Lufthansa is expanding its entertainment offering during short flights

In addition, passengers can listen to a podcast via the WiFi network on board European Lufthansa flights. The podcasts are free to listen to and cover different genres such as travel, science and business. Passengers sitting in the new Allegris cabins on a long-haul Lufthansa flight can also consult the updated magazine and podcast offering. … Read more

From now on new ICE trains between the Netherlands and Frankfurt

The old equipment, which was built in the late 1990s, suffered from many defects. As a result, travelers complained a lot about cancellations and overcrowded trains. Moreover, only a handful of these trains were suitable for Dutch rail, making it not possible to run coupled trains more often and thus add extra capacity. With the … Read more

EasyJet will start 4 new scheduled services from Schiphol next winter

Larnaca will be served all year round from October 27, followed by Pristina from October 28, Madeira from November 5 and Tromsø from December 15. All routes are flown twice a week with an aircraft from the Airbus A320(neo) family. EasyJet will offer Larnaca and Madeira all year round from Schiphol, while Pristina and Tromsø … Read more

Emirates starts scheduled service to Madagascar

The Dubai – Mahé – Antananarivo – Mahé – Dubai route is operated with a Boeing 777-300ER, which has 8 First Class, 42 Business Class and 310 Economy seats on board. Emirates operates the route on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, under flight number EK707/EK708. The departure and arrival times in Dubai (08:55/04:20) are in … Read more

Aviation News Magazine is coming out on paper again

The decision to stop using paper was taken last year because an increasing number of subscribers opted for the digital version. Moreover, the lead time from delivery to the printer to delivery became longer and longer, and the costs continued to rise. But some readers appear to be very attached to the paper version. That … Read more

Mixed reactions to the amended government plan for Schiphol

Schiphol is satisfied. “The measures chosen are largely in line with the actions in our own 8-point plan. It is important that we and the ministry continue to talk to local residents to find out whether they actually experience less nuisance, regardless of the number of flight movements,” the airport says. A night closure would … Read more

Emirates CEO warns: possible retaliation if Schiphol shrinkage continues

He points out that this happened last year. Then the American airline JetBlue threatened to lose the take-off and landing rights at Schiphol that had just been put into use due to the shrinkage. The American government then threatened to restrict landing rights for KLM at American airports. Shortly afterwards, the shrinkage of Schiphol was … Read more

KLM will stop flying to Tel Aviv again in July

KLM had just resumed its flights to Tel Aviv last month. The airline previously suspended those flights after the Hamas attacks in Israel on October 7 and the outbreak of war in the Gaza Strip. During April, the flights were stopped again for a while. That was because Iran fired dozens of drones at Israel. … Read more

Brussels Airport handles more passengers in April thanks to new routes

Since April, the Belgian airport has been (again) connected to Singapore (Singapore Airlines), Bergen (Widerøe), Monastir (Nouvelair), Tetouan (Air Arabia) and Krakow (Brussels Airlines). In addition, United Airlines doubled the number of flights to New York. Brussels Airport saw the number of transfers increase to 11.6 percent, and also recorded more travelers to intercontinental destinations. … Read more