Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

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U.S. Airlines Cancel Flights to Israel As Violence There Does Not Cease

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Wednesday, U.S. airlines decided to stop flights to Tel Aviv amid a deadly conflict between Israel and Palestine. The airlines including American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines canceled service to Tel Aviv, which Palestinians have recently attacked. In addition, Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport was temporarily closed and flights were redirected […]

Allegiant
Allegiant Wants to Hire Almost 200 Pilots in the Next Months

Reading Time: < 1 minute Allegiant Air wants to hire almost 200 pilots as air traffic demand continues to improve, following its historic lows due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Las Vegas-based low-fare carrier has shared the news that it plans to recruit 184 pilots, a 19% increase on top of the currently flying 1,000 pilots. “These new pilots will […]

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Qantas to Activate Five E190s and Expand Adelaide Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Responding to a growing travel demand, Qantas is launching further five E190s for its domestic operations. The Embraer E190 aircraft will be deployed in Adelaide as part of a deal with Alliance Airlines. The agreement allows Qantas to utilize up to 14 aircraft provided by Alliance Airlines. Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce said, „The E190 […]

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Icelandic startup PLAY to Receive Its First Airbus A320neo Shortly

Reading Time: < 1 minute Icelandic startup airline PLAY will receive its first aircraft – Airbus A320neo – at the beginning of June. Two more aircraft will follow in July. In the meantime, PLAY pilots are completing simulator training in the UK in preparation for the first passenger flight, which is planned for June 24th. The airline that intends to […]

Tui
TUI Offers Subsidies for Covid-19 Tests with Holidays

Reading Time: < 1 minute TUI AG has recently announced it will offer subsidized Covid-19 tests for passengers buying package holidays this summer. The move is expected to “make travel a possibility.” As testing requirements might have made summer holidays too expensive for many people, the airline decided to encourage people to travel by providing financial help. According to TUI, […]

Tegel Airport
Berlin Tegel is Officially No Longer an Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although Berlin Tegel Airport stopped flights half a year ago, officially, it lost its airport status on Wednesday at midnight. For half a year, pilots were still allowed to switch to Tegel Airport if necessary. However, it was not used for flights in recent months but served as one of six vaccination centres in Berlin. […]

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Bamboo Airways Starts Hiring Boeing 787 Dreamliner Pilots

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways is looking to expand its pool of Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots. While it is still unclear when the travel recovery will be in its full swing, the airline wants to be all set once the demand comes back. Bamboo has posted the requirements for candidate First Officers, Captains and Instructors. Both Vietnamese […]

Lufthansa A350
Breaking: Lufthansa Orders 10 Brand-new Widebody Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Monday, Lufthansa announced that it had placed an order for ten brand-new long-haul widebody jets, split equally between Airbus A350-900 and Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. In 2022, Lufthansa will be taking over five Boeing 787-9s that have already been manufactured for other airlines. Airbus A350-900s will be delivered at some point in 2027-2028. The […]

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Norwegian Air Shuttle Aims To Fly 50 Aircraft This Year

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle wants to increase its fleet to 50 aircraft in 2021 and 70 in 2022 once restrictions are lifted. The new Norwegian will operate flights within Norway and key cities in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland. However, the airline admits it does not expect the demand to return to 2019 levels until 2023 or […]

Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines Operate 797 Flights Daily

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although the pandemic is not over, Turkish Airlines manages to operate almost 800 flights per day, making it the most active operator in Europe. In the week ending April 4th, Turkish Airlines did an average of 797 flights, more than 32% from the level flying a month ago. According to Eurocontrol, it has been adding […]