Tag: international flights

Aeromexico: Passenger numbers down 41.5% in March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020 00:21

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V. today reported March 2020 operational results. Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 39 thousand passengers in March; a 41.5% year-on-year decrease. International passenger numbers decreased by ... Read More

India becomes ‘no-fly zone’ after grounding all domestic flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 23, 2020 15:23

After banning all incoming international flights last Thursday, Indian government announced that all domestic flights will be also grounded starting on Tuesday night. The move is the latest measure in stepped ... Read More

LATAM repatriates 3,370 people to return to their home countries

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2020 19:30

LATAM Airlines Group has operated 19 international repatriation flights between March 19 and noon today (March 21), enabling 3,370 people to return to their home countries. By March 23, the ... Read More

Air Canada to ‘gradually suspend’ US and international flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020 23:45

Air Canada said today that it will gradually suspend the majority of its international and U.S. transborder flights by March 31, 2020 in response to decisions by national governments, including ... Read More

United Airlines scales back domestic and international schedules

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2020 01:30

United Airlines continues to aggressively manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on our employees, our customers and our business. Due to a continued drop in travel demand as ... Read More

US suspends trusted traveler programs for New York residents

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020 16:13

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the reported suspension of Global Entry and several other trusted traveler ... Read More

IATA: Air freight demand down

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 16:05

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), decreased by 1.1% in November 2019, compared to ... Read More

Japan Airlines announces international network expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 20:20

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced expansion details of its robust international network from Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT) in 2020. In the U.S., the carrier will introduce twice-daily transpacific service on ... Read More

Ryanair boosts Budapest Airport’s winter schedule

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 18:15

Just a few days into the new season, Budapest Airport has already welcomed 11 new routes, with another four still to come. The last five days alone have seen the ... Read More

Lufthansa expands luggage-free Economy Light Fare to Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 24, 2019 15:40

Lufthansa Group announced that the "Economy Light Fare" is successively available for further intercontinental routes operated by Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS from 30 October 2019 (in Germany, Austria and ... Read More

Kazakhstan woos AirAsia over direct Malaysia flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 23, 2019 22:55

Malaysia-based AirAsia, the largest low-cost airline in Asia and the 13th in the world, is planning to launch direct flights from Malaysia to Kazakhstan, according to the sources in Kazakh ... Read More

Etihad Airways and Saudia announce 12 new codeshare routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 22, 2019 16:48

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Saudia, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have marked the first anniversary of their commercial ... Read More

Russian budget airline Pobeda raises fares on international routes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 18, 2019 02:40

Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda (Victory) Airlines announced that it will raise the fares from abroad to Russia by €25 (about 1800 rubles) due to the inclusion of the cost of ... Read More

ICAO and IATA launch new legal guidance on management of unruly air passengers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 14, 2019 02:20

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Secretary General, Dr. Fang Liu, and the Director General and CEO of International Air Transport Association (IATA), Alexandre de Juniac, have officially launched new ... Read More

IndiGo commences operations on two new routes between India and Abu Dhabi

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019 07:25

IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. The inaugural flight from Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi to ... Read More

Bad weather in Delhi causing flight disruptions

editor editor- May 17, 2019 21:46

Bad weather in Delhi, India, is causing air transportation congestion today, Friday, May 17, 2019, with 32 flights being diverted as a result. Route disruptions are being experienced from flights ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with growing demand. In 2018, almost ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019 15:10

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the highest standards of safety, service excellence, innovation and a modern ... Read More

Union: WestJet sale leaves frontline staff exposed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 14, 2019 01:12

Unifor will continue to stand up for frontline WestJet workers as the airline is sold to Onex Corporation, a takeover specialist with a long history of cost cutting and restructuring ... Read More

Brazilian GOL Airlines announces its 15th international destination

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 19:15

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A., Brazil's domestic airline, announced today the expansion of its international network with regular flights to Lima, Peru. This will be the 15th international destination that ... Read More

Middle East visitors to Egypt to increase 50% by 2022, ATM report reveals

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 07:03

Arrivals from the Middle East to Egypt are expected to increase 50% from 1.49 million in 2018 to 2.23 million in 2022 with visitors from Saudi Arabia driving this growth, ... Read More

Boston-Logan Airport: New international routes

editor editor- April 2, 2019 02:42

The last 24 hours have brought 2 new international flights to Boston Logan International Airport, thanks to Delta joint venture partners KLM and Virgin Atlantic - setting the stage for ... Read More

Seychelles participates in 23rd Edition of Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo in Naples, Italy

editor editor- April 1, 2019 19:41

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB), together with its partner and Italian representative, Tsogo Sun, provided destination Seychelles with more visibility at the Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo (BMT), in Naples, Italy. ... Read More

FlyersRights asking DOT to regulate airline change fees

editor editor- March 23, 2019 00:35

When Congress deregulated airline prices, routes, and schedules in 1978, Congress preserved the DOT’s responsibility to ensure that international prices and fees remained “reasonable.” This little-known provision of U.S. law ... Read More

Emirates debuts new lounge at FCO Rome airport

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 5, 2019 00:12

Emirates premium customers who leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci the main Italian airport can now count on higher levels of comfort and convenience, thanks to the opening of the ... Read More

First UNWTO/ICAO Ministerial Conference on Tourism and Air Transport in Africa

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- February 12, 2019 01:15

As recalled in the Joint Statement on Aviation and Tourism: Hand in Hand for Sustainability, signed on March 18, 2013, and in the Medellín Statement on Tourism and Air Transport ... Read More

Bay Area’s No. 2 airport one of the fastest-growing in the US

editor editor- February 11, 2019 21:48

Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) reached a new passenger record in 2018 by serving 14,319,292 million departing and arriving passengers, a 14.7 percent increase and a new record of ... Read More

IATA’s chief speaks at CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 5, 2019 16:20

Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO addressed the CAPA Aeropolitical and Regulatory Affairs Summit in Doha, Qatar today: It is a great pleasure to be here in Qatar ... Read More

King Shaka Airport in Durban witnesses double-digit growth

editor editor- February 1, 2019 01:22

King Shaka International Airport (KSIA) in Durban ended 2018 on a record high by growing international passenger numbers by 13% in December. This, together with strong domestic passenger growth of ... Read More

Full passenger operations at new Istanbul Airport to start in March

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 29, 2019 23:30

Last year, on October 29, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened the new Istanbul Airport with a magnificent ceremony. After just 42 months of construction time, the airport which is ... Read More

Flight disruptions and aviation chaos to continue in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 25, 2019 18:15

2018 turned out to be a very disruptive year for the aviation and travel industry when, for the first time, over 10 million passengers were eligible for compensation in accordance ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019 21:34

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 19:40

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international airport along their shared border, would threaten the kingdom's airspace. ... Read More

German authorities cancels all Iranian Mahan Air flights

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 09:45

There are no more flights from Iran to Germany on Mahan Air at this time. Mahan Airlines, operating under the name Mahan Air is a privately owned Iranian airline based in ... Read More

Chicago sets new tourism record with over 57.6 million visitors in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 19:32

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced that the city set a new tourism record, welcoming more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 - a growth of 4.3% over the previous ... Read More

Africa Travel and Tourism: Trends for the New Year

editor editor- January 8, 2019 02:40

Players in the travel and tourism ecosystem in Africa travel look forward to 2019 with full optimism. Read More