Category: GENERAL AVIATION

climate change
First Ever Net Zero Transatlantic Flight to Be Conducted in 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK has announced its ambition to deliver the world’s first net-zero emissions transatlantic flight in 2023. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced the challenge during his visit to the US and invited the international sector to work closely with the UK government to deliver a demonstrator flight powered by 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). […]

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Airbus and ITA Airways Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus and ITA Airways have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on urban air mobility in Italy. The two companies will explore the creation of tailored UAM services, by identifying strategic use cases for emission-free mobility solutions. Alfredo Altavilla, Chairman of ITA Airways, said: “The partnership between ITA Airways and Airbus started with the […]

covid
Japan Removes 160 Countries from Covid Travel Ban List

Reading Time: < 1 minute Japan plans to ease COVID 19-related border restrictions and lift its entry ban for foreign nationals from 106 countries, such as the United States, Britain, France, etc. On Wednesday, the foreign ministry said that foreigners from the 106 countries would not be denied to enter Japan from Friday. However, foreigners with tourist purposes were still […]

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EUROCONTROL Says Aviation Recovery Will Reach 84% of Pre-Pandemic Levels

Reading Time: < 1 minute EUROCONTROL predicts air traffic will reach 84% to 96% of 2019 levels in 2022, translating into 9.2 million flights. “Aviation has continued to recover well over the last few weeks, and there has been a steady climb from 68% in January rising to 79% by the start of April compared to 2019 levels, even factoring […]

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LOT Polish Airlines Returns to India

Reading Time: < 1 minute LOT Polish Airlines will commence passenger flights to Mumbai from May 31, 2022. It also resumes flights to Delhi from March 29, 2022. There has been a two-year break due to the pandemic situation in India, but now LOT Polish Airlines is ready for long-haul flights to be operated by Boeing 787 thrice weekly. “India […]

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KLM Plans Flights to 167 Destinations this Summer

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM has stated that it has planned flights to 167 destinations and is fully ready for summer. From March 27 to October 29, the airline will fly to 96 European and 71 intercontinental destinations. The development of the European KLM network is mainly determined by the significant relaxation of entry rules in the Netherlands and […]

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Gradually Increases Capacity
KLM / Air France to raise ticket prices amid rising fuel prices

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will add a fuel surcharge on long-haul tickets due to the substantial price increase of oil effective next Friday. Sister company Air France will do the same. The price increase depends on the destination and travel class. For example, a return flight between Amsterdam and New York will increase by 30 […]

IAG Will Provide EUR100 Mln Loan to Air Europa’s Owner

Reading Time: < 1 minute IAG said Thursday it had signed a deal with Air Europa’s conglomerate owner Globalia Corporacion Empresarial SA to provide a 100 million euros seven-year unsecured loan. The airline group that includes British Airways, Vueling and Iberia said the agreement gives it time to evaluate the interest of both parties after terminating the contract for the […]

The UK Will Cancel All Covid-19 Restrictions by the End of the Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UK is canceling all COVID-19 international travel restrictions for all passengers from 04:00 local time on Friday, March 18. UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said, “I said we wouldn’t keep travel measures in place for any longer than necessary, which we’re delivering on today, providing more welcome news and greater freedom for travelers ahead […]

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Iberia partners Spanish Red Cross to transport 12 tons of humanitarian aid to Budapest to respond to the emergency in Ukraine

Reading Time: < 1 minute The airline Iberia and the Spanish Red Cross have sent their first shipment of humanitarian aid to Budapest for Ukrainians amid the military conflict. This first shipment of 12 tonnes consisted of tarpaulins, blankets and family cooking kits. The Spanish airline operates three direct flights a week (Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) from Madrid to Budapest. […]