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20 January 2022

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

London City Airport expects pent up passenger demand to fuel a surge in growth in 2022, with the introduction of new routes and the return of […]
19 January 2022

What do “ghost flights” reveal about our current reality?

A Portuguese 28-year-old traveled on an empty plane from Thailand to Singapore. Tiago Albuquerque traveled alone on January 11th from Krabi airport in Thailand to Singapore, […]
18 January 2022

Hong Kong Airport bans transit passengers from more than 150 countries

On Friday January 14th, Hong Kong Airport announced that from Sunday January 16th, stopovers of passengers from more than 150 countries will be banned. The new […]
17 January 2022

American Airlines passenger storms cockpit and damages flight controls

A man stormed the cockpit of an American Airlines plane damaging flight controls and provoking a delay of eight hours. The incident happened as the passenger […]
14 January 2022

KLM adds 0.5% Sustainable Aviation Fuel for flights departing from Amsterdam

As of this week KLM will start adding 0.5% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for flights departing from Amsterdam. In addition, the airline will offer its customers […]
14 January 2022

9.4 million passengers at Brussels Airport in 2021, 39% more than in 2020

In 2021, Brussels Airport welcomed almost 9.4 million passengers, that is 39% more than in the crisis year 2020, but a decline of 64% compared to […]
13 January 2022

Emirates closes A380 on-board lounges to curb Covid-19 spread

1. Temporary refusal Air passengers travelling on A380 planes from Emirates won’t be allowed to enjoy the on-board bar and lounge, the airline announced, in a […]
13 January 2022

Brussels Airlines CEO Peter Gerber: “We expect to be profitable again as from next year”

The past year has been a challenging one for Brussels Airlines. Ten months at the helm of the Belgian airline, CEO Peter Gerber gave an interview […]
12 January 2022

Ryanair solves Lufthansa’s ghost flight problem: “Just sell the seats at low fares”

Ryanair has today called on the European Commission to ignore Lufthansa’s false claims about operating “ghost flights” just so they can “block” their slots and protect […]
12 January 2022

This is how 2022 will look for commercial aviation

Following the publication of Eurocontrol’s 2021 report and 2022 forecast on the evolution of European traffic, everything seems to indicate a gradual recovery in global aviation. […]
12 January 2022

Heathrow suffers record drop in passenger traffic

Heathrow London airport suffered a drastic drop in passenger traffic in 2021, recording figures below those of 2020. According to figures published by the Civil Aviation […]
11 January 2022

Air France increases ticket prices to develop the use of sustainable fuels

On Monday January 10th, Air France announced that the airline is increasing ticket prices by 1 to 12 euros to offset part of the extra cost […]
10 January 2022

No reason for airlines to operate ‘ghost flights’ says ACI Europe

Airport trade body ACI Europe has expressed dismay at the escalating industry and political rhetoric around so-called ‘ghost flights’ and reiterated its strong support for the […]
10 January 2022

New “boarding tax” in Belgium to make tickets up to 10 euros more expensive

All flights out of Belgium will now be subject to the new “boarding” tax which entails an increase in the price of airline tickets of up […]
7 January 2022

Fake PCR tests caught at Brussels Airport can send you to prison

Forging a PCR test to go through the Brussels Airport may not be the greatest idea. The Criminal Court of Brussels is imposing prison terms of […]
6 January 2022

Brussels Airlines operates 3,000 empty flights to keep its slots

Brussels Airlines has operated 3,000 flights without passengers this winter to avoid losing take-off and landing slots, reports Le Soir. The Lufthansa group, Brussels Airlines parent company, will cancel […]
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