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Airline news: new routes and cancellations

July 4th, 2012

Read our airline news and stay updated on the topic of on new routes from a variety of both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.

We start off with the Spanish Vueling putting the permanently striking Iberia to shame. This dynamic low-budget carrier has launched a host of new routes recently. Among them er e.g. Barcelona – Edinburgh, Barcelona – Zagreb, Palma De Mallorca – Alicante or Bilbao – Santorini. Well done Vueling!

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Africa, Airlines, EL AL Israel Airlines, Europe, News by Continent, Ryanair, Vueling

Airline news: new routes and services

April 3rd, 2012

It is high time we updated our readers on what is going on in the world of low-cost airlines as well as traditional airlines. We start off with the latter.

The flag carrier of UK, British Airways, launched daily flights London – Algiers. The new service operating from London Gatwick replaces the old one operating from London Heathrow.

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Aer Lingus, Africa, Air France, Airlines, British Airways, Europe, News by Continent

New routes and services – our weekly update

December 6th, 2011

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.

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Africa, Air Berlin, Airlines, Emirates, Europe, KLM, New Routes, News by Continent, The Middle East

New routes and services – update

November 14th, 2011

Glad you read our blog. We start off this week’s highlights with with a fresh batch of news about new routes and services from both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.

Good news for travellers departing from Saarbrucken and Stuttgart. The German low-cost airline airberlin has launched a couple of new routes from these local airports. The new routes are Saarbrücken – Las Palmas, Saarbrücken – Nurenberg, Stuttgart Fuerteventura and Stuttgart – Lanzarote.

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Africa, Air Berlin, Air France, Airlines, Condor, Czech Airlines, Europe, News by Continent

Ryanair cancels Trapani flights

April 29th, 2011

It appears as though the seemingly remote military conflict in Libya has its ramifications for European low-cost airline’s passengers. Italy’s Trapani Airport is used for military purposes which implies restrictions for the passenger traffic.

The Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair announced it would temporarily cancel 72 of its 264 flights to and from Trapani as of May 6, 2011. It concerns the flights operated by its non Trapani-based aircraft only. Initially many of Ryanair’s flights were redirected to Palermo Airport. But now it turns out this manoeuvre causes problems to passengers, hence the change.

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Africa, Airlines, Europe, News by Continent, Ryanair, The Middle East

The weekly update on new routes and services

April 11th, 2011

 

Hi there. It is Monday which means it is time for our weekly preview of the latest developments in the world of aviation – new routes and services and other news from the low-cost airlines as well as traditional carriers.

We begin with Iberia which following the expanded codeshare agreement with British Airways is now offering flights to new African and Middle-eastern destinations such as Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Doha, Bahrain, Muscat , Johannesburg and Cape Town.

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Africa, British Airways, Emirates, Europe, Iberia, New Routes, News by Continent, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, South and Central America, The Middle East, WizzAir

Air Arabia to connect Casablanca and Torino

February 23rd, 2011

 

It appears as though there is no end to the new routes this week. Today me would like to mention a new development from the Sharjah-based Air Arabia.

This big middle-eastern low-cost airline announced it would launch flights connecting the Italian Airport Torino Cuneo with the place known from the classical drama with Humphrey Bogart. Yep, we mean Casablanca. The new Casablanca – Torino route will be in operation as of July 1, 2011 and is yet unavailable for booking.

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Africa, Air Arabia, Airlines, Airport Torino Cuneo, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent

Flight disruptions word over

February 1st, 2011

 

“May you live in interesting times” is – as the urban legend has it – a Chinese proverb and curse. Regardless of its authenticity, it very true of what is happening in the aviation world these days. Passengers word over suffer from flight disruptions for a whole numbers of reasons.

Political upheavals

By that we mean of course the unstable situation in Egypt where many travellers have wound up stranded at Cairo Airport.

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Aer Lingus, Africa, Airlines, Airports, AirTran, Cairo Airport (CAI), Delta Airlines, Europe, News by Continent, North America

Air Arabia to expand its offer from Montpellier

January 24th, 2011

 

The Sharjah-based low-cost airline Air Arabia announced it would launch new services from the French city of Montpellier to Moroccan destinations. Montpellier, which is the the eight biggest city in France, is Air Arabia’s third most important destination in France.

The new routes from Airport Montpellier will be in operation at the end of March and will fly to such destinations as Fez, Oujda, Nador and Tangier. The flights will be on a weekly basis.

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Africa, Air Arabia, Airlines, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent

5 most luxurious aircraft interiors: aerial megalomania

November 2nd, 2010

The images from the life of high society have always enjoyed an enormous popularity. For some reason many of us feel the urge to take a peep into the world of lavish luxury despite we know that this word is out of our reach. Or maybe precise because of it.

Let us gave in to this temptation and peek at the most luxurious aircraft interiors through the crack of our screens. We arbitrarily chose 5 plane interiors we found interesting and present them in random order.

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Africa, Airlines, Asia, Australia, New Zealand etc., Etihad Airways, Europe, North America, Other, Singapore Airlines, South and Central America