Tag: low-cost carrier

IATA: Turkey’s Pegasus Airlines signs up to ‘25by2025’ pledge

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 15:18

In line with Pegasus Airlines’ ongoing efforts to promote gender equality in business and the aviation sector, Pegasus has signed IATA’s “25by2025” initiative. In a ceremony held in Berlin, Germany, ... Read More

From Budapest to siestas in Seville: Budapest Airport celebrates new Ryanair service

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019 15:21

Budapest Airport has celebrated Ryanair’s inaugural flight to Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. Launching a twice-weekly service today, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier (LCC) is currently the only ... Read More

Turkish Pegasus Airlines to launch flights from Ras Al Khaimah in October

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019 17:15

Turkish low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will fly direct from Ras Al Khaimah International airport from October 28, 2019, according to Haitham Matthar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development ... Read More

Arabian Travel Market Global Stage: Saudi Arabia Tourism Trends

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:52

Saudi Arabia’s growing tourism sector will be one of over 40 key travel and tourism trends under the spotlight on Arabian Travel Market’s Global Stage - as more than 100 ... Read More

IndiGo airline under safety audit by India’s civil aviation regulator

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 17, 2019 19:25

India's civil aviation regulator will conduct a special safety audit of the low-cost carrier IndiGo following concerns about the snag-ridden Pratt and Whitney (P&W) engines, which power the airline’s A320 ... Read More

Wizz Air boosts Budapest Airport’s summer schedule

editor editor- April 6, 2019 18:38

The early days of the summer season see Budapest Airport welcoming two new connections with Wizz Air as the home-based carrier launches links to London Gatwick and Oslo. Supporting the ... Read More

Budapest Airport launches new winter routes

editor editor- March 27, 2019 23:52

Launching 15 new winter routes in total, Ryanair route additions will see 3 new destinations on Budapest Airport’s route map. Facing no competition on its new operations to Lappeenranta, Luxembourg ... Read More

Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:10

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József ... Read More

Budapest Airport welcomes its first new airline of the year

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 1, 2019 17:30

Welcoming its first new airline of the year, Budapest Airport has marked the arrival of low-cost carrier (LCC), Laudamotion, onto its roll call ahead of the summer season. Celebrating the ... Read More

Budapest Airport sees Portuguese expansion with Ryanair

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 28, 2019 16:30

Budapest Airport can confirm that Ryanair, which has recently announced new routes to Bordeaux and Toulouse, will also commence its first Portuguese operations from the airport for W19/20, adding new ... Read More

Budapest Airport adds four further links to its network

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 21, 2019 20:20

Budapest Airport is adding further network ties with Ryanair as the carrier announces that it will begin services from the Hungarian capital to Bordeaux, Palma de Mallorca and Toulouse. As ... Read More

European airlines lead 2018 a la carte revenue estimate at $22.5 billion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 16:37

The latest airline industry report estimated airline a la carte revenue at $65 billion worldwide for 2018. Each year IdeaWorksCompany analyses the ancillary revenue disclosures for airlines all over the ... Read More

Airbus opens 2019 with 39 aircraft deliveries for 27 customers

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 7, 2019 20:08

Airbus opened its 2019 activity with 39 aircraft deliveries for 27 customers during January, raising the overall total of jetliners provided by the manufacturer to 11,802. The month’s deliveries involved ... Read More

Upswing in India air connectivity

Anil Mathur - eTN India Anil Mathur - eTN India- February 5, 2019 01:38

Air connectivity to and from India has been seeing an upswing in recent times. This is set to get a further boost beginning on March 20, when low-cost carrier IndiGo ... Read More

Is IndiGo turning a low cost carrier into friendly skies?

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019 00:31

IndiGo’s appointment of veteran airline CEO Ronojoy Dutta to lead its aggressive expansion, particularly into new long-haul market. The Indian low-cost carrier appointed a former United Airlines executive as their new CEO. ... Read More

Thai Lion Air to start Bangkok – Colombo air service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 25, 2019 07:02

Low-cost carrier Thai Lion Air will begin operating direct flights between Sri Lanka and Bangkok from January 30. The flight is scheduled to depart Colombo at 9.30 a.m. and arrive ... Read More

Miami International Airport: 45 million passengers for the first time ever

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 24, 2019 18:28

Miami International Airport passed the 45-million-passenger milestone for the first time ever in 2018, serving nearly one million more travelers than the previous year. The busiest U.S. airport for international ... Read More

