Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

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 […]

British Airways Has Secured A £2 Billion State Loan

Reading Time: < 1 minute British Airways, a part of the International Airlines Group (IAG), to which Iberia and Aer Lingus belong, has received a £2 billion loan guaranteed by the state-backed credit agency UK Export Finance (UKEF). The agreement implies that BA will borrow the money from a syndicate of banks, but the Government will be partially liable if […]

BAA Training Vietnam And Vietravel Airlines Sign A Long-term Agreement

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aviation training centre BAA Training Vietnam and newly established Vietravel Airlines have recently signed a long-term partnership agreement.  BAA Training Vietnam has committed to the startup airline Vietravel, controlled by Vietnam’s leading tour operator Vietravel, to provide wet and dry Airbus A320 full-flight simulator lease services. The first students occupy the Airbus A320 full-flight simulator […]

Updated: Airlines That Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: 2 minutes Since both the U.S. and the EU aviation safety regulators cleared Boeing 737 MAX to fly again, airlines one after another have been resuming the type’s operation. Before the recertification in November, the airplane had been grounded for 20 months. GOL (Brazil): December 9th, 2020 Brazil’s GOL that has 7 MAX in its fleet became […]

15 January – Inaugural Flight of Wizz Air Abu Dhabi

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UAE’s newest national airline Wizz Air Abu Dhabi will launch its operations in mid-January, completing its inaugural flight from Ab Dhabi to Athens. The airline delayed its initial plan to penetrate the Asian market last summer due to the unforeseen pandemic event and its destructive impact on air travel demand. However, currently, the airline […]

Emirates Introduces A New Premium Economy Concept

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last week, Emirates Airlines received its ordered A380 airplane, which incorporates a brand new Premium Economy cabin product and more advancements across all cabins onboard. The Premium Economy represents two passenger lavatories located at the front of the main deck. Sir Tim Clark, President at Emirates Airline, said: “The Emirates A380 is already one of […]