BA to Operate A380 on London Heathrow – Johannesburg

British Airways will operate an Airbus A380 on its London Heathrow – Johannesburg route next year, commencing with three times a week from 10th February then six flights weekly from 10thMarch Johannesburg will be BA’s third A380 destination, following the launch of a five-times-weekly service to Los Angeles from 24th September 2013 (increasing to double-daily [...]

British Airways 1st A380 arrives in Heathrow

Super-jumbo aviation has arrived with the delivery to Heathrow of British Airways’ first A380.   The airline is the first UK carrier to take delivery of the double decker which is the world’s largest commercial jet.   British Airways is also the first airline in Europe to operate both the A380 and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the [...]

Etihad post record results

Etihad has announced its strongest second quarter and half year financial performances on record, reflecting continued solid growth in its airline alliance strategy and global cargo operations.   They achieved an 8% increase in Q2 2013 passenger revenues, generating US $921 million (2012: US $855 million), while passenger revenues for the first half of 2013 reached [...]

Aer Lingus Regional new Manchester route

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Aer Arann, has expanded further with the launch of its first flight from Dublin to Manchester.   The airline will operate two daily return flights to Manchester from DublinAirport and aims to fly up to 40,000 extra passengers on the route this year.   Manchester is a key destination on the Aer [...]

Aer Lingus announce new San Francisco & Toronto services

Aer Lingus has announced significant expansion to its transatlantic route offerings for 2014. In addition to its existing services to Boston, Chicago, New York and Orlando, from April 2014 the airline will commence year round direct service between Dublin and San Francisco, as well as a direct year-round service to Canada. “Our transatlantic business is [...]