Daily News Briefs
Priceline acquired Flyiin, a German start-up offering business-to-business services to support airline travel retailing via travel agencies (Skift, 08-May-2021). The company’s Berlin based staff and operations will
Wizz Air plans to commence the following Catania Fontanarossa Airport services in 2021, as per a 12-May-2021 GDS inventory and timetable display: Cluj: Twice weekly, commencing 12-Jun-2021; Santorini:
PLAY CEO Birgir Jónsson confirmed the start-up’s first three A321neo aircraft are due to enter operation in Jul-2021, with the first aircraft due for delivery in
Aberdeen International Airport announced (12-May-2021) the reopening of the ‘Northern Lights Lounge’ on 17-May-2021. Several retail outlets including World Duty Free, Distilling House and WHSmith landside reopened at the
US Department of Transportation and the UK Department for Transport received a letter from multiple airline CEOs requesting a speed up of travel resumption between the countries (Reuters, 11-May-2021).
Lufthansa Group announced (11-May-2021) all its airlines will extend their wavier for rebooking fees for flights out to the end of Jul-2021. Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Eurowings all introduced the
ForwardKeys reported (11-May-2021) booking data from Israel, the US and the UK, where vaccination campaigns are particularly well advanced, have shown outbound flight bookings are climb in these campaigns more
LATAM Airlines Brasil plans to resume daily Sao Paulo Guarulhos–London Heathrow service on 16-Jun-2021 (Aviacion Online, 11-May-2021). The airline will operate the service with Boeing 777-300ER equipment.
easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren stated (11-May-2021) easyJet is the “biggest operator from the UK to the European countries which are currently on the Green list”, noting the company is “disappointed
OAG reported (10-May-2021) scheduled airline capacity plans in Western Europe for the week commencing 10-May-2021 rose 6.2% week to week, to a total of 5.6 million seats. Regional