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27 October 2021

Emirates to recruit 6,000 operational staff over next six months

Emirates plans to boost its operational workforce by planning to recruit more than 6,000 staff over the next six months. As restrictions ease worldwide with the […]
26 October 2021
Plane cabin

Do you know how high a commercial plane flies and why?

You stand in line to use the restroom, hands in your pockets, a constant hum in your ears. You look out the window and see a […]
25 October 2021

Italian flight attendants strip off to protest working conditions

Alitalia had to be reorganized financially due to the effects of the pandemic and now, a new airline in Italy, ITA Airways, has emerged. In just […]
25 October 2021

Zurich named best European Airport for the 18th time

Zurich Airport has received the World Travel Award for Europe’s best airport for the 18th time in a row. The airport has been chosen as the […]
25 October 2021

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol takes measures to improve air quality

Together with other partners in the aviation sector, Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport is taking new measures to reduce the emission of ultrafine particles. According to a recent research […]
21 October 2021

EU and Qatar sign landmark aviation agreement 

With the new agreement between the EU and Qatar, all EU airlines will be able to operate direct flights from any airport in the EU to […]
19 October 2021

Amazon’s new remote work policy might affect US regional airlines

Last Monday, Chief Executive Officer Andy Jassy declared that the tech giant will allow individual teams to decide for how many days employees would be expected […]
19 October 2021

Belgium to introduce an aviation tax on flights under 500 km

The Belgian federal government announced that a new “boarding tax” to short-haul flights will be implemented in order to incentivize travelers to both, use more sustainable […]
18 October 2021

Brussels Airport launches ultra fast ’15-minute’ PCR test

Today Brussels Airport launches the trial of an ultra fast PCR test that promises to deliver results in 15 minutes. Developed by Flemish company miDiagnostics, the […]
18 October 2021

IATA starts legal challenge to urgently halt Dutch slot rule

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has started legal action in the Netherlands to prevent the application of a new Policy Rule (Rule) for slot allocation that would […]
15 October 2021

Qantas repatriation flight lands in history books

Qantas has flown 15,020 kilometres from Buenos Aires to Darwin and touched down after 17 hours and 25 minutes in the air. The flight repatriated 107 […]
15 October 2021

ITA. Meet Europe’s newest airline

Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA) is the startup carrier meant to replace Alitalia with a targeted starting date of October 15th; the carrier began selling tickets on […]
12 October 2021

At last, carbon labelling on flights

Two weeks ago, I wrote here about the greenwashing inherent in some labels and the problems associated with carbon offsetting. Consumers have resisted purchasing offsets. I […]
12 October 2021

COP 26: First-ever carbon neutral flights from Brussels to Glasgow

Airlines For Europe (A4E) is launching a new campaign ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) start in Glasgow on October 31st: […]
8 October 2021

Brussels Airlines releases 2022 summer offers

Brussels Airlines has decided to already release its Summer 2022 offer, as it sees demand returning. “Due to the uncertainty the coronavirus crisis brought along, booking […]
6 October 2021

​Frustration with travel restrictions grows

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that air travelers are increasingly frustrated with the Covid-19 travel restrictions. A survey commissioned by IATA of 4,700 respondents […]
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