Tag: budget airline

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Ryanair tells passengers to take bus after landing at wrong airport 480 miles away

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 6, 2019 16:54 0

Travelers trying to scape Britain for some winter sun were left stranded in a Romanian airport for about a day after their flight was 'diverted'. ... Read More

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Air Asia sells 29 planes only to lease them back

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:12 0

Air Asia is selling 29 planes – Airbus’ A320-200ceo and A320neo to Castlelake. Castlelake will lease the same aircraft back to the Malaysia based budget airline ... Read More

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Suspended! Fastjet airline services in Tanzania

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 18, 2018 01:59 0

Fastjet airline officials said late last week that its flights would be canceled through the end of January. Read More

Airbus: 43 aircraft booked, 89 delivered in November

Airbus: 43 aircraft booked, 89 delivered in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 09:15 0

Airbus booked orders for a total of 43 aircraft in its single-aisle A320 and widebody A330 families during November, and provided 89 jetliners from across ... Read More

Norwegian airline will now serve free water, accept cash

Norwegian airline will now serve free water, accept cash

editor editor- June 22, 2013 06:43 0

A Norwegian airline will now serve free water on long-haul flights following complaints that passengers were left without food, drinks and blankets for up to ... Read More

No food, no water, no blankets – welcome to Norwegian Air Shuttle

No food, no water, no blankets – welcome to Norwegian Air Shuttle

editor editor- June 18, 2013 10:20 0

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Europe's third-largest budget airline, has apologised for refusing passengers food, water and even blankets on its recently launched long-haul flights to New ... Read More

Ryanair profits soar

Ryanair profits soar

editor editor- May 21, 2013 07:07 0

Ryanair wants to more than double its share of the European short-haul market to 20 per cent in the next five years Read More

easyJet shrinks cabin baggage allowance

easyJet shrinks cabin baggage allowance

editor editor- May 21, 2013 04:09 0

EasyJet has announced a 'guaranteed' cabin baggage allowance which is 37 per cent below the maximum size allowed - because its packed planes can't always ... Read More

Chinese Spring Airlines to add cars to its in-flight shopping catalogue

Chinese Spring Airlines to add cars to its in-flight shopping catalogue

editor editor- March 13, 2013 08:24 0

Who doesn't love in-flight shopping? Indulge in a nice tube of lipstick. Maybe a bottle of whiskey. Or a new car. No, we haven't been ... Read More

Jetstar Japan extends reach through Sabre

Jetstar Japan extends reach through Sabre

editor editor- February 21, 2013 06:52 0

SYDNEY, Australia - Sabre connected travel agents worldwide will now be able to make bookings for Jetstar Japan (GK) – Japan's low cost carrier. Read More

EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou to launch African budget carrier

EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou to launch African budget carrier

editor editor- June 28, 2012 09:45 0

LONDON, England - A new budget airline backed by easyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou will soon take to the African skies, promising to bring low-cost flights ... Read More

Scoot airline ditches TVs in favor of iPads to save fuel

Scoot airline ditches TVs in favor of iPads to save fuel

editor editor- June 6, 2012 08:11 0

SINGAPORE - Budget airline Scoot is offering iPads to long-haul travellers after ripping out aircraft entertainment systems weighing more than two tonnes to save fuel. Read More

Ryanair launches new route between Scotland and Poland

Ryanair launches new route between Scotland and Poland

editor editor- May 14, 2012 08:44 0

Budget airline Ryanair has launched a new route between the Scots capital and Poland. The no-frills flights will go twice a week from Edinburgh to ... Read More

Budget carrier bmibaby to close later this year

Budget carrier bmibaby to close later this year

editor editor- May 4, 2012 08:31 0

Budget airline bmibaby is set to shut down later this year, threatening the loss of hundreds of jobs and the ending of its flights. Read More

AirAsia X to bring 55000 extra tourists to Sydney

AirAsia X to bring 55000 extra tourists to Sydney

editor editor- January 19, 2012 08:00 0

Around 55,000 extra tourists could be heading to NSW each year after budget airline AirAsia X announced it will begin daily flights to Sydney in ... Read More

