Cargolux expands its network to Columbus

Cargolux Airlines announced that the airline has added a new direct service from Hong Kong to Columbus, Ohio, effective from 16 June. At the same time, Columbus becomes the latest airport in the network to be served with Cargolux’s new 747-8 freighters. Cargolux will operate two weekly flights on the route. Cargolux was able to … Read more

Wizz Air launches flights to Moldova

Wizz Air announced two new services from Moldova’s capital Chisinau to Rome and Venice commencing on 24 September. Both routes will initially operate twice weekly and are the first Moldovan low fare routes offered.  Moldova’s air traffic market has been growing steadily and will hugely benefit of stimulation by low air fares to attract more … Read more

SAS sells Widerøe to an investor group

Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments SAS Group has signed an agreement to sell 80% of its shares in Widerøe’s Flyveselskap AS to a group of investors consisting of Torghatten ASA, Fjord1 AS and Nordland Fylkeskommune. SAS will retain a 20% share in Widerøe but will have the intention to transfer full ownership of Widerøe … Read more

IAG and British Airways select the A350

After a thorough selection process, International Airline Group (IAG), and British Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to buy 18 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft plus 18 options, as part of the airline’s on-going long-haul aircraft fleet renewal and modernization strategy. IAG, owner of both British Airways and Iberia, has also secured commercial terms and … Read more

Lufthansa: ver.di strikes are an excessive measure

The public services trade union ver.di has called a 24-hour warning strike for Monday 22 April at several of Lufthansa’s locations in Germany. In addition to the airline’s bases at Frankfurt and Munich, the Group’s locations in Hamburg, Norderstedt, Nuremberg, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Stuttgart and Hanover will be affected by the strike action. Lufthansa’s chief … Read more

SAS and Turkish Airlines commence codeshare

Share Tweet Share Share Email Comments SAS and Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines are today entering into a code-share agreement that offers Scandinavian travelers easy access to six destinations in Turkey. As of today, SAS customers are able to book Turkish Airlines operated flights with a SK flight code on (or with a travel … Read more

Wizz Air launches four routes to Dubai

Wizz Air announced that it will start services to Dubai World Central Airport from Budapest (Hungary), Bucharest (Romania), Kiev (Ukraine) and Sofia (Bulgaria) starting from 28 October 2013. Wizz Air now connects over 30 countries with its state of the art fleet of 40 Airbus A320 aircraft. The UAE has displayed one of the most … Read more

Norwegian launches new route between Ibiza and London Gatwick

Norwegian Air Shuttle is launching its 14th new direct route from its new base at London Gatwick. Starting May 25th, the airline will fly once a week, on Saturdays, from London Gatwick to the popular Spanish island of Ibiza. In April, Norwegian is establishing a new base of operations at London’s Gatwick Airport. The airline … Read more