19 September 2022

Air Canada orders 30 electric-hybrid planes

Air Canada ordered 30 ES-30 electric-hybrid regional aircrafts from Heart Aerospace with a range of up to 800 km. Last week, Air Canada announced in a […]
19 September 2022

Ryanair extends contract at Brussels Charleroi airport

Ryanair has had a bumpy season in Belgium, scattered with strikes, threats and lawsuits. After a few strikes from pilots displeased with their wages and working […]
19 September 2022

London’s Heathrow Airport cancels flights for Queen’s funeral

Today’s flights to and from London’s Heathrow Airport are canceled or re-timed “as a mark of respect” to Queen Elizabeth. On Thursday, the airport released a […]
16 September 2022

Brussels Airport noise complaints far from being resolved

Noise complaints caused by planes flying over some Brussels’ municipalities have not gone away. The pressure is thus mounting on the Federal Minister of Mobility, who […]
15 September 2022

Half of the flights to and from France cancelled on Friday

The French air traffic controllers union SNCTA has announced a strike on Friday 16 September. As a result, the French Civil Aviation Authority (DGAC) has requested […]
14 September 2022

Lufthansa and Air France-KLM become main candidates to acquire TAP Air Portugal

The Portuguese government wants to launch the re-privatization of TAP Air Portugal by the end of the year and has already begun talks with the Air […]
14 September 2022

Chaos returns at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

After a busy summer season, the chaos seemed to settle down at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, but this week it came back with a bang, as security […]
12 September 2022

Over 4.4 million passengers welcomed at Brussels Airport over the summer

Over the summer holidays, Brussels Airport welcomed more than 4.4 million passengers, far exceeding the forecasted number. This strong result is about 81% of the number […]
12 September 2022

Netherlands increases flight tax to almost €30 from next year

The Netherlands will increase the passenger flight tax to almost €30 from 1 January 2023 to discourage people taking flights thus opting for more environmentally friendly […]
12 September 2022

Strike at Lufthansa averted after partial agreement reached with pilots’ union

A strike at Lufthansa was averted last week after the union representing the Lufthansa pilots, Vereinigung Cockpit, reached a partial agreement with Lufthansa’s management on Tuesday […]
8 September 2022

Delta to buy 385 million gallons of SAF from DG Fuels

Delta Airlines has signed an agreement with DG Fuels for up to 385 million unblended gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). DG Fuels is a hydrogen […]
8 September 2022

US Airlines to offer meals and accommodation if flights are canceled

On September 1st, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) launched the implementation of a new dashboard showing the rights each traveler has in case an airline […]
8 September 2022

Ryanair to stop operations at Brussels Airport at least until March 2023

An extraordinary board meeting took place on Wednesday morning at Ryanair Belgium and the company decided to leave its Zaventem base this winter, starting on October […]
7 September 2022

You can now check-in your own baggage at Brussels Airport

One of the downsides of travelling is having to arrive at the airport so many hours in advance. As if this was not already burdensome enough, […]
7 September 2022

Turbulence to last longer and become more severe due to climate change

Most travelers have experienced it while flying. Turbulence can cause slight discomfort, dizziness, and sometimes even accidents in the cabin. The word turbulence derives from the […]
6 September 2022

Big airports still struggling to get back to pre-pandemic levels

Eurocontrol’s latest report explores the trends in the European aviation during the last week of August (25-31) comparing the data with its equivalent in 2019, before […]
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