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Kazakhstan’s first low-cost airline launches its first international route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2019

On December 13, the first Kazakhstan low-cost airline FlyArystan made its first international flight from Nur-Sultan to Moscow (Zhukovsky) on ... Read More

Chile’s ultra-low-cost airline SKY orders 10 Airbus A321XLR jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019

SKY, a Chile-based ultra-low-cost carrier, has signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for 10 A321XLRs. The airline will expand its ... Read More

Who is the low-cost airline of the year?

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2019

Spirit Airlines was selected for pioneering the ultra-low-cost model in North America, and more recently, turning its operations around and ... Read More

Etihad and Air Arabia to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 16, 2019

Etihad Aviation Group, owner of the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Air Arabia, the Middle East and ... Read More

Direct Shenzhen-Manila flights from Philippines low-cost airline

editor editor- June 11, 2019

Low-cost Philippines airline, Cebu Pacific, will commence direct flights between Shenzen in China and Manila. The new route is in ... Read More

Volaris: 28% passenger growth and 88% load factor in May 2019

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 5, 2019

Volaris is the low-cost airline operating in Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported May 2019 and preliminary year ... Read More

World Travel Awards 2019: Complete list of winners for Africa & the Indian Ocean

mm Alain St.Ange- June 4, 2019

The World Travel Awards took place in Mauritius. Businesses from all over Africa were competing to be the best of ... Read More

Swoop: Cabin crew have right to choose their representation

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 27, 2019

Swoop, a Canadian ultra low-cost airline owned by WestJet, today issued the following statement from President Steven Greenway regarding the ... Read More

Farewell Niki Lauda: Legend of fast cars and airplanes

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 23, 2019

Niki Lauda, whom we remember as a Formula 1 legend, is no longer with us. But did you know he ... Read More

Kazakh flag carrier Air Astana celebrates seventeenth anniversary

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 16, 2019

Over the past 17 years, Air Astana has grown to become Central Asia’s leading carrier, with a reputation for the ... Read More

Boeing’s second biggest customer turns its back on 737 MAX, goes to Airbus

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 1, 2019

Emirati state-owned low-cost airline Flydubai is negotiating potential purchases of new А320 Neo jets with European aerospace giant Airbus to ... Read More

Volaris: Passenger demand continues to be strong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 4, 2019

Volaris, a low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported their preliminary year to date traffic results. In March 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) ... Read More

Denmark airport welcomes opening of Norwegian Air base

editor editor- April 3, 2019

Billund Airport in Denmark confirmed that low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA, more commonly and simply known as Norwegian, opened ... Read More

Airlines demanding compensation from Boeing for 737 Max fiasco losses

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2019

Airlines are beginning to demand compensation from Boeing as revenue losses are expected to mount after the troubled Boeing MAX ... Read More

Air Asia establishes global venture capital fund

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 4, 2019

AirAsia's digital venture arm, RedBeat Ventures, announced it is establishing a global venture capital fund, RedBeat Capital, alongside a strategic ... Read More

Air Astana reports $5.3 million net profit in 2018

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019

Air Astana has declared unaudited net profit for 2018 of US$5.3m, driven by higher revenues and higher jet fuel costs. ... Read More

Flydubai launches direct Dubai-Tashkent service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019

Dubai's government-owned low-cost airline flydubai is set to start flights to Tashkent from March 11, 2019. The five-times weekly service ... Read More

Perth – Lombok on Air Asia is great news for Indonesia Tourism

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 28, 2019

After the 2018 earthquake creating a big challenge to the Indonesian Travel and Tourism Industry on the Island of Lombok, ... Read More

Canadian ultra low-cost airline launches Cancun flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2019

Swoop airline today celebrates its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Cancun International Airport (CUN). ... Read More

New low-cost carrier orders 60 Airbus A220-300 jets

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019

The start-up US low-cost airline has signed a firm order with Airbus to purchase 60 A220-300 aircraft. Code-named “Moxy”, the ... Read More

Flydubai launches European operations with Naples and Budapest flights

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 20, 2018

Government-owned low-cost airline flydubai will operate up to five direct flights a week to Naples and Budapest in Europe from ... Read More

Airline Safety: Lion Air says NO to Boeing 737 MAX cancelling a 22 billion Dollar aircraft order

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 12, 2018

Lion Air doesn't trust Boeing and the owner of Indonesia's largest low cost airline is taking safety over an economic ... Read More

Jetstar emergency landing in Guam

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 7, 2016

A Jetstar Airways flight JQ12 with 320 people onboard, which was flying from Tokyo to Australia’s Gold Coast, has made ... Read More

Oman Air toying with idea of budget airline

editor editor- April 10, 2013

MUSCAT, Oman - Oman Air has roped in two international consultants — Seabury and Oxford Economics — to conduct a ... Read More

EasyJet to launch Manchester-Moscow service

editor editor- December 1, 2012

LONDON, England - UK low-fare carrier easyJet has confirmed it will base an eighth aircraft at Manchester Airport from next ... Read More

Malaysia to launch new low-cost airline

editor editor- September 12, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Tuesday announced the setting up of a new ... Read More

Jetstar Japan takes delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft

editor editor- April 25, 2012

Jetstar Japan, one of Japan’s newest low-cost carriers (LCC), has taken delivery of its first Airbus A320 aircraft in Toulouse, ... Read More

Qantas, JAL to launch low-cost domestic carrier in Japan

editor editor- July 2, 2011

The Qantas Group and Japan Airlines are believed to be in advanced talks about starting a low-cost domestic carrier in ... Read More

ANA and HK investor to establish budget airline joint venture

editor editor- February 2, 2011

TOKYO, Japan - All Nippon Airways Co. said Tuesday that it will establish its low-cost airline joint venture with a ... Read More

UAE may launch new low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

editor editor- June 3, 2010

The United Arab Emirates is looking into licensing a third low-cost airline in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, al-Khaleej newspaper ... Read More

TUI says it will form a low-cost airline with Lufthansa

editor editor- January 30, 2008

FRANKFURT — German travel and transport group TUI and airline Lufthansa are working on creating a new low-cost carrier, the ... Read More

New low-cost airline from South Africa to Europe

editor editor- January 22, 2008

A new low-cost airline will soon be whisking South Africans from Cape Town and Durban to London's Stansted airport, with ... Read More