Aviation

11 January 2021

US airlines ban emotional support animals

Alaska Airlines recently became the first company to ban all emotional support animals from travelling on their airlines, and several other US airlines are following suit. […]
8 January 2021

Thailand bans food and drinks on domestic flights

While the city of Bangkok closes night clubs, bars, and bans the sale of alcohol to slow down the Covid-19, the Thai authorities have decided to […]
7 January 2021

Saudi Arabia reopens its airspace to Qatar after 3 years of conflict

Saudi Arabia will reopen its airspace, land and sea borders to Qatar on Monday after more than three years of severed diplomatic ties between the two […]
6 January 2021

European Commission approves €1.25 billion to recapitalize TUI

The European Commission has approved German aid of a €1.25 billion recapitalization package for TUI AG (TUI), the parent company of the TUI Group, as part […]
28 December 2020

IATA renews call on governments to consider aviation workers as essential for vaccination

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call on governments to ensure that employees in the aviation sector are considered as essential workers during the […]
28 December 2020

Covid-19: Global air passenger traffic to drop by 60% to 1.8 billion in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is having serious impacts on the airline industry, as countries close borders and impose strict travel bans to limit the spread of the […]
24 December 2020
Lufthansa

UK shortages: Lufthansa flies more than 80 tonnes of food

Lufthansa will bring more than 80 tons of fruit and vegetables to supermarket in the UK, which are currently fearing shortages in the days leading to […]
21 December 2020

Brussels Airport: First flights with Covid-19 vaccines worldwide successfully completed

The first flights with COVID vaccines from Brussels Airport have been carried out successfully. Since the end of November, 7 flights have already been carried out […]
18 December 2020

Brussels Airlines announces 2021 summer schedule with caution

After a difficult 2020, Brussels Airlines is looking cautiously ahead to the summer of 2021. Traditionally, December and January are the months in which Belgians start […]
14 December 2020

Ethiopian Airlines ‘Ready’ to Fly Covid-19 Vaccines to Africa

Ethiopian Airlines has announced the launch of a cold chain air freight to transport temperature-sensitive medicines, including a potential COVID-19 vaccine and comes amidst concerns of […]
9 December 2020
Air France

French government doubles shares in Air France: Additional 4 to 5 billion euros

Affected by travel restrictions and the side effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, AirFrance has reported continued losses. The losses have been so substantial that the State, […]
9 December 2020

British Airways appoints new head of sustainability

British Airways has announced the appointment of Carrie Harris as its new Head of Sustainability, reflecting the increasing importance of sustainability for the airline. Harris joins […]
7 December 2020

KLM and Delta to offer guaranteed Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam

KLM and Delta will offer Covid-free flights from Atlanta to Amsterdam from December 15th, 2020. The airlines have joined efforts with the Dutch Government, Amsterdam Airport […]
7 December 2020

Delta launches new contact tracing for travelers flying to the US

Delta is partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to keep international customers informed of potential Covid-19 exposure through contact tracing. Along with nine […]
3 December 2020

easyJet to reduce its carry-on baggage allowance from 10 February 2021

easyJet has revised its hand luggage policy on board and From February 10th, 2020, standard trolley-size luggage will not be automatically included in every ticket. Passengers […]
2 December 2020

How will Brexit impact the aviation sector?

With Brexit getting nearer, there is still no trade deal in place, and as the transition period comes to a close there are concerns as to […]
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