Qatar Airways has announced that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on December, 28, 2018, it had completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited (China Southern Airlines). This resulted in an aggregate holding of approximately 5.00 percent of the total issued share capital of China Southern Airlines.
Cyprus Airways has completed the upgrade to its new passenger reservations system.
Cyprus Airways announces the launch of ticket sales for flights to Heraklion, Rhodes and Skiathos for the summer season.
Ethiopian Airlines, on December 11, inaugurated flights to Manchester, its second destination in the UK next to London. The inauguration event took place with a colourful ceremony graced by the presence of H.E. Susanna Moorehead, ambassador, UK to Ethiopia, Tewolde GebreMariam, group CEO, Ethiopian Airlines, dignitaries and invited guests.
British Airways’ (BA) customers are getting a taste of what it is like to fly at the front of the aircraft as the airline trials cutting edge virtual reality technology at check-in desks at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5.
To celebrate the launch of Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight to Da Nang, Vietnam, H.E. Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, hosted a press conference at the InterContinental Hotel Da Nang.
Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy.
British Airways (BA) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 02, 2019.
Wizz Air, one of the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe has announced another new route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), with flights to commence in summer 2019 to the Bulgarian Black Sea resort of Varna.
Royal Air Maroc will join oneworld, adding one of Africa’s leading and fastest growing airlines to network. Royal Air Maroc will thus be the third Arab airline member besides Royal Jordanian (a member since 2007) and Qatar Airways (a member since 2013).