The company Qatar Airways plans to start operations with the A380 on the route between Doha and Paris Charles de Gaulle, followed by an additional service to London at the end of this year. In addition, the airline has announced that this aircraft will also fly to Bangkok (Thailand) from January 5th, 2015.
The airlines British Airways (BA) and Vueling will operate together the route linking London and Bilbao from March 29th, 2015, as a part of a codeshare agreement.
The airline Iberia Express opened this weekend routes to Stuttgart and Hannover from Airport Madrid-Barajas Adolfo Suárez, connections which offer four and three weekly frequencies, respectively, during the winter season.
The SNPVAC union, which represents 90% of TAP’s cabin crew, announced the call of four days of strikes to protest against working conditions of the airline.
The French trade union, General Confederation of Labor (CGT), has called a transport strike at national level on November 4th to defend public services and protest against job insecurity.
Lufthansa will offer a shortened night service on short intercontinental flights which depart after 20:00 hours and which have a duration of six to eight hours.
Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines have confirmed that on January 6th, 2015; will begin their operations together. This launch is the result of its alliance with codeshare flights and whose services are already on sale since last September 25th.
Royal Air Maroc has launched a special exemption for checked bags on flights from Europe to West Africa which will allow checking three free bags of 23 kilos in the periods from November 4th to December 14th and from January 8th to 31th 2015.
BMC Travel has been reported about the call of the general strike promoted by 3 Main Independent Unions (OR.SA, Unicobas and USB) affecting airlines, trains, local buses and commercial and maritime transports in Italy.
After 15 years of absence, Lufthansa will fly again to Gran Canarias. The company announced in its flight schedule for this winter season 2014-2015, that it will recover its flights to Gran Canarias with a route from Munich airport.