Aviation


17 July 2020

Gradual lifting of the temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU

The EU Council has updated the list of non-EU countries for which member states should gradually lift travel restrictions. Since 1 July 2020, Member States have […]
16 July 2020

Brussels Airlines in difficulties: Expansion of flights to be delayed by one week

Brussels Airlines’ management has announced to its employees that the company will postpone the extension of its flight schedule in August due to its worsening financial […]
14 July 2020

Air traffic in Europe on the rise again

Air traffic in Europe has begun to increase after months of travel restrictions linked to the Covid-19 pandemic. Eurocontrol reported more than 90,000 flights last week. […]
13 July 2020
KLM

European Commission approves Dutch €3.4 billion liquidity plan for KLM

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a €3.4 billion Dutch aid measure consisting of a State guarantee on loans and a subordinated […]
13 July 2020

Embraer E-Jet renews air in the cabin 20 times per hour

The logic for keeping the same safe distance on a plane as you would on the ground is understandable. Cabin air circulation and ventilation in an […]
10 July 2020
Brussels Airport

Gradual recovery of passenger flights at Brussels Airport

Since June 15th, Brussels Airport has been welcoming passengers for non-essential travel. 83,589 passengers passed through Brussels Airport that month, representing a decrease of – 96.5% […]
9 July 2020

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance release video campaign: You can fly with confidence

SkyTeam, Oneworld and Star Alliance have jointly released a message in which they explain the measures their airlines are adopting to insure the well-being of their […]
8 July 2020

Health crisis continues to impact Europe’s aviation industry

With the pandemic still impacting badly on the aviation sector, a stark new warning has come that passenger numbers for Brussels airport will not return to […]
8 July 2020

Against all odds a new airline to be launched in Canada

In the midst of the Covid-19 travel restrictions imposed across the world, a new airline called will soon be born. Based in Quebec, OWG will be […]
8 July 2020
Lufthansa

Lufthansa launches second set of restructuring measures

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved a second set of measures as part of its restructuring program. The first set of measures, released […]
8 July 2020

Could a new surcharge from Singapore Airlines push fares up?

Singapore Airlines has decided to implement a $12 penalty for bookings made on global distribution systems. The airlines has done so as an attempt to persuade […]
6 July 2020

Ryanair accelerates Covid-19 refunds

Ryanair, Europe’s largest airline, confirmed that it was making rapid progress in processing customer refunds for flights cancelled during the period from March to June as […]
5 July 2020

Brussels Airport welcomed more than 10 000 passengers for the first time in 3 months

Since the restart of non-essential travels within Europe on the 15th of June and as more countries reopened their borders, Brussels Airport has been adding more destinations […]
2 July 2020

Aeromexico under Chapter 11 to implement financial restructuring

On June 30th, Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V announced that the Group as well as some of its affiliates have filed a voluntary Chapter 11 petition […]
2 July 2020
Ryanair

Ryanair: Over 1,000 daily flights across Europe this summer

In July and August, Ryanair will operate over 1,000 daily flights across 200 European airports, restoring almost 90% of its pre-Covid-19 route network, although with lower […]
1 July 2020

SAS announces recapitalization plan
to remain competitive

Since the start of the travel restrictions, SAS has implemented a broad range of measures to reduce costs as a result of the decline in demand, […]
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