Aeroflot Bans 400 Female Staff for Been “Too Old, Fat and Ugly”

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Russian national carrier Aeroflot has been accused of banning up to 400 female flight attendants from their foreign routes because they are “too old, fat and ugly”. One attendant Yevgenia Magurina complained: “They told us all that only the young …

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Russia Rescinds Turkey Flight Ban

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Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) has rescinded a ban on flights to Turkey after that country provided assurances of improved security measures at all its airports. As a result of the embargo’s upliftment, Aeroflot (SU, Moscow Sheremetyevo) and Turkish …

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Lisbon Airport Welcomes Home European Champions With Colorful Water Arch

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Lisbon Airport, the current leaders of the 2016 Arch of Triumph competition, welcomed home the champions of Europe this week, the Portuguese national football team that won Euro 2016 after beating France 1-0 in extra time. The airport, now known …

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Iberia Airlines Announces Johannesburg Route, Suspends Lagos, Accra and Istanbul Routes

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Iberia Airlines, Spanish flag carrier, has suspended its flights to Istanbul, a major city in Turkey, owing to low demand. Reputed as Spain’s largest airline, Iberia also plans to suspend flights to Nigeria from May 12, 2016 and Ghana from May 17, …

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Brussels Airport Attack: Cancellations, Delays and Statuses of Major Airlines

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Brussels Airport, the site of deadly twin blasts Tuesday, will stay closed until at least Wednesday afternoon local time, the Belgian crisis center has announced. The terrorist attacks at the international airport in Zaventem, 7 miles outside Belgium’s capital, killed …

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London Heathrow Welcomed 75million Passengers In 2015

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More people than ever chose London Heathrow Airport in 2015, with the location welcoming 75 million passengers. The figure is a two per cent increase on 2014. The airport also recorded strong financial performance in 2015, with revenue of £2,765 …

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Turkish Airlines Announced As Official Airline Partner of Euro2016

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Turkish Airlines has signed a global sponsorship deal to become the ‘official airline partner’ of UEFA Euro 2016, the first carrier to partner with the tournament in its 55-year history. Under the deal Turkish Airlines will develop a range of …

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Malaysia Airlines and Emirates Signs Code-Share Deal

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Malaysia Airlines and Emirates have announced a new partnership that will give their customers a seamless international network connecting Malaysia to more than 90 destinations on the Emirates network. The deal covers destinations across Europe, Middle East, Africa and the …

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easyJet Makes Firm Order For 36 Airbus A320s

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easyJet has signed a firm order for a further 36 A320 Family aircraft taking its cumulative order for the type to 451. The agreement for six A320ceo and 30 A320neo makes easyJet one of the world’s biggest airline customers for …

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Airlines Set November 26 For Sharm el-Sheikh Flights Resumption

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Airlines have announced that flights from Britain to Sharm al-Sheikh won’t be resumed until November 26 at the earliest, amid continuing security concerns at the Egyptian airport. Thousands of Britons are stranded in the Red Sea resort, following the decision …

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