Tag: Europe

Most Punctual Airline in the World in February?

Reading Time: 1 minute Alitalia has ranked most punctual airline in the world in February 2019 with 90.12 per cent of flights landed on schedule, according to the report published by FlightStats, the authoritative US independent society which every month drafts the list of the major airlines in the world for on-time performance, comparing the data of equivalent airlines […]

Germania Files for Bankruptcy and Cancels Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Germania, an independent German airline based in Berlin, has filed for insolvency and cancelled all its flights. In the end of January, 2019, the airline announced about successful negotiations on financing issues, however, did not come up with a workable solution. “Unfortunately, we were ultimately unable to bring our financing efforts to cover a short-term […]

EU Banned Airline Leaves Thousands Stranded

Reading Time: 1 minute Turkmenistan Airlines has been banned from flying to/from the European Union after the EASA suspended its permission for the flag carrier and only airline of Turkmenistan to operate services to/from the EU. The notice about suspension of the flight was announced by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) which reported the EASA “has suspended Turkmenistan […]

Laudamotion Becomes a 100% Subsidiary of Ryanair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fares airline, confirmed that Ryanair has completed the purchase of 100% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from NL Holdings in late December. Laudamotion now becomes a 100% subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings Plc, the Group which owns Europe’s largest airline. With the support of Ryanair Holdings, Laudamotion has also announced a series […]

Ryanair: Post-Brexit Flights Secured

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair, an Irish low-cost carrier, is intensively preparing for as smooth transition of its operations as possible after Brexit goes into effect in March 2019. On 3rd January the airline confirmed that Ryanair UK was issued an Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) by the UK CAA. This way the airline will be able to operate domestic […]

EU and Russia Consult on Flight Safety for Russian Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Representatives of the European Union and Russia have held consultations in Brussels on issues of flight safety for Russian aircraft to member countries in the Safety Assessment of Foreign Aircraft (SAFA) program, Russia’s Permanent Mission to the EU said on Friday. “On October 5, 2018, Russia-EU bilateral technical consultations were held in Brussels on issues […]

Revealed: Most Eco-Friendly Airlines Flying Between US and Europe

Reading Time: 1 minute For travelers committed to protecting the environment, your choice of airlines, planes and seats can make a big difference. A new report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has ranked 20 major airlines flying between the US and Europe by their carbon footprint. Norwegian Air Shuttle ranked first as the most environmentally friendly […]

Ryanair Cancels 190 Flights Grounding 30,000 Passengers on Friday

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair has cancelled 190 of its 2,400 scheduled flights (8%) on Friday blaming strikes by cabin crew based in Spain, Belgium, the Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and Germany. Although the company has not revealed which flights had been cancelled in particular, travelling plans of 30,000 passengers have been affected. Therefore, the airline said all the passengers […]

UK Flights to Europe Can Face Problems Already in March 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK government has laid bare how Europe-bound flights from the UK could be grounded in the event of a no-deal Brexit in March 2019. The government published new documents on Monday explaining that if it is unable to reach a comprehensive Brexit deal with its European Union counterparts, UK-based airlines would have to seek […]

Belgian Carrier VLM Airlines Goes into Liquidation

Reading Time: 1 minute SHS Aviation, the majority shareholder of VLM Airlines , decided at an extraordinary general assembly to dissolve the Belgian airline and to liquidate it. Earlier this month it was announced that VLM would discontinue the connections to Aberdeen, Birmingham, Cologne-Bonn, Maribor, Munich and Rostock and that VLM would henceforth focus on business charter flights and […]