ALERT Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste has left Egypt on a flight to Cyprus, Cairo airport official says – @AP
The #RTW Solar Flight will represent approx. a 35,000km journey. Although achieved in several legs, Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg will cumulate around 500 flight hours in the tiny Solar Impulse 2 cockpit. Discover the experience by the numbers Link
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.
the Kiwi airline AIR NZ is under intense investigation for selling high insurance travel included in the air fares. Many passengers have complained the airline had not explained fully why there is a big jump in insurance compared with the airfare. Link
The airline air new zealand has announced that it will resume the night rider fares within NZ after many residents were angered by the airline last year for stopping them. These flights were between AKL/WLG/CHC now the intend to offer more airports. The flight start at 9.30pm overnight until 5am the next morning. However any…
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has placed orders for Airbus and Boeing aircraft to bolster the airline’s growing fleet. Link
Now that easyJet flight to Belfast, Berlin or Barcelona could soon be departing from Terminal 4 at Heathrow. As Britain’s largest budget airline is Gatwick’s biggest customer. But it has told the Airports Commission that the next new runway in London should be built at Heathrow, not at Gatwick, The commission run by Sir Howard…