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US Holiday Air Travel To Increase 5 Percent

August 16, 2017

US Holiday Air Travel To Increase 5 Percent

Airline lobby group Airlines for America projects a 5 percent increase in passenger numbers over the US Labor Day holiday.


British Airways Cabin Crew To Extend Strike Again

August 3, 2017

British Airways Cabin Crew To Extend Strike Again

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ employment terms have announced a two week extension to their current strike.


Air France Names Joon Airline In Bid For Younger Audience

July 20, 2017

Air France Names Joon Airline In Bid For Younger Audience

Air France has named its new Boost airline ‘Joon’, targeting a younger customer base than its parent.


BA Cabin Crew To Strike For Additional 14 Days

July 19, 2017

BA Cabin Crew To Strike For Additional 14 Days

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ terms will strike for a further period of 14 days, from August 2.


Last Airline Has Laptop Ban Lifted

July 17, 2017

Last Airline Has Laptop Ban Lifted

The US TSA has lifted the laptop ban on Saudia Airlines, removing the last airline from its list of carriers not permitted to allow larger electronic devices in aircraft cabins on US flights.



Emirates, flydubai To Extend Partnership

July 17, 2017

Emirates, flydubai To Extend Partnership

Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai are extending their relationship to include integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling.


easyJet To Set Up New Airline In Austria

July 14, 2017

easyJet To Set Up New Airline In Austria

UK-based low cost carrier easyJet has applied for an operating license in Austria as it looks to life in a post-Brexit business environment.


EgyptAir Laptop Ban Lifted On US Flights

July 12, 2017

EgyptAir Laptop Ban Lifted On US Flights

EgyptAir is the latest carrier to receive approval from the US Department of Homeland Security to allow passengers to travel with laptops in the aircraft cabin.


Two More Airlines Have US Laptop Ban Lifted

July 10, 2017

Two More Airlines Have US Laptop Ban Lifted

Royal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways have joined the list of carriers now allowing passengers to carry-on larger electronic devices onto flights to the United States.


Qatar Airways’ Laptop Ban On US Flights Lifted

July 6, 2017

Qatar Airways’ Laptop Ban On US Flights Lifted

Qatar Airways has confirmed it has been removed from the ban on carrying laptops in the cabin on flights to the United States.