Low Cost Airline News - Europe.Oct 23, 2006
Air Berlin will introduce weekly services from Zurich to Rhodes, Saloniki, Rostock, Ibiza and Heraklion from May 2007. Oct 16, 2006
Bulgaria Air Bulgaria Air (Bulgarian name: България Ер) is the national airline carrier of Bulgaria, based in the capital, Sofia.
Bulgaria Air succeeded flag carrier Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Balkan Airlines was Bulgaria's government-owned national carrier between 1946 and 2002 and, at its height, one of Europe's largest air carriers. History
Early years , which went bankrupt in 2002. According to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. its website, it owns seven 737s. Its pre-tax profit dropped last year by 71% to BGN BGN
In currencies, this is the abbreviation for the Bulgarian Lev.
The currency market, also known as the Foreign Exchange market, is the largest financial market in the world, with a daily average volume of over US $1 trillion. 500,000 owing to owing to
Because of; on account of: I couldn't attend, owing to illness.
owing to prep → debido a, por causa de rising fuel prices. Earlier this year, Executive Director Zlatin Surustov said the airline needed a capital hike of more than [euro]8 million and investments of at least [euro]1.5 million in know-how and systems software to remain competitive in the long term. Bulgaria is scheduled to join the EU along with Romania on Jan. 1. Bulgaria's parliament yesterday ratified the agreement for establishment of a European Common Aviation Area. Oct 19, 2006
Centavia will launch regular services from Belgrade to Podgorica and Zagreb on Oct. 25. The Serbian LCC (Leadless Chip Carrier, Leaded Chip Carrier) See leadless chip carrier, CLCC and PLCC.
1. LCC - Language for Conversational Computing. Written at CMU in the 1960's. startup said it intends to add other European destinations this fall. Oct 17, 2006
Clickair announced 12 routes to launch next year. The no-frills startup, in which Iberia holds a 20% stake, will begin service from its base at Barcelona International Airport Barcelona International Airport (IATA: BCN, ICAO: LEBL), also known as El Prat, is the main airport serving Barcelona, Spain. It is located 10 km away from the centre of Barcelona, in El Prat de Llobregat. to Malaga (five-times-daily), Munich (daily) and Porto (daily) on Jan. 1. It will start flying to Prague (daily) and Berlin (daily) on Feb. 1 and to Amsterdam (twice-daily), Frankfurt International (twice-daily), Dublin (daily) and Basel (daily) on March 1. It also will commence flights from Seville and Valencia to London Heathrow on Feb. 1. Next month it will add service from Valencia to Rome Fiumicino and Paris Orly. Oct 18, 2006
Flyglobespan said that its planned Liverpool-New York service will operate to JFK instead of Newark as originally intended, as slots at JFK have become available. Flights begin May 25, 2007. Oct 20, 2006
Ryanair Sees Aer Lingus Job Cuts If Bid Succeeds. Europe's largest budget airline Ryanair warned on Friday it plans sweeping job cuts at Aer Lingus if it succeeds in its fiercely opposed takeover bid for the rival Irish carrier. Oct 20, 2006
Ryanair cancelled flights to and from Jerez, Granada and Seville Monday and told passengers it was unable to accept checked baggage on all flights to and from Girona, Reus, Santiago, Almeria, Murcia, Valencia, Zaragoza, Santander and Vitoria owing to a strike by Spanish baggage handlers. Passengers were permitted to carry one piece of hand luggage. The International Transport Workers' Federation The International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) is a global union federation of transport workers' trade unions, founded in 1896. As of 2005, it has over 600 member organizations in over 140 countries, representing a combined membership of over five million workers. warned more work actions by ground handling staff would take place, culminating in a 24-hr. strike on Oct. 23. In a statement, ITF ITF International Transport Workers' Federation
ITF International Tennis Federation
ITF In the Future
ITF International Trust Fund (demining NGO based in Slovenia)
ITF International Transport Forum said, "Ryanair persistently [has been] ignoring negotiated agreements, the right to join a union and statutory requirements." ITF noted that the no-frills carrier's Italian employees are protesting against its refusal to engage in talks with the union. Its workers are not engaging in work stoppages but are refusing to sell nonessential non·es·sen·tial
Being a substance required for normal functioning but not needed in the diet because the body can synthesize it. "extras" such as hot drinks, food and alcohol "that contribute so much to the company's profits." Oct 17, 2006
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