There is no end to the misfortunes around the new Berlin airport. The opening date of Berlin Airport has now been officially postponed even further, to be precise to October 27, 2013. The question that is up in the air is that of whether and how the new financial requirements can be met.
An update on the Lufthansa strike – after three rounds of industrial action, both sides in the conflict agreed on arbitration. On their part the flight attendants of Lufthansa pledged there would be no more labour actions unless the arbitration talks do not reach any conclusion.
Berlin Brandenburg Airport, Iberia, Lufthansa, Monarch Airlines, New Routes
Read the latest news about airlines & airline routes and stay updated. We start off with Hawaiian Airlines.
This big Hawaii-based carrier announced it would launch a new service connecting the capital Honolulu with New Zealand. The Honolulu – Auckland flights will operate form March 2013.
Airlines, Delta Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, New Routes, Transavia, Virgin Atlantic
It is time for our weekly update on what is going on in the world of budget airlines and traditional carriers.
With start off with Germanwings which is extending its domestic network from Airport Cologne. From now on travellers from Cologne can fly cheap to such destinations as Catania, Rijeka, Tunis and Nador.
Airfare Deals, Airlines, bmibaby, Europe, GermanWings, New Routes, Norwegian
British low-cost airline bmibaby announced it would open 3 new routes from Birmingham Airport. Moreover, company is giving a 1/3 off selected flights now! Take your time to explore what 3 fascinating cities have to offer.
You can choose the capital of Italy and fly on the route Birmingham – Rome (FCO) from £44.99. The first flight will be operated on March 30, 2012. Flights to Barcelona start March 29, 2012 and one-way flights are available from £44.99. Travellers departing from Birmingham Airport may also book flights to Lisbon. Flights to the capital of Portugal start March 31, 2012 and are now available from £39.99.
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Airlines, Airport Rome (FCO), Airports, Aviation news, bmibaby, New Routes
Just as nature, aviation abhors vacuum and consequently airlines react quickly and are filling the holes left by the fall of the Hungarian Malev. Among them is the German flag carrier Lufthansa which recently started to fly daily on the Berlin – Budapest and Hamburg – Budapest routes.
Lufthansa’s competitor Air Berlin does not leg behind either. The company started operating Berlin – Budapest flights as well. The flights operate daily.
Air Berlin, Airlines, Europe, Lufthansa, New Routes, News by Continent, Ryanair
We start off this February-week with a handful of new routes from various, mainly European, airlines. First on the menu, is the Danish airline Cimber Air. Cimber recently expanded its offer of flights to Madeira. The new Billund – Funchal flights are operated weekly.
Another Scandinavian carrier, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, launched new service connecting Oslo with Geneva on a weekly basis. This route complements SAS’ flights offer to Geneva from the two other Scandinavian capitals.
Airlines, Cimber, Etihad Airways, Europe, Flybe, New Routes, SAS, The Middle East
After having been busy expanding to the Spanish and Italian market, the Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair is ready to enter Eastern-Europe more vigorously.
Ryanair serves a significant number of airports in the eastern part of the continent but as Michael O’Leary reveals, this is only the foretaste of the airline’s East-European growth.
Airlines, Budapest Airport, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent, Ryanair
While Iberia permanently deals with stike threat, another Iberian carrier – the low-cost airline Vueling is continuously expanding. Recently Vueling annouced good news concerning its base in Barcelona.
Its flights network from Barcelona will be extended with around 20 new routes reaching the number of 70 destinations in the summer schedule. Let us have a look at some of the new services:
Airlines, Aviation news, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent, Vueling
It is a great feeling to break good news to our readers. This time the news is of particular interest to travellers departing from Airport Brussels and the neighbouring area.
Feel like visiting the Big Apple? That is great, because soon the offer of flights to New York will expand as the Belgian flag carrier and a member of Star Alliance, Brussels Airlines, announced it would resume the flights Brussels – New York.
Airfare Deals, Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent, North America
Welcome to our weekly news article. Read and keep up to date with the latest development in the world of aviation – as usually, we bring you the latest news concerning new routes and services from both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.
The big German low-cost carrier Air Berlin launched recently a new service from Dusseldorf to Liberia via the Mexican town of Cancun. The new flights to this popular Costarican destination operate one every two weeks.
Africa, Air Berlin, Airlines, Emirates, Europe, KLM, New Routes, News by Continent, The Middle East