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HIA is '6th Best Airport in the World'

HIA is '6th Best Airport in the World'

16/3/2017. HAMAD International Airport (HIA) was ranked 'Sixth Best Airport in the World' by the 2017 Skytrax World Airport Awards, moving up four places from last year.At the ceremony that took place during the Passenger Terminal Expo in Amsterdam, HIA was also awarded the 'Best Airport in the M

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Dubai unveils free airport Wi-Fi with 'fastest' speed

Dubai unveils free airport Wi-Fi with 'fastest' speed

 15/3/2017 Dubai Airports announced on Tuesday that it has upgraded the Wi-Fi service across its terminals to provide flyers superfast internet access while they wait for their flight. Aptly called WOW-Fi, the service offers a top speed of up to 100 megabits per second (mbps), ab

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Ryanair beats Berlin airport strike by flying in its own staff

Ryanair beats Berlin airport strike by flying in its own staff

 15/3/2017 Striking Berlin airport workers may cease giving notice of walkouts after Ryanair began using its own ground staff to help to maintain services from the German capital. The tactic of bringing in foreign "strikebreakers" poses a security threat because the Ryanair emplo

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Etihad and Emirates flights to the US grounded due to snowstorm Stella

Etihad and Emirates flights to the US grounded due to snowstorm Stella

 15/3/2017 Flights to and from the United States have been cancelled because of winter snowstorm Stella that is affecting the north-east of the country. Emirates and Etihad Airways cancelled flights scheduled for Tuesday to Boston and New York, while passengers scheduled to depar

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Etihad Aviation Group opens new Shared Services Centre in Serbia

Etihad Aviation Group opens new Shared Services Centre in Serbia

 14/3/2017 AP Shared Services, part of Etihad Aviation Group, has opened a new global Shared Services centre in Belgrade, Serbia. The EAP Shared Services centre was officially opened today (March 13), by Aleksandar Vučić, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia;  James Hogan, the president a

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New South Korean carrier KAIR Airlines orders eight A320s

New South Korean carrier KAIR Airlines orders eight A320s

 14/3/2017Toulouse, 13th March 2017- South Korean start-up carrier KAIR Airlines has announced that it has selected the A320 Family to launch its new low cost operation, with a firm order for eight A320ceo.

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British Airways Abuja flights cancelled until mid-April

British Airways Abuja flights cancelled until mid-April

 14/3/2017 British Airways has been forced to cancel its daily service between London Heathrow and Abuja until April 19, while repair works are carried out at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. In the website it confirmed that “We have been informed that the runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe Internatio

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Flights canceled at Berlin airports as ground crews start 25-hour strike

Flights canceled at Berlin airports as ground crews start 25-hour strike

13/3/2017. Ground staff at Berlin’s two airports will start a 25-hour strike on Monday, the Verdi union said on Sunday, stepping up action in a pay dispute that has already caused the cancellation of around 1,000 flights.Workers at Berlin’s Tegel and Schoenefeld airports will walk out at 4am loca

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IATA releases safety performance report

IATA releases safety performance report

13/3/2017. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for the 2016 safety performance of the commercial airline industry. The all accident rate (measured in accidents per 1 million flights) was 1.61, an improvement from 1.79 in 2015.The 2016 major jet accident rate (measured

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Airlines demand clarity from Britain on post-Brexit flying

Airlines demand clarity from Britain on post-Brexit flying

12/3/2017. Airlines need Britain to hurry up with plans for aviation following its vote to leave the European Union, because the deadline for preparing flight schedules in a post-Brexit Europe is fast approaching, a Ryanair executive said.European Union-based airlines have the right to fly to and

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