Aviation


24 June 2021
British Airways

British Airways considering leaving Gatwick for Heathrow

British Airways has launched a review into the possibility of concentrating its operations at Heathrow, abandoning Gatwick, Britain’s second-biggest airport. 1. Gatwick worst affected of any […]
22 June 2021

New airline recommendations for safe travel this summer

The European Union Safety Agency (EASA) has published an update of air-travel recommendations, building on the COVID-19 vaccination deployment and the latest scientific evidence of the […]
16 June 2021

Air Antwerp: Another Covid-19 victim

On Friday June 11th, Air Antwerp announced that is shutting down its operations. The company has hardly made any flights between the two cities since March […]
15 June 2021

Brussels Airlines flights to USA resume service

Brussels Airlines is resuming flights to the USA in what the company describes as ‘a symbolic milestone in our relaunch’. 1. USA flights resumed The Zaventem […]
10 June 2021

EU’s reform of European airspace risks “collapse”, IATA says

EU countries have agreed to reform the European airspace, the new Single European Sky 2+ (SES 2+), to improve systems of air navigation services, air traffic […]
9 June 2021

Are airships the future of short-distance air travel?

Could airships be the future of short-distance air travel? Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV), a company based in Bedford in the UK, believes so. Using the slogan ‘Rethink […]
8 June 2021

Drone refuels U.S. Navy fighter jet in midair for the first time in history

For the first time in history, the U.S. Navy and Boeing have demonstrated air-to-air refueling using an unmanned aircraft – the Boeing-owned MQ-25™ T1 test asset […]
7 June 2021

Passenger tries to “hijack” Delta plane bound for Nashville

A passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight from LA to Nashville tried to forcefully enter the cockpit on Friday May 4th. The plane had to […]
7 June 2021

Ryanair condemns the UK’s “bizarre” decision to remove Portugal from the “green list”

Ryanair condemned last Friday the “bizarre” decision of the United Kingdom to remove Portugal from the “green list” of international travel, underlining that the decision “has […]
2 June 2021

Luxair shows support for pride month

In order to show support for Pride month and its cause, Luxair has teamed up with Luxembourg non-profit Rosa Lëtzebuerg to convey a message of inclusiveness […]
31 May 2021

Alitalia’s successor ITA “will have to prove it can stay on the market”

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), the state-owned Italian airline that will replace bankrupt Alitalia will only start flying in September, which meant it will be missing the […]
31 May 2021

Scotland aims to have the world’s first zero emissions aviation region

Orkney, an archipelago off the northeastern coast of Scotland, UK, is running several low-carbon aircraft trials in an 18-month project that aims to become the “world’s […]
31 May 2021

Go digital or travellers will stay home, says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned of potential airport chaos unless governments move quickly to adopt digital processes to manage travel health credentials (Covid-19 testing […]
28 May 2021

Pilots in Ireland call for the reopening of international travel

The Irish Air Line Pilots’ Association, IALPA, is urging the Government to reopen international travel, and introduce rapid antigen testing for airline passengers. On Monday May […]
27 May 2021

IATA expects airline passenger numbers to exceed pre-Covid levels in 2023

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel […]
26 May 2021

Boom Supersonic aims to go anywhere in the world in 4 hours

Commercial supersonic aircraft have been more of an experiment than a reality for the general public, as only two such aircraft have ever been commercialized in […]
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