mr Jordi Porcel Cortes as its General Manager for Spain. Jordi Porcel will be based in Etihad Airways’ new Madrid office, where he will lead the airline’s Spanish commercial operations.
American Airlines is adding six new routes throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America. Expanded service includes new flights to Belize City, Belize; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Guadalajara, Mexico; Managua, Nicaragua; and Monterrey, Mexico.
Gulf Air is increasing its Bahrain – Larnaca service to six weekly services, consisting of 3 direct weekly operations and 3 weekly operations via Kuwait International Airport, effective immediately.
Etihad Airways has made a number of schedule changes to the airline’s flights between its Abu Dhabi hub and Chicago, New York, and Toronto, which will start on Sunday 29 March 2015.
Ryanair has extended its Business Plus fast-track security service to London Gatwick, Rome Ciampino and Eindhoven with plans to roll out the initiative to other European airports.
Finnair has enhanced its Finnair Plus programme enabling members to book Classic award flights to Europe, Tel Aviv and Dubai without having to pay the fuel surcharge fee.
SAS is opening ticket sales for its new direct flights between Stockholm and Hong Kong. The carrier will fly five times a week with good connections to and from Oslo and Copenhagen. SAS is the only airline that flies directly from Scandinavia to Hong Kong.
Ireland: Monday 2 Feb 2015 – Source: The Irish Examiner Aer Lingus and Ryanair will find out this week if they face a multimillion-euro tax bill over the air travel tax which was scrapped by the Government in 2013. The European Court of Justice will issue its ruling on Thursday on separate but similar cases brought…
Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99 per cent stake in International Airlines Group, owners of British Airways, Iberia and Veuling. In a statement the Qatari flag-carrier said the deal was part of its efforts to enhance operations and strengthen existing commercial ties initiated through codeshare agreements with IAG, as well as its membership of the…