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Airline fuel surcharges to go up from Tuesday

Airline fuel surcharges to go up from Tuesday

11/12/2017. The Airlines Operators Association of Nepal (AOAN) said on Sunday that it would raise the fuel surcharge from Tuesday in line with an increase in aviation fuel prices.

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Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Wins AFRAAA Airline of the Year Award

Africa: Ethiopian Airlines Wins AFRAAA Airline of the Year Award

11/12/2017.

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50,000 British Airways passengers 'left stranded' after sleet and ice ground flights at Heathrow

50,000 British Airways passengers 'left stranded' after sleet and ice ground flights at Heathrow

11/12/2017. Tens of thousands of British Airways passengers have been left stranded after more than 160 of the airline's flights from Heathrow were cancelled when the airport was left struggling with sleet and snow.

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American and Other Airlines To Ban Smart Bags

American and Other Airlines To Ban Smart Bags

11/12/2017. Major U.S. airlines are moving to ban smart luggage due to safety concerns over their lithium-ion batteries. American Airlines released a statement Dec.

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Europe And China Agree To Boost Aviation Cooperation

Europe And China Agree To Boost Aviation Cooperation

10/12/2017. The EU and China are set to sign two agreements that aim to strengthen their aviation cooperation by facilitating market access and boosting the competitiveness of the EU’s aeronautical sector, the European Commission (EC) said.

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Aviation growth hinges on borders open to people, trade

Aviation growth hinges on borders open to people, trade

10/12/2017. The freedom for airlines to do business is absolutely essential for achieving the much needed connectivity in an increasingly inter-dependent world.This can only be possible when we have borders that are open to people and trade.Closing borders and restricting airlines from flying wil

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Qatar Airways signs deal with Airbus for 50 A321neo planes

Qatar Airways signs deal with Airbus for 50 A321neo planes

10/12/2017. Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order instead for 50 of the larger A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration), in an order signed in the presence of The Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and French President Emmanuel Mac

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EU's Vestager voices concerns about Lufthansa, Air Berlin deal

EU's Vestager voices concerns about Lufthansa, Air Berlin deal

10/12/2017. Europe's antitrust chief expressed"quite deep competition concerns" on Friday about Lufthansa's plan to buy Air Berlin assets, yet another sign the German carrier may have to cough up more concessions in return for her approval of the deal.Lufthansa wants to acquire Air Berlin units N

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Air New Zealand cancels flights due to Rolls-Royce engine issues

Air New Zealand cancels flights due to Rolls-Royce engine issues

7/12/2017. Air New Zealand Ltd on Thursday said it would cancel and delay some international flights over the coming weeks because engines on its Boeing Co 787-9 jets manufactured by Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC required early maintenance.Rolls-Royce did not have spare engines available while the mai

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Fiji to resume flights to Japan

Fiji to resume flights to Japan

7/12/2017.  FIJI Airways yesterday announced the start of direct flights to Japan beginning July 3 next year.The airline's managing director and CEO, Andre Viljoen said Tokyo would mark the national carrier's fifth long-haul destination after Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Singapore.An

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