News

21
September

Brussels Airlines bets on Africa

Brussels Airlines has said it will invest in its position in the African market, announcing increased frequencies to the continent, but it will cease flying to Mumbai. From 7 January 2019, the airline will add three extra flights to Banjul in The Gambia, bringing the route to a daily service…. Read More

21
September

CMAC Group launches European operations

Ground transport and accommodation provider CMAC Group has launched its first European operation in Greece. CMAC says the decision to expand into Europe follows increasing demand from existing UK customers for support within Greece. It comes after the group acquired Cabfind, a UK private hire and executive car supplier network…. Read More

21
September

Laser Danger Remains for Crews

Despite awareness of the danger and reporting systems, the incidence of laser-pointing at aircraft continues to rise significantly, according to data from the International Federation of Airline Pilot Associations. The number of laser incidents reported to the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in 2017 was 989. The U.S. Federal Aviation… Read More

03
September

Stansted unveils images of new arrivals terminal

Stansted airport has released computer-generated images of what its forthcoming new arrivals terminal will look like when it opens in 2020. The images are the latest concepts by architect Pascall+Watson, which was selected as the designer of the new £130 million terminal in March this year. Stansted currently has rights… Read More

03
September

Happy birthday for Qazaq

A 41% increase in passenger traffic since the beginning of 2018 compared to the same period last year was reported by Kazakhstan carrier Qazaq Air last week as it celebrated its third birthday. The airline carried its first commercial passengers on a flight between Almaty and Astana on 27 August… Read More

03
September

All change for CityJet

Aircraft in Aer Lingus colours return to London City Airport next month after the Irish national carrier signed a deal with Dublin-based CityJet, which is pulling out of operating scheduled services marketed under its own brand. In a leasing arrangement, CityJet will provide two repainted Avro RJ85s to Aer Lingus… Read More