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Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed over 13 million passengers in May 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019 18:28

In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometres were ... Read More

7 new technologies that will rock the future of air travel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 16:57

Air travel technology is changing at a rapid pace –– what can we expect to see in the near future? Air travel experts invite you for a sneak peek of ... Read More

With 71 new jet deliveries, TAP Air Portugal launches new Chicago, San Francisco & Washington, DC flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 31, 2019 15:45

TAP Air Portugal just added the 100th aircraft to its fleet, an Airbus A330neo, as the carrier prepares to inaugurate service tomorrow from Chicago O’Hare, and later this month from ... Read More

Qatar Airways inaugurates its third gateway to Morocco

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 30, 2019 16:38

Qatar Airways’ first flight from Doha to Rabat landed on Wednesday at Rabat–Salé Airport, marking the airline’s third gateway to Morocco. Qatar Airways flight QR 1463, operated by a Boeing ... Read More

Move Beyond: Cathay Pacific launches new digital brand

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 23:00

Cathay Pacific celebrates today the start of a new journey with the purpose of moving people forward in life, through the airline’s ability to connect them to meaningful people, places ... Read More

Codeshare announced between Finnair and Juneyao Air

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 16, 2019 09:00

Juneyao Air and Finnair have agreed to launch a codeshare partnership starting June 28, 2019, combining synergies of both airlines. This agreement will provide a wider connectivity between China and Finland, and will help to ... Read More

LATAM named Best Global Airline in South America

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 9, 2019 22:23

LATAM Airlines Group was named for the second year running as the 'Best Global Airline in South America' in the Passenger Experience Association of Airlines (APEX) Passenger Choice Awards in ... Read More

Carsten Spohr: Lufthansa Group focuses on high-quality, responsible growth

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 7, 2019 22:30

"Lufthansa Group has become even stronger, more efficient and more modern," says Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG. "We are Europe’s number one." As in ... Read More

Qatar Airways launches ‘Quisine’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:15

Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when they travel with the award-winning airline. To begin their dining ... Read More

Dubai Runway closure: What is means for travel to or from DXB

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 07:32

With the Southern Runway revamp starting tomorrow at Dubai International Airport, Emirates has been working hard to implement measures to further maximise operational efficiencies at DXB and deliver a seamless ... Read More

Alitalia airline: The ongoing medley

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- March 20, 2019 21:57

The journey of Gianfranco Battisti, CEO of Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane (FS), to the United States would have borne its first fruits in the definition of the new company for ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines commits to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:10

Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines have today announced a significant commitment to the future of the Hungarian gateway’s network development. The European flag carrier confirms it will be base ... Read More

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome 9.1 million passengers in January 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 17:15

In January 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 9.1 million passengers. This shows an increase of 4.8 percent compared to the previous year’s month. The available seat kilometers were ... Read More

Happy Birthday, Jumbo! Legendary Boeing 747 turns 50

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 17:40

It's been 50 years since the first Boeing 747-100 took off over Seattle on its official maiden flight on February 9th, 1969 – to the cheers of thousands of spectators. ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

Munich Airport: Another record-setting year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 11, 2019 17:10

Munich Airport's total passenger traffic rose by a very robust 1.7 million to yet another all-time high of 46.3 million in 2018. This represents a year-over-year increase of around 4 ... Read More

Lufthansa Group is number one in Europe with new passenger record

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 16:20

In 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group carried a total of 142 million passengers, setting a new passenger record. With more than 1.2 million flights and a seat load ... Read More

Starlux Airlines eyes Taiwan to US routes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 7, 2019 09:26

Starlux Airlines is not based in Luxembourg but in Taiwan. The airline is now about to receive 10 Airbus A321 neo planes. Starlux Airlines is planning short-haul flights from Taiwan ... Read More

Seychelles offers tourism for all – but needs to say it as we start 2019

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- December 31, 2018 05:22

Seychelles has a diverse tourism product which makes its strength and which has guaranteed its success. Seychelles offers tourism for all. Visiting journalists to the islands continue to raise this ... Read More

It’s not only FRAPORT or LHR: Also Europe’s regional airports are taking off

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 17, 2018 18:20

When thinking about airports in Europe, most travel professionals are thinking about London Heathrow, FRAPORT, Munich, Paris De Gaulle. However, Europe’s regional airports are becoming more and more popular with direct connection. ... Read More

TAP Air Portugal adds third new U.S. route for 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 08:10

TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year. San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North ... Read More

Canada’s Aviation Fatigue Rules Less Safe than US

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- December 12, 2018 11:02

The Air Canada Pilots Association, the largest single pilot group in Canada - representing more than 4,000 professional pilots across Canada who fly the vast majority of Canadian overseas flights, ... Read More

Lufthansa Group: 10.6 million passengers in November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 11, 2018 09:20

In November 2018, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group welcomed around 10.6 million passengers. Despite a strong basis for comparison from the previous year, this corresponds to an increase of ... Read More

No food, no water, no blankets – welcome to Norwegian Air Shuttle

editor editor- June 18, 2013 10:20

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Europe's third-largest budget airline, has apologised for refusing passengers food, water and even blankets on its recently launched long-haul flights to New York and Bangkok. Read More

Czech Airlines resumes long-haul flights with new service to Seoul

editor editor- December 5, 2012 08:04

After a three-year hiatus, Czech Airlines is again including its own long-haul flights in its flight schedule. Read More

Airberlin’s comfort initiative on long-haul flights

editor editor- July 3, 2012 06:51

In order to offer passengers the highest possible level of comfort and service, Germany’s second largest airline is constantly improving its product – from the design of the aircraft cabin, ... Read More

Air service over Africa expanding

editor editor- July 2, 2011 03:33

(eTN) - Air service is expanding over the African continent as well as over the ocean for long-haul flights. ETHIOPIAN ADDS MILAN TO EUROPEAN DESTINATIONS Read More

Seychelles joins partners in condemning taxes on long-haul flights

editor editor- March 15, 2011 03:57

The Seychelles government has added its voice to an international call for the re-evaluation of unilateral taxes being applied to long-haul travel destinations. Read More

A stopover in Qatar

editor editor- November 21, 2010 03:11

(eTN) - Qatar is promoting a new 48-hour leisure layover hub for long-haul flights as part of its of developing heritage tourism. Read More