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HK Express lets passengers make contactless in-flight payments with their mass transit smart card

By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com

14 March 2015 | In many Asian cities, smart cards – prepaid rechargeable contactless payment cards – are a common …

Chinese LCC Spring Airlines trials faster boarding procedure using fruit signs

By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com

6 March 2015 | We have reported several times before how airlines target the rapidly growing middle classes in …


By Raymond Kollau, airlinetrends.com

14 March 2015 | In many Asian cities, smart cards – prepaid rechargeable contactless payment cards – are a common …

More customers flock back to Ryanair as boss O'Leary cheers new image

Ryanair boss O'Leary cheers airlines new cheap and cheerful image as more and more customers flock back to the budget carrier

Nine million passengers


Qantas Airways needs flight attendants as international business grows

Qantas Airways has begun hiring flight attendants and has offered cash incentives to international crews to work on their rostered days off because …


Ryanair transportó 9 millones de pasajeros en abril de 2015

Ryanair transporta 9 millones de pasajeros en abril

Ryanair transportó un total de nueve millones de pasajeros el pasado mes de abril, lo que supuso …

Berlin - Monumentos

La Columna de la Victoria es uno de los símbolos distintivos de Berlín más famosos. El “asno de oro”, como se la conoce popularmente, se construyó …

Berlin 1945 und heute

1945 kam der sowjetische Fotokorrespondent Georgiy Samsonow mit der fünften Stoßarmee unter Generaloberst Bersarin nach Berlin. Seine Kamera war eine …

Ranking: Die 20 besten Städte für junge Menschen

Es gibt viele Gründe, warum junge Menschen ein wichtiger Wirtschaftsfaktor für Metropolen sind. Schließlich sind häufig sie es, die mit frischen …

Jet Airways on Twitter

As we turn 22 today, we take this opportunity to thank you all for supporting us through the years! #JetMoments pic.twitter.com/790p2LuJ6s

EASA, IATA presents new training requirements for airline pilots


The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the publication of new training …


Manchester Airport to get direct flights to Los Angeles and Boston with Thomas Cook

Passengers will soon be able to fly direct to Los Angeles and Boston from Manchester Airport .

Thomas Cook Airlines, Manchester’s biggest long haul …

Flight Compensation Claims: Independent Ombudsman to Resolve the Disputes

United Kingdom’s specialist aviation regulator Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) introduces individual ombudsman to resolve disputes between angry …


The 10 Worst Airline Fees

Between the cramped seats and unappetizing food most travelers are doomed to in economy class, plane travel can already be pretty unpleasant. That …


Southwest no longer cheapest airline

Southwest Airlines, which built its reputation on no-frills planes and budget fares, is no longer the cheapest airline to fly.

Southwest, which got …

Direct flights ‘key factor in choosing airline’

DUBAI, 2 hours, 15 minutes ago

Direct air link is a key factor influencing passengers on airline choice, with connectivity and value for money ranking …

Ryanair passenger numbers soar 16% in April

Ryanair has reported a 16% increase in passenger numbers for the month of April.

The airline said it carried a total of nine million passengers last …

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Lufthansa faces more cost-cuts despite profits improvement

German airline Lufthansa, hit by a series of strikes, has warned that more cost-cutting is needed.

The carrier posted a net profit of €425m (£312m; $472m) in the last quarter, up from a €252m loss last year, helped by the falling oil price.

But Lufthansa said rising pension and other costs remained a …


Why airlines burn money every day?

Since 2008 I'm visiting airline operations control center world wide, in Europe, Asia, America and Africa. Seven years later I'm still trying to …

Airline Social Media, Disconnected Passengers and Crews

Airlines use social media channels like twitter, tumblr, instagram, facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn just to name a few, in order to promote their travel …

Berlin ABC

U7, Eisenacher Straße. Friseure (von denen es hier bemerkenswert viele gibt) heißen hier sowas wie „Kopfkultur“, Bäckereien „Frau Bäckerin“ und …

Flight hacks you’ll want to know before you go

WHICH airline seat is the most — and least — comfortable? What about the noise, and smoothness?

Well your flight could be made a lot more bearable …


10 Coolest Airline Amenities

(Photo: Southwest Airlines)

With all the airline fees adding up, it's hard to remember what perks you get as a passenger. However, there are still some airlines that show their appreciation for customers, dishing out amenities that make them stand out from the rest. These airlines have come up with …


Every Major Airline's Wifi Service, Explained and Ranked


Ryanair Flight Takes Off Without Toilet Paper, Civilization Somehow Continues

(Josh)European discount airline Ryanair has made headlines for reasons related to their bathrooms in the past: five years ago, we took note of their …

Air Travel

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: A Look Back at Skybus, The U.S.’s First Ultra Low-Cost Carrier

(Photo provided by Valarie on Flickr via Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic license. No changes made.)

The success of Ryanair in Europe …


Operations Control Center by Daniel Stecher

Austrian Airlines: Neuerlich Abbruch eines USA-Flugs

Austrian Boeing 767-300 Winglets, © Ingo Lang

Verwandte Themen

WIEN - Nach dem kürzlichen Abbruch von zwei USA-Flügen musste am Montag auch Flug OS62 …

Wie die Lufthansa aus der Streik-Krise kommt

Aus LH-Sicht müssten die Piloten neben sichtbaren Sparbeiträgen einem Abbau ihrer Besitzstände zustimmen. Dazu zählen Abstriche bei den unabhängig …