Category: Europe

Wizz Air to Stand Out and Take 15 New Airbus Aircraft in 2020?

Reading Time: < 1 minute While aviation is in its worst crisis, while hundreds of aircraft are parked on the runways for indefinite time, while airlines are sending older plane types into early retirement, some airlines are still determined to stick to the aircraft delivery schedules. One of such carriers seems to be Wizz Air. According to Bloomberg, one of […]

EASA Certifies Cargo Seat Bags for A320 Family Aircraft Cabins

Reading Time: < 1 minute The coronavirus has accelerated development of various advancements to help aviation better cope with the crisis and maintain vitally important supply lines worldwide. One of the latest achievements – cargo seat bags for Airbus A320 family aircraft passenger cabins to transport commercial and humanitarian supplies developed by Colibri Aero and J&C Aero. Both companies, headquartered […]

Airlines May Burn Through $61 Billion Cash Reserves in Q2

Reading Time: < 1 minute The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is further estimating the losses global airlines will suffer due to grave impact of the coronavirus on air travel. According to the recent analysis, airlines may collectively burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter of 2020, where quarterly net loss could result in $39 […]

EU Suspends 80/20 Airport Slot Use Rule until End of October

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Union has taken a bold step to help airlines and mitigate the damage to the airlines created by the coronavirus. The EU has suspended the 80/20 airport slot use rule until the end of the summer season. This move secures airlines with full flexibility in arranging their schedules and allows them to avoid […]

Qantas Pilots Approve ‘Project Sunrise’ Pay Deal

Reading Time: < 1 minute Setting its sights high and looking into the future even during the dark times, Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia, has reached a very important agreement with its pilots regarding the ‘Project Sunrise’.  The so-called ‘Project Sunrise’ is Qantas’ ambitious plan to launch world’s longest non-stop passenger flights connecting Australia with New York and London. […]

Airbus Suspends Most Production in Spain for Over a Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the recently introduced measures by the Spanish Government aimed at fighting against the coronavirus, Airbus has made a decision to stop a huge part of its production in the country. As for now, Spain is one of the most affected European countries, thus, the measure to reduce all non-essential activities in the country are […]

Avion Express Stands Shoulder to Shoulder with Cargo Carriers

Reading Time: < 1 minute Responding to the growing need of freight services created by the deadly coronavirus, many passenger airlines, ACMI operators, etc., are actively allying with cargo carriers to support the world with vitally important supplies. One of the latest operators which has joined the team is Avion Express, one of the leading narrow-body ACMI operators. The company […]

IATA Estimates This Gravest Crisis Could Cost Aviation $252 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute On 5 March, 2020, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) projected that the crisis caused by the coronavirus will cost the industry a $113 billion revenue loss. On 24 March, 2020, the updated analysis revealed new numbers: $252 billion hit or 44% below 2019’s figure. The initial forecast was made in light of some travel […]

Qantas A380 on Historic Flight: Directly from Australia to London

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although at these times positive news, especially in the aviation industry, are rare, historic flights are still taking place! Qantas will operate Airbus A380 passenger flight directly connecting Australia with. On the whole, Sydney-London connection is nothing new, as Qantas has it in the schedule on the regular basis. However, there is one important note. […]

easyJet Grounds the Majority of Fleet and Cancels 90% of Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute easyJet, a British low-cost airline, has also felt an extraordinary pressure put on the aviation industry by the coronavirus and made a decision to ground almost all its aircraft cancelling 90% of its scheduled flights starting 24 March. The airline still expects to maintain some of its key routes mainly to, from and within the […]