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Minister of Commerce, Industry & Tourism for Cyprus to speak at Routes Europe

Minister of Commerce, Industry & Tourism for Cyprus to speak at Routes Europe

Taking place on Sunday, May 12, 2013, the Routes Europe Strategy Summit will open Routes Europe in Budapest. Following on from its successful debut at last year’s Routes Europe Event, the Summit will provide a valuable insight into aviation across the … April 26, 2013
300 airlines and airports to meet in Mumbai to discuss air services in Asia

300 airlines and airports to meet in Mumbai to discuss air services in Asia

The 11th Routes Asia event will take place on March 17-19 in Mumbai, India. With over 600 delegates representing 300 airlines and airports from across the region, the event is expected to match or even surpass last year’s record total. Routes Asia is … March 5, 2013
Global and local partners line up to sponsor 2012 World Routes Development Forum

Global and local partners line up to sponsor 2012 World Routes Development Forum

ABU DHABI, UAE - Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today presented the key sponsors of the 18th World Route Development Forum to be held in Abu Dhabi from September 29 to October 2 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Etihad Airways, Mubadala … September 25, 2012
Africa to lead debate in WTM 2012 airline program

Africa to lead debate in WTM 2012 airline program

Africa's airline industry will be put under the spotlight at World Travel Market 2012, the leading global event for the travel industry, as part of a wider series of discussions among aviation chiefs over the industry's future. The airline events program … September 18, 2012
Routes Africa 2012 in Seychelles set to witness attendance of largest contingent of airlines ever in Africa

Routes Africa 2012 in Seychelles set to witness attendance of largest contingent of airlines ever in Africa

Routes Africa 2012, which will take place in Seychelles from July 8 to 10, will for the first time witness the attendance of the largest group of airlines with 16 carriers having already registered for the event. The airlines will be joined for the event … June 5, 2012
Routes Africa reports growing number of airlines for July Seychelles meeting

Routes Africa reports growing number of airlines for July Seychelles meeting

Routes Africa Secretariat has further updated the press with the growing number of airlines for the July meeting in Seychelles. The list of speakers for the conference is now being finalized, and the July airline and tourism meeting in Seychelles is set … May 30, 2012
Routes Africa 2012, which will be held in Seychelles, is fast gathering steam just a week after registration opened

Routes Africa 2012, which will be held in Seychelles, is fast gathering steam just a week after registration opened

As expected airlines, airport authorities, and tourism boards are registering fast for the Routes Conference that will be held in the Seychelles this coming July. The organizers of the conference opened the registration for the Seychelles conference … May 8, 2012
Routes Africa brochure set to increase number of delegates to Seychelles event this coming July

Routes Africa brochure set to increase number of delegates to Seychelles event this coming July

The official brochure for Routes Africa 2012 has been released, and it is set to increase the number of delegates to this aviation, airline, and tourism board meeting, which this year is set to take place in the much-sought-after, mid-ocean tourist destination … May 6, 2012
Airlines to attend Routes Europe in record numbers

Airlines to attend Routes Europe in record numbers

Routes Europe will see a record airline attendance when Europe's only Route Development Event takes place in the Estonian capital in May. Over 80 airlines and 160 headquarter-based airline decision makers will be present in order to decide on potential … May 3, 2012
Routes Africa 2012 in Seychelles set to bring North South and East West dialogue

Routes Africa 2012 in Seychelles set to bring North South and East West dialogue

The Routes Africa 2012 forum in the Seychelles will bring airlines, civil aviation authorities, and tourism boards together to see how the challenges facing the world of aviation and tourism can best be tackled. “The world economics is changing fast, … March 25, 2012
Largest Route Development Forum in the Americas to open in Nassau

Largest Route Development Forum in the Americas to open in Nassau

In just five days time, the 5th Routes Americas event will take place in Nassau and Paradise Island, the Bahamas. The event will be hosted by Nassau Airport Development Company (NADC) and their key partners, Atlantis and the Nassau Paradise Island Promotion … February 14, 2012
Seychelles Tourism Board and Emirates Airline sign cooperation agreement

