Aviation.


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. […]
28 August 2020

Brussels Airlines restricts
exemption from masks

Belgian company Brussels Airlines has recently adapted its general Conditions of Carriage. The airline has decided to restrict the exemption from the obligation to wear a […]
26 August 2020

Virgin Atlantic offers free Covid-19
insurance for all bookings

Virgin Atlantic has introduced a Covid-19 insurance coverage which applies automatically to all existing and new bookings, starting from 24 August 2020 until 31 March 2021. […]
23 August 2020

European Commission approves €290 million Belgian support to Brussels Airlines in the context of the Covid-19 outbreak

The European Commission has approved a €290 million Belgian aid measure to support SN Group, which is composed of SN Airholding and its sole subsidiary Brussels […]
20 August 2020

Eurowings launches free
middle seat bookable from €18

German airline Eurowings offers new innovative services and products in response of the constantly changing aviation sector and consumers’ needs. For instance, Eurowings is the first […]
20 August 2020

European Commission approves €133 million liquidity support to SATA airline

The European Commission has approved €133 million support to SATA Air Açores. This aid will help the airline to fulfil its public service obligations and ensure […]
17 August 2020

Cathay Pacific Group: less 98.7% of traffic in July 2020

The Cathay Pacific Group released its traffic figures for July 2020. The data reflect the substantial capacity reductions caused by a sharp decrease of the demand, […]
17 August 2020

Middle East: Aviation sector
on its knees due to Covid-19

According to new data released by IATA, the impact of the lockdown imposed during the Covid-19 pandemic on the Middle East aviation sector and economies has […]
13 August 2020

Covid-19 testing soon possible at Brussels Airport in mobile lab

There will be a mobile lab at Brussels Airport where passengers can get tested on Covid-19. This will enable passengers returning from a red zone to […]
11 August 2020

Traffic data: Disastrous Covid-19 impact on airport industry

ACI EUROPE, the European airport trade body, has released its air traffic report for June and an interim update for July. According to the report, passenger […]
11 August 2020

Qatar Airways’mobile
app gets new features

Qatar Airways’ mobile application allows passengers to easily plan their journey, helping to minimize physical contact and human interactions.  By downloading the app, all members of […]
10 August 2020

Brussels Airport registers a decrease of 80.8% of passengers

Since the reintroduction of non-essential flights on 15 June, the number of passengers at Brussels Airport has increased, but it still remains 80% below July 2019.  […]
7 August 2020

Brussels Airlines reports a loss of €182 million due to Covid-19

In the first half of 2020, Brussels Airlines incurred a loss of €182 million as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the […]
7 August 2020

Touchless tech to restore
confidence in flying

Airports and airlines are working hard to restore confidence in flying. Every week an airline announces its new policies on safety and hygiene measures to instill […]
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