Monthly Archives: July 2023

Wizz Air Further Reduces its Carbon Intensity by 11% and Progresses with its Sustainability Targets

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest-growing and most environmentally sustainable airline globally[1], has published its annual sustainability update, presenting the progress towards its sustainability targets. In the fiscal year 2023[2], Wizz Air achieved the carbon emissions intensity of 53.8 grams per passenger/km, a decrease by 11% compared to the previous fiscal year performance[3]. This is Wizz Air’s […]

United Becomes First U.S. Airline to Add Braille to Aircraft Cabin Interiors

New tactile signage will help people with visual disabilities better identify row numbers, seat assignments and lavatory locations independently First Braille-equipped aircraft now flying and the airline expects to outfit entire mainline fleet by 2026 United today became the first U.S. airline to add Braille to aircraft interiors, helping millions of travelers with visual disabilities […]

Air France signs a partnership with Alltheway for a remote baggage drop-off service in Paris and the Paris region

Air France now offers its customers the option of dropping off and checking in their baggage at locations in Paris and in the Paris region, prior to arriving at the airport. This service allows passengers to travel light and with greater peace of mind, without having to worry about their bags, which they collect once […]

Wizz Air Welcomes 11th Aircraft to its Rome Fiumicino Base

The airline celebrated yet another Airbus A321NEO in the base with an electric turnaround, underpinning its commitment to further reduce carbon intensity by 25% by 2030. Wizz Air, the third largest airline in Italy and the most sustainable airline globally*, today celebrated the arrival of its eleventh Airbus A321neo aircraft at Rome Fiumicino base. The […]

Aer Lingus recovery gathers momentum

Aer Lingus recorded an operating profit before exceptional items of €40 million for H1 2023, having delivered a very strong performance in Q2 2023. The positive H1 performance demonstrates an increased seasonality in the business with a Q1 operating loss of €81m being offset by a €121m operating profit in Q2. The Q2 operating profit […]

Avolon Leases Two Airbus A330-300s to US-Bangla Airlines

Avolon, the international aircraft leasing company, has added US-Bangla Airlines as a new customer, with an agreement to lease the Bangladeshi carrier two Airbus A330-300 aircraft. These will be the first widebody aircraft operated by US Bangla, adding another carrier to the A330 fleet. The new deliveries will help to support US Bangla’s passenger growth […]

Wizz Air Signs Deed of Undertaking with the UK Civil Aviation Authority

Wizz Air has made several commitments to the regulator regarding its customer claims The airline has already launched a series of new initiatives to reduce cancellations and create a better experience for its customers More than £90 million has been invested in improving operations Wizz Air has signed a deed of undertaking with the UK […]

25 million Wizz Air passengers at Katowice Airport

Airline notes record-breaking result in Pyrzowice On 25 July 2023 (Tuesday), Wizz Air handled the 25 millionth passenger on flights to and from Katowice Airport. Aldona, passenger number 25,000,000, comes from the Subcarpathian Voivodeship; she returned to Katowice Airport with her family after vacation in Bergen, Norway. Wizz Air has been present at Katowice Airport since 19 […]

Curtains up: JFK’s 2nd Delta Sky Club steps into the spotlight

The nearly 14,000-square-foot Club, which seats more than 250 guests and includes a covered Sky Deck, will operate alongside the Club on Terminal 4, Concourse B. Together the two Clubs will have capacity for over 800 guests simultaneously at JFK. The lounge design takes inspiration from New York City itself – the gritty and the […]

easyJet reaches a key fleet milestone in its net zero strategy – with a fifth of its fleet now new-technology A320neo Family aircraft

easyJet has taken delivery of its 67th A320neo Family aircraft this month; making over 20% of the easyJet fleet NEO-technology A320neo Family aircraft use around 15% less fuel than their equivalent predecessors, and have up to 50% noise reduction at take-off, landing and whilst taxiing easyJet has an orderbook for a further 164 A320neo Family […]