Tag: low-cost

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

Edmonton to Hamilton flight: Swoop’s new success

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- May 31, 2019 07:33

Swoop  flight from Edmonton to Hamilton earlier this week had one million passenger. William and Emily Burchat were surprised to be selected as the lucky recipients of a round-trip for ... 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

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

Canadian air travelers to benefit from new Air Passenger Protection Regulations

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 24, 2019 19:45

Air travel is essential to Canada's economic growth and prosperity. Canadians, tourists and businesses all benefit from a safe, efficient and more transparent air industry. Buying tickets for air travel ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Swoop started service to London, Ontario, Canada

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:24

Iinaugural flight departs Edmonton International Airport (YEG) at 7:00 a.m. local time and will be welcomed by a water cannon salute upon arrival at London International Airport (YXU) at 12:25 p.m. local time. Travelers at both airports will ... 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

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

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

National Research Council in Canada wants to improve air passenger experience

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 2, 2019 09:00

From visiting friends and family to getting goods to market, Canadians, tourists, and businesses rely on a safe, secure aviation system. While safety is everyone's top priority in air travel, ... Read More

New LCC airline set to launch

editor editor- April 2, 2019 01:25

“With Board approval for this exciting new airline granted just six months ago, seats going on sale so swiftly is a remarkable achievement,” said Peter Foster, President and CEO of ... Read More

Wizz Air: Now flying from Krakow to Tel Aviv

editor editor- March 28, 2019 21:39

Wizz Air is set to launch new direct flights between Krakow, Poland, and Tel Aviv, Israel, in September 2019. The new flight route is set to begin operating on September ... 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

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:45

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft. The GTA was ... Read More

“Plan For Our Kids” and “African Earth Lung” to launch at WTM Africa

editor editor- March 19, 2019 21:21

eTN Publisher Juergen Steinmetz talks to Professor Geoffrey Lipman Co-Founder of SUNx - STRONG Universal Network, about the development of “Plan For Our Kids” and the signature “African Earth Lung” ... Read More

35 airlines confirmed for CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa forum in Dubai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:12

More than 30 airlines have confirmed their participation at the inaugural CONNECT Middle East, India & Africa – co-located with Arabian Travel Market 2019 and taking place at Dubai World ... Read More

Russia to debut MC-21 narrow-body passenger aircraft at MAKS 2019 Air Show

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2019 16:17

New Russian-made narrow-body jet, Irkut MC-21-300, with a passenger interior will make its public debut at this year’s Moscow International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS 2019), which runs from August ... 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

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

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

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

A Plan For Our Kids: Climate Friendly Travel

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- March 3, 2019 23:45

Deep down, most people know, Travel & Tourism must respond to the eXistential challenge of Climate Change, must fully align with the Paris Agreement targets, and must play a leading ... 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

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the new company, AZ, and declared, ... Read More