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Finnair to Join BA and JAL Joint Business Agreement

Finnair to Join BA and JAL Joint Business Agreement

Finnair has unveiled its intention to join British Airways (BA) and Japan Airlines (JAL) in their joint business agreement. BA and JAL entered into a joint business arrangement in October 2012, providing their customers with

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Virgin Australia introduces frequent flier miles for pets

Virgin Australia introduces frequent flier miles for pets

On Monday, Virgin Australia announced that pets would now be included in the airline's Velocity frequent flier program. In a press release, the airline stated that two-legged frequent fliers would earn up to 300 points each time

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New easyJet hand luggage rules start

New easyJet hand luggage rules start

The budget carrier will only guarantee to store luggage in its overhead lockers that is 37 per cent smaller than the current limit. Passengers who travel with bags that are larger than the new size but

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Transaero Becomes Russia’s Largest Carrier on International Routes in May

Transaero Becomes Russia’s Largest Carrier on International Routes in May

According to the data released by the Transport Clearing House (Russia’s executive body of the Air Transport Settlement System), Transaero outperformed Russian airlines in May 2013 in terms of international passenger traffic, measured in Revenue

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British Airways loosens rules on use of electronic devices

British Airways loosens rules on use of electronic devices

Passengers flying British Airways will be among the first to be able to check their email and call their loved ones to let them know they’ve arrived soon after their plane lands. The new relaxed

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GoAir Flight Attendants: Airline To Employ Only Lightweight Female Flight Attendants

GoAir Flight Attendants: Airline To Employ Only Lightweight Female Flight Attendants

Indian airline GoAir is--apparently--doing everything in its power to lighten its aircraft and improve fuel efficiency. Like (who else?) Ryanair before it, the airline has decided to only hire lightweight female flight attendants in the future, since males

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Air Lituanica Plans to Begin Operating

Air Lituanica Plans to Begin Operating

New Lithuanian regional airline Air Lituanica plans to begin operating its first routes to Brussels, Amsterdam and Berlin from July 1, The HUB can reveal.  The niche business carrier will begin flying from its Vilnius base for

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RusLine offers seasonal Volgograd – Sochi service

RusLine offers seasonal Volgograd – Sochi service

RusLine from 20JUN13 is to offer seasonal Volgograd – Sochi service, operating twice weekly flights on board CRJ200 aircraft. This route is to operate until 12SEP13. 7R305 VOG1220 – 1340AER CRJ 4 7R305 VOG1735 – 1855AER CRJ

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HOP! New Low-Cost Airline Started Service

HOP! New Low-Cost Airline Started Service

Starting on 31 March 2013, with 530 daily flights and a modern fleet of 98 aircraft with a seating capacity of between 48 and 100 seats, HOP! will serve 104 destinations with its own aircraft

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KLM Mixing Cooking Oil and Jet Fuel

KLM Mixing Cooking Oil and Jet Fuel

Dutch airline KLM has begun powering some commercial flights on an eco-friendly fuel mix that includes 25% cooking oil and 75% jet fuel. The same oil that fried up your lunch might be powering your

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Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at increasing Seychelles’ visibility around the world by leveraging the airline’s expanding international network and growing number of

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Aeroflot Rated Top-1 Among European Most Stylish Airlines

Aeroflot Rated Top-1 Among European Most Stylish Airlines

Aeroflot cabin crew uniform is voted the most stylish airline in Europe, reveals the survey organized by Scyscanner, a global travel search site. More than 1 200 air travellers rated Europe’s leading airlines’ uniforms on

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airBaltic to Launch New Flights to Hungary

airBaltic to Launch New Flights to Hungary

On 4 May 2013, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route from Riga to Heviz-Balaton, Hungary. The new route of airBaltic will offer convenient travel between the two airports, and beyond to destinations in

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Transaero Has Launched Direct Flights to Jamaica

Transaero Has Launched Direct Flights to Jamaica

On January 1 2013, Transaero will launch flight program to Jamaica. Flights, consolidated by Biblio Globus, will be performed till the end of March. As Sales Director of Transaero Roman Vdovenko told at a press

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Incheon International Named Best Airport Worldwide 7 Years in a Row

Incheon International Named Best Airport Worldwide 7 Years in a Row

Airports Council International (ACI) has named Incheon International Airport “Best Airport Worldwide for a record seventh year in a row. The award is considered the “Nobel Prize of the Aviation Industry”, and is determined through