Air Canada flies into London Heathrow Terminal 2

Air Canada operated its first flight into London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2, The Queen’s Terminal. Flight AC856 from Toronto, a Boeing 777-300ER with 290 customers and a crew of 11 on board, arrived at 7:04 a.m. local time.     

Austrian Airlines expands fleet for first time in seven years

A new long-haul aircraft operated by Austrian Airlines, a Boeing 777-200ER with the registration OE-LPE, has taken off two weeks earlier than planned, departing on its maiden flight today at 10:45 from Vienna to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. The latest addition to the Austrian Airlines fleet is the result of an investment of about €50 million.     

Austrian Airlines expands fleet for first time in seven years

A new long-haul aircraft operated by Austrian Airlines, a Boeing 777-200ER with the registration OE-LPE, has taken off two weeks earlier than planned, departing on its maiden flight today at 10:45 from Vienna to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. The latest addition to the Austrian Airlines fleet is the result of an investment of about €50 million.     

Austrian Airlines expands fleet for first time in seven years

A new long-haul aircraft operated by Austrian Airlines, a Boeing 777-200ER with the registration OE-LPE, has taken off two weeks earlier than planned, departing on its maiden flight today at 10:45 from Vienna to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. The latest addition to the Austrian Airlines fleet is the result of an investment of about €50 million.     

Austrian Airlines expands fleet for first time in seven years

A new long-haul aircraft operated by Austrian Airlines, a Boeing 777-200ER with the registration OE-LPE, has taken off two weeks earlier than planned, departing on its maiden flight today at 10:45 from Vienna to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York. The latest addition to the Austrian Airlines fleet is the result of an investment of about €50 million.     

Air Serbia sees turnaround following Etihad deal

Air Serbia, the national airline of Serbia, has announced significantly improved performance in the first three months of the year with a 66 per cent increase in total passenger numbers to 364,924, compared with the same period in 2013. The airline’s passenger carrying capacity, which is measured by available seat kilometres, has jumped 93 per cent resulting in a 47 per cent increase in revenue during the first quarter of 2014.     

Breaking Travel News investigates: Heathrow welcomes new Terminal 2

Video: Following the opening of the new ‘Queen’s Terminal’ at London Heathrow Airport earlier, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole arrives to take a look around. The report also hears from Heathrow chief executive designate John Holland-Kaye and Max Vialou-Clark, Heathrow’s retail director.     

Breaking Travel News investigates: Heathrow welcomes new Terminal 2

Video: Following the opening of the new ‘Queen’s Terminal’ at London Heathrow Airport earlier, Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole arrives to take a look around. The report also hears from Heathrow chief executive designate John Holland-Kaye and Max Vialou-Clark, Heathrow’s retail director.     

Finnair SkyWheel comes to Helsinki

The Finnair SkyWheel opened to the public this week at the Katajanokka Harbour in central Helsinki, not far from where Finnair first based its flight operations (as Aero Oy) in the 1920s. The 40-metre observation wheel is equipped with 30 climate-controlled blue-and-white gondolas for year-round operation, including one special VIP cabin featuring glass floor, leather seats and Veuve Clicquot champagne service.     

28% of UK airports offer free WI-FI

Research carried out by Airport Parking and Hotels (APH) has found that 28% more UK airports now offer free Wi-Fi for travellers, compared to May 2013. The research compares the availability and cost of Wi-Fi access across 25 major UK airports in 2014.     

Aviolet launches ahead of summer season in Serbia

Serbia’s newest charter service, Aviolet, has launched operations from Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla International Airport. Aviolet is fully operated by Air Serbia, Serbia’s national airline, and will serve destinations in Egypt, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey, during the 2014 summer season.     

Garuda Indonesia launches first direct Amsterdam route

Garuda Indonesia has launched the first Jakarta–Amsterdam direct route following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance in March. Garuda is making a number of changes in its plans to reflect its commitment to the alliance and allow its customers to make maximum use of the many benefits it brings.     

Garuda Indonesia launches first direct Amsterdam route

Garuda Indonesia has launched the first Jakarta–Amsterdam direct route following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance in March. Garuda is making a number of changes in its plans to reflect its commitment to the alliance and allow its customers to make maximum use of the many benefits it brings.     

Garuda Indonesia launches first direct Amsterdam route

Garuda Indonesia has launched the first Jakarta–Amsterdam direct route following its entrance into the SkyTeam global airline alliance in March. Garuda is making a number of changes in its plans to reflect its commitment to the alliance and allow its customers to make maximum use of the many benefits it brings.