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TUI Considering TUIfly Sale To easyJet

September 23, 2016

TUI Considering TUIfly Sale To easyJet

European travel company TUI airline TUIfly could be up for sale soon with Britain’s easyJet a front runner to buy a stake.


Lufthansa Pilots’ Union Rejects Latest Offer

September 23, 2016

Lufthansa Pilots’ Union Rejects Latest Offer

Lufthansa pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit has rejected the airline’s latest offer on pay and pensions.


Samsung Phone Catches Fire On India Flight

September 23, 2016

Samsung Phone Catches Fire On India Flight

A Samsung Note 2 smartphone caught fire in an overhead luggage bin on an IndiGo flight on Friday.


Jetstar Flight Diverts After Smoke In Cabin

September 23, 2016

Jetstar Flight Diverts After Smoke In Cabin

An Australian Jetstar flight was forced to divert to Brisbane on Friday after the cabin filled with smoke.


LaGuardia Terminal Reopens After Evacuation

September 23, 2016

New York’s LaGuardia Airport Terminal B has reopened after an abandoned vehicle was cleared.



IATA Seeks US Antitrust Immunity On Venezuela Funds

September 22, 2016

IATA Seeks US Antitrust Immunity On Venezuela Funds

IATA has filed a request for antitrust immunity with the US Department of Transportation to allow airlines to discuss options to maintain connectivity to Venezuela.


Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

September 22, 2016

Bangkok Beats London As Most Popular Travel Destination

Bangkok is now the most popular global travel destination according to Mastercard’s annual Global Destinations Cities Index.


Greece Approves Old Athens Airport Redevelopment

September 22, 2016

Greece Approves Old Athens Airport Redevelopment

Greece has approved the lease of disused Athens Hellenikon airport to a consortium led by Lamda Development.


Lufthansa Offers New Deal To Pilots

September 22, 2016

Lufthansa Offers New Deal To Pilots

Lufthansa has made a new offer to its pilots in an effort to resume talks with the Vereinigung Cockpit union which stalled earlier this month.


Boeing Iran License Expected Soon

September 21, 2016

Boeing Iran License Expected Soon

Boeing expects the United States to approve a license to sell commercial aircraft to Iran after Airbus got the go-ahead from Treasury for a 17-aircraft deal on Wednesday.