Air services

Thailand to expand international air services from November

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand has coordinated with airport and airline operators to make their preparations, especially at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, which is the country’s aviation hub. . The private sector has responded positively to the government’s plan to open Thailand to international visitors from November 1. Airports and airlines are preparing to step […]

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IATA official concerned that SA air services boards remain ‘frozen’

South Africa’s national and international air service boards have been “frozen” since March. (iStock) The regional vice president of the International Air Transport Association for Africa and the Middle East is visiting Johannesburg. Kamil Alawadhi met with a number of local airlines and aviation entities as well as the Department of Transport. raised a variety […]

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New air services announced for Belfast City, Cork and Dublin airports

New air services have been announced for Belfast City, Cork and Dublin airports. Belfast City Airport Services A statement posted on the Belfast City Airport and Aer Lingus website said: “Aer Lingus and Belfast City Airport are pleased to announce that from October 31, Aer Lingus will significantly increase its airport services from Belfast City […]

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Air Services Agreement between the Philippines and India Ink

Richmond Mercurio – The Filipino Star September 29, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines and India have signed a new modernized air services agreement to further strengthen connectivity and mutual economic growth between the two countries. The air services agreement was signed on Monday by the Ministry of Transport (DOTr) and India’s Ministry […]

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Post-Covid, the year 2022 will see the launch of Akasa Air air services and the relaunch of Jet Airways

Sanjay Singh / New Delhi After Covid, the year 2022 is expected to see the launch of a new airline, Akasa Air and the relaunch of Jet Airways, according to government sources. While launching an airline during a pandemic is no one’s choice, Akasa Air, backed by a leading investor, LA and other industry experts, […]

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Launch of a tender for the airline to provide air services between Donegal and Dublin

The Department of Transport has launched a new tender for an airline to provide state-subsidized air services between Donegal and Dublin airports. As reported by The Irish Independent, the route, which operates as a public service obligation (PSO) link, was previously operated by the former regional operator of Aer Lingus Stobart Air before ceasing operations […]

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UK air services group Menzies says travel recovery is picking up steam

John Menzies, the aviation services group, said the recovery in international travel gathered pace on Wednesday as it posted a cautiously optimistic note. But the British group said the volumes of its ground services and refueling activities remained modest and that they were unlikely to return to pre-pandemic levels for two years. The cautious optimism […]

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Bristow orders 50 eSTOLs to launch air services in 2026

Helicopter operator Bristow today pledged to purchase up to 50 hybrid electric STOL aircraft developed by Electra Aero for air services from 2026, when the aircraft is expected to enter service. Under a Memorandum of Understanding, Bristow will also support the start-up in “the development of the operations, design and safety features of the eSTOL […]