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SABENA memorabilia up for sale, including the iconic logo

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The receiver in bankruptcy has ordered Troostwijk Auctions (Belgium) to put up quite a lot of Sabena relics for sale. Next to the many...

Court of Justice of the European Union maintain heavy fines in cartel on the airfreight market (1999-2006)

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Multiple airlines still have to pay a hefty fine that the European Commission (EC) imposed on 9 November 2010, the General Court of the...

A snow-covered stored Olympic Airways Boeing 747-200 tail tips

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A snow blizzard has paralyzed a large part of Greece and Turkey. A rare occurrence in that part of Europe. Alex Filippopoulos, a Greek...

Swedish regional carrier Air Leap suspends operations, blaming COVID

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The management of regional Swedish airline Air Leap has decided to suspend operations and file for reorganization, citing financial issues as a result of...

73 years after the crash of a Sabena DC-3, the ghost of a passenger looking for his lost briefcase still haunts Heathrow Airport

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The "1948 Heathrow Disaster" was the crash of a Douglas DC-3C registered OO-AWH of the Belgian airline Sabena at Heathrow Airport on 2 March...

Aerotranscargo NL bankrupt even before operating first flight

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In February, we announced the creation of a new cargo airline in The Netherlands, Aerotranscargo NL. The aim was to operate its first flights...

A new cargo airline in The Netherlands: Aerotranscargo NL

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Aerotranscargo NL (in short ATC NL) is a very new Dutch airline. The intention is that the new airline will operate its first flights...

Sixty years ago: crash of Sabena flight SN548 (Boeing 707) in Berg, Belgium, killing 73 people

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On 15 February 1961, a Sabena Belgian World Airlines Boeing 707-329 aircraft registered OO-SJB operating flight SN548 crashed en route from New York City...
Thomas Cook Airbus A320

Thomas Cook Balearics is closing down

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Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics, the Spanish branch of the bankrupt Thomas Cook Group, is closing down. According to Alvaro Middelmann, the chairman of the...

The Government of Burundi mulls a new carrier: Burundi Airlines

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CH-Aviation discovered that the Government of the Republic of Burundi unveiled plans to launch a new national carrier in 2021 under the brand name...

Final landing for Brussels Airlines’ Airbus A319 OO-SSC (Star Alliance livery) at Twente Airport

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In the morning of 31 August, a Brussels Airlines Airbus A319 (registered OO-SSC) departed Brussels Airport, Belgium, with destination Twente Airport, The Netherlands, on...

LATAM Airlines Argentina ceases operations (but international flights will continue)

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LATAM Airlines Argentina, with a fleet of 13 Airbus A320 and 2 Boeing 767, has ceased its operations for an indefinite period due to...

Condor gets €550 million aid from German Federal Government and Hessian State Government

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Condor continues to fly: the German government and the Hessian state government have pledged their support through a guarantee for a loan from the...

More airlines join ERA to fight the disastrous effects of COVID-19 on European aviation

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Nine more European airlines join ERA (European Regions Airline Association) strengthening the message that the industry needs to join forces to lobby for exceptional...

[Coronavirus] German leisure airline Thomas Cook Aviation files for bankruptcy

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German leisure airline Thomas Cook Aviation files for bankruptcy, says German magazine Focus, citing an internal video message.The German airline operates 6 Airbus A320...

Do you remember? 42 years ago, a Sabena Boeing 707 crashed during landing at Tenerife North Airport

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On 15 February 1978, a Sabena Boeing 707 (OO-SJE and leased to Sobelair) operated a flight between Brussels Airport, Belgium and Tenerife North Airport,...

Ryanair denies any interest in Air Italy

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During a press conference held in Milan this morning (Thursday 13 February), Ryanair's chief commercial officer David O'Brien denied any interest in buying Air...

Ryanair shows interest in Air Italy

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Ryanair intends to make an offer for Air Italy during a press conference to be held on 13 February 2020 in Milan.The Irish low-cost...

Qatar Airways blames Air Italy failure on other shareholders

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Qatar Airways statement on Air Italy Since the acquisition on 28 September 2017 of a minority stake in Air Italy, Qatar Airways has strongly believed...

Air Italy suspends all operations from 25 February – Before that date, flights operated by other carriers

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Following the shareholders' meeting of Air Italy (Alisarda and Qatar Airways through AQA Holding spa) which decided the “liquidazione in bonis” of the company,...

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