Singapore Airport received its anna.aero Cake of the Week award for last week’s VietJetAir’s service from Ho Chi Minh City. Marking the achievement are Singapore’s (left to right): Laura Lim, Senior Associate Airline Development; Lim Ching Kiat, SVP Market Development; and Tan Shu Yee, Senior Manager Airline Development.
On 29 May, United Airlines celebrated its ninth anniversary of New York Newark services at Belfast International Airport. Since the launch of the airport pair in 2005, the Star Alliance member has carried over 830,000 passengers. Celebrating the achievement are (left to right): Monique Albrug, Flight Attendant, United; Barry Jackson, Account Manager, United; Mairtin O’Muilleoir, Lord Mayor of Belfast; and John Doran, MD, Belfast International Airport.
On 31 May, Reus Airport welcomed the first charter service from Moscow Domodedovo for S14, which was operated by Coral Travel. The flight was received with the traditional water arch salute, followed by a cake ceremony in the terminal. Celebrating the inaugural flight are (left to right): José Luíz Túnez, Commercial Director, Olympia Mediterráneo; Octavi Bono, Director, Patronat de Turisme de la Diputació de Tarragona; Gökhan Başer, Barcelona Region Manager, Coral Travel; and Vicent Pallarés, Director, Reus Airport.
On 22 May, Mahan Air celebrated its third anniversary at Erbil Airport. The airline serves the Iraqi gateway with four weekly flights from its Tehran hub. On hand to cut the celebratory cake’s first slice are (left to right): Mr. Ebrahimi, VP Commercial, Mahan Air; and Mr. Faisal, CEO, Zuzik Aviation.
On 30 May, Enfidha Airport, operated by TAV Airports, welcomed Belavia’s first charter flight from Minsk. To celebrate this achievement the airport handed over flowers to both the crew and passengers, and organised a special cocktail reception. Belavia will operate a total of 23 flights between the two cities until September.
Moved by the sad loss of little Alfi Mjeshtri to a rare brain tumour, 20 kind-hearted colleagues of the four year old’s father, hauled on giant ropes to pull an Avro RJ85 at London Southend Airport on 29 May. Further challenges will take place on 28 June and 5 July, which include pulling a train at Coalville, Leicestershire and a Stobart truck at Bardon, Leicestershire respectively.