Southwest Airlines Adds New Route at LA/Ontario International Airport

Ontario, California – 2012-07-21 — / — Southwest Airlines has announced seasonal service between LA/Ontario International Airport and Reno-Tahoe Airport beginning January 6, 2013.  The route provides a convenient launching point for winter sport enthusiasts seeking world class resorts in the Reno-Tahoe area.  Daily service between the two cities will run for three months and will also provide… Read the full press release


Los Angeles, California – 2012-07-21 — / —  Many nature lovers in the Los Angeles area are aware of the endangered El Segundo Blue (ESB) Butterfly now-flourishing in a 200-acre preserve at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) thanks to successful efforts by the City of Los Angeles and its thoughtful citizens to save it from… Read the full press release

Airport and Airline celebrating 1 million passengers

2012-07-21 — / — Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (DSA) and the largest low-fare airline in Central and Eastern Europe are celebrating as figures show more than 1 million passengers have flown from DSA with Wizz Air since September 2006. Since starting at DSA with just three weekly services to Katowice, Poland, Wizz Air now operate 18 flights… Read the full press release

Busy summer period expected for JLA as summer washout continues

2012-07-21 — / — This week sees the start of Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s (JLA) busiest time of the year as the region’s schools break up and thousands of holidaymakers jet off abroad every day for some Summer Sun and take advantage of the great choice of destinations available from their local airport. This year in… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport to get new VIP lounge from world’s leading concierge service provider

Quintessentially Aviation to open lounge targeting Middle Eastern VIPs 2012-07-21 — / — Shannon Airport is delighted to announce that Quintessentially Aviation, the aviation wing of the world’s leading luxury lifestyle group Quintessentially, is to develop its first Irish VIP lounge at Shannon Airport. Contracts for the investment were signed last week at the second annual… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport: growth is picking up strongly again in June

2012-07-21 — / — After the somewhat disappointing growth figures recorded in April and May, passenger numbers are showing strong recovery in June.  Brussels Airport welcomed 1,784,488 passengers last month, an increase of 3.3% on June 2011. This brings the growth rate for the first semester of 2012 to 2.4%. In spite of the economic situation,… Read the full press release

Emergency passports at Oslo Airport this summer

2012-07-21 — / — Don’t wait until you get to Oslo Airport if you need an emergency passport to travel abroad. Because the police at Gardermoen are operating at reduced capacity during the summer, we ask you to primarily contact your local police district if you need an emergency passport. In connection with the summer holiday… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport: June Sees Significant Growth In Charter Traffic

2012-07-21 — / — In June, 2 055 071 passengers travelled through Oslo Airport. This is 37 277, or 1.8%, more than in June 2011. The number of passengers travelling abroad increased by 48 516 (4.4%), while domestic traffic was down by 11 239 (-1.2%) passengers. There was strong growth in the number of charter passengers in… Read the full press release

Size Matters: Qatar flying to BUD with increased capacity

From the 2nd August, Qatar service between Doha and Budapest will be operated with bigger planes 2012-07-21 — / — The reason behind putting the Airbus A321into operation is the significant increase of demand for the flight of the five star Qatar Airlines connecting Zagreb with the Hungarian capital. News of Qatar Airways: ‘World’s Best Airline’… Read the full press release

Running for patients with heart disease

Budapest Airport will also be represented at this year’s New York City Marathon (4th November 2012) 2012-07-21 — / — Aviation director Kam Jandu will be amongst the runners in the Big Apple, with the added aim of encouraging interested communities to support patients with heart disease. It is possible to follow Kam’s preparations on Facebook,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Road developments at Terminal 2

2012-07-21 — / — Budapest Airport’s access system at Terminal 2 will be completely renewed in a few weeks’ time, as soon as the reconstruction works have been completed. With the access control system to be installed on the roads in front of the terminal, the airport operator expects greater throughput and enhanced safety. During the… Read the full press release


2012-07-21 — / — SR Technics has today redelivered the 50th heavy maintenance on an Airbus A319 aircraft for easyJet out of its Malta facility. The aircraft will depart Malta Luqa Airport today for London Gatwick Airport. In addition to the heavy maintenance checks, the Malta team has also completed eight end-of-lease (EOL) checks for the… Read the full press release


Airbus A340 test aircraft may help keep UK airspace open if a volcano erupts during the London Olympics 2012-07-21 — / — easyJet and Nicarnica Aviation have entered a partnership with Airbus to test the AVOID (Airborne Volcanic Object Imaging Detector) ash detection equipment on their A340-300 test aircraft at the speed and altitude of commercial… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport braced for a busy summer 2012

Around six million passengers expected to fly through Gatwick this summer Brits set to escape wet weather and head to popular European holiday hotspots As the world’s greatest sporting event comes to the UK, Gatwick gets ready to handle around 10% of all Games goers Schools around the country are set to break for the… Read the full press release

Gatwick’s vision for growth is set out in its master plan

Gatwick expects to handle 40 million passengers by the early 2020s Growth will deliver more local jobs and contribute £2.1 billion a year to the economies of London and the South East By 2030 the airport will be full and handling 11 million more passengers a year than today 2012-07-21 — / — Gatwick has today… Read the full press release

