Fang Liu, secretary general, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), welcomed the endorsement of a European and North Atlantic (EUR/NAT) Aviation Security Roadmap, aligning respective national and regional programmes and targets with the UN aviation agency’s new Global Aviation Security Plan (GASeP).
April proved to be a landmark month for Brussels Airlines, with the carrier welcoming 837, 646 travellers on board 7,130 flights, a year-on-year passenger growth of 54.6 percent.
Princess Cruises and Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) have officially inaugurated Majestic Princess' journey from Rome to China.
Ethiopian Airlines is revising its air traffic schedule to Scandinavia and will begin flying non-stop from Addis Ababa to Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
Latvian carrier airBaltic is set to launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with Etihad Airways, as its the codeshare partner on the route.
The 51st edition of ITB Berlin show was successfully brought to an end, after more than 10,000 exhibitors from 184 countries and regions displayed their products and services on 1,092 stands covering 160,000m² between March 08 – 12.
In 2016, Brussels Airlines welcomed 7.7 million passengers on board its worldwide flights, an increase of 3.2 percent compared to 2015.
In 2016, Slovenian tourism saw record numbers as the 10 million overnight stays mark was exceeded once again.
In the first 10 months of 2016, the upward trajectory of tourist arrivals to Cyprus continued, with a year-on-year jump of 20.3 percent, bringing the total for the period to 2,974,412.