Airline News - Europe.


New York, Geneva (AirGuide - Airline News Europe) Jul 25, 2010

WorldOs Worst Airports Airports might be our gateways to travel, adventure and a little extra sunshine, but some of them, especially the bigger hubs, have been getting bogged down by the increased traffic and convoluted patchwork of add-on terminals that are supposed to be handling the growth. According to more than 2000 participants from over 80 countries who took the "World's Worst Travel Survey," here's the ranked list of top offenders. These airports are statistically the worst, there are certainly many others. 1. Heathrow, London 19.1 percent , 2. LAX, Los Angeles, 14.6 percent, 3. Charles de Gaulle, Paris 9.1 percent, 4. JFK, New York, 5.9 percent, 5. O'Hare, Chicago, 4.9& (tie with Sydney), 6. Kingsford Smith, Sydney, 4.9 percent, 7. Miami International, Miami, 3.8 percent, 8. Frankfurt Airport, 3.4 percent, 9. Hartsfield-Jackson, Atlanta, 3.2 percent. Jul 20, 2010

Alitalia, Airbus Alitalia received its first new A330-200 last week. The aircraft is configured in a three-class layout and is the first Alitalia aircraft to feature the new premium economy Classica Plus product and a completely updated Magnifica business class. Seating 230 passengers with 181 in economy, 21 in premium economy and 28 in business class, the aircraft will be deployed on Alitalia's network of transatlantic routes. It is the first of two new A330s to be delivered to AZ this year. Jul 19, 2010

Avianova Avianova will launch service to Kaliningradfrom Moscow Sheremetyevo (five-times-weekly) and Saint Petersburg(four-times-weekly) Oct. 31. Jul 19, 2010

Baboo To make their offer more attractive while maintaining the quality of their service and the originality of their product on board, Baboo is changing its product and will now offer two travel classes called "Economy" and "Premium Economy". The redefined classes will allow its clients to choose the services that they require and suit their budget. The "Premium Economy" class, formerly known as Smart, allows flexibility and a range of value-added services both on the ground (security fast track in Geneva, access to the Lounge, etc.) and on board (comfortable leg room [ETH] especially on jets, newspapers, enhanced refreshments, etc). The new "Economy" class, previously known as Saver and Twist, offers the same great Baboo service but at lower prices and with less flexibility and additional features. It should be especially interesting rate offer...

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