Aviation.


29 June 2020
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US citizens to be banned from entering Europe

US citizens will not be allowed to enter Europe when the EU’s external borders open on July 1st. The notification that US citizens are not allowed […]
25 June 2020

EU aviation calls for support to achieve a Green Recovery

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has joined a call issued by several associations representing Europe’s aviation sector for EU leaders to prioritize specific de-carbonisation initiatives in […]
25 June 2020
Lufthansa

European Commission approves €6 billion package for Lufthansa

The European Commission has approved German plans to contribute €6 billion to the recapitalization of Deutsche Lufthansa AG (DLH), the parent company of Lufthansa Group. The […]
23 June 2020
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EU Commission signs aviation agreement with Japan

On June 22nd, the European Commission signed an agreement on civil aviation safety with Japan. The agreement is meant to boost the EU’s cooperation with Japan […]
22 June 2020
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European Aviation: Economic impact of Covid-19 likely to increase

Airlines in Europe are set to lose $21.5 billion in 2020, with passenger demand declining by over 50%, a research from the International Air Transport Association […]
22 June 2020
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Alyzia receives temporary license for baggage and ramp handling at Brussels Airport

Alyzia SAS has been allowed the right to operate as a ground handling service provider at Brussels Airport for the next six months and will receive […]
22 June 2020
KLM

KLM gradually rebuilds network

KLM is gradually and carefully restarting its network. In July, KLM operates 5,000 European flights. The forecast for August is 11,000. Intercontinental numbers are around 1,900 […]
22 June 2020

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian to offer return flight guarantee

Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines are offering not only flexible rebooking options but also a basic return flight guarantee on all European routes. Brussels Airlines does […]
19 June 2020

Lufthansa may sell Brussels Airlines or let it go bankrupt

Brussels Airlines, which employs 4,200 people, said last month it would cut its fleet of aircraft by 30 percent and its workforce by a quarter to […]
19 June 2020

Kazakhstan prepares to resume international flights by June 20

Starting from June 20, Kazakhstan will resume international flights to China, Georgia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Turkey. This easing of restrictions is to be done […]
17 June 2020
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IATA proposes Covid-19 testing criteria for air travel

On Tuesday June 16th, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the proposed criteria for COVID-19 testing during air travel. “If governments were to introduce COVID-19 […]
17 June 2020
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What’s the impact of the aviation crunch on oil demand?

On Tuesday June 17th, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that in 2021 there could be an increase in oil demand. It remained however cautious noting […]
15 June 2020
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport to implement systematic body temperature checks

Brussels Airport is ready for the safe restart of commercial aviation and has been selected as one of the pilot airports by EASA (European Union Aviation […]
15 June 2020

European Commission approves €1.2 billion rescue loan for TAP Air Portugal

The European Commission has approved a €1.2 billion rescue loan destined for TAP Air Portugal. On June 9th, 2020, Portugal informed the European Commission that it […]
15 June 2020

Swissport bankruptcy: Who will take care of bag handling at Brussels Airport?

A rescue attempt for Brussels Airport ground handler Swissport was not successful and the company is officially bankrupt. In practice this means 1,309 employees of Swissport […]
11 June 2020

Ryanair to remove flight change fee on July & August bookings

In early June Ryanair announced that it will waive its flight change fee for all customers who book their travels for July and August. Customers will […]
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