Aviation


13 October 2020

British Airways CEO Alex Cruz resigns amid air travel’s worst crisis

Anglo-Spanish multinational airline holding company International Airlines Group (IAG) announced on October 12th the resignation of British Airways CEO Alex Cruz. After a transition period, Cruz […]
9 October 2020

Agreement to Restore Confidence in International Aviation

Ahead of the G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has signed a Memorandum of […]
7 October 2020

Covid-19: European Commission approves €19.3 million loan guarantee for TAROM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a loan guarantee of around €19.3 million to compensate the Romanian state-owned airline TAROM for damaged […]
6 October 2020

Pressure to replace quarantines with EU-wide passenger testing increases

As the year-end holiday season approaches with less than 90 days to go, European aviation bodies are urgently calling for passenger testing to replace the quarantine […]
2 October 2020

EU approves €2.2 million state aid to support Flemish airports

The European Commission has approved €2.2 million sated aid to support the operators of Flemish airports (Kortrijk airport, Antwerp airport and Ostend-Bruges airport). The measures in […]
29 September 2020

Belgium signs customs pre-clearance agreement with the US

Passengers departing from Brussels Airport to the US will be able to clear US customs before boarding, a procedure that could each passenger precious time upon […]
24 September 2020

Ryanair’s 24 h deal: “Buy one get one free”

Today, for the first time in Ryanair history the company is launching a ‘Buy One Get One Free’ offer. This deal will be available on 1,600 […]
24 September 2020

Airbus announces 3 new concepts for world’s first zero-emission flight

Proving their ambition to lead the way in the decarbonisation of the aviation industry, Airbus has revealed three new concepts for the world’s first zero-emission commercial […]
24 September 2020

“The crisis is an opportunity to foster a more resilient industry” says Emirates’ Jean-Pierre Martin

Jean-Pierre Martin, General manager Emirates Belgium and Luxembourg, communicated with the European press and stated that Emirates’ approach was based on a three-pronged plan of action. […]
23 September 2020

IATA proposes mandatory Covid-19 test before departure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development of rapid, accurate and affordable COVID-19 testing for all passengers before boarding a plane as an […]
16 September 2020

Airlines for Europe issues an urgent call for an EU-wide common approach to travel restrictions

Airlines for Europe (A4E), Europe’s largest airline association, is urging EU leaders to adopt a common approach to travel restrictions. The goal would be to better […]
14 September 2020

TAP Air Portugal announces new routes for the 2021 summer

For the summer of 2021, TAP Portugal aims to launch six new routes for the summer of 2021: Ibiza and Fuerteventura, in Spain; Oujda, in Morocco; […]
10 September 2020

Eurowings introduces “temperature discount” on all Italy destinations

German vacation airline Eurowings has launched a campaigned called “temperature discount” where the discount is calculated based on the monthly average temperature of the destination. The […]
9 September 2020

airBaltic resumes flights
to 9 European cities

On Monday, September 7th, airBaltic announced that it was resuming flights between Riga and nine additional destinations. In total, airBaltic now connects Riga with 35 destinations […]
8 September 2020

Emirates completes 1.4 billion refunds requests

Since March, Emirates has returned more than AED 5 billion (US$ 1.4 billion, € 1.2 billion) in Covid-19 travel refunds. This number accounts for 90% of […]
4 September 2020

Ryanair traffic falls 53% to 7 million passengers in August

Travel restrictions continue to be updated week by week. Civil aviation across the world keep struggling to have the same number of passengers they once did. […]
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