Ryanair makes profitable habit out of incensing passengers

Ryanair makes profitable habit out of incensing passengers

editor editor- October 18, 2011 07:40 0

Any publicity is good publicity for Dublin-based budget airline Ryanair. Read More

Stelios: Fastjet to compete with  EasyJet

Stelios: Fastjet to compete with EasyJet

editor editor- September 27, 2011 05:52 0

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, the entrepreneur behind easyJet, has threatened to take on the budget airline he founded by launching a rival after accusing the management ... Read More

Skymark Airlines to buy 6 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets

Skymark Airlines to buy 6 Airbus A380 superjumbo jets

editor editor- February 18, 2011 09:02 0

TOULOUSE, France — Skymark Airlines Inc, a Japanese budget airline, signed a deal Thursday with Airbus S.A.S. Read More

SpiceJet names new CEO

SpiceJet names new CEO

editor editor- October 13, 2010 03:24 0

Indian budget airline Spicejet has announced that Neil Raymond Mills has joined Spicejet as its chief executive officer with effect from 11 October 2010. Read More

Dubai launches budget airline

Dubai launches budget airline

editor editor- April 7, 2009 05:11 0

DUBAI — The Gulf emirate of Dubai announced on Monday the launch of its first budget airline called flydubai, which will be taking to the ... Read More

Singapore, Incheon scrap plans for new budget airline

Singapore, Incheon scrap plans for new budget airline

editor editor- December 31, 2008 02:40 0

SINGAPORE — Singapore's Tiger Airways said Tuesday a plan to establish a budget carrier with South Korea's Incheon city has been scrapped due to the ... Read More

Budget airline Zoom collapses

Budget airline Zoom collapses

editor editor- August 29, 2008 06:14 0

LONDON (eTN) - Budget airline Zoom has collapsed with its planes grounded in Scotland and Canada. Zoom is the latest airline to suffer under the ... Read More

Hong Kong budget airline Oasis has flight licences revoked

Hong Kong budget airline Oasis has flight licences revoked

editor editor- June 9, 2008 05:20 0

HONG KONG - Collapsed Hong Kong budget airline Oasis had its air transport licences revoked by the authority, a move that brought the business a ... Read More

United Airlines to shutter low-fare airline, cut jobs

United Airlines to shutter low-fare airline, cut jobs

editor editor- June 5, 2008 01:56 0

DETROIT - United Airlines said Wednesday that it would discontinue its low-fare airline, called Ted, retire aircraft and cut as many as 1,100 additional jobs ... Read More

Japan budget airline short of pilots, shares dive

Japan budget airline short of pilots, shares dive

editor editor- June 4, 2008 02:54 0

TOKYO - Skymark Airlines, a discount domestic carrier, will cancel 168 flights in June due to a shortage of pilots, sending its shares to their ... Read More

Dubai seeks aircraft for upcoming budget airline

editor editor- April 23, 2008 04:12 0

Dubai - Dubai is holding talks with both Airbus and Boeing to buy planes for the proposed budget airline that Emirates is involved in setting ... Read More

Singapore’s Tiger Airways may buy budget airline

Singapore’s Tiger Airways may buy budget airline

editor editor- April 22, 2008 03:53 0

SINGAPORE - Tiger Airways, a low-fare airline partly owned by Singapore Airlines, said on Monday it may buy another low-cost carrier in Asia after soaring ... Read More

Dubai to establish budget airline managed by Emirates

Dubai to establish budget airline managed by Emirates

editor editor- March 19, 2008 04:29 0

Emirates, the biggest Arab airline, will manage a low-cost carrier to be established by Dubai's government in a bid to tap soaring demand for travel ... Read More

UAE’s Air Arabia to start budget airline in Nepal

UAE’s Air Arabia to start budget airline in Nepal

editor editor- January 14, 2008 06:21 0

DUBAI - Air Arabia, the Middle East's largest low-cost carrier, said on Sunday it would start a budget airline in Nepal with local carrier Yeti ... Read More

Hawko’s cut-price airline for Oz

Hawko’s cut-price airline for Oz

editor editor- January 11, 2008 04:32 0

An airline which once celebrated its birthday with a mass circumcision for 1500 kids and boasts about being Jennifer Hawkins' one-time carrier is joining Australia's ... Read More

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