Passengers arriving at UK terminals from Ebola hit countries in western Africa will face “enhanced screening” the government has announced. Those thought to be at risk arriving from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea will face the measures at London Gatwick and London Heathrow Airport and the Eurostar terminal in Folkestone.
Low-cost carrier Norwegian has carried more than 2.2 million passengers in September 2014, an increase of 16 per cent compared to the same month previous year. The load factor was 81.4 per cent, up 3.1 percentage points.
Vistara has announced a partnership with Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, to implement the Amadeus Altéa Suite of technology solutions. Reflecting Vistara’s belief that technology is pivotal to providing a seamless, personalised service, Amadeus technology will power Vistara’s travel reservations, inventory management, airport departure control systems, as well as revenue…
Boeing and Alaska Airlines today announced an order for ten Next-Generation 737-900ER (Extended Range) airplanes, building on Alaska’s all-Boeing fleet. As Seattle’s hometown airline, Alaska continues to invest in the region it calls home.
Emirates has commenced its A380 service from Dubai to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Since it launched a non-stop connection between Dubai and Dallas/Fort Worth in February 2012, Emirates has transported more than 460,000 passengers between the two cities.
Air France has estimated that a strike by pilots in September will cost it about €500 million lost revenue, in addition to intangible damage to its reputation. The struggling French-flag carrier was in dispute with pilots over plans to expand its budget subsidiary Transavia.
Basel Aero, a part of Russia’s largest industrial diversified group Basic Element, has announced that Sochi International Airport, a main gateway to the upcoming Russian Formula 1 Grand Prix, is planning to serve over 114,000 arriving and departing passengers on October 6th-13th. Sochi International Airport is expecting to serve 114,240 arriving and departing passengers from…