Views from above : Oman Air, Hop!, Transavia, Germania, Air New Zealand, Royal Brunei Airlines, etc.
Athens, the capital of Greece, is the new destination to which Oman Air will fly from June 2019. Oman Air’s daily flight to and from Athens will be operated with the new latest generation Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Oman Air flights to Athens, WY191, will leave Muscat at 14:45 and arrive in Athens at 19:50. The return flight will depart Athens at 00:20 and arrive in Muscat at 06:35. The flight duration is approximately five hours.
Primera Air confirmed that it ceased all activity at midnight on October 1st. The announcement of this bankruptcy now leaves a number of air passengers in unclear about their current or future claims for compensation/reimbursement.
Bangkok Airways has joined the complete suite of Amadeus Altéa Passenger Management System (PSS), which includes Reservations, Inventory, Ticketing and Departure Control solutions.
This next-generation IT system will enable Bangkok Airways to improve the passenger experience through more consistent and personalized customer service, while generating new revenue streams and consolidating operational efficiency.
HOP! is launching a promotion with 10,000 tickets on offer at only €59 including tax per one-way ticket to enjoy a weekend or a stay in Corsica at the end of the year. This offer is available from Paris-Orly to the 4 Corsican destinations of the HOP! network – Ajaccio, Bastia, Calvi and Figari.
To benefit from it, customers must make their reservations from 02 to 05 October for trips between 06 November and 19 December 2018.
The company Transavia (Dutch low-cost subsidiary of the group Air France KLM) will reopen next summer a route to Rotterdam that it had already operated in the past. With 3 flights a week, it completes the daily summer service by this company from Eindhoven and Amsterdam. However, Transavia France has still not opened a route from Nice, particularly to tourist destinations. Easyjet, which has a base in Nice and a fleet that allows it to test this type of line, is gradually filling in the gaps for foreign low-cost airlines.
Easyjet reinforces its program for the summer of 2019 from Nice. Among the first ads Berlin Tegel will increase from 2 to 5 flights per week, Barcelona from 7 to 10 flights per week and from 8 to 10 flights per week to Bristol from March 31. In addition Hamburg and Palma will open on April 1st instead of at the end of June. In addition, easyJet announced yesterday that Virgin Atlantic will join its worldwide correspondence platform « Worldwide by easyJet ». From now on, easyJet customers can easily connect their easyJet flight to another easyJet flight or to a Virgin Atlantic flight via London Gatwick Airport.
Uber and Emirates announce an exclusive partnership in several countries. The two global transport players announce an exclusive partnership that will allow Emirates passengers from France travelling to Dubai to benefit from an integrated trip with preferential rates on the Uber application. The offer will allow passengers departing from France to benefit from special offers in Dubai with Uber on bookings made between 27 September and 10 December 2018.
The French Riviera is increasingly popular with Asian tourists, especially Chinese. Nice hosted for a few days the Official Delegation of the Ministry of Economy of China. In addition to economic development projects or in tourism, a meeting was also held with representatives of Nice Côte d’Azur Airport and the Company Air France to consider new services, particularly to China.
This process is all the more finalised as China Eastern is a shareholder of the Air France/Klm group.
The company’s first A321neo Air New Zealand will enter service in mid-November on the routes between New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific Islands.
Created in August 2014 in Glattbrugg/ZH, Germania Flug AG became the 290th member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) a few days ago. His certificate was given to Urs A. Pelizzoni, member of the company’s board of directors, at a ceremony held at Zurich airport.
Royal Brunei Airlines will change its BSP commission from 1 October 2018. The new commission will now be 1% instead of 5% on the French market. This will be applicable for all types of BI fares, regardless of routing, and on all tickets issued in France from 1 October 201