With airlines around the world suffering due to the mixture of a poor global economy and growing concerns over the swine flu outbreak, the news that some airlines will now require travel agents to pay a fee did not sit well with some.   An industry trade group which represents travel agents predicted that this could […]

United Arab Emirates airline Etihad Airways has just revealed that they will be opening a new premium lounge at London Heathrow airport at the end of this month. The airline will also be moving a moving from Terminal Three to Terminal Four on 30 September 2009 and the new lounge will commemorate the event. Access […]

Innovative budget airline Jet2.com have just announced that they are extending their service to East Midlands Airport, which will create a total of 250 new jobs in the region, create over 130,000 seats and add seven direct seat-only destinations. The airline has just revealed that as of May 2010 they will be offering flights from […]

This week the EU announced that a large number of airlines are falling short of their standards. According to the details of the new European Union Emissions Trading Scheme more than 3,500 airlines and business jet operators around the world are below par and will have to raise their standards by 2012 or face financial […]

Trains are once again in vogue as European airlines are being forced to cut flights.  A severe drop in bookings has forced many airlines to cut the number of flights that they are able to offer.  Ryanair, one of Europe’s most popular budget airlines expects to cut nearly 700 flights per week in the upcoming […]

It’s no secret that many airlines in the UK and elsewhere around the world are struggling to keep from going out of business this year as the global recession still hold many people in its grip, meaning that there has been a severe cutback in the number of people taking to the skies. However, one […]

www.flyapa.com Troubled airline Asia Pacific continues to express concern over air traffic figures, which are steadily plummeting. In addition to the recent global recession, air travel is in decline due to fears over the Swine Flu virus and its spread. Recently, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reported a heavy fall in figures, announcing […]

www.cathay.com Jet fuel prices have recently skyrocketed, increasing by an incredible 43%. While many airlines are scratching their heads wondering how to meet costs without a massive increase in the cost of tickets, some airlines see the price increase as the lifeline they have been looking for. Louis Wong who manages finances at Phillip Securities […]

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