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SAUDIA Unveils the Largest Skyteam Lounge Worldwide

SAUDIA has officially launched its newest Alfursan lounge in the international terminal of Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. The 3,500-square-meter lounge can accommodate more than 10,000 guests per day, making it the largest of its kind across the SkyTeam Alliance network worldwide. The new facility was unveiled during a special ceremony on Wednesday, November 24 […]

Hubei Province flights resume

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has announced the resumption of civil aviation flights in Hubei Province, the region where the COVID-19 pandemic began. On March 29, 2020, domestic passenger flights at all Hubei airports other than Wuhan Tianhe Airport resumed, with Wuhan Tianhe flights to restart on April 8. CAAC also confirmed that, […]

Future Passenger Experience in the spotlight at Airport Show 2020

Titans of the aviation industry from across the world will assemble in Dubai in mid-June next year to debate topics related to the future passenger experience as the widest range of newest technologies and innovations are showcased at the world’s largest annual airport industry gathering. Organized by Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the 20th edition of […]

Wizz Air Announces ninth A321 Airbus for its London Luton Base

Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airline groups including Wizz Air UK, today announced that it would further expand its London Luton base with a ninth A321 Airbus and expand its UK route network with two new routes from London Luton to the Portuguese capital of Lisbon and Ukraine’s second largest city, Kharkiv. The […]

Flybe is best in noise and emissions performance at Heathrow

UK airline Flybe makes drastic improvements and takes top spot in latest environmental rankings Recognition comes before Flybe’s first anniversary of operating at Heathrow and serving Edinburgh and Aberdeen routes Heathrow data shows +30% decrease in the number of aircraft  departing in sensitive night periods in 2017 Less than a year into its operations at […]

easyJet showcases its new Airbus A320neo at Bristol Airport

easyJet showcases its new Airbus A320neo at Bristol Airport and continues its decarbonisation strategy The A320neo aircraft provides 15% savings in CO2 emissions and a 50% noise reduction easyJet reaffirms its commitment to sustainable growth at Bristol Airport Airline posts further reduction in annual CO2 emissions easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, showcased the airbus A320neo at […]

Safety risks rise at Indonesian airports due to overcapacity

The Indonesian Air Traffic Controllers Association warns about the increased plane collision risk at Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. The airport, which is one of the busiest airports in South-East Asia, serves up to 84 planes an hour during rush hour, while instructions allow for only 74 planes and 4 irregular flights tops. The disputes among […]

7 times a day, 7 times a week… to and from New York for Virgin Atlantic Cargo customers

Virgin Atlantic Cargo is now offering customers seven flights a day, seven times a week to and from New York, just in time to meet fast-growing customer demand to and from the U.S. In March and April, the airline saw its business from London Heathrow to New York increase by 20% and 21% respectively on […]