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Air New Zealand to trial health passport on Sydney route | News

Air New Zealand to trial health passport on Sydney route | News

Air New Zealand has become the latest carrier to sign up to trial the new Covid Travel Pass app developed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The flag-carrier said it would use the technology on its Auckland-Sydney route in April. IATA earlier said the app would be ready to use “in weeks”. With constantly […]

Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire receives first A320neo from Airbus | News

Air Côte d’Ivoire has taken delivery of its first A320neo, becoming the first operator of the type in the west Africa region. This latest generation aircraft will join the Abidjan-based airline’s existing Airbus fleet of six aircraft. With improved levels of efficiency, this new aircraft will be deployed on Air Côte d’Ivoire’s regional network to […]

App in the Air signs new NDC airline partners | News

Lufthansa to offer ‘negative only’ flights between German cities | News

App in the Air (AITA) has signed a host of new NDC (New Distribution Capability) partners. Southwest Airlines is now onboard, along with the airlines of international Lufthansa Group including Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines. The scheduled flights of regional carrier Hahn Air have all been added to the rapidly […]

Air France-KLM reports loss of €7.1bn for 2020 | News

Air France-KLM reports loss of €7.1bn for 2020 | News

Air France-KLM has reported a loss of €7.1 billion for financial 2020 as the global Covid-19 pandemic grounded international travel. Passenger numbers fell 67 per cent last year, the airline said in a statement earlier, while revenue fell 59 per cent compared to the previous year. Benjamin Smith, chief executive of Air France-KLM, said: “Last […]

Etihad Airways expands Gulf Air partnership | News

Etihad Airways expands Gulf Air partnership | News

Gulf Air and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have signed a strategic commercial cooperation agreement to deepen the partnership between the two. The wide-ranging, subject to obtaining applicable governmental and regulatory approvals, sets out specific actions for deepening and broadening commercial cooperation. It builds on a memorandum of understanding signed […]

Wizz Air to launch new Sarajevo connection in May | News

Wizz Air to launch new Sarajevo connection in May | News

Wizz Air has announced a new connection between London Luton and Sarajevo in Bosnia & Herzegovina. The low-cost carrier is also increasing frequencies on flights to Suceava (Romania), Athens (Greece), Reykjavik (Iceland) and Dalaman (Turkey). From May 21st, Wizz will launch two flights a week a new base at Sarajevo International Airport. Sarajevo is the […]

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to add Tel Aviv flights next month | News

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi to add Tel Aviv flights next month | News

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has announced it will offer flights to Tel Aviv, Israel. The new route, launching on February 12th, will create new opportunities for travellers and further diversify the tourism sector in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi chairman, József Váradi, said: “The launch of Wizz Air Abu […]

Sriwijaya Air flight lost following departure from Indonesia | News

Sriwijaya Air flight lost following departure from Indonesia | News

A Boeing 737 operated by Sriwijaya Air has gone missing shortly after take-off from Indonesian capital Jakarta. More than 50 people are believed to have been on board the passenger plane at the time of the incident. The aircraft lost contact en route to Pontianak, located in the West Kalimantan province of the country, officials […]

Oman Air to return to Dubai next week | News

Oman Air to return to Dubai next week | News

Oman Air will operate five weekly flights to Dubai with service set to start on January 11th. Flights to and from Dubai are operating on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday. The national carrier of the sultanate of Oman will maintain its comprehensive safety program throughout all elements of the travel journey to ensure that guests […]

Breaking Travel News interview: Bayram Annakov, chief executive, App in the Air | Focus

Breaking Travel News interview: Bayram Annakov, chief executive, App in the Air | Focus

Founded by entrepreneur Bayram Annakov nearly a decade ago, App in the Air has set itself the challenge of replacing every other travel application on your phone. The technology company, aimed squarely at frequent flyers and the airlines that serve them, hopes to become the digital personal assistant for travellers who spend more time in […]

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