777 Partners, a US based investment firm, announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property of World Airways, Inc., the US airline known for its worldwide operational capabilities, and is planning to re-launch World Airways (“World”) as a low cost, long haul airline.
The 2011 founded California-based start-up California Pacific Airlines plans to commence operations by April 1, 2018, the regional newspaper Oside News stated.
Start-Up airline Cobalt Air has announced a new twice-weekly service between Larnaca and Germany’s largest airport Frankfurt/Main. The new route will be served every Wednesday and Friday and commenced on November 1, 2017.
The Slovenian start-up VLM Airlines has announced plans to connect the Belgium city Antwerp with London City Airport from October 30, 2017. The carrier plans to connect the two cities with three or four flights on weekdays and two flights on Sundays.
Air France has launched its new low cost carrier Joon, which aims at attracting younger travelers. The new airline will be based at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and start operations in December
The German airline start-up Sundair has started own operations after receiving its AOC by the German German Federal Aviation Authority (Luftfahrtbundesamt).
WestJet has announced the name and logo for its ultra-low-cost airline (ULCC) in Canada. Named Swoop, the ULCC will begin selling flights in early 2018.
A German Start Up had the idea of a flight sharing agency. The young team founded the Company Flyt.Club in Leipzig. AVIPEO had the chance to chat with Marcus Loffhagen, one of the founders of Flyt.Club.
Dr. Achim Leder is the founder of the start-up jetlite. The company with office in Hamburg has developed an innovative concept that can help to reduce jetlag on long-haul flights by the best impact of lighting and nutrition over the whole passenger-journey. AVIPEO took the opportunity to chat with Dr. Leder.