Aviation must be allowed to grow, but not at any cost to the environment

2012-07-21 — / — Gatwick today welcomes the Government’s invitation to consult and debate on how the aviation industry can create headroom to grow by reducing its environmental impact Commenting on the Government’s consultation on the Sustainable Aviation Policy framework Stewart Wingate, Chief Executive of Gatwick Airport, said: “Aviation is a crucial part of the UK’s… Read the full press release

Business Travel Forum takes off

2012-07-21 — / — Business people from across Bristol took the opportunity to share their views on travel related issues at a special event hosted by Bristol Airport and easyJet recently (26 June). The Business Travel Forum took place at the city’s Mercure Holland House Hotel following a successful inaugural event held last year. The Forum… Read the full press release

Business routes targeted as part of airport switch

Business routes targeted as part of airport switch from Belfast International Airport to George Best Belfast City Airport Aer Lingus increases vital London connections says CEO as airline moves following tendering process 2012-07-21 — / — AER Lingus is to move to George Best Belfast City Airport in the autumn after five years at Belfast International…. Read the full press release

Ethiopian Historic Maiden Flight to Toronto Touches Down at Pearson International Airport

2012-07-21 — / — Ethiopian historic maiden flight to Toronto touched down at Pearson International Airport on Tuesday July 17, 2012. Toronto has now become, with Washington D.C., the second destination served by Ethiopian in North America. This first direct flight between Toronto and Africa was received with a colorful celebration held at Pearson International Airport… Read the full press release


11 ROUTES CANCELLED, 24 ROUTES REDUCED AT MADRID 4 ROUTES CANCELLED, 22 ROUTES REDUCED AT BARCELONA 2012-07-20 — / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (20 July) confirmed deep cuts to its flights at Madrid and Barcelona this winter in response to the Spanish Govt doubling airport departure taxes at both Madrid and Barcelona… Read the full press release

Good and wholesome food on the go

2012-07-20 — / — A new high-quality deli in Copenhagen Airport’s Terminal 2 is based on Danish nutrition expert Louise Bruun’s philosophy that good and wholesome food will make you happy. The concept results from an unusual partnership between food and beverage operator SSP and well-known Copenhagen restaurateurs Jakob Blom and Kristian Willumsen. A quick glance… Read the full press release

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Welcomes Spirit Airlines

New Airline Adds to Airport’s Growth, Success 2012-07-20 — / — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today welcomed the announcement that Spirit Airlines plans to start nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale and Dallas/Fort Worth on September 6, 2012. From those Spirit focus cities, travelers can connect to other destinations, including international markets in Mexico, Central America,… Read the full press release

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Celebrates New International Service from Condor Airlines

2012-07-20 — / — Maryland transportation officials and business leaders this evening welcomed Condor Airlines and the launch of new international air service between Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and Germany. The German airline began seasonal, twice weekly service to Frankfurt. “This important new international air service demonstrates the continued growth and success of BWI Marshall… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Introduces New Cargo Companion Product

Air Cargo Industry’s Most Comprehensive Asset Tracking Service Provides Customers with Complete Visibility Regarding Delivery of High-Value and Time/Temperature Sensitive Cargo DALLAS – 2012-07-20 — / — Southwest Airlines Cargo® (NYSE: LUV) is proud to introduce Cargo Companion™, a comprehensive asset tracking service, providing Customers with complete visibility regarding the location and environmental status of high-value and… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Launches Daily Service Between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Carrier offers double Mileage Plan miles on new route SEATTLE, 2012-07-20 — / — Alaska Airlines today launched new daily nonstop service between Seattle and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Broward County Commissioner Barbara Sharief joined Alaska Airlines employees and community leaders in welcoming the flight when it landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport this morning. “Our flights continue… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines Announces Service from Baltimore/Washington to Fort Lauderdale and Dallas/Fort Worth

Miramar, Florida, 2012-07-20 — / — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) today announced that it is starting service on September 6, 2012, from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) with twice daily nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale and daily nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth. The new service also offers customers connections to 29 destinations throughout the Americas…. Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: Games media update – Friday 20th July

2012-07-20 — / — A very busy day at the airport with 230,000 passengers expected in the terminals – 109,000 of which are arrivals. It’s also busy with Olympic arrivals – around 1500 members of the Games Family are expected at Heathrow today, representing 75 teams. There are possible thunderstorms this afternoon which could affect operations…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Announces Additional Flights Between Baltimore/Washington And Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood Via AirTran Airways

Southwest Airlines’ Subsidiary AirTran Airways Adds New Nonstop Flights Between BWI and FLL DALLAS – 2012-07-19 — / — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways announced today more options for Baltimore Customers looking to get to Florida! AirTran Airways will add as many as four daily nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington and Ft…. Read the full press release

Dragonair Resumes Scheduled Services to Haikou – One of Eight Destinations Being Added in 2012

HONG KONG, 2012-07-19 — / — Dragonair today announced that it will resume scheduled services to Haikou in Hainan Province, further strengthening Hong Kong’s position as a global aviation hub and gateway to Mainland China. The daily service between Hong Kong and Haikou will commence on 28 October 2012, operated by an Airbus A320 aircraft. “With the… Read the full press release