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Strike action grounds Iberia flights

Spain-based Iberia airlines is suffering the latest round of on-going strike action, forcing flights to be delayed and cancelled. Over 1,000 flights could be grounded as Iberia workers take on the company’s owner, … Continue reading “Strike action grounds Iberia flights”


New Stansted routes announced by easyjet

UK-based budget airline, easyjet, has announced the launch of three new routes that will commence operation from this weekend. The new routes, which will all operate out of Stansted Airport in the UK, … Continue reading “New Stansted routes announced by easyjet”


Flybe receives boost from Six Nations Rugby tournament

Flybe, a low-cost regional airline group based in Exeter, Devon, UK, has announced an increase in sales for the six-week period of the Six Nations Rugby tournament. Additional charters that the company has … Continue reading “Flybe receives boost from Six Nations Rugby tournament”


US merger creates world’s biggest airline

United States based airlines American Airlines and US Airways have announced today that they have merged to create the world’s biggest airline. The $11bn deal, which was agreed last night and revealed this … Continue reading “US merger creates world’s biggest airline”


Heathrow upgrade at passengers’ expense?

London Heathrow Airport in the UK is planning to invest in upgrades to its facilities that could ultimately impact on passengers’ ticket prices. According to a Reuters report, the airport’s operator, Heathrow Ltd, … Continue reading “Heathrow upgrade at passengers’ expense?”


Thomson likely to delay Dreamliner Launch

Thomson Airways might be forced to introduce contingency plans if the scheduled launch of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner service has to be delayed due to technical issues. The airline had intended to commence … Continue reading “Thomson likely to delay Dreamliner Launch”


UK passengers stranded by US snowstorms

Once again this winter, US snowstorms have brought chaos to travel plans across large areas of the country’s east coast. UK passengers make up a sizeable proportion of the thousands that are stranded … Continue reading “UK passengers stranded by US snowstorms”


Iberia Employees to Strike Against Job Cuts

Passengers due to travel with Iberia, the Spain based airline that is owned by International Airlines Group (IAG), may face difficulties in the near future as unions have announced 15 days of strikes. … Continue reading “Iberia Employees to Strike Against Job Cuts”


Turkish Airlines Orders Five New A330 Aircraft

Turkish Airlines, a Turkey-based airline company, has announced that it has ordered a new batch of aircraft from Airbus, an aircraft manufacturer. The airline intends to acquire five new A330 passenger aircraft, in … Continue reading “Turkish Airlines Orders Five New A330 Aircraft”


Finnair Announces Additional Flights for Easter

Finnair, a Finland-based airline, has announced additional flights to continental Europe for the Easter holidays. The airline is offering extra flights from March 22 to April 2, 2013, to several European destinations. Around … Continue reading “Finnair Announces Additional Flights for Easter”


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