Seychelles Tourism Board and Emirates Airline sign cooperation agreement

Alain St.Ange, CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, and Sheikh Majid Al Mualla, Emirates Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations for West Asia & Indian Ocean, have again signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the 2011 Dubai Air Show in the presence … November 17, 2011
Etihad Airways starts flights to Seychelles

Etihad Airways starts flights to Seychelles

Etihad Airways landed in Seychelles on Wednesday, November 2, to start their four weekly flights per week to Seychelles. The first Etihad Airways flight was received with the traditional water cannon welcome as it taxied into its parking bay into the … November 2, 2011
World Routes Awards 2011 winners announced

World Routes Awards 2011 winners announced

Winners of the World Routes Awards 2011 were formally announced last night at the Berlin Networking Evening, which took place at the site of the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt, nine months before the new airport for Germany’s capital region … October 4, 2011
Air access meeting called by Vanilla Islands of the Indian Ocean

Air access meeting called by Vanilla Islands of the Indian Ocean

Delegates from the Seychelles, Mauritius, Madagascar, La Reunion and Comoros gathered in Mauritius this week with airlines serving the region now called the "Vanilla Islands," to take stock of the situation on hand and to discuss the way forward. The … June 9, 2011
Etihad to fly to Seychelles

Etihad to fly to Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the decision by Etihad Airways to start operating flights to Seychelles from Abu Dhabi with effect from November 1. Alain St.Ange, the CEO of the Seychelles Tourism Board, said that this is good news for the … May 26, 2011
Emirates executive talks about airline extras

Emirates executive talks about airline extras

The global aviation industry suffered a disastrous 2009-2010, marked by bankruptcies, shrinkage in airline networks and service levels, and overall industry-wide losses of US$9.4 billion. Around mid-2010, Emirates Airline shared that it faced the same … April 24, 2011
Emirates to fly twice a day to Seychelles

Emirates to fly twice a day to Seychelles

Emirates airline is to double its flights between Dubai and Seychelles, it has been announced. By the end of this year, the route will be serviced by 14 flights every week - two a day. Starting on Monday, March 28, Emirates' service will gradually increase … March 9, 2011
Airlines to be represented at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

Airlines to be represented at 2011 Seychelles Carnaval International de Victoria

The Seychelles national carrier, Air Seychelles, and Emirates airline have confirmed that they will both be participating in the 2011 Seychelles "Carnaval International de Victoria," due to be held in the capital between March 4-6.Air Seychelles' float, … February 16, 2011
World Travel Market signals new era for airlines

World Travel Market signals new era for airlines

Boeing will discuss its revolutionary 787 Dreamliner with members from the global travel and tourism industry at World Travel Market’s opening ceremony in London on Monday, November 8. Ushering in a new era of air travel, Jeff Cacy, Boeing’s managing … October 14, 2010
Survey names Garuda best in SE Asia for service

Survey names Garuda best in SE Asia for service

JAKARTA, Indonesia - A recent survey by the Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) has ranked the national airline of Indonesia, Garuda, the best carrier in Southeast Asia for service quality. The Southeast Asia survey measured several criteria including … October 13, 2010
THAI to hold Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon international conference

THAI to hold Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon international conference

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited will hold an international conference under the theme, “Asia: Beyond the Economic Horizon,” on October 15, 2010, which will be inaugurated by HE Abhisit Vejjajiva, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of … October 5, 2010
Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

Bangkok Airways ready to serve international demand

BANGKOK, Thailand - A world-wide fascination with the wonders of Thailand has fueled a dynamic tourist economy that continues to expand to every corner of this delightful, value-oriented nation. On the wings of this amazing growth, Bangkok Airways has … October 1, 2010
Kenya Airways announces agreement with Galileo and Worldspan users

