Airbus unveils first 3D printed aircraft

Dwarfed by huge jets all around, the mini-plane Thor was nonetheless an eye-catcher at the Berlin Air Show this week – the small Airbus marvel is the world’s first 3D-printed aircraft. Windowless, weighing in at just 21 kilograms and less than four metres long, the

Ryanair cuts baggage prices by up to 50%

Ryanair is reducing its checked baggage fees,  just in time for the busy summer travel season. The low-cost carrier, which calculates its checked baggage fees on luggage weight and flight duration, announced Thursday it’s cutting some fees by as much as 50%. Checking a bag that

Cobalt Air operates maiden flight

Cobalt Air,  via its official Twitter account, confirmed (01-Jun-2016) the successful operation of its first Larnaca-Athens service. Cobalt CEO,  Andrew Pyne,  stated that the company aims at developing into an important regional player in air travel while at the same time promoting Cyprus as a

AirGo Design innovates new economy class seat

“I am ashamed to say that airlines haven’t really done anything in the economy class passenger comfort for the past decades, so I would say that our goal is really to change that.” The words are an insider, a previous airline executive’s take, Mr Jere

Turkey tourist arrivals drop in record numbers

Turkey experienced its biggest drop in foreign-tourist arrivals on record last month, as tensions with Russia and a series of deadly bombings kept visitors away from the country’s beaches. The number of arrivals dropped for a ninth consecutive month, the longest streak of year-on-year declines