Tourism News

WestJet To Launch Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier

April 20, 2017

WestJet To Launch Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier

Canada’s WestJet said it will launch an ‘ultra-low-cost carrier’ later this year, subject to regulatory approvals.


Norwegian Adds Singapore Flight As Competition Increases

April 20, 2017

Norwegian Adds Singapore Flight As Competition Increases

Low cost carrier Norwegian will launch a new route from London’s Gatwick Airport to Singapore in September, as it ramps up competition on flights from the UK.


Emirates To Reduce US Flight Frequencies

April 19, 2017

Emirates To Reduce US Flight Frequencies

Emirates will reduce flight frequencies to several US destinations as demand drops following travel restrictions introduced by the Trump government.


Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

April 18, 2017

Abuja Airport Reopens After Runway Repairs

Nigeria’s Abuja Airport reopened on Tuesday as six weeks of runway repairs were completed and operations resumed with an Ethiopian Airlines flight.


Air France, Singapore Air Add Codeshares

April 13, 2017

Air France, Singapore Air Add Codeshares

Air France-KLM and Singapore Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding to codeshare on each others flights from April 27.



IAG LCC LEVEL Has ‘Incredible’ Launch

April 11, 2017

IAG LCC LEVEL Has ‘Incredible’ Launch

IAG’s new low cost carrier LEVEL has taken over 100,000 bookings since its March 17 launch, the airline said.


Two-thirds Of Travel Websites Mislead On Prices

April 7, 2017

Two-thirds Of Travel Websites Mislead On Prices

A European Commission report into online travel booking says two-thirds of the websites screened displayed misleading prices.


Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

April 7, 2017

Delta Still Recovering From Atlanta Thunderstorms

Flight delays continued on Friday at Atlanta Airport in the aftermath of Wednesday’s severe weather event.


Singapore, Ethiopian Extend Codesharing

April 6, 2017

Singapore, Ethiopian Extend Codesharing

Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines will extend their codesharing agreement from June as Ethiopian introduces direct flights to Singapore.


Norwegian Air To Add More US Routes

April 5, 2017

Norwegian Air To Add More US Routes

Norwegian Air will increase the pressure on legacy carriers with the introduction of two new routes from the US to London in September.