Entries by Barry

Cyprus Airways to launch operations in June 2017

Cyprus Airways has announced the first three destinations that will be included in its flight schedule for the first phase of its launch, to begin in June 2017. Based in Larnaca, the airline will operate scheduled flights to Heraklion, Rhodes, and Tel Aviv, with two additional destinations to be announced in the next few weeks. You can […]

Air Berlin posts further losses

Cash-strapped carrier Air Berlin suffered a net loss of €781,9 million last year, up from €446,6 million in 2015, the airline has announced.    Revenues at the group dropped to €3,79 billion, down around 7.1 percent on 2015’s figure, after Air Berlin had reduced its fleet by almost half to 75 aircraft and slashed hundreds of routes, now serving fewer […]

Kids to fly for free on British Airways

British Airways has re-launched its kids fly free scheme, offering little ones the chance to travel with their parents fare-free, up to the age of 12.  The airline is offering complimentary flights for children who travel with a full paying adult to a selection of UK airports from London including Newcastle, Edinburgh, Inverness, Leeds-Bradford and […]

Air Travel customers stranded in Portugal

Holidaymakers and businessmen and women are among thousands left stranded in Portugal after a fuel pump breakdown grounded flights at Lisbon Airport. Passengers were reportedly forced to sleep on the terminal floor 2 nights ago.  Ryanair was one of the biggest airlines hit, along with Portugal national carrier TAP. Although the pump was repaired early yesterday morning, […]

Alitalia facing bankruptcy once again

Italy’s flag carrier Alitalia has started bankruptcy proceedings for the second time in ten years. Its employees have said ‘no’ to further cuts that would have followed the $2.2 billion recapitalisation plan proposed to save the struggling carrier. The airline’s shareholders have voted in favour of special administration. Etihad which owns a 49% stake in […]

Mega Maldives Airlines suspends operations

Mega Maldives Airlines has suspended operations from May 2nd whilst it completes a restructuring and recapitalisation process. This is another example of the industry being as ‘cut-throat’ as ever. The Airlines other management and administrative functions will continue to operate. Their CEO George Weinmann said “the board of directors and executive team felt that it […]

Eva Air Recruitment Day in Miami, Florida

APAS recruitment team will soon be visiting Miami on the 9th of May as part of our 2017 APAS Worldwide Pilot Recruitment Roadshow. This time with their long standing airline partner – EVA Airways (based in Taiwan). The morning session will focus on the EVA Air B777 and A321 On-Type and None Type Rated First […]