Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

The UK Suspends All Travel Corridors over New Covid-19 Variants

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that from 4 am Monday, January 18, 2021, arrivals to the UK from any country will have to quarantine. All countries have been removed from the quarantine-free list, seeking to prevent new mutations from entering the country. Under the new policy, testing negative in no more than […]

Norwegian Airlines Switches to Short Haul Operation

Reading Time: < 1 minute As part of its restructuring process, Norwegian Airlines will switch from long haul operation to short haul. The airline is taking this move trying to overcome the damaging pandemic’s effect and pay back its debts. “Our short haul network has always been the backbone of Norwegian and will form the basis of a future resilient […]

Airlines’ Cabin Crew to Help With Vaccine Rollout in the UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute The low-cost airlines easyJet and Virgin have joined the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to support its Covid-19 vaccination program. The UK is currently into the third lockdown due to a new, highly transmissible variant of the virus gaining momentum. Most crew members are now furloughed, therefore they can efficiently use their time helping with […]

Which Airlines Will Fly Boeing 737 MAX After Ungrounding?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many airlines worldwide used to have trust in Boeing 737 MAX when it was first launched, and many have regained it after the long recertification process. The catastrophes during which 346 people died made Boing ground all 737 MAX fleet globally and go through a radical shake-up. The flaws in the anti-stall system have been […]

The Sriwijaya Boeing 737-500 Crash – 62 People Were on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Sunday, January 10, an Indonesian jetliner Sriwijaya Air, with 62 people on board, crashed into the Java Sea minutes after its takeoff. The last contact with the crew of the SJY182 flight was at 2:40 p.m. local time, 11 nautical miles north of Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport. As we can trace it from the […]

Ryanair Will Start Deploying Boeing 737 MAX in the UK

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Ryanair’s CEO Eddie Wilson’s comment on Newstalk radio on Thursday, Ryanair will be launching its Boeing 737 MAX in the UK market. “We will be deploying those probably initially in the UK,” said Eddie Wilson. During the interview, he also added that, in his view, Ireland is too slow on the vaccine roll-out. […]

Norwegian Air Prepares To Return Its Leased Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Norwegian Air Shuttle (NAS) has started moving some of its aircraft from Scandinavian bases to Shannon Airport in Ireland as part of the new restructuring procedure. The pandemic has intensified the financial struggles faced by NAS, so in addition to the ongoing examinership process in Ireland, the airline has now filed for reconstruction under Norwegian […]

Ryanair Is Under Investigation After Its “Jab and go” Ad

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryanair has recently posted a “jab and go” ad promoting air travel since “vaccines are coming,” which has coughed the UK’s Advertising Standards Agency’s eye and put the airline under investigation.   Once the formal investigation is finalized, ASA will update everyone on the findings. The ad featuring a small bottle labeled “vaccine” and a […]

US Airlines Urge The White House To Lift The Travel Ban

Reading Time: < 1 minute According to Reuters, the Airlines for America (A4A) has sent a letter to the White House asking “to move ahead with recommendations to rescind current entry restrictions on travelers from Europe, the United Kingdom and Brazil as soon as possible … concurrently with the testing program.” “We believe a well-planned program focused on increasing testing […]

Vietravel Airlines Will Debut In January

Reading Time: < 1 minute Vietravel is completing finishing touches and will soon operate its maiden flight, followed by commercial services launch in mid-January. A couple of days before the New Year, Vietravel Airlines was awarded the Aircraft Operator Certificate, which officially marked the startup carrier’s addition to the industry. “The first routes will be Hue – Hanoi and Hue […]