Irish carrier named ‘worst short-haul airline’ for the sixth year running

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 5, 2019 17:11

According to the latest survey of UK airline passengers, low-cost Irish carrier Ryanair ranked at the very bottom of 19 carriers flying from the UK. Ryanair has won the dubious ... 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

EasyJet flies into Gdansk, Poland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 21, 2018 17:10

British low-cost carrier easyJet announced its Gdansk entrance with a new route to Berlin-Tegel. The sale of tickets has already begun, adding Gdańsk as the 160th airport to the easyJet ... Read More

Boeing delivers first 737 MAX to Korean airline

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018 19:15

Boeing today delivered the first 737 MAX for Eastar Jet, making it the first airline in Korea to operate the more fuel-efficient and longer-range version of the popular 737 jet. ... Read More

Virgin Australia’s Denpasar Christmas delivery for Darwin

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 19, 2018 15:12

Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting ... Read More

Montego Bay welcomes Swoop’s inaugural flight from Hamilton

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 16, 2018 18:03

Today Swoop celebrates its first international flight from John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) to Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The sold-out flight departs Hamilton at ... Read More

About to be on Strike: Flair Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 7, 2018 18:16

The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed 72-hour strike notice for Local 4060, representing 139 flight attendants who work for ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines. Read More

Airbus: 43 aircraft booked, 89 delivered in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 09:15

Airbus booked orders for a total of 43 aircraft in its single-aisle A320 and widebody A330 families during November, and provided 89 jetliners from across its A220, A320, A330, A350 ... Read More

African Tourism Partners steps up Africa Travel & Tourism Master Classes

editor editor- December 4, 2018 12:59

Africa Tourism Partners (ATP) will host its Africa Travel and Tourism Marketing Master Class and Business/MICE Travel Connection in Johannesburg Read More

A great day for Malaysia and Hawaii tourism: $189 close on Air Asia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 29, 2017 08:59

It was a great day for Malaysia and Hawaiian Tourism today. $189 Honolulu - Kuala Lumpur. It's not a travel industry rate, it's not a hoax, it's the cost of ... Read More

HK Express throttles up summer service

editor editor- March 16, 2017 09:15

HK Express is Hong Kong’s first and only low-cost carrier, bringing competition to the Hong Kong market and surrounding region. Read More

Filipino tourist arrivals in Guam up 125%

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2016 19:23

The only low-cost carrier operating between the Philippines and Guam, Cebu Pacific, is encouraged by recent statistics from the Guam Visitors Bureau (GVB) indicating that the Philippines is one of ... Read More

Low-budget travelers from Japan may target Hawaii and Guam in 2014

editor editor- July 31, 2013 15:28

Low-cost vacation travel to Guam and Hawaii may be the target of ANA Airlines plan to increase their low cost operation Air Asia style. Read More

Fly Dubai set for April 21 inaugural flight to Juba

editor editor- April 11, 2013 07:21

As reported here in February in a breaking news article, Fly Dubai will commence flights to Juba from April 21. Read More

AirAsia scraps plans for Singapore joint venture

editor editor- January 22, 2013 07:30

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — AirAsia, Asia’s largest low-cost carrier, has scrapped plans for a Singapore joint venture due to high operating costs and lack of domestic market potential in the ... Read More

1Time set to pull flights from Mombasa

editor editor- August 25, 2012 03:18

(eTN) - A regular source from Kenya’s tourism fraternity has just confirmed that 1Time, a South African low-cost carrier (LCC) flying for a while now between Johannesburg and Mombasa, appears ... Read More

Putting the fun back in flying

editor editor- July 2, 2012 07:33

Kulula is an airline with its head office situated in Johannesburg. Whether the rest of this article is based in truth or is just simply funny, is not clear. Read More

Budget carrier bmibaby to close later this year

editor editor- May 4, 2012 08:31

Budget airline bmibaby is set to shut down later this year, threatening the loss of hundreds of jobs and the ending of its flights. Read More

Jambo Jet is coming to Eastern Africa this year

editor editor- April 14, 2012 06:45

Kenya Airways’ (KQ) own low-cost carrier (LCC), Jambo Jet, is still expected to take to the skies over Kenya and across Eastern Africa by 2012, it was learned from a ... Read More