Flydubai launches new summer routes to Europe

Flydubai is launching two new summer routes. The carrier will operate three weekly flights to Mykonos International Airport (JMK) and Santorini (Thira) Airport (JTR) between June and September. The launch of flights to the two Greek islands brings the number of seasonal routes served by Flydubai to six destinations including Bodrum and Trabzon in Turkey,Read More

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi adds Santorini to its expanding European network

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will fly two times per week from the UAE capital to the island of Santorini in Greece. With Greece and the United Arab Emirates having opened a travel corridor earlier in May, vaccinated travellers can visit the alluring Aegean archipelago without needing to quarantine. Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will fly toRead More

JetBlue takes delivery of A321LR with the first Airspace interior

US-based JetBlue Airways has taken delivery of its first of 13 A321LR aircraft featuring Airbus’ new Airspace interior. These new A321LRs support JetBlue’s plan to open its highly anticipated transatlantic services, starting with direct flights to London later this year. In addition to these 13 new A321LRs, the airline also has on order another 57Read More

Oman Air, EGYPTAIR sign codeshare partnership

Oman Air has announced that it has signed a codeshare agreement on flights between Muscat and Cairo with EGYPTAIR. Abdulaziz Al Raisi, chief executive officer Oman Air said that the challenges facing all airlines since the onset of the pandemic have led to new strategic partnerships which ultimately create a stronger network ecosystem with moreRead More

Silk Way West to expand its Boeing fleet

Silk Way West Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Boeing to expand its fleet. According to the agreement, Silk Way West Airlines will purchase five state-of-the-art Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft, with delivery planned over 2023-2027. This is the first order for Boeing 777 Freighters in the Central Asia and Caspian region. The Boeing 777FRead More

WestJet outlines plans to restart suspended routes affected by Covid-19

Canadian airline WestJet has recently outlined plans to restore its Canadian network in full by late June. The airline had suspended services to five airports in the east of Canada due to the pandemic but will gradually rebuild its network to its pre-COVID state. It’s been many months since some Canadian communities saw the arrivalRead More

GlobalX gears up to receive its 1st Airbus A321

Startup airline GlobalX is gearing up to receive its first Airbus A321. The plane is due to arrive in Miami in April. It is another small step forward for the airline. The announcement comes just two months after GlobalX took delivery of its first Airbus. GlobalX continues to work towards FAA certification. Subject to FAARead More

Qatar Airways officially sponsors the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG)

Qatar Airways has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) to support its efforts in providing medical relief to vulnerable communities around the world. The GSMSG is a charitable non-profit organization that represents over 1,200 medical professionals who dedicate time to offer top-tier services in austere settings overseasRead More

Southeast Asian airlines will need 4400 new planes to support expanding travel demand in next 20 years, Boeing anticipates

Boeing anticipates airlines in Southeast Asia will need 4,400 new airplanes valued at $700 billion to support expanding demand for air travel over the next 20 years. The intra-Southeast Asian market will become the fifth largest in the world by 2039, and the vast domestic and regional air-travel network across the region positions it wellRead More