Aviation.


1 December 2020

Aviation industry agrees on more flexible slot rules

The Worldwide Airport Slot Board (WASB), which comprises the Airports Council International (ACI World), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Worldwide Airport Coordinators Group […]
27 November 2020

Conflict over Covid-19 vaccination rules for airlines

A recent announcement by Alan Joyce, CEO of Australian airline Qantas, in which he said Covid-19 vaccines will be mandatory on all international Qantas flights, has […]
27 November 2020

Greenpeace asks EU Commission to ban short-haul flights

On Tuesday November 24th, following the release of a study on the non-CO2 impacts of aviation on climate change, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a […]
24 November 2020

Qantas’ CEO: Proof of Covid-19 vaccination will be required for international flights

The CEO of Australian airline Qantas, Alan Joyce, believes that once the coronavirus vaccine becomes available, proof of its application will become a requirement when boarding […]
23 November 2020

European airports have already lost 1.5 billion passengers

Olivier Jankovec, director general of Airports Council International (ACI) Europe, which represents 500 entities from 46 countries, said at the entity’s 30th congress and annual assembly […]
20 November 2020

Lufthansa removes free meals for economy passengers

From the spring of 2021, Lufthansa will no longer offer free economy class catering on all its flights in Europe, the company announced on November 17th. […]
20 November 2020

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic Covid-19 testing trial

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United States (US) to London Heathrow (LHR), […]
17 November 2020

Curbing emissions: New €7.45 tax per passenger departing from a Dutch airport in 2021

As of the 1st of January 2021, every passenger departing from an airport in the Netherlands will pay an additional tax of €7.45. The Dutch government […]
16 November 2020

EU extends aid measures for aviation sector

A new EU Commission report has announced that some of the provisions introduced in May aimed at easing the financial pressure on aviation operators and ground […]
10 November 2020

Incredible queues at Brussels Airport’s security check point

Autumn holidays are usually a busy time for many airports, and Brussels Airport is no exception. There are often long queues through security, and whilst last […]
10 November 2020

British Airways reveals hot prices to hot destinations in 2021

To offer some much-needed sunshine as temperatures drop, British Airways is launching its latest sunshine campaign. The airline is offering great value flights and holiday packages […]
10 November 2020

United to offer free Covid tests on transatlantic flights

American airline United are launching a pilot program involving free Covid-19 testing for some transatlantic flight passengers, starting 16 November and continuing through to 11 December. […]
6 November 2020

Lufthansa loses 1.26 billion euros in third quarter and will need more money

Lufthansa Group has lost 1.26 billion euros in the third quarter of 2020, whilst the group’s airlines carried only 20 (8.7 million) percent of the number […]
5 November 2020

Finnair: Complimentary Covid-19 insurance coverage kicks off

Finnair is offering complimentary Covid-19 insurance coverage for customers departing from Finland. Launched on November 3rd, Finnair Corona Cover provides extra protection and security for customers […]
3 November 2020

Dutch government freezes state aid destined to help KLM

On Saturday October 31st, the Dutch government took the decision to freeze the release of 3.4 billion euros aimed to provide a lifeline to KLM in […]
3 November 2020

Ryanair reports a decline in traffic of 80%

On Monday, Ryanair reported a loss of €197 million between April and September 2020, compared to the profits of 2019 which were €1.15 billion. For the […]
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