Kenya Airways announces agreement with Galileo and Worldspan users

NAIROBI, Kenya - On September 14, 2010, national carrier Kenya Airways and Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, jointly announced a global, full content agreement for Galileo and Worldspan-connected users worldwide. … October 1, 2010
Kenya Airways boosts regional services

Kenya Airways boosts regional services

NAIROBI, Kenya - National flag carrier Kenya Airways has added a Boeing 737-300 to its domestic and short haul regional service lineup. The equipment registered as 5Y-KYM has been leased from KLM. It is initially scheduled on the Nairobi-Mombasa route. … October 1, 2010
Afriqiyah Airways expands European network to Lyon and Milan

Afriqiyah Airways expands European network to Lyon and Milan

TRIPOLI, Libya - Afriqiyah Airways has added Lyon-Satolas, France and Milan-Malpensa, Italy to its European network as part of an on-going corporate strategy to improve transportation links between Africa, Europe and the world beyond. The airline which … October 1, 2010
Kenya Airways commences flights to Luanda, Angola

Kenya Airways commences flights to Luanda, Angola

NAIROBI, Kenya - Leading African airline Kenya Airways has commenced service to Luanda, the capital city of Angola. The addition of the new route furthers the Kenya Airways corporate initiative of linking major African cities with the rest of the world. … October 1, 2010
Air Seychelles to launch Chennai service

Air Seychelles to launch Chennai service

Starting November of this year, passengers traveling to Chennai, India, will have the possibility of doing so in one non-stop flight, with Air Seychelles. Responding to the increased number of arrivals from the Indian subcontinent and the demand from … August 27, 2010
Cape Town unifies low-cost airlines to bring in the fans

Cape Town unifies low-cost airlines to bring in the fans

Cape Town’s tourism industry leaders, Cape Town Tourism, and Cape Town Routes Unlimited, have joined forces in a bid to win Cape Town more visits from 2010 FIFA World Cup™ fans stationed in Gauteng. The message is loud and clear: Cape Town is one … June 3, 2010
Routes Europe coming soon

Routes Europe coming soon

The fifth annual Routes Europe event is just around the corner and the number of delegate registrations is continuing to grow. Routes would like to take this opportunity to remind those still interested in attending that time is running out to register! This … April 30, 2010
United Federal of Travel Agents' Association applauds Indian agents' victory

United Federal of Travel Agents' Association applauds Indian agents' victory

United Federal of Travel Agents' Association (UFTAA) president, William Tan, has expressed his warm congratulations to travel agent bodies in India on having persuaded the regulatory authorities of that country to order the airlines to honor their contractual … April 7, 2010
Seychelles Tourism Board moves on India

Seychelles Tourism Board moves on India

The Seychelles Tourism Board director of tourism marketing, Alain St. Ange, accompanied by the board's tourism director for Asia and Australasia, Mrs. Myrna Michel, are joining Mr. Dick Esparon, the Seychelles high commissioner in India, for a series … April 2, 2010
Abu Dhabi to host World Routes 2012

Abu Dhabi to host World Routes 2012

The Route Development Group (RDG) is pleased to announce that the 18th World Routes, the largest gathering of airlines, airports, and tourism authorities in the world, is to be held in Abu Dhabi in 2012. The forum will be hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports … January 25, 2010
Piyasvasti Amranand becomes Thai Airways president

Piyasvasti Amranand becomes Thai Airways president

Dr. Piyasvasti Amranand commenced his term as President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited today. Piyasvasti joins Thai after having served most recently as chairman of the advisory panel to Kasikornbank Bank’s CEO. He is a graduate … October 19, 2009
US DOT issues guidance letter to airlines on lost, damaged, or delayed baggage benefits

US DOT issues guidance letter to airlines on lost, damaged, or delayed baggage benefits

On October 9, 2009, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued a guidance letter to the airlines asking that they review their policies related to the reimbursement of passengers’ expenses related to lost, damaged, or delayed baggage. The airlines … October 13, 2009
TAM Airlines chairman calls it quits

