Monthly Archives: May 2024

Silk Way West Airlines appoints Onno Pietersma as Chief Operating Officer

Image Source: Silk Way West Airlines Silk Way West Airlines, the leading cargo airline in the Caspian and Central Asian region, announces the appointment of Onno Pietersma as its new Chief Operating Officer. With over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry, Mr Pietersma is poised to propel the airline towards new levels of […]

WIZZ Air Celebrates 20 Years of Transformative Air Travel: Pioneering, Sustainable and looking towards the Future 

Wizz Air proudly celebrates two decades of innovation, growth, and unparalleled service in the aviation industry. Since its inception in 2003, Wizz Air has been at the forefront of revolutionizing air travel, catering to over 400 million passengers worldwide and marking numerous milestones along the way. The airline reflects on the journey and the early […]

Innovative aviation liquid hydrogen project launched

An innovative aviation hydrogen handling and refuelling project, led by Airbus and supported by academic partners, airport operators and leading hydrogen-industry companies, has been launched to demonstrate small-scale liquid hydrogen aircraft ground operations at three European airports. The urge to decarbonise our economy and to develop Europe’s energy independence is leading to a major trend […]

Lufthansa Cargo adds Monterrey to Freighter Flight Schedule along with expanding its belly offer to North America

First European cargo airline to connect Europe with Monterrey Further attractive destinations with belly connections to North America New belly destinations from Munich Starting today, customers of Lufthansa Cargo can book their freight from Frankfurt to the Mexican city of Monterrey. From 03 June 2024, the logistics expert will offer a connection from its home […]

Airbus Helicopters to support Sécurité Civile and Gendarmerie Nationale helicopter fleet

Airbus Helicopters and Babcock have been awarded a contract to support 48 EC145s operated by the French Ministry of Interior. The 12 year contract that starts this year was signed with the Direction de la Maintenance Aéronautique (DMAé), the organisation in charge of maintenance for aircraft operated by the French government. “The Sécurité Civile and […]

Norwegian and Strawberry agree on jointly owned loyalty company

Norwegian and Strawberry have agreed on a joint platform for their 10-million-member strong loyalty programmes Norwegian Reward and Strawberry. Following the initial announcement in June last year, the arrangement has now been fully agreed and the jointly owned company is up and running. The value proposition to both the members and partners has been improved […]

Fokker Next Gen and airBaltic sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Fokker Next Gen N.V. (Fokker Next Gen), a pioneering liquid hydrogen powered commercial aircraft manufacturer that plans to produce aircraft both in the Netherlands and in Latvia, and Air Baltic Corporation AS (airBaltic), Latvia’s national airline, are pleased to announce this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets the stage for a collaborative future in aviation. […]

Gatwick easyJet refuellers secure Unite recognition

Unite now represents every aspect of easyJet Gatwick operations Unite, the UK’s leading union, has secured a recognition agreement for workers at Redline Oil Services Gatwick, which provides refuelling services for easyJet. The Central Arbitration Committee (CAC), which is the government body tasked with overseeing the regulation of UK labour law, awarded recognition to Unite on […]

Qatar Airways Group becomes Official Airline Partner and Official Cargo Airline Partner of MotoGP™

Following the success of the Qatar Airways Grand Prix 2024, the multi-year partnership is announced ahead of the French Grand Prix at Le Mans Qatar Airways takes pole position, commencing its three-year partnership as the Official Airline Partner and Qatar Airways Cargo as the Official Cargo Airline Partner of MotoGP. The multi-year partnership is built […]

Coming Soon: airBaltic’s Upgraded Mobile App with Advanced Features

The Latvian national airline airBaltic is excited to announce its upcoming mobile app, equipped with new features, which will significantly improve the travel experience for all customers. The new app is planned to launch in mid-2024 and will offer a smooth and user-friendly experience with features designed to enhance every aspect of the airline’s service […]