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Flughafen Wien Group: 30.9 Million Passengers in 2017

vienna airport baggage claimThe Flughafen Wien Group reported a passenger volume of over 30 million for the very first time in its history, and Vienna Airport site also exceeded the threshold of 24 million passengers for the first time.

Munich Airport: 44.6 million passengers in 2017

Munich Airport's dynamic growth continued in 2017 with new traffic records in several categories: Passenger traffic increased by an impressive 2.3 million to a new all-time high of 44.6 million. This was a 5.5 percent gain over the 2016 figure.

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London Gatwick: 45.6 million passengers in 2017

London Gatwick ended 2017 with its busiest December on record, as 3.2 million passengers travelled through the airport during the festive month, an increase of 1.5% year-on-year. 45.6 million passengers used the airport in 2017, +5.2% on 2016.

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easyJet partners with TrustedHousesitters

easyJet has partnered with TrustedHousesitters, a house and pet-sitting membership service to enable even more opportunities to travel for both pet owners and animal lovers.

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Kenya Airways Unveils direct flights from Kenya to the United States

Kenya Airways CEO Sebastian MikoszKenya Airways unveils first ever non-stop direct flight from East Africa to USA. Leading African airline becoming the first airline company to operate a direct non-stop flight between East Africa and the USA by launching flights between Nairobi and New York.

SunExpress now also available via WhatsApp

SunExpress planeSunExpress is the first holiday airline to offer its customer service via WhatsApp. The popular Messenger can be used for written enquiries and information about the SunExpress flight.

What will 2018 bring for easyJet?

easyjet terminaleasyJet has forecast reaching a number of key milestones in expansion, as well as in environmental initiatives over the next 12 months, launching with first flights from newly established, former Air Berlin base, Tegel, on 5th January.

Abu Dhabi and Beijing airports become sister

plane runway airport night lightsAbu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) became sister airports following a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) signed between two companies.

Lufthansa gets approval for the acquisition of LGW

lufthansa aircraft frontThe European Commission gave its formal approval to the acquisition of Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter mbH (LGW) by the Lufthansa Group following the Lufthansa Group's agreement on 13 October 2017 to take over parts of the insolvent Air Berlin Group.

The 2018 Air Travel Forecast from ForwardKeys

ForwardKeys, the company which helps forecast future travel by analysing around 17 million flight booking transactions a day, announced global long-haul travel report and forecast for 2018. It can be summed up as a very bright outlook generally, with the exception of the USA.

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