Category: Europe

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Vueling Opens a New Barcelona Belfast Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Spanish low-cost airline Vueling has come back to George Best Belfast City Airport in Northern Ireland for the first time since 2015. The Airbus A320-200 that took off from El Prat Airport in Barcelona at 11:50 and arrived in Belfast at 13:11 was given a traditional water cannon salute to celebrate the return. There were […]

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Extra Value BAA Training Adds to Pilot Courses

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are over 5000 airlines with ICAO codes in the world, and you’re going to give up on your dream of becoming a pilot? Don’t. We are here to help you build a solid career, become think-skinned, and genuinely successful in what you love most! Not only does BAA Training provide pilot training, but also […]

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Alitalia Will Get €40m Aid from European Commission

Reading Time: < 1 minute The European Commission has announced recently that the struggling Alitalia will be getting a financial support package worth €39.7 million. This move will compensate the carrier for the damages suffered due to the coronavirus outbreak between 1 March and 30 April 2021. The Commission explained its decision: “The restrictions put in place in Italy and […]

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LOT Polish Airlines Launches Kraków-New York Route

Reading Time: < 1 minute Although currently, it is not common to launch new long-haul routes among airlines, LOT Polish Airlines has been an exception. It restarted the route from Kraków to New York JFK after an absence of 13 years. The first flight to JFK began on June 26th using a Boeing 787-8. The route operates once-weekly until the […]

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Aircrews’ mental health crisis: the repercussion of Covid-19

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on civil aviation. Suddenly, pilots were forced to re-evaluate their job expectations and accept that nobody could no longer guarantee solid career progression. The devastating consequences of the pandemic have resulted in flight crews’ stress, depression or anxiety levels rising. What are the key stress factors imposed […]

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Brussels Airlines Will Take Delivery of 3 New A320 in 2023

Reading Time: < 1 minute Brussels Airlines has recently announced it will be taking delivery of three Airbus A320neo aircraft in 2023. The new aircraft that will modernize the carrier’s fleet will also help it with the CO2 emissions reduction. The airline aims to reduce its CO2 emissions by 50% by 2030 and become CO2 neutral by 2050.  Peter Gerber, […]

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Air France Ups Its Rail Connection Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute As of June 21, 2021, Air France offers 7 additional routes under a combined „Train +Air“ program that it implements together with SNCF French Railways. The new routes will be the following: between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Aix-en-Provence TGV, Bordeaux Saint-Jean, Marseille Saint-Charles and Montpellier Saint-Roch; between Paris-Orly (via Massy TGV station) and Avignon TGV, […]

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New Chapter for Aviation: The Industry Is Recovering

Reading Time: 4 minutes The pain from the Covid-19 crisis has been felt by all aviation industry players that were forced to take drastic measures, as layoffs, fleet cuts, restructuring, etc., to stay in the game. As a result, the pilot profession, which had always been a marvel, all of a sudden started raising more questions than giving answers. […]

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LOT Polish Airlines Plans Intra-Europe 787 Dreamliner Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute LOT Polish Airlines has scheduled Boeing 787 flights from Warsaw to Athens and Heraklion in Greece to respond to the growing air travel demand. The Polish flag carrier says this is a “unique opportunity” for everyone to fly a Boeing 787 on short-haul routes. To Athens, the airline will operate the wide-body aircraft on Sundays […]

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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 […]