Aviation.


27 December 2021

Ryanair’s annual loss forecast grows amid Omicron fears and tighter travel restrictions

Ryanair has doubled its annual loss forecast due to the impact of the Covid-19 omicron variant. The appearance of the new variant has led to a […]
23 December 2021

Brussels Airport is expecting around 527,000 passengers during the Christmas holiday

Between Friday 24 December and Sunday 9 January, Brussels Airport is expecting around 527,000 passengers at the airport. That is more than double the 215,000 passengers […]
21 December 2021

Thousands of passengers affected as Brussels Airlines’ employees go on strike

On Monday December 20th, Brussels Airlines cabin crew went on strike for 24 hours starting at 5 a.m. Their goal was to denounce excessive work pressure […]
20 December 2021

Korean Air launches aircraft inspection technology using drones

Thanks to its extensive experience in manned and unmanned aerial vehicle development, Korean Air has developed drone swamps that can inspect the aircraft. The Korean company […]
20 December 2021

Ryanair CEO O’Leary says “idiot” anti-vaxxers shouldn’t be allowed to fly

Ryanair’s CEO Michael O’Leary has stated that only vaccinated people should be allowed to fly and heavily criticized those who have not yet been vaccinated. After […]
16 December 2021

European Commission extends slot relief rules for airlines

Yesterday, the Commission adopted an extension to the slot relief rules of the 2022 summer scheduling season, running from 28 March 2022 until 29 October 2022. Instead […]
15 December 2021

How Covid-19 smashed air travel

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on December that the new Omicron variant might soon outpace Delta. Though no deaths caused by Omicron have been reported […]
14 December 2021

United resumes sale of hard liquor on its flights

United Airlines is selling hard liquor again to its passengers. In a statement, the company announced that the decision was made “in response to the feedback […]
14 December 2021

Berlin’s Brandenburg airport faces rough criticism as difficulties drag on one year after opening

Berlin’s new airport, Berlin-Brandenburg (BER) has had a rocky start during its first year of operation. Some of the challenges have included lengthy check-in and security […]
13 December 2021

19-year old Belgian aviator astonishes the world with historic flight

Belgian 19-year-old pilot Zara Rutherford landed in South Korea on one of her stopovers in her attempt to become the youngest woman to fly solo around […]
9 December 2021

Europe’s failure to make progress on the Single European Sky delays aviation’s decarbonisation

After more than a year of negotiations since the Single European Sky (SES) 2+ regulatory proposal was first published by the European Commission – and following […]
8 December 2021

European air passenger transport decreased by 73% in 2020

To prevent the spread of Covid-19, countries around the world have taken a variety of restrictive measures since the beginning of 2020. The air transport industry […]
7 December 2021

European airlines ranked from ‘social excellence’ to ‘social junk’

Over 120 airlines rated and ranked by European pilots in the most comprehensive effort so far to identify the best and worst European airlines to work […]
6 December 2021

United Airlines makes history with first passenger flight using 100% sustainable fuel

United Airlines has become the first commercial carrier to fly a full passenger flight using 100% sustainable aviation fuel. On Wednesday December 1st, United operated a […]
3 December 2021

Would a 20-months EU Covid Certificate validity better protect the travel and tourism industry?

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for caution in response to a European Commission Recommendation that the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) should only remain […]
2 December 2021

Luggage company Bounce names world’s best and worst airlines in 2021

The surge in Covid-19 cases this fall has put several European governments on their guard, with many tightening their health measures. And that was before the […]
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