Aviation.


Thomas Reynaert is the Managing Director of Airlines for Europe (A4E), Europe’s largest EU airline association, since its launch in 2016. A4E was founded in January 2016 by Air France-KLM, easyJet, International Airlines Group (IAG), Lufthansa Group and Ryanair Holdings.

14 February 2022

Toulouse Declaration. Europe’s joint step towards net zero aviation by 2050 ultimately requires global action

Recently more than 35 European countries and 146 industry stakeholder groups representing thousands of companies – including A4E airlines, signed the Toulouse Declaration — paving the […]
14 February 2022

Airplane mask mandates will stay forever, says TAP Air Portugal CEO

TAP Air Portugal CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener said airline passengers could keep wearing masks forever.  Ourmières-Widener said that not only mask mandates during the flight, but also […]
11 February 2022

Virgin Atlantic closes deal with Neste for sustainable aviation fuel

In 2018, global commercial aircraft operations were responsible for 2,4% of all CO2 emissions worldwide. In fact, according to WWF, if the airline industry were a […]
11 February 2022

Do you know why airline route maps look the way they do?

Pilots must calculate the course of the flight path, which is the direction of flight relative to the ground. The heading is the direction needed to […]
10 February 2022

Boeing buys two million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel for its commercial operations

Boeing yesterday announced a supply agreement for two million gallons (7.5 million liters) of blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) with EPIC Fuels to power its Commercial […]
10 February 2022

Korean Air adopts biometric self-boarding for domestic flights

Has the future of travel arrived? If it depends on Korean Air, we will no longer be needing our boarding pass in the future. As of […]
8 February 2022

Brussels Airport reaffirms commitment to reach net zero carbon by 2050

Brussels Airport, together with over 200 other airports across Europe, has signed the Toulouse Declaration, an important agreement that marks a new chapter in Europe’s journey […]
7 February 2022

European aviation commits to become the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050

European aviation commits to decarbonise air transport and accelerate its efforts to make Europe the world’s first CO2 neutral continent by 2050. Launched by the French […]
4 February 2022

Some airlines will have large losses because of high oil prices, warns Ryanair CEO

The high price of oil will have a negative impact on the finances of airlines that are unable to cover their fuel bills in the face […]
4 February 2022

Air taxi market could reach $4 trillion by 2035, says Wisk CEO

Advanced air mobility (AAM) company Wisk Aero secured $450 million in funding from Boeing, making it one of the best-funded AAM companies in the world, according […]
3 February 2022

Former British Airways Boeing 747 bought for £1 and turned into a ‘party plane’

The pandemic has caused airlines to bring forward the retirement of different aircraft. British Airways, for instance, hastened the decomissioning of its Boeing 747s, even those […]
3 February 2022

Plane nearly topples over while landing against strong winds at Heathrow

A British Airways plane was on the brink of tragedy after high winds in the UK made it difficult to land at Heathrow Airport. The plane, […]
2 February 2022

EasyJet to recruit 1,000 pilots over the next 5 years

EasyJet announced plans to recruit 1,000 pilots over the next 5 years. The British airline is betting on gender parity and said it hopes to attract […]
2 February 2022

European air traffic to reach near pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Air traffic is expected to rebound back to pre-pandemic levels, reaching between 70% to 90% of 2019 levels by the end of 2022. The predictions are […]
1 February 2022

Insect infestations kept planes from taking off from Heathrow

A recent report revealed that an incident with insect infestations obliged several airplanes to remain on the ground at Heathrow airport in 2021. In total, 8 […]
31 January 2022

Brussels Airlines used all state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis

Brussels Airlines,  Belgium’s national carrier, used all Belgian state aid to survive the Covid-19 crisis, declared Belgian Finance Minister Vincent Van Peteghem. The state aid was […]
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