Aviation.


27 July 2021

Saudi Arabia announces plans to launch a second national airline

Saudi Arabia plans to launch a new national airline that will allow it to take advantage of economic growth and bring the number of visitors to […]
22 July 2021

Aviation post Covid-19 — Who are the winners and the losers?

The Covid‑19 pandemic has severely affected the entire aviation sector, with air traffic down by more than two-thirds compared with 2019 levels. The consultancy McKinsey estimated […]
21 July 2021

Seattle airport runs trials with virtual queues until August 31

Since May, the Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA) is running trials with virtual queues, expected to end on August 31. Looking at reducing long-lines and agglomerates while delivering […]
20 July 2021

What future for aviation?

Last week Travel Tomorrow carried a piece arguing that more taxation is the not the way to make aviation more sustainable arguing that the industry does […]
16 July 2021

Stricter police controls could lead to long waiting times at Brussels Airport

On Wednesday July 14th, the public prosecutor’s office of Halle-Vilvoorde announced that increased passenger controls and targeted actions will be organized at Brussels Airport by the […]
15 July 2021

More taxes? Aviation industry says that’s not the answer for sustainability

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) warned that the reliance on taxation as the solution for cutting aviation emissions in the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ proposal […]
14 July 2021

Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines to stop addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen”

Lufthansa group has announced that it will remove the phrase “ladies and gentlemen” when welcoming its passengers. The greeting will be replaced by a “neutral” one […]
14 July 2021

Covid-19 takes a toll on EU air passengers’ rights, ECA says

EU air passengers’ rights have not been protected after the disorder caused by the Covid-19 crisis, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) revealed in a recent […]
1 July 2021
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport launches new “Welcome Back” tool to avoid queuing and reduce check-in times

Brussels Airport has developed the ‘Welcome Back’ tool to help passengers plan their trip so they can start their vacation with more ease. Based on flight […]
30 June 2021

Aviation industry complains that fragmented EU Digital Covid Certificate verification will undermine smooth summer travel

Ahead of the 1st July deadline for Member States to implement the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) system – the crucial enabler for the restoration of […]
29 June 2021

China’s new massive airport in Chengdu is officially open

China’s Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially begun operations. Its first flight, which was operated by Sichuan Airlines, took off at 11:10 a.m. last Sunday, bound […]
28 June 2021
Lufthansa

Lufthansa launches QR code vaccine certificate to speed up check-in

On June 17th, Lufthansa announced that it will allow travelers to use an in-app QR code to confirm their vaccination status. More than a quarter of […]
25 June 2021

“State aid for TAP is money flushed down the toilet” says Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary

Ryanair’s President Michael O’Leary argued that state support for Portuguese Airline TAP is not an investment, but that it’s taxpayer’s money being ”flushed down the toilet” […]
24 June 2021
British Airways

British Airways considering leaving Gatwick for Heathrow

British Airways has launched a review into the possibility of concentrating its operations at Heathrow, abandoning Gatwick, Britain’s second-biggest airport. 1. Gatwick worst affected of any […]
22 June 2021

New airline recommendations for safe travel this summer

The European Union Safety Agency (EASA) has published an update of air-travel recommendations, building on the COVID-19 vaccination deployment and the latest scientific evidence of the […]
16 June 2021

Air Antwerp: Another Covid-19 victim

On Friday June 11th, Air Antwerp announced that is shutting down its operations. The company has hardly made any flights between the two cities since March […]
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