Aviation.


18 November 2021

200 passengers miss flights at Brussels Airport due to police stricter controls as a sign of protest

On the morning of Tuesday November 16th, the police in Belgium carried out strict border controls in the airports of Brussels Zaventem, Charleroi and Bierset (Liège). […]
17 November 2021

Lufthansa Group repays 100% financial aid from the German government

Last November 12, Deutsche Lufthansa AG repaid or cancelled all remaining government Stabilization funds from the Federal Republic of Germany. The repayment was made much earlier […]
16 November 2021

Aviation made little, if any, progress at COP26

The Climate Action Tracker has warned that warned that the “good news” of the potential impact of announced net zero targets was bringing false hope to […]
16 November 2021

Passengers want to use biometrics to speed up processes and eliminate queuing

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2021 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which delivered two main conclusions: Passengers want to use biometric identification […]
15 November 2021

Global airport industry showcases increased climate ambition at COP26

On the occasion of the COP26 side-event co-hosted by ACI World and ACI EUROPE, the global airport industry marked progress towards Net Zero CO2. In particular, […]
15 November 2021

COP26: Airport industry announces solar farm plans and hydrogen fuelled flights

Under the auspices of COP26 in Glasgow, the airport industry reiterated its global commitment to decarbonize the aviation sector, despite the blow left by Covid-19. Among […]
15 November 2021

Brussels Airlines unveils new logo highlighting its ‘Belgian Identity’

Brussels Airlines presented its new logo as the company aims to look to the future after many changes in the recent years. The new logo will […]
12 November 2021

Sabena made her final landing 20 years ago

Last November 7 marked the anniversary of the last flight of Sabena, Société Anonyme Belge d’Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne. Indeed, on the 7th of November […]
12 November 2021

Will there ever be ultra-long flights from London to Sydney?

Qantas has reconfirmed its plans to fly non-stop from Sydney to London, Paris, and New York City in just over 18 hours as early as 2024. […]
11 November 2021

First Airbus helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

An Airbus H225 has performed the first-ever helicopter flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) powering one of the Safran Makila 2 engines. The flight, which […]
9 November 2021

Alaska Airlines has phased out the use of plastic water bottles and cups on its flights

As of November 4th, Alaska Airlines has replaced plastic water bottles and plastic water cups on board with Boxed Water. The action will remove 1.8 million […]
8 November 2021

First flight with biofuel produced from waste in Spain

Iberia and Repsol have completed the Madrid–Bilbao route with biofuel produced from waste at the Petronor Industrial Complex. The use of biofuels and the improved energy […]
8 November 2021

Brussels Airlines cancels flights due to sick staff

Last weekend, Brussels Airlines was forced to cancel five flights as a result of a staff shortage due to illness or quarantine. At the beginning of […]
2 November 2021

Why is de-icing important for aircrafts?

De-icing is the process of removing snow, ice, and frost accumulated on the aircraft: A procedure that on average is performed in only 5-6 minutes. Although […]
29 October 2021

5 world’s most alarming airplane landings

We take a seat and buckle up, then watch a movie or read a book or catch on some needed sleep. Sitting on an airplane bound […]
27 October 2021

Brussels Airport is expecting more than 430,000 passengers during the autumn holidays

The autumn holidays are the first break after the summer holidays and are popular with those wanting to catch the last rays of sun in Europe, […]
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