18 February 2014
Air New Zealand has a new on-board safety video. After the airlines Lord of the Rings themed Middle-earth safety videos were met with great enthusiasm, the new video will appeal especially to those who appreciate the sexier things in life.
16 February 2014
Switzerland has more passengers in its three national airports, eleven regional airports and 44 airfields. This fact alone makes this small Alpine country a key player in air traffic. Also, the three largest airports, Zurich, Basle and Geneva, are clocking up a record number of passengers. Thus, Switzerland is playing a more important role.
13 February 2014
Air Berlin announced the refitting of their entire fleet of aircraft. W-Lan will soon be available onboard each of its 120 aircraft. But there are also plans for another project.
11 February 2014
The International Airlines Group (IAG), one of the largest airline groups in Europe, got the year off to a good start with its three brands in January. Vueling, Iberia and British Airways recorded increases in both cargo and passenger traffic.
06 February 2014
The restrictions on the use of electronic devices during take-off and landing on the European aviation market are becoming more relaxed. The Hungarian airline Wizz Air is also now giving its passengers free rein.
04 February 2014
The Adler/Sochi airport, opened in 1956, is located in the Adler district of the Russian city of Sochi. With around 1.5 million passengers per year, it is one of the ten biggest airports in Russia. At the moment the airport in Sochi is growing in importance because of the 2014 Winter Olympics, which will be held in Sochi from 7th to 23rd February.
28 January 2014
The new terminal 2 at the Heathrow Airport in London opens on the 4th June 2014. The regally named, “Queen’s Terminal“ will be home to airlines like Virgin Atlantic and Aer Lingus, who will be responsible for mostly domestic flights.
21 January 2014
Flights to Germany are very popular among tourists, whether it’s for a holiday break to the metropolis Berlin, or for a cruise down the beautiful Rhine river. Germanwings has acted as a response to the large demand, and has created two brand new routes.
16 January 2014
The Football World Championship in Brazil (12. June – 13. July 2014) is slowly creeping up. Hotel prices and flight prices are already drastically skyrocketing. Now the first airline has promised a price cap for flights to Brazil., which should help stop prices from getting too out of control.
14 January 2014
The Spanish airline Vueling has added a new section to their website, ‘Flights today’, giving information about status of take off and landings for each flight of the day. The great thing about the flight status manager is that it’s updated in real-time.