Category: GENERAL AVIATION

American Airlines – The First To Resume Flights On Boeing 737 MAX

Reading Time: < 1 minute After the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued its approval to unground Boeing 737 MAX on November 18th, American Airlines announces to begin with non-commercial flights in early December before the official Boeing 737 MAX return to service date. A letter published on the airline website expressed its view on Boeing 737 MAX recertification and outlined […]

Istanbul Airport Ranked Best In Europe By Digital Transformation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Istanbul Airport was given the “Digital Transformation Award” at the 16th ACI Europe Awards ceremony held in Brussels on November 17th, 2020, initiated by the Airports’ Council International (ACI). Digitalization of all processes and technological innovations, carefully considered and integrated during the design stage, made Istanbul Airport one of the “smartest” airports globally and the […]

England reduces quarantine period to 5 days from Mid-December

Reading Time: < 1 minute British authorities have cut the quarantine requirement to 5 days upon arrival to the country. The new order is becoming effective on December 15th and will only be applicable for those who test negative for Covid-19. Travelers coming to England from countries not on the government’s “quarantine free list” will be able to spend only […]

Poland approves the program for Solidarity Transport Hub

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Polish government approved the scheme for the first stage of Solidarity Transport Hub (STH), a new transport project aimed to improve the connection between Warsaw and Łódź.  This ambitious plan will bring together air, rail, and transport. The central airport for Poland, a transfer hub for Central and Eastern Europe, and a network of […]

EASA is about to lift Boeing 737 MAX grounding in January

Reading Time: 2 minutes The European Safety Agency’s (EASA) top regulator has announced the Boeing 737 MAX can be back to the skies “sometime in January,” according to Reuters. On November 18th, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) was the first to lift the Boeing 737 MAX , ban put into effect in March 2019 after two deadly crashes that […]

737 MAX passengers will be able to change tickets at no cost

Reading Time: < 1 minute After almost 2 years of being grounded, on November 18th, 2020, Boeing 737 MAX was approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for takeoff; however, some travelers are still reluctant to trust their lives to this aircraft. Airlines rush to reassure their customers that the jet has been recertified and is safe to board, but […]

BREAKING: The U.S. FAA Approved Boeing 737 MAX To Fly Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has signed an order to resume commercial flights of Boeing 737 MAX by the end of the year. Boeing will have to make specific software updates and implement the FAA requested training changes to return to the market. The main focus of improvement has to be a stall-prevention system […]

Domestic Fare Cap Extended by the Indian Aviation Minister

Reading Time: < 1 minute Price capping on domestic flights extended by India’s Civil Aviation Ministry for another 3 Months. India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, informed that domestic fare caps will remain in place until February 2021. The government also mentioned that the fare caps could be removed if passenger levels reach pre-COVID levels before February. The ministry […]

FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute FAA will introduce new satellite-based air traffic procedures starting mid. 2021 in the U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) plans to modernize air traffic procedures for 21 airports in the South-Central Florida Metroplex in the US. The agency issued the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) after extensive outreach to the public. The decision enables the FAA to […]

Singapore and Hong Kong Agree to Establish a Travel Bubble

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore and Hong Kong have reached an in-principle agreement to establish a first-in-Asia bilateral air travel bubble, which will exempt travelers from quarantines or stay-home notices. Those traveling under the bubble will have no restrictions on their travel purpose and will not need to have a controlled itinerary. Travelers will also not be subject to […]