Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

airBaltic Introduces Temporary Change of Flight Destination Policy

Reading Time: < 1 minute To provide additional flexibility to its customers, Latvian airline airBaltic has introduced a new temporary policy, by allowing passengers, whose flights have been cancelled less than 14 days before planned departure due to changing travel restrictions, to change the planned destination without any additional charge. “Throughout the last few months we have taken various steps […]

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 […]

Frontier Airlines Supplements Fleet with 100th Airbus Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute All-Airbus fleet of Frontier Airlines, a US low-cost carrier, has further expanded with the 100th aircraft – Airbus A320neo assembled in Mobile, Alabama. The plane is featuring ‘Chinook the Gray Wolf’ on the tail with a distinctive starry night backdrop. Notably, Frontier operates the largest A320neo fleet in the US. As of 30 June, Frontier […]

IATA Confirms: Global Passenger Traffic to Recover Only in 2024

Reading Time: < 1 minute As the recent trends indicate, recovery of aviation would be more troublesome and would take longer than had been expected. The fears have been also confirmed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Following the slower-than-expected recovery in June, 2020, when measures in RPK, fell 86.5% compared to the year-ago period (slightly improved from a […]

TAP Air Portugal to Restore 40% of Operations in September

Reading Time: < 1 minute TAP Air Portugal expects to restore 40 per cent of its pre-coronavirus operations in September. This equals to close to 700 round-trip flights per week for a total of 76 routes. In August, the carrier plans to perform nearly 500 round-trip flights per week for a total of 66 routes. These include 18 weekly flights […]

Biggest Fear of Ryanair: Second Wave of the Coronavirus Cases

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has revealed its Q1 2020 results showing a net loss of €185 million. In comparison with a net profit of €243 million in the same period last year, the damage of the pandemic is already becoming obvious. Through the 35-year history, Ryanair says the Q2 of 2020 was the most challenging, the coronavirus pandemic […]

American Airlines Removes Over 150 Aircraft Amid the Crisis

Reading Time: < 1 minute The crisis has forced airlines all around the globe to re-consider their plans and tidy fleet – to save costs and stay efficiently operational. For example, American Airlines has implemented a number of measure and estimates that it will reduce its 2020 total operating and capital expenditures by more than $15 billion. According to the […]

First Airbus A321neo with Advanced Cabin Reaches Vistara

Reading Time: < 1 minute India’s most advanced aircraft cabin is already in the sky. Vistara, a JV between TATA group and Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA), has taken the delivery of its first Airbus A321neo  featuring flat-bed business class. Overall, Vistara’s A321neo features a three-class layout with 12 seats in business class, 24 in premium economy and 152 in economy […]

End of Era: Last Qantas Boeing 747 Bids the Very Final Farewell

Reading Time: 2 minutes The final flight QF7474 of the last Qantas Boeing 747 jumbo has already took place. Almost five decades of mutual history of ‘Queen of the Skies’ and Australia’s national carrier is over. The very first jumbo jet entered Qantas fleet in 1971. In 1979, Qantas even became the first airline to operate an all Boeing […]

Aeroflot Group to Have 600 Aircraft, Including 235 Russian-Built

Reading Time: < 1 minute Aeroflot, Russia’s flagship carrier, has announced about the updated strategy targeting 130 million passengers in 2028. The Group’s fleet is expected to reach 600 aircraft, of which 235 will be Russian-built. Considering the current situation, the Group is set to have each airline focused on its own priorities, introducing even more differentiation. The statement provides […]