SAS has announced that it will not outsource ground handling at Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm, though it has agreed to finalise negotiations to transfer the Ground Handling line stations at Gothenburg and Malmö to Aviator Airport Alliance Europe AB (Aviator).
Etihad Airways has released a statement on a severe turbulence incident onboard its flight EY474 from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta on 4 May 2016.
Ryanair has reported significant growth during the month of April of 2016 both in traffic and load factors.
The airline’s load factor rose by 2% points to 93% in April 2016, compared to 2015, and passenger Traffic grew by 10% to 9.9 million passengers served.
To mark the 36th anniversary of the airline’s partnership with the Cannes film festival, Air France introduces Cinema to Go, a service which lets passengers finish enjoying their in-flight films after the flight has landed.
Passengers will be able to use a gift code issued by the airline to access their in-flight film on a smartphone, tablet or PC.
Zodiac Aerospace has filed an ingenious patent for a comprehensive UV lighting system which would cleanse the whole of an aircraft cabin while the aircraft is unoccupied—between flights or on an overnight.
In the patent—one of AeroPatent’s recent discoveries—Zodiac proposes a number of UV lighting combinations which could do the work of thoroughly disinfecting the aircraft interior. The system described would effectively disinfect both the air in the cabin and cabin surfaces, textiles, etc.