Monthly Archives: February 2017

Lufthansa Agrees Pilot Pay-deal

Germany’s Lufthansa has agreed on a pay deal to end a five-year dispute with its approximately 5,400 pilots. The airline has agreed to an 8.7% … More ››

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Air Canada Unveils New Livery

Air Canada unveiled a new colour scheme for its aircraft and staff uniforms on February 9. Its 300 mainline and regional aircraft will gradually be … More ››

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Lufthansa Introduces the Airbus A350-900

Lufthansa has launched its first fare-paying flight using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft. LH792 from Munich to Delhi departed Lufthansa’s Bavarian hub at 12:30 local time … More ››

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UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

From February 8, 2017 air passengers carrying expressed breast milk will be able to carry an unlimited supply in hand luggage. A DfT press release … More ››

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Swissport Awarded Emirates SkyCargo Contract

Swissport Cargo Services France, a subsidiary of Swissport International, will handle cargo at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Lyon (LYS) and Nice (NCE) airports for … More ››

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Auckland Airport Welcomes Qatar Airways and the World’s Longest Flight

On the morning of February 6, Auckland Airport welcomed Qatar Airways as it launched the world’s longest commercial passenger flight on the Auckland-Doha route. Scott … More ››

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KLM Returns to London City Airport

On February 6, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing … More ››

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IATA Reveals 2016 Passenger Figures

On February 2, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced full-year global passenger traffic results for 2016 showing demand (revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose … More ››

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Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

The British Government has published its draft National Policy Statement (NPS) on a third runway for Heathrow Airport. It sets out the government’s views on … More ››

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London Stansted Airport Extends Free Wi-Fi to Four Hours

London Stansted Airport has announced its complimentary Wi-Fi service has been extended so passengers can enjoy up to four hours free of charge as part … More ››

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