Avelo Airlines Installs New Finlets on Boeing 737 Aircraft
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by James Field
4h ago
Avelo Airlines has this week announced the installation of finlets on it’s Boeing 737 aircraft in the name of fuel & emissions efficiency. Airlines around the world are always finding ways to be more efficient when they are in the air. Without further ado, let’s get into it… The New Avelo Airlines 737 Finlets… Photo Credit: Avelo Airlines. Avelo Airlines has partnered with Vortex Control Technologies to install these new finlets on the Boeing 737. This makes the airline the first operator of the aircraft type to have them installed. On top of this, they are also the second airline in the ..read more
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Ryanair Doubles Down on Dublin Airport Cap Pressure
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by James Field
5h ago
Ryanair has this week doubled down on it’s pressure to the Irish Government to lift the Dublin Airport cap. The Irish low-cost carrier has been in relentless in these calls, with no signs of backing down at this present moment. Without further ado, let’s get into it… Ryanair’s O’Leary Gives The Low-Down in Dublin… Photo Credit: Ryanair. Calling the Transport & Tourism ministers “dunces”, Ryanair has once again stated their case over this cap. Over the Summer, the airline plans to take delivery of 50 aircraft, which will add 16m passengers to traffic. They have argued that this increase in ..read more
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Aer Lingus ATR: AAIB Report
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by Jamie Clarke
5h ago
The AAIB has reported a serious incident involving an Aer Lingus (EI) ATR during its approach into Belfast City. This article will cover the details surrounding the AAIB’s report regarding the Aer Lingus ATR issues during approach. Aer Lingus ATR Incident Photo Credit: AAIB On September 19, 2022, an Aer Lingus ATR 72-600 registered as EI-GPN on approach to Belfast City Airport (BHD) lost a number of aircraft systems. The AAIB (Air Accidents Investigation Branch) this week has released its report covering this incident. During the approach, without a specified procedure to follow, the flight c ..read more
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Vietnam Airlines Grounds 12 Aircraft
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by Jamie Clarke
6h ago
As reported by VnExpress, Vietnam Airlines has grounded 12 of its aircraft for maintenance due to engine issues. This article will cover the details surrounding Vietnam Airlines’ aircraft groundings due to their engine issues. Vietnam Airlines 12 Aircraft Grounded Photo Credit: Dltl2010, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Becoming another operator adding their aircraft grounding due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues, Vietnam Airlines has grounded 12 of its Airbus A321neos. These 12 aircraft represent approximately 20% of the airline’s domesti ..read more
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El Al Achieves Q4 370% Profit
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by Jamie Clarke
9h ago
As reported by Globes, Israeli flag carrier, El Al (LY), has achieved a profit increase of 370% in Q4 2023. This article will cover the details surrounding El Al’s hefty profit increase during Q4 2023 and their full-year 2023. El Al’s Q4 Profit Increase Photo Credit: Riik@mctr, CC BY-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Since the war in Gaza began, many foreign carrier’s had halted their routes to Tel Aviv, meaning El Al had been able to seize most of the market share. For Q4 alone, the Israeli operator had an 80% market share, whereas in Q3 they only h ..read more
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Lufthansa To Add Four New Routes from Frankfurt & Munich
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by James Field
10h ago
Lufthansa has this week announced plans to add four new routes from it’s operations in Frankfurt & Munich. These new routes will be launched in the upcoming Summer 2024 season, where travel demand is busier. Without further ado, let’s get into it… The New Flights from Frankfurt & Munich with Lufthansa… Photo Credit: Joris Wendt/AviationSource In the Summer 2024 season, Lufthansa will be adding the following new routes from Frankfurt & Munich: Trondheim in Norway: The country’s third-largest city will be served twice a week from Munich from April 28. Nantes in France: wi ..read more
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Ryanair Calls on Tel Aviv To Open Ben Gurion Terminal 1
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by James Field
10h ago
Ryanair has this week called on Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport to reopen Terminal 1. This comes following the airline restarting services out of the airport back on February 1. Without further ado, let’s get into it… Terminal 3 in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion is More Expensive… Photo Credit: Jamie Clarke/AviationSource Ryanair states that the current set-up at Terminal 3 in terms of operating costs are too high. The Irish low-cost carrier requested previously with Tel Aviv Ben Gurion to honour the prices agreed with Terminal 1. However, this has appeared to not have come to fruition, with t ..read more
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IAG Unveils New CEOs for Iberia & Vueling
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by James Field
11h ago
The International Airlines Group (IAG) has this week unveiled new CEOs for Iberia & Vueling. It is understood that such a management change will be effective from April 2024. Without further ado, let’s get into it… The New Appointments to Iberia & Vueling… Photo Credit: Jamie Clarke/AviationSourcePhoto Credit: James Field/AviationSource IAG has made the following appointments to Vueling & Iberia: Marco Sansavini has been appointed CEO and Chairman of Iberia, moving from his current role as CEO of Vueling. Fernando Candela, who was appointed as interim CEO of Iberia in May 2023, w ..read more
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TAP Air Portugal Expands Brazil & North America Flights
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by James Field
13h ago
TAP Air Portugal has this week unveiled plans to expand flights to Brazil and into North America for the Summer 2024 season. The airline continues to grow it’s presence in those regions, with the frequency of flights being significant. Without further ado, let’s get into it… TAP Air Portugal & It’s Brazilian Expansion… Photo Credit: Joris Wendt/AviationSource Starting with Brazil, TAP Air Portugal has made some additional increases to it’s existing services. Six additional flights will be added to Recife, bringing the total to 13 weekly. For Fortaleza & Rio de Janeiro, there will be t ..read more
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Ryanair Adds Four New Routes to Krakow Operations
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by James Field
14h ago
Ryanair has this week announced the addition of four new routes to its operations out of Krakow, Poland. The airline continues to grow it’s presence in Eastern Europe, based on consistent demand increases. Without further ado, let’s get into it… Ryanair’s Plans for Krakow in Summer 2024… Photo Credit: James Field/AviationSource The four new routes being added to the Krakow operation by Ryanair are as follows: Dubrovnik Faro Olbia Trieste Such route additions means that around 83 will be available to book in total from the Polish airport. Two additional Boeing 737 aircraft will be based at K ..read more
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