Category: Europe

Air France
Air France Plans Operating Capacity of 65% of 2019’s Level

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air France said that it plans to operate at 65% capacity of 2019’s level in July and August, compared to 40% in May. This summer, it will serve almost 200 destinations worldwide, including more than 110 destinations in its home country, Europe and North Africa. Air France will operate 81 seasonal routes (including 23 new […]

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Airbus Says It Will Focus on Improving Its Existing Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury has said that the plane manufacturer is looking at enhancing its existing aircraft models. “We have a good portfolio of platforms; we believe the evolution will be on those platforms, on systems, connectivity, energy management and decarbonisation,” he told the A4E Aviation Summit, asked where Airbus’ main product development focus lay. […]

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Delta and airBaltic Enter Codeshare Partnership

Reading Time: < 1 minute Delta Air Lines will add 24 new codeshare routes in Europe through partnering with airBaltic.  If the regulators approve the move, flights from 16 European cities to airBaltic’s three hubs at Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius will see Delta’s DL code applied. The complete list of flights is as follows: Amsterdam (AMS) – Riga (RIX) Amsterdam […]

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France is Reopening Its Borders on June 9

Reading Time: < 1 minute The French government has presented its strategy for the reopening of its borders for visitors from the EU and Schengen Area Member States and travelers from third countries. Vaccinated arrivals from the green color-coded countries will be allowed to enter France without any requirement to indicate the purpose of entry, testing or quarantining. However, those […]

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MPL and ATPL: What are the differences?

Reading Time: 4 minutes While an ATPL and CPL duet is to a greater or lesser extent familiar to everyone, an MPL (Multi-Crew Pilot Licence) introduced in 2006 might still remain vaguely understandable for many. However, once explained or better – tried out – it proves to be a modern program accommodating the needs of future pilots in the […]

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Air France flight evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Air France flight was evacuated over a bomb scare at Charles de Gaulle Airport yesterday. Gerald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior of France, tweeted: “At the request of the Prime Minister, the interministerial crisis unit was opened, following a suspicion of the presence on board of an explosive device on an Air France Ndjamena […]

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Wizz Air’s Cash Showed an Improvement Despite Covid-19

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although it has been a challenging year for airlines, Wizz Air has increased its cash balance. As of March 31st, 2020, it reported a balance of €1,496.3 million. On March 31st, 2021, a year later, it was €1,616.6 million, which is an impressive 8% improvement. It evidences the operator’s ability to tackle any long-term difficulties. […]

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Iberia Is Restoring Its United States Flights Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute As vaccination from Covid-19 is in full swing, Iberia is gradually increasing its number of flights between Spain and the US.  Up until now, Iberia offered only routes to New York and Miami, but from now on, it will also fly passengers to Chicago. In addition, it will add Boston and Los Angeles to the […]

Pilot Peer Support Program
The rationale behind Pilot Peer Support Program

Reading Time: 4 minutes Dr. Ries Simons from the European Society of Aerospace Medicine said: “After extensive research and surveys, it has been proved beyond doubt that pilots are, in fact, only human.” Although pilots are often seen as “superhumans” who can cope with anything and remain calm and resilient to stressors, in reality, they can also suffer from […]

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Airbus Plans to Return Production to Pre-pandemic Levels

Reading Time: < 1 minute Airbus said it would increase production of its A320neo to 64 aircraft per month by the second quarter of 2023. It is even more than the average output in 2019. The leading plane maker also asked its supply chain to adjust operations to allow a further rise to 70 aircraft in 2024. “The aviation sector […]