Turkish Airlines to set up base in Rotterdam

Turkish Airlines will open a second base in the Netherlands at ‘Rotterdam The Hague Airport’. As of 4 March seven employees of Turkish Airlines will be stationed in Rotterdam to handle the new regular services between Rotterdam and home base Istanbul.  Turkish Airlines has taken a well-advised decision to set up a base in Rotterdam. General … Continue reading Turkish Airlines to set up base in Rotterdam

British Airways to fly Rotterdam-London City

British Airways will - due to growing demand - open a new route between Rotterdam The Hague Airport and London City Airport in March 2014. The new service will see a Saab SF-2000 turboprop aircraft (leased from Eastern Airways) fly up and down five times a day. The 50-passenger Saab SF-2000 will be replaced from … Continue reading British Airways to fly Rotterdam-London City

Google Flights is the ultimate traveller’s tool

By Arnout Nuijt If you are a frequent flyer you may have struggled more than once to find the information you wanted on the net when booking your next trip. Try for instance to find out from what airports you can fly to Perugia for that short holiday in Umbria. You would have to search … Continue reading Google Flights is the ultimate traveller’s tool

Islands of Sun and Freedom in a Sea of Opportunities

Arnout Nuijt, Editor-in-Chief of Atlantico Weekly and CEO of Atlantico Business Development (an international consultancy specialized in Portuguese speaking Africa), spoke with Cape Verde’s Prime Minister José Maria Neves. Prime-minister, thank you for talking to Atlantico Weekly. First of all allow me to congratulate you on the 38th anniversary of your country’s independence from Portugal. … Continue reading Islands of Sun and Freedom in a Sea of Opportunities

Brazil’s New Jet Fighter Saga

By Arnout Nuijt Last week Reuters reported that President Dilma Rousseff had decided to wait until mid-2013 to make a decision on Brazil’s multibillion-dollar Air Force jets contract. What, again? Yes, again… So how should we interpret this delay? Most observers seem to agree that this development increases Boeing's Super Hornet chances of winning the … Continue reading Brazil’s New Jet Fighter Saga

Cape Verde’s Unique Aviation Opportunity

By Arnout Nuijt While the Cape Verde government recently announced the creation of a (government staffed) working group that has to find ways to attract more and cheaper flights to the country, two other aviation related news items - involving national carrier TACV - are worth mentioning. Firstly the Cape Verde press reported that TACV … Continue reading Cape Verde’s Unique Aviation Opportunity