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New airline routes and aviation news

July 17th, 2012

Time for a dose of news from the aviation world. We start off this week’s post with the Polish flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines. Those of you who fly on the Warsaw – New York route may want to know that as of October 29, 2012, the service will be transferred from Airport Newark to John F. Kennedy Airport.

The Dutch-based leisure carrier Arkefly offers now seasonal flights to the popular Greek destination – Preveza. The Amsterdam – Preveza route is in operation until August 22, 2012. Speaking about Europe, you might want to check out our Europe travel guide with loads of useful information for everyone intending to traveling to or around the Old Continent.

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Aer Lingus, Arkefly, Aviation news, Emirates, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent, North America, The Middle East

75 US cities now available in the trip planner Tripomatic

January 25th, 2012

Have you already tried out the new trip planner Tripomatic? If no, then it is about time because it is the best trip planning tool out there and moreover, it is completely free.

Now you have yet another good reason to enhance your travelling experience by means of Tripomatic – its repertoire of destinations has been widened by the 75 most popular US cities. Read more…

News by Continent, North America, Other, Tips and hints

Ryanair to increase fare prices

January 11th, 2012

The famous Irish low-cost airline Ryanair known for e.g. its additional charges policy as well as its pursuit of media attention, will introduce yet another levy  from the next week.

The new levy is Ryanair’s response to the new EU emission trading scheme. The cost of the new regulation is estimated to be around 18-20 for Ryanair hence a new fee of 25 euro cents on every seat.

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Airlines, Europe, News by Continent, North America, Ryanair

Brussels – New York flights and introductory fares

January 4th, 2012

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.

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Europe, New Routes, News by Continent, North America

Aviation news! New routes and services

November 22nd, 2011

Hi there aviation enthusiasts. In today’s post we are going to bring you the latest news from the world of aviation – read about new routes and services from both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers. We start off with two renowned Middle-Eastern carriers.

Etihad launched recently two new routes from Abu Dhabi. From this month on this classy airline operates flights Abu Dhabi – Male and Abu Dhabi Seychelles.

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Airlines, Delta Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Europe, Jet4you, News by Continent, North America, Norwegian, The Middle East

New routes and services – update

September 20th, 2011

Hi flyers and aviation enthusiasts. Let us find out how things are shaping up in the world of aviation – in today’s highlights a handful of new routes from traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines.

We begin with Brussels Airlines. This popular Belgian carrier strengthened its African network by adding a new route from Brussels to Bamako, the capital of Mali in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Airlines, Asia, Brussels Airlines, Delta Airlines, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent, North America, WizzAir

Airport security after 9/11

September 13th, 2011

Last Sunday it had been ten years since one of the most spectacular terrorist attacks which struck at the financial heart of the USA and left scars in the collective American psyche.

In these attacks, aircraft was not only the scene of the drama but also weapon. After 10 years many ask about the impact of September 11 on aviation.

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Aviation news, Europe, News by Continent, North America

Plenty of new transatlantic routes in 2011

May 6th, 2011

It seems as though the market is not yet saturated as far as transatlantic routes are concerned given that some 28 new routes to North-American destinations are either already launched or expected to be in operation in 2011.

Among the airlines to set up routes to US and Canada are e.g. Delta, Air France, Air Berlin, SAS or British Airways. Let us take a look at a few examples of the announced services.

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Air Berlin, Air France, Airlines, British Airways, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, New Routes, News by Continent, North America, SAS

Southwest Airlines & Airtran Airways to merge

May 3rd, 2011

Big news from the US aviation market. After some months of scrutiny, the Departament of Justice gave the green light to the merger between Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways. Thereby Southwest Airlines can close the purchase of AirTran Holdings.

What does this imply? First and foremost, Southwest Airlines, which is the biggest American domestic carrier today, can expand to important but yet unserved markets bringing the low-cost competition there.

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Airlines, AirTran, News by Continent, North America, Southwest Airlines

The weekly update on new routes and services

April 4th, 2011

 

Hi guys, it is time for our weekly preview of the latest development in the world of aviation – new routes and services as well as other news from the low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.

We begin with some breaking figures from Brussels Airport. The summer schedule, which has been in effect for a couple of days, is truly impressive in that it includes as much as 80 airlines operating services to 214 destinations. Among the newcomers is the renowned and constantly expanding Qatar Airways, whereas among the new destinations until recently now available from Brussels are Doha and Liverpool.

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Air Berlin, Airlines, Airport Brussels, Airport Frankfurt, easyJet, Europe, GermanWings, New Routes, News by Continent, North America, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, Wind Jet, WizzAir