ITA Airways prefers to join SkyTeam

ITA Airways prefers to join SkyTeam

Lufthansa’s attempts to lure ITA Airways with an attractive offer into its Star Alliance have failed. The Italian carrier, which launched operations on October 15 as successor to Alitalia, has opted to join the SkyTeam alliance instead, it announced on October 29. ITA...
Bitter-sweet topsy turvy African airlines

Bitter-sweet topsy turvy African airlines

Many years ago, African airlines dominated the skies of Africa. Gross mismanagement and corruption saw the end of promising airlines like Nigeria Airways, Ghana Airways, Air Afrique, and others that connected the continent. Worried by the situation, leaders in the...

Aer Lingus eyeing A321LRs?

News from Bloomberg suggests that AerLingus is about to announce a decision to select the Airbus A321LR to replace its Boeing 757s.  These 757s are primarily used to connect Ireland and US east coast cities.  The Boeing 757 is a remarkable aircraft that enjoyed great...