Five aviation predictions for 2018
From big mergers to the emergence of next-generation airlines, ASM's Nigel Mayes makes five predictions on what might shake the aviation world in...
2017 in review - part two: Monarch dethroned, easyJet's expansion, Willie Walsh and ten years of A380 flight
Routesonline looks back at an eventful second half of 2017 which included the 23rd World Routes taking place in Barcelona, the failures of Monarch...
Lufthansa receives green light for scaled-back Air Berlin deal
The European Commission has approved Lufthansa’s acquisition of parts of Air Berlin after the German flag carrier agreed to scale back the deal.
European Commission approves easyJet’s German expansion
EasyJet has secured the green light to take over part of failed Air Berlin’s operations at Berlin Tegel airport after the European Commission ruled...
Ryanair aims to turn up the heat in Berlin
Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair has applied for slots to base nine aircraft at Berlin Tegel, a move which would double its number of planes in...
Is this the future of electric planes?
A new partnership has been formed by Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens which aims to develop the technology needed to create hybrid electric aircraft.
McCall departs with a warning to the weak
The strong are getting stronger and the weak are getting weaker, according to outgoing easyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall, who said the...
Three challenges facing easyJet’s new chief executive
Low-cost carrier easyJet has revealed the identity of its next chief executive but – despite the airline’s strong performance in recent years – the...
EasyJet agrees €40m deal as Air Berlin bids farewell
British low-cost carrier easyJet has agreed to acquire parts of Air Berlin for €40m on the same day as the insolvent German airline operated its...
Air Berlin flights to end within weeks
Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest carrier, is preparing to end flights at the end of October.