Lufthansa Agrees Pilot Pay-deal

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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 ››

UK Department for Transport Makes Flying Easier for Breastfeeding Parents

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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 ››

Government Outlines Policy for Heathrow Third Runway

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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 ››

Alitalia and Royal Jordanian Sign Codeshare Agreement

Royal Jordanian and Alitalia have signed a codeshare agreement to offer more travel choices and enhanced network connectivity between Jordan, Italy, and beyond. On sale … More ››

Stockholm Arlanda to Lower Airport Charges

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Swedavia, the owner / operator of Stockholm Arlanda Airport (IATA: ARN) has announced it is to further reduce the level of its passenger fees. In … More ››

Lufthansa and Pilots’ Union Agree on Arbitration for Wage Settlement

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Lufthansa and the pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) have agreed to approach a mediator for the collective wage settlement together. On December 15, the negotiating … More ››

FlyBe Passengers Dig Deep for Cancer Research

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The European regional airline, Flybe, has begun a month-long collection on board all flights to raise vital research funds in aid of its charity partner, … More ››

New Owners for Vladivostok Airport

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A consortium comprising the Russian industrial group, Basic Element, together with the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) and Changi Airports International (CAI), has acquired the … More ››

Boeing and Gatwick Airport Propose to Build New Maintenance Hangar

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Boeing and London Gatwick Airport (IATA: LGW) have announced plans to build a commercial aviation maintenance hangar at the airport. The proposed facility, subject to … More ››

IATA Moves to Help Cut Illegal Airport Wildlife Tracking Shipments

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species. … More ››