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  • ​Thomson to benefit from TUI's upped 787 order

    Holiday group TUI Travel intends to boost to 10 the number of Boeing 787s it has allocated to UK arm Thomson Airways, having raised its overall Dreamliner order by two to 15.

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  • Virgin foresees firming 787-9 options and possible -10s

    Virgin Atlantic intends to exercise its Boeing 787-9 options and is looking at the -10 variant as a potential...

  • London Gatwick airport beats its own world record again

    Air traffic controllers at Gatwick airport handled a total of 906 movements on 29 August, breaking their own world...

  • INTERIORS: Arinc's Cabin Connect set to go live with Virgin Atlantic

    Arinc is nearing a major milestone with its Cabin Connect in-flight wi-fi system as Virgin Atlantic prepares to go...

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  • ANALYSIS: Can infrastructure catch up with Turkey's burgeoning air transport?

    News | 20 Apr 2015 09:13 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Arrive at Istanbul’s Ataturk International – all too often after passing time in a holding pattern over the city’s western reaches – and you get a clear impression of an infrastructure straining to accommodate the ambitions of the country’s aviation sector. The gateway to Turkey’s biggest metropolis does not have enough gates and aircraft frequently have to park on remote stands. Surrounded by housing and businesses, expanding the footprint of Europe’s fourth busiest airport has proved tricky.
  • ANALYSIS: International growth focused on largest US markets

    News | 14 Apr 2015 13:02 | Edward Russell

    ​Much has been made about the new generation of widebody aircraft opening up new international gateways in cities like Austin, San Diego and San Jose, with routes to faraway cities like London and Tokyo.
  • ​Norwegian boosts UK network

    News | 10 Apr 2015 09:32 | Alex Derber

    Low-cost carrier Norwegian has expanded its UK network for the summer, adding both long- and short-haul routes.
  • ANALYSIS: Pegasus fights for international recognition

    News | 01 Apr 2015 10:38 | Murdo Morrison

    Turkey's second airline, Pegasus, is predicating its fleet expansion plans on how rapidly it receives new traffic rights to countries in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and North Africa, and acknowledges that its struggle to be taken seriously by the government is ongoing.
  • Pegasus profit up more than a quarter in 2014

    News | 09 Mar 2015 16:13 | Oliver Clark

    Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus boosted operating profit 26% to TL325 million ($125 million) last year as passenger numbers rose 17% to 19.7 million.
  • Aegean moves to fill Cyprus Airways void at Larnaca

    News | 14 Jan 2015 16:11 | Kerry Reals

    Aegean Airlines has unveiled plans to boost its operations from Larnaca, following the collapse of Cyprus Airways, by adding new services to five western European cities.