Aviation.


27 May 2021

IATA expects airline passenger numbers to exceed pre-Covid levels in 2023

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Tourism Economics released a long-term view for post-COVID-19 passenger demand recovery which demonstrates that people remain eager to travel […]
26 May 2021

Boom Supersonic aims to go anywhere in the world in 4 hours

Commercial supersonic aircraft have been more of an experiment than a reality for the general public, as only two such aircraft have ever been commercialized in […]
26 May 2021

United Airlines to start a ticket lottery offering free flights to vaccinated loyalty members

United Airlines announced on May 24th that vaccinated fliers could a year of free flights around the world. The “Your Shot to Fly” sweepstakes is meant […]
24 May 2021

Ryanair wins as EU court overturns KLM and TAP state aid

The General Court of the European Union has upheld a Ryanair challenge to billions of euros in state aid given to KLM and TAP Air Portugal, overturning European Commission decisions. […]
19 May 2021
Air France

Air France carries out first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Air France-KLM, Total, Groupe ADP and Airbus have joined forces to carry out the first long-haul flight powered by Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) produced in France. At […]
19 May 2021
Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport, Brussels Airlines and TUI fly set to relaunch Belgian air travel

After many difficult months of travel restrictions and even travel bans, Brussels Airport, and home carriers Brussels Airlines and TUI are ready for the summer season. […]
18 May 2021

Vaccine passports are the only way to restart travel, says Dubai Airport CEO

Dubai Airport CEO Paul Griffiths believes that Covid-19 passports are the only way to restart mass foreign travel. In an interview with the BBC, the boss […]
18 May 2021

Could virtual queuing be the answer to avoiding airport queues?

As travel gradually resumes around the world, British Airways will trial a new intelligent virtual queuing system by tech firm Qmatic in an effort to avoid […]
12 May 2021

Brussels Airlines extends free rebooking period

Brussels Airlines has extended the option for customers to rebook their flights for free until July 31 2021. The rebooking fee for Austrian Airlines, Eurowings, Lufthansa […]
7 May 2021

Brussels Airlines waves goodbye to Magritte airplane

Brussels Airlines has announced that it will paint over the images meant to pay tribute to Belgian Surrealist painter René Magritte on one of its airplanes. […]
4 May 2021

Canada’s Edmonton first airport in the world to sign The Climate Pledge

Edmonton International Airport (EIA) has become the first airport in the world to join The Climate Pledge and its commitment to be carbon neutral by 2040.    The Climate Pledge is an initiative involving more […]
4 May 2021

Why you shouldn’t take your shoes off on a plane

With all the travel restrictions still in force, being on a plane is for most of us a distant memory. But everybody probably still remembers that […]
28 April 2021

Time for “effective action” to decarbonise the aviation sector

World Travel Market’s (WTM) Responsible Tourism Advisor Harold Goodwin has called for “effective action” to decarbonise the aviation sector. Goodwin comments come as momentum builds towards […]
27 April 2021

Brussels Airlines set to offer new destinations for summer

For the past six months, Brussels Airlines has focused on essential travel, offering mostly flights to and from Africa. However, to meet growing demand for travel […]
27 April 2021

Decarbonising Aviation: further delay will be very expensive

The growth in tourism since 1950 has been facilitated by paid annual holidays and by aviation. Those who live in holiday areas have often suffered from […]
26 April 2021

Ethiopian becomes the first African airline to trial IATA Travel Pass

Ethiopian Airlines Group has become the first African airline to conduct a trial of the IATA Travel Pass, a digital travel mobile app to enhance efficiency […]
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