Aviation


16 August 2021

Why do flight attendants use duct tape to restrain unruly passengers?

Violence on airplanes has increased substantially over the past few months, especially in the US. Many flight attendants are using duct tape to restrain aggressive passengers […]
13 August 2021

Brussels Airport continues to see an increase in passenger numbers

The start of the summer holidays has clearly had a positive impact, despite the ban on organized travel to tourist hotspots such as Tunisia and Egypt. […]
11 August 2021

These are the world’s best airports for 2021

Skytrax, a UK based independent airline industry consulting group has released its annual ranking of the world’s best airports at the World Airport Awards and for the first […]
10 August 2021

The first flying taxis to start operating in cities in 2024

German startups Lilium and Volocopter have announced that they are planning to inaugurate a flying taxi service in 2024. For their part, Hyundai and General Motors […]
9 August 2021

It is official. 2020 was worst year on record for the airline industry

Official data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) exposes the devastating impact of Covid-19 on global air transport during 2020. At the depth of the […]
6 August 2021

Lufthansa sleeper’s row: An entire row all to yourself on long-haul flights

As of 2nd August, Lufthansa guests travelling in Economy Class on select long-haul flights will have the option of booking a Sleeper’s Row. Able to choose […]
5 August 2021

Summer air travel continues to be disappointing says IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that air travel is still struggling to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, with demand still significantly below pre-Covid-19 […]
4 August 2021

Airplane passenger duct-taped to seat after allegedly sexually assaulting and puncing flight attendants

On a Frontier Airlines flight in the USA last week, flight attendants were forced to restrain a passenger by duct taping him to his seat after […]
2 August 2021

Brussels Airport received more than 50,000 passengers on Friday

On Friday Belgium’s largest airport received 51,600 passengers, according to figures from the company which runs Brussels Airport, in its busiest day since the start of […]
28 July 2021

Successful trials in Heathrow encourage amber policy for fully vaccinated US and EU travellers

The results of a joint UK proving trial established by Heathrow, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have demonstrated the UK Government can rapidly expand its Amber […]
28 July 2021

Qatar Airways ranked the best in the world in 2021

Qatar Airways has been recognized as the world’s best airline at the Airline Excellence Awards 2021, organized by AirlineRatings. Qatar Airways won the award based on […]
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 […]
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