Aviation


20 November 2020

Lufthansa removes free meals for economy passengers

From the spring of 2021, Lufthansa will no longer offer free economy class catering on all its flights in Europe, the company announced on November 17th. […]
20 November 2020

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic Covid-19 testing trial

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), […]
17 November 2020

Curbing emissions: New €7.45 tax per passenger departing from a Dutch airport in 2021

As of the 1st of January 2021, every passenger departing from an airport in the Netherlands will pay an additional tax of €7.45. The Dutch government […]
16 November 2020

EU extends aid measures for aviation sector

A new EU Commission report has announced that some of the provisions introduced in May aimed at easing the financial pressure on aviation operators and ground […]
10 November 2020

Incredible queues at Brussels Airport’s security check point

Autumn holidays are usually a busy time for many airports, and Brussels Airport is no exception. There are often long queues through security, and whilst last […]
10 November 2020

British Airways reveals hot prices to hot destinations in 2021

To offer some much-needed sunshine as temperatures drop, British Airways is launching its latest sunshine campaign. The airline is offering great value flights and holiday packages […]
10 November 2020

United to offer free Covid tests on transatlantic flights

American airline United are launching a pilot program involving free Covid-19 testing for some transatlantic flight passengers, starting 16 November and continuing through to 11 December. […]
6 November 2020

Lufthansa loses 1.26 billion euros in third quarter and will need more money

Lufthansa Group has lost 1.26 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020, whilst the group’s airlines carried only 20 (8.7 million) percent of the number […]
5 November 2020

Finnair: Complimentary Covid-19 insurance coverage kicks off

Finnair is offering complimentary Covid-19 insurance coverage for customers departing from Finland. Launched on November 3rd, Finnair Corona Cover provides extra protection and security for customers […]
3 November 2020

Dutch government freezes state aid destined to help KLM

On Saturday October 31st, the Dutch government took the decision to freeze the release of 3.4 billion euros aimed to provide a lifeline to KLM in […]
3 November 2020

Ryanair reports a decline in traffic of 80%

On Monday, Ryanair reported a loss of €197 million between April and September 2020, compared to the profits of 2019 which were €1.15 billion. For the […]
28 October 2020

120 destinations in Brussels Airport’s winter schedule

Sunday 25 October marked the beginning of the winter season in the aviation sector. And even though it is a very unusual year, due to the […]
27 October 2020

Aviation: EU receives authorization to impose duties on US imports

On October 26th, the Dispute Settlement Body of World Trade Organization (WTO) formally authorized the EU to take countermeasures against the United States. The EU can […]
21 October 2020

KLM reopens voluntary resignation scheme due to sustained low demand

On October 19th, KLM reopened a voluntary resignation scheme (Vrijwillige Vertrekregeling 2020) presented to specific divisions and departments in order to reduce involuntary dismissals. The aim […]
19 October 2020
Brussels Airport

85% drop in passengers at Brussels Airport in September

In September of this year, 379, 303 passengers passed through Brussels Airport. This is just 15.2% of the total number of passengers recorded in September 2019. […]
14 October 2020

Mobile Covid-19 laboratory now operational at Brussels Airport

The mobile laboratory at Brussels Airport is now open. With this lab, the samples taken in the Test Centre can be analysed immediately on site, and […]
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