Tag: low-cost airlines

How to survive a low cost flight in comfort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2020 15:42

Low cost airlines can offer great prices on tickets thanks to what they do not offer, no free food or drinks, less cabin crew, and closer seating to squeeze in ... Read More

Private jet bookings soar ahead of all-English European football finals

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 28, 2019 15:06

UK private jet charter operator is reporting a surge in requests and bookings ahead of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League finals, more than doubling its average monthly activity ... Read More

Inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa opens tomorrow alongside ATM

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 18:55

More than 300 aviation and airport professionals will be heading to the first CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa (MEIA) conference which gets underway tomorrow (Tuesday 30 April). The two-day ... Read More

10 travel tips to help you to get the most out of your summer vacation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 19:16

Summer is around the corner, and many travelers all over the world are busy planning their vacations. In an effort to help travelers enjoy their trip and get the most ... 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

Africa’s travel and tourism: Impressive growth in the past year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 18:30

Africa hit a 63 million high in international tourist arrivals in 2017, as compared to 58 M in 2016 (+ 9% vs 2016); according to a Hospitality Report published in ... Read More

Uzbekistan is looking at KLM to attract European Tourists

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 29, 2018 07:32

According to the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to the Benelux countries, Dilyor Khakimov, the National airline of the Netherlands, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is planning to establish codeshare cooperation in Uzbekistan. Read More

UNWTO chief: Growth of African Tourism as industry remains resilient

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 28, 2018 17:30

The festive season in Africa also marks the highest season in the tourism industry, as demand for getaway destinations in the continent surges. According to a Hospitality Report Africa - ... 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

Africa Hospitality Report 2018/19 launched

editor editor- December 13, 2018 13:27

The 2nd edition of Jumia’s Africa Hospitality Report looks at the 2017/2018 trends in the continent’s tourism, travel, hospitality and aviation industries. Read More

Gulf low-cost carriers flying high

editor editor- May 8, 2012 09:47

The global financial turmoil coupled with the rising cost of fuel has dented profits in the global aviation industry. Read More

Hearts out to Paris with Air Asia X

editor editor- May 13, 2011 05:28

(eTN) - Where most airlines fear to tread, Air Asia goes in without hesitation. This is clearly illustrated with Air Asia X’s plans for New Zealand. Read More

East Africa hoping for Fly Dubai interest

editor editor- May 7, 2011 05:47

(eTN) - The announcement earlier this week that Dubai’s own low-cost airline, Fly Dubai, is eyeing over 40 destinations by the end of 2011, has raised hope and interest in ... Read More

Fly Dubai now set for Addis flights

editor editor- April 7, 2011 05:23

(eTN) - Dubai’s own low-cost airline, Fly Dubai, has just announced the launch of a new destination, Addis Ababa, as it eyes further expansion into Africa. Read More

V Australia to launch direct flights to South Africa

editor editor- August 18, 2009 06:36

V Australia, Sir Richard Branson's Australian international airline, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg, South Africa and Melbourne, Australia beginning early next year. Read More

Air Arabia set for Nairobi

editor editor- September 2, 2008 09:00

The Sharjah / United Arab Emirates based first Gulf low-cost airline is now set for flights between Nairobi and Sharjah beginning at the end of October. Read More

Cheap seats can be fine, but be aware of the drawbacks

editor editor- February 3, 2008 07:13

When traveling abroad, you can drop $20 on dinner (mere sustenance), a trinket (hello, closet) - or a flight to another city or country (how economical and adventurous). Read More