TAM Airlines chairman calls it quits

TAM airlines reported today that Commander David Barioni Neto resigned today from his position as the company's chairman. Reasons for the resignation were not given. The current vice president of finance, management, and IT and chief executive officer … October 9, 2009
JAL reorganizes international flight numbers beginning with FY2010

JAL reorganizes international flight numbers beginning with FY2010

TOKYO - Japan Airlines (JAL) announced today that it will reorganize the flight numbers of several of its international passenger flights from March 28, 2010 in preparation for the anticipated increase in traffic at Tokyo's two airports, Narita International … April 20, 2009

Airlines will reduce their carbon emissions by nearly 8 percent this year

GENEVA - International Air Transport Association said airlines will reduce their carbon emissions by nearly 8 percent this year as they slash the number of flights they operate in line with a drop in both cargo and passenger demand, executives said on … March 31, 2009
ASTA calls on DOT to complete work on Tarmac Delay Task Force

ASTA calls on DOT to complete work on Tarmac Delay Task Force

ALEXANDRIA, VA - In a letter to Secretary Ray LaHood, following his Senate confirmation as US Secretary of Transportation, ASTA requested today that the department bring to a timely conclusion the work of the National Task Force to Develop Model Contingency … February 4, 2009
Is it time for airlines to decide on what sort of products and partnerships to focus on?

Is it time for airlines to decide on what sort of products and partnerships to focus on?

Over the last 12 months or so, airlines have been increasingly counting on ancillary revenues as the main driver for registering strong profit margins going forward. It is being acknowledged that maximizing ancillary return is not just about commissions, … January 16, 2009
Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

Gulf Air to resume flights to Bangkok

MANAMA, Bahrain - Following the announcement by the Airports Authority of Thailand (AOT) that Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport will be reopened for normal operations from late Thursday, December 4, 2008, Gulf Air will be resuming its normal … December 3, 2008
Mexicana to join oneworld

Mexicana to join oneworld

Mexicana is to join oneworld®. Mexico and Central America's leading airline today accepted a formal invitation to become part of the world's leading quality airline alliance after being unanimously elected on board by the grouping's existing ten member … April 10, 2008

IBERIA LETS PASSENGERS USE THE INTERNET TO SUPPLY INFORMATION REQUIRED BY CERTAIN COUNTRIES

Customers can visit www.iberia.com to supply the data required by such countries as the United States, Cuba, and Mexico. This new online service will save time at airports. Madrid, August 1st, 2007 Iberia has launched a new service on its web site … August 1, 2007

Airports Latest Data

Airports Latest Data 20 June 2007 Note for new users: Air4casts offers an enhanced Latest Actual Data Review system which permits users to track back on the results for an airport over the last 12 months and further allows them to compare airport … June 20, 2007

Online Airport Parking Reservation Service Reaches Millionth Booking

AirportParkingReservations.com began accepting guaranteed reservations — with the payment of an online deposit — in 2004, and now in just over three years later the company booked its one millionth parking space. On May 8, 2007, AirportParkingReservations.com … May 18, 2007

One Million Reservations - AirportParkingReservations.com

Suffield, CT May 3, 2007 — If you were to park one million cars end to end, how much room would you need? According to Tom Lombardi, the line would stretch from New York City to Los Angeles. And as president of AirportParkingReservations.com, Lombardi … May 4, 2007

AFRIQIYAH AIRWAYS OPENS SALES and TICKETING OFFICES in the USA

CHICAGO (airline code 8U ) is pleased to announce its expansion into U. S. market with the opening of four Sales and Ticketing offices in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York.Afriqiyah Airways was founded in 2001 to showcase a re-emerging Libya … May 3, 2007

KLM, Kenya Airways and Martinair adopt Altéa Reservation to support global sales

• Standardisation across sales operations and integrated information flow with alliance and codeshare partners, drive choice for Altéa Reservation• Over 1.4 million PNRs migrated to Amadeus and 22 applications adapted as part of seamless … April 11, 2007



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