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Vietnam Airlines Approved to Perform US Repatriation Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute As VnExpress reports, Vietnam Airlines has received permission to complete 12 repatriation flights to the US this year. The flights will start on June 22nd – the carrier will fly from Hanoi to Washington DC with a stop in Alaska. Airbus A350s and Boeing 787s in the airline’s fleet will be used for these flights. […]

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Air France Plans Operating Capacity of 65% of 2019’s Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France said that it plans to operate at 65% capacity of 2019’s level in July and August, compared to 40% in May. This summer, it will serve almost 200 destinations worldwide, including more than 110 destinations in its home country, Europe and North Africa. Air France will operate 81 seasonal routes (including 23 new […]

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Airbus Says It Will Focus on Improving Its Existing Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury has said that the plane manufacturer is looking at enhancing its existing aircraft models. “We have a good portfolio of platforms; we believe the evolution will be on those platforms, on systems, connectivity, energy management and decarbonisation,” he told the A4E Aviation Summit, asked where Airbus’ main product development focus lay. […]

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IATA: All Domestic Markets Report Improvement except Brazil and India

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirmed that domestic travel demand improved in April 2021 compared to the previous month. Nonetheless, it remained well below pre-pandemic levels, while recovery in international passenger travel continued to be at a standstill. Total air travel demand in April 2021 was down 65.4% compared to April 2019. It was […]

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Southwest Has Increased Its Boeing 737 MAX 7 Order by 34

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to a recent regulatory filing, Southwest Airlines has increased its Boeing 737 MAX 7 order by 34 aircraft, bringing the total order book for that airplane to 234 units. The airline said it would exercise options to increase its Boeing 737 MAX 7 order by 34 planes. Before making a move, Southwest had 350 […]

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Delta and airBaltic Enter Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines will add 24 new codeshare routes in Europe through partnering with airBaltic.  If the regulators approve the move, flights from 16 European cities to airBaltic’s three hubs at Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius will see Delta’s DL code applied. The complete list of flights is as follows: Amsterdam (AMS) – Riga (RIX) Amsterdam […]

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France is Reopening Its Borders on June 9

Reading Time: < 1 minute The French government has presented its strategy for the reopening of its borders for visitors from the EU and Schengen Area Member States and travelers from third countries. Vaccinated arrivals from the green color-coded countries will be allowed to enter France without any requirement to indicate the purpose of entry, testing or quarantining. However, those […]

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Air France flight evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air France flight was evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday. Gerald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior of France, tweeted: “At the request of the Prime Minister, the interministerial crisis unit was opened, following a suspicion of the presence on board of an explosive device on an Air France Ndjamena […]

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Wizz Air’s Cash Showed an Improvement Despite Covid-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although it has been a challenging year for airlines, Wizz Air has increased its cash balance. As of March 31st, 2020, it reported a balance of €1,496.3 million. On March 31st, 2021, a year later, it was €1,616.6 million, which is an impressive 8% improvement. It evidences the operator’s ability to tackle any long-term difficulties. […]

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Iberia Is Restoring Its United States Flights Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute As vaccination from Covid-19 is in full swing, Iberia is gradually increasing its number of flights between Spain and the US.  Up until now, Iberia offered only routes to New York and Miami, but from now on, it will also fly passengers to Chicago. In addition, it will add Boston and Los Angeles to the […]