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Low-cost carries cut capacity as second Covid-19 wave bites

New data from Cirium suggests low-cost airlines in Europe have further scaled back flight operations in recent weeks. Carriers are reacting to a second wave of Covid-19 across the continent and the associated travel restrictions and quarantine requirements. The principal operating divisions of Eurowings, Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Wizz Air had collectively clawed their […]

American Airlines reports huge loss for third quarter

American Airlines has reported third-quarter revenue of $3.2 billion, down 73 per cent year-over-year on a 59 per cent year-over-year reduction in total available seat miles. The US giant confirmed a pre-tax loss of $3.1 billion for the three-month period. Excluding net special items, the third-quarter pre-tax loss stood at $3.6 billion. “During the third […]

Air Canada offers all-business-class Jetz fleet to charter

Air Canada is making its fleet of all-business-class Jetz charter aircraft available to customers for commercial flights as it redeploys the fleet on popular winter routes. Each of the four Airbus A319 aircraft is configured with only 58 seats – less than half the normal number of seats on this aircraft type – providing an […]

Singapore Airlines to return to New York in November

Singapore Airlines will return to New York on November 9th, when it launches non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Operating to JFK International Airport would allow Singapore Airlines to better accommodate a mix of passenger and cargo traffic on its services to New York in the current operating climate. The non-stop […]

British Airways urges introduction of pre-flight Covid-19 testing regime | News

British Airways chief executive, Sean Doyle, has called on the government to introduce a pre-flight testing regime as part of an overhaul of its fight against Covid-19. Speaking this morning at the Airlines 2050 forum, Doyle said only an end to quarantine restrictions would allow the UK to rebuild its economy. He explained: “Our position […]

British Airways urges introduction of pre-flight Covid-19 testing regime

British Airways chief executive, Sean Doyle, has called on the government to introduce a pre-flight testing regime as part of an overhaul of its fight against Covid-19. Speaking this morning at the Airlines 2050 forum, Doyle said only an end to quarantine restrictions would allow the UK to rebuild its economy. He explained: “Our position […]

Passenger numbers fall by two thirds at London Luton

A total of 575,000 passengers travelled through London Luton Airport in September, a decrease of 66 per cent compared with the same period last year. The airport has taken steps to ensure that the airport remains a safe and secure environment for both staff and passengers. This includes the introduction of new measures in the […]

Virgin Atlantic to add new India routes from December

Virgin Atlantic has announced it will be launching services to Delhi and Mumbai from Manchester as the airline ramps up flying from its home in the north.  Flying three times a week from Manchester to Mumbai beginning in December and twice weekly to Delhi starting in January, these new services will go on sale on […]

Embraer launches new urban air mobility unit

Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions (Eve) has been spun off from Embraer as a new, independent company dedicated to accelerating the urban air mobility ecosystem. The company is developing a full portfolio of solutions, including the progression and certification of an electric vertical take-off and landing vehicle (eVTOL) and the associated comprehensive services and support […]