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20 AUG 2019

Lufthansa boss sees only 'dozen' long-haul airlines in future

Only a dozen airlines will eventually share the aviation market for major international routes, predicts Lufthansa's CEO, while a possible future economic crisis could "accelerate" a consolidation in air travel."The sector is evolving towards ... More
16 JUL 2019
Ryanair slashes growth outlook on Boeing crisis

Ryanair slashes growth outlook on Boeing crisis

Ryanair on Tuesday slashed its growth outlook and said it would temporarily shut bases as crisis-hit Boeing pushes back plane delivery owing to fatal ... More
16 JUL 2019

Atlantia, Delta picked to reboot ailing Alitalia

Italy's state railway Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) on Monday said it had chosen the Atlantia transport group and US airline Delta as partners to reboot the ailing carrier Alitalia.The economy ministry is to be ... More
05 JUL 2019

Mumbai airport finally re-opens after monsoon rains

Mumbai's main airport re-opened Friday, officials said, three days after the heaviest monsoon rains in a decade killed scores and caused travel mayhem across western India.Over 150 flights had been affected by the runway's ... More
04 JUL 2019

Emirates to resume Khartoum flights

The Middle East's largest carrier, Emirates Airline, said Thursday it has decided to resume flights to Sudan from July 8 after a one-month suspension in the face of deadly unrest."After closely monitoring the situation ... More
21 JUN 2019

Airlines halt Hormuz flights amid US-Iran crisis

Airlines including British Airways, Qantas and KLM said Friday they were suspending flights over the Strait of Hormuz in line with a ban by US authorities, after Iran shot down a US drone.The suspensions ... More
21 JUN 2019

EU leaders to add to pressure on Russia over MH17

EU leaders will heap fresh international pressure on Russia on Thursday over the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 by demanding Moscow cooperate with a Dutch probe that led to charges against four men.The ... More
21 JUN 2019

Boeing's troubled 737 MAX gets huge vote of confidence from IAG

US aircraft giant Boeing got a welcome vote of confidence in its beleaguered 737 MAX plane on Tuesday when International Airlines Group, owner of British Airways, said it wanted to buy 200 of the ... More
12 JUN 2019

Ryanair buys Malta Air startup to target African markets

Irish no-frills airline Ryanair said Tuesday that it will buy Maltese startup Malta Air, forming a new division that reaches more markets in north Africa from the Mediterranean island."Ryanair Holdings ... today announced it ... More
06 JUN 2019

France to propose new tax on flights in Europe

France on Thursday will propose a new tax on flights in Europe to encourage travellers to switch to less polluting forms of transport, a source in the transport ministry told AFP.The airline sector is ... More
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