Tag: low-cost airline

Is Air Arabia-Etihad joint budget airline set to fail from the onset?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 18, 2020 16:50

Etihad Airways and Air Arabia announced that they will not delay the launch of the joint venture low-cost carrier in Q2 2020, Such move can put the success of joint ... Read More

Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline launches its first international route

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019 15:54

On December 13, the first Kazakhstan low-cost airline FlyArystan made its first international flight from Nur-Sultan to Moscow (Zhukovsky) on its recently delivered fourth Airbus A320, which joined the fleet ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 18:05

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its international route network with the new aircraft. The A321XLR is ... Read More

Who is the low-cost airline of the year?

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019 01:41

Spirit Airlines was selected for pioneering the ultra-low-cost model in North America, and more recently, turning its operations around and improving its customer relations. It is further evolving the model ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019 16:10

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier, today announced the ... Read More

Direct Shenzhen-Manila flights from Philippines low-cost airline

editor editor- June 11, 2019 01:58

Low-cost Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific, will commence direct flights between Shenzen in China and Manila. The new route is in line with the carrier’s plans to expand its route network ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019 19:38

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year to date traffic results. In May 2019, capacity measured by ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019 02:16

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of the best. This is the 26th Wrld Tavel Awards organized ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019 23:50

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the application for certification by the Canadian Union of Public Employees ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019 01:29

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he had a license to fly and had a history of ... 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

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 23:30

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to replace its Boeing 737 MAX planes that have been grounded ... Read More

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019 15:03

Volaris, a low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported their preliminary year to date traffic results. In March 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 13.5% vs last year, with demand measured by RPMs (Revenue ... Read More

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019 03:06

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened a new base at the airport yesterday, April 1, 2019. ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019 17:20

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX 737 was grounded around the world. European low cost airline ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019 14:05

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a strategic partnership with 500 Startups, a leading startup accelerator and venture ... Read More

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 19:05

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3m, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. Total airline revenue rose by 10% to US$840.8 million. Capacity ... Read More

Flydubai launches direct Dubai-Tashkent service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 18:05

Dubai's government-owned low-cost airline flydubai is set to start flights to Tashkent from March 11, 2019. The five-times weekly service between Dubai and Tashkent will become a daily operation from ... Read More

Perth – Lombok on Air Asia is great news for Indonesia Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 02:17

After the 2018 earthquake creating a big challenge to the Indonesian Travel and Tourism Industry on the Island of Lombok, low-cost airline AirAsia has announced it wants to fly directly ... Read More

Canadian ultra low-cost airline launches Cancun flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019 18:05

Swoop airline today celebrates its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN). The four-hour nonstop flight departs Hamilton at 8:00 a.m. EST ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 16:20

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the new airline venture is led by David Neeleman, one of ... Read More

Flydubai launches European operations with Naples and Budapest flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 16:35

Government-owned low-cost airline flydubai will operate up to five direct flights a week to Naples and Budapest in Europe from June 4 and June 27, 2019, respectively. Emirates will codeshare ... Read More

Airline Safety: Lion Air says NO to Boeing 737 MAX cancelling a 22 billion Dollar aircraft order

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018 23:28

Lion Air doesn't trust Boeing and the owner of Indonesia's largest low cost airline is taking safety over an economic loss. Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016 12:03

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made an emergency landing on the US island of Guam in ... Read More

Oman Air toying with idea of budget airline

editor editor- April 10, 2013 10:33

MUSCAT, Oman - Oman Air has roped in two international consultants — Seabury and Oxford Economics — to conduct a feasibility study to launch a low-cost airline. Read More

EasyJet to launch Manchester-Moscow service

editor editor- December 1, 2012 08:15

LONDON, England - UK low-fare carrier easyJet has confirmed it will base an eighth aircraft at Manchester Airport from next year to enable it to introduce a further three new ... Read More

Malaysia to launch new low-cost airline

editor editor- September 12, 2012 06:47

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Tuesday announced the setting up of a new low-cost airline known as Malindo Airways. Read More

Jetstar Japan takes delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft

editor editor- April 25, 2012 03:52

Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s newest low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft in Toulouse, France. Read More

Qantas, JAL to launch low-cost domestic carrier in Japan

editor editor- July 2, 2011 06:21

The Qantas Group and Japan Airlines are believed to be in advanced talks about starting a low-cost domestic carrier in Japan. Read More

ANA and HK investor to establish budget airline joint venture

editor editor- February 2, 2011 04:54

TOKYO, Japan - All Nippon Airways Co. said Tuesday that it will establish its low-cost airline joint venture with a Hong Kong investment firm in mid-February under the name A&F-Aviation ... Read More

UAE may launch new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

editor editor- June 3, 2010 03:19

The United Arab Emirates is looking into licensing a third low-cost airline in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, al-Khaleej newspaper reported today citing the head of the General Civil Aviation ... Read More

TUI says it will form a low-cost airline with Lufthansa

editor editor- January 30, 2008 04:41

FRANKFURT — German travel and transport group TUI and airline Lufthansa are working on creating a new low-cost carrier, the TUI Travel subsidiary said on Tuesday. The partners have signed ... Read More

New low-cost airline from South Africa to Europe

editor editor- January 22, 2008 05:29

A new low-cost airline will soon be whisking South Africans from Cape Town and Durban to London's Stansted airport, with tickets set to start from just R1999 one-way, excluding taxes. ... Read More