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SAS traffic figures for February 2021: -89%

Continued strict travel restrictions in February led to a further reduction of the traffic programme and fewer passengers. Through February,…

Finnair traffic performance in February 2021: -91.6%

The COVID-19 pandemic impact was still clearly visible in the February passenger traffic figures, strong cargo performance continued In February,…

Eurowings enters the British leisure market with flights from Birmingham and Manchester to Mallorca

Lufthansa Group airline connects holiday island Mallorca with Birmingham and Manchester for the first time Eurowings increases its international business…

Greenpeace painted an Air France aircraft green

Greenpeace goes to war. An Air France Boeing 777 (registered F-GSPB) parked at Paris Charles de Gaulle has been partially…

China Eastern Airlines signed purchase contract of five COMAC C919 aircraft

As the world's first launch customer of the China-made trunk liner C919, China Eastern Airlines officially signed a purchase contract…

First COMAC delivery after New Year: Air China receives fourth ARJ21 aircraft

ARJ21 aircraft registered B-650R took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport at 11:02 on February 28th, 2021, and flew to…

Ryanair joins ambitious initiative to support sustainable aviation fuels (SAF)

Ryanair has joined the ambitious “Fuelling Flight Initiative” in its commitment to supporting Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFs) as an essential element…

Wizz Air becomes first customer of AVIATAR’s Technical Logbook solution developed by Lufthansa Technik

New solution reduces the manual effort for cockpit and cabin crews Improved maintenance efficiency through a seamless interface Wizz Air…

British Airways offers discounted rapid Covid-19 test kits for customers to take with them abroad

To give its customers peace of mind when planning future travel, British Airways is offering discounted rates with Government-approved COVID-19…

Lufthansa Cargo posts record earnings

Adjusted EBIT of 772 million euros enables important investments in the future New Boeing 777F announced for the freighter fleet…

Etihad Airways accelerates transformation plan to mitigate impact of pandemic

4.2 million passengers carried in 2020 with seat load factor of 52.9% Network capacity reduced by 64% to 37.5 billion…

Brussels Airlines will stop wet-leasing Airbus A330 aircraft to Eurowings at the end of May and double traffic in summer 2021

During the virtual press conference convened to discuss the 2020 financial results of Brussels Airlines, management disclosed a few details…

Coronavirus crisis pushes Austrian Airlines results in 2020 deep into the red

• Adjusted EBIT declines from EUR 19 million to minus EUR 319 million • Standstill in flight operations leads to…

SWISS reports substantial loss for 2020 owing to pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting global entry restrictions have led to an unprecedented slump in demand for air travel…

Norwegian’s February traffic figures strongly impacted by COVID-19 (-97%)

Norwegian’s traffic figures for February are strongly influenced by lower demand caused by continued travel restrictions across Europe. In February,…

Lufthansa Group prepares for strong demand growth in 2021 after record net loss of 6.7 billion euros

Cost reductions further accelerated and operating cash drain limited to around 300 million euros per month in the fourth quarter…

Brussels Airlines’ financial results badly impacted by pandemic as new CEO takes over

COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacts Brussels Airlines 2020 financial results The airline closes 2020 with an adjusted EBIT of EUR -293…

[Updated] Agreement between Ryanair and its Belgian workers: no layoffs, but an 8% pay cut

A memorandum of understanding has been reached between the trade unions and Ryanair after months of heated discussions over pay…

Ryanair February traffic down 95% to 500,000 passengers

78% load factor as Covid-19 continues to impact traffic Ryanair Holdings plc today (2 Mar) released February traffic statistics as…

Volga-Dnepr Airlines and Leipzig/Halle Airport are to establish Emergency Logistics Hub

Volga-Dnepr Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, and Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) have inked the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the aim…

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