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Government rejects financial support for Norwegian Air

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle admitted it was facing a “very uncertain” future after the government refrained from providing the second rescue package. Norwegian is deeply disappointed and thinks the decision is unfair because the popular low-cost carrier employing more than 2000 employees has brought billions to the economy. Norwegian’s CEO Jacob Schram called the incident “a […]

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British Airways Closes Lounges in London Heathrow Due To UK Lockdown

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the UK government announcement of a ban on non-essential travel during a four-week national lockdown period, British Airways are closing all their lounges at London Heathrow airport from 5 November. UK Government legislation does not officially communicate a mandatory requirement to keep the lounges closed; hence, concerns about the passengers’ safety might be the […]

Domestic Fare Cap Extended by the Indian Aviation Minister

Reading Time: < 1 minute Price capping on domestic flights extended by India’s Civil Aviation Ministry for another 3 Months. India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, informed that domestic fare caps will remain in place until February 2021. The government also mentioned that the fare caps could be removed if passenger levels reach pre-COVID levels before February. The ministry […]

FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid. 2021 in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to modernize air traffic procedures for 21 airports in the South-Central Florida Metroplex in the US. The agency issued the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) after extensive outreach to the public. The decision enables the FAA to […]

American Eagle plane skidded off the runway in Bahamas

Reading Time: < 1 minute An American Eagle ERJ-145 plane from Miami slides off runway at Grand Bahama International Airport on Saturday, according to the Tribune. According to reports the aircraft, which had traveled from Miami, experienced some mechanical difficulties on the runway after landing. As a result, the plane skidded off the runway and came to a stop 15ft […]

One Step Left Before Berlin’s New Airport Opening

Reading Time: 2 minutes Berlin Brandenburg Airport (BER) has undergone all preparations for successful commissioning. All permits have been granted, all processes have been tested extensively and the airport is prepared for the opening  on 31st October. BER was originally supposed to open in March 2011, the first of 10 planned starting dates that thus far have expired. Its […]

Singapore and Hong Kong Agree to Establish a Travel Bubble

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore and Hong Kong have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a first-in-Asia bilateral air travel bubble, which will exempt travelers from quarantines or stay-home notices. Those traveling under the bubble will have no restrictions on their travel purpose and will not need to have a controlled itinerary. Travelers will also not be subject to […]

Malaysia Airlines is Prepared to Shut Down

Reading Time: < 1 minute Malaysia Airlines is prepared to shut down if ongoing talks with lessors about a restructuring plan fail, The Edge Malaysia cited the national carrier’s chief executive officer as saying, according to Bloomberg. Reuters reported on Friday that a group of lessors rejected the restructuring plan put forward by Malaysia Airlines, citing people familiar with the […]

Boeing 737 MAX Pilot Training: What’s New in FAAs Report?

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday issued a draft report on revised training procedures for the Boeing 737 MAX. The industry agrees that this is the key milestone in the MAXs ungrounding. The appendix of the FAAs report specifies special training for Boeing 737 MAX flight crews and includes ground and flight training procedures […]

Algeria Plans to Set up New Domestic Carrier

Reading Time: < 1 minute Algeria’s government announced plans to set up a new company for domestic flights. According to the Ministry of Transport, the establishment of the new domestic carrier will ease pressure on state carrier Air Algerie which will focus on international flights. The announcement came after authorities said in August they would allow the private sector to […]