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IAG Expects Higher Profit This Spring

Reading Time: < 1 minute IAG has released its first-quarter financial results, highlighting the group’s confidence in achieving higher profit by this spring. IAG chief executive Luis Gallego says: ”The group’s operating loss reduced significantly in the first quarter compared to last year, with our losses reflecting normal seasonality, the impact of Omicron and costs associated with ramping up operations.” […]

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5 Ways to Get a Pilot Job Soon After the Training

Reading Time: 4 minutes We will not say it is difficult to get a job at an airline once you get your commercial pilot licence. We would instead call it challenging or competitive. However, like with anything in life, those who try the hardest eventually get what they want. The key is to stay patient, focused and… Not ready […]

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Ukraine Closed Its Airspace to Civilian Flights Amid Russian Military Action

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukrainian airspace was restricted for civilian flights as Russia started attacking Ukraine early in the morning on Thursday. Airlines including Qatar Airways, Wizz Air, Turkish Airlines and others have canceled Kyiv flights scheduled for Thursday. The flights were restricted “due to potential hazard for civil aviation,” said the notice posted on a Federal Aviation Administration […]

SAS Records Slow Recovery Numbers in July

Reading Time: 2 minutes SAS capacity was down by 76% and total number of passengers were 75% lower compared to same period last year. Number of passengers remains low due to limited demand in the light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. SAS continues to resume flights to its destinations as demand returns and travel restrictions are easing. Compared to […]

Lufthasa Further Expands Route Network Across Europe

Reading Time: < 1 minute In the late summer season, Lufthansa will take off from Munich to five further European destinations. Beginning 7 September, the airline will be returning to Marseille, Gothenburg, Kiev and Sibiu/Romania, and from 5 October to Graz. Already, Lufthansa has significantly expanded its European services during the Bavarian summer holidays and added the Greek island of […]

IATA Proposes Extending the Ease of 80/20 Airport Slot Rule

Reading Time: < 1 minute Monitoring the market and responding to the circumstances, IATA is putting forward the proposal to extend the waiver from the 80-20 use-it-or-lose-it rule in the Worldwide Airport Slot Guidelines.  In the European Union, for example, slots are managed by the a so-called ‘use it or lose it’ rule which requires an air operator to keep […]

IATA: 2020 to Become the Worst Year in the History of Aviation

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis provoked by the coronavirus pandemic is still making grave impacts on the entire world, and on aviation in particular. The year of 2020 has already come into history as a year of extreme challenges. According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), airlines are expected to lose $84.3 billion in 2020 for a […]

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easyJet to Resume Flights from 21 European Airports in June

Reading Time: < 1 minute easyJet has announced about its plans to restart a small number of mainly domestic flights, from 21 European airports from 15 June. Services will be operating from London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Belfast, and Isle of Man in the UK. In addition, flying will resume in France from Nice, Paris Charles […]

Restructured Norwegian Secures Much-Needed State Loan

Reading Time: < 1 minute It seems that the most severe turbulence for Norwegian is over. After a few chaotic days, Norwegian has announced that it has a range of new owners, it has completed the restructuring and it has secured 2.7 billion crown ($271 million) governmental support. Norwegian had been battling with financial issues for several years. In 2020, […]

Ryanair to Reinstate 40% of Flights Across 90% of Its Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has announced about its plans to re-launch 40% of flights across 90% of pre-crisis route network from July. The airline expects to operate almost 1,000 flights daily. Although the return to operations at such a scale is still a subject to restrictions lift and safety measures introduced, the low-cost carrier has set very ambitious […]