Category Archives: Flight

Wizz Air adds new summer flights from Luton

Wizz Air will launch two new routes from London Luton to Antalya in Turkey and Rzeszow in Poland. From June 22nd, Wizz Air UK will operate flights twice weekly to the popular Mediterranean hotspot of Antalya, and from September 22nd, flights will commence three times a week to the historic Polish city. With the addition […]

American Airlines boosts domestic travel in US

This summer, American Airlines is giving customers more than 150 new opportunities to reconnect with friends and family as it continues to rebuild its network to match demand. “Throughout the pandemic, our trademark has been to build a schedule based on what customers tell us they want and need,” said Brian Znotins, American vice president […]

Air Canada to return Covid-19 cancellation cash to passengers

Air Canada has said that eligible customers who purchased a non-refundable ticket for travel on or after February 1st last year, but did not fly, can now obtain a refund. Customers can claim cash from the carrier by submitting a request online or with their travel agent. The decision comes after the flag-carrier spent nearly […]

Aegean slumps to full-year loss in Greece

Greek airline Aegean has reported a pre-tax loss of €297 million for financial 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic took a toll on the aviation sector. The figure is in comparison to a profit of €107 million for 2019. Dimitris Gerogiannis, chief executive of Aegean, commented: “Last year was certainly the most difficult year in aviation […]

Oslo County Court approves Norwegian financial restructuring

The Oslo County Court has approved a reconstruction plan for low-cost carrier Norwegian in Norway. Reaching this milestone means that both the reconstruction processes in Ireland and Norway have now been approved by the courts. The company will now prepare the process of raising new capital. The court reached a positive conclusion after the creditors […]

London City Airport welcomes new Jersey and Gibraltar flights

British Airways has announced the launch of two new routes to Jersey and Gibraltar from London City Airport. Operating initially over the summer period, the routes will launch on June 25th. Two flights a week will operate to Jersey and Gibraltar – on Mondays and Fridays – offering important air links for business travellers, holiday […]

IATA: Aviation sector continues to deteriorate

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has found that passenger traffic fell in February, both compared to pre-Covid-19 levels in February 2019, and to the immediate month prior, January this year. Because comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of Covid-19, unless otherwise noted all comparisons are to February […]

airBaltic joins non-fungible token craze

airBaltic will become the first airline to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The airline will issue limited collector NFTs showcasing an individual Airbus A220-300 with its registration as well as a piece of art of one of the most beloved Latvian cities to promote tourism. Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, said: “The blockchain technology has […]

Leeds Bradford Airport redevelopment delayed

Proposals to redevelop Leeds Bradford Airport have hit a snag after the government sought more time to evaluate the plans. Plans to demolish existing buildings and build a new terminal were approved by Leeds City Council in February. However, communities secretary, Robert Jenrick, has now said the £150 million development will require further analysis. Objectors […]