Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

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Wizz Air Decided to End Its Pilots’ Temporary Pay Cuts

Reading Time: < 1 minute Wizz Air has announced it would reverse the pay cuts imposed on its pilots due to the Covid-19 crisis. From October 1st, pilots will be receiving the same remuneration as they had before the pandemic. In addition, the airline will be hiring 800 cabin crew and 200 new pilots by the end of the year. […]

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Azores Airlines Beats Its Record for the Longest A321LR Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute Azores Airlines has beaten its record for the longest Airbus A321LR flight. On Tuesday, the airline flew 7,874km between Oakland, CA, and Lajes, Azores, for nine and a half hours. In a statement, the airline said, “This achievement puts the airline in the spotlight in Airbus’ records since it exceeds the precedent record of 7600 […]

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Bamboo Airways Prepares to Launch Flights to the US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bamboo Airways is getting ready to start its first flights to the United States on September 23, 2021. Initial flights Bamboo will operate between September and November 2021 will be “proving” flights before the airline launches regularly scheduled service. The airline will operate flights to Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), and Seattle (SEA), with […]

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Emerald Airlines – Ireland’s Newest Airline

Reading Time: < 1 minute Emerald Airlines is Ireland’s newest airline that secured its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) on Monday after completing its proving flight on September 3rd. Emerald recently secured a deal to operate the Aer Lingus regional franchise for ten years, formerly held by Stobart Air. However, the contract is not due to commence until January 1st, 2023. […]

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Wizz Air Will Require Compulsory Crew Covid-19 Vaccinations

Reading Time: < 1 minute From December 1st, Wizz Air will require its flight and cabin crew to be vaccinated. The airline is making this move ‘in light of research which demonstrates their effectiveness as the best available form of protection against COVID-19.’ In a statement, Wizz Air said, “As governments increasingly mandate evidence of vaccinations for crews as part […]

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Iberia Starts Humanitarian Flights For Afghan Refugees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Iberia has joined other airlines in transferring Afghan refugees and has already moved 84 Afghan citizens to a reception centre in Spain. “On August 25, the airline made a special flight with an Airbus A321 between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Torrejón to bring 39 people to Spain who had arrived in France on a military […]

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Delta Air Lines Introduces $200 Surcharge for Unvaccinated Employees

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines has stated its unvaccinated employees will face new restrictions and costs in the coming months. While Delta still gives its staff the right to choose whether to get vaccinated or not, starting from September 12th, not fully vaccinated employees will have to take a Covid-19 test each week. From November 1st, those […]

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Icelandic Air Traffic Control Strike to Begin Next Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air Traffic Controllers at Iceland’s Keflavík Airport will go on a planned strike on August 31st that will not go unnoticed and will likely lead to flight disruptions. Negotiations between the Icelandic Air Traffic Controllers Association (FÍF) and management at Ísavia, the operators of Keflavík Airport, have been ongoing. The crux of the labor talks […]

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Alaska Airlines Takes Over the 737 MAX Canceled by Samoa Airways

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alaska Airlines is preparing to receive the 737 MAX 9 that Samoa Airways ordered in 2019 and canceled shortly after. Back in 2019, Samoa Airways has a plan to upgrade its fleet to all-new 737 MAX 9. It previously signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Apia for the lease placement of one new Boeing […]

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WestJet Reinstates Calgary-Paris Non-stop Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute WestJet has regained its position as the only airline to support a non-stop route between Calgary and Paris using its 787 Dreamliner. “We are thrilled to bring back this historic route between Calgary and Paris, reconnecting these two incredible cities and providing easy and unique travel opportunities throughout Europe for Western Canadians,” said John Weatherill, […]