Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787
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. […]

Air France
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 […]

Southwest Airlines
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 […]

Air France
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 […]

wizz air
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. […]

iberia a350
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 […]

Pilot Peer Support Program
The rationale behind Pilot Peer Support Program

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dr. Ries Simons from the European Society of Aerospace Medicine said: “After extensive research and surveys, it has been proved beyond doubt that pilots are, in fact, only human.” Although pilots are often seen as “superhumans” who can cope with anything and remain calm and resilient to stressors, in reality, they can also suffer from […]

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Flair Airlines Takes Its First Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Flair has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX to support its summer expansion. The delivered aircraft registered as C-FLEJ is one of the 13 new Boeing 737 MAX airplanes Flair said it would be ordering in January 2021. “Our efficient new aircraft will provide us the foundation to execute […]

Belavia unveils World of Tanks themed livery for Embraer ERJ-195 airliner
Belavia Was Forced to Turn Around a Flight to Barcelona

Reading Time: < 1 minute Belavia that was due to operate a flight B2869 from Minsk to Barcelona yesterday, was forced to turn back the plane after Poland said it would not be able to enter French airspace. The aircraft involved is Belavia’s Embraer E195LR carrying the unique “World of Tanks” livery and registered as EW-400PO. According to Belavia, the […]