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Ryanair and cabin crew union Unite agree on pay cuts to save hundreds of jobs in the UK

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Ryanair today (8 July) welcomed the acceptance by its UK cabin crew of a 4-year agreement negotiated with UNITE the union on pay reductions...

Hi Fly converts Airbus A380 to meet high cargo demand during Covid-19 crisis

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Portuguese charter airline and ACMI specialist Hi Fly has converted the cabin interior of some of its aircraft, including its only Airbus A380. The airline...

Blue Air, between insolvency and preventive arrangement, continues operations

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Blue Air is facing major financial problems arising from the COVID-19 crisis. The current government's promise to allocate 65 million euros for Blue Air...

Eight people feared dead after collision between two planes in Idaho (US)

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Two people have died and six other people may be missing after two planes collided with each other and then crashed into Coeur d’Alene...

A plane carrying drugs makes emergency landing on Mexican motorway and and is set on fire

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A shooting incident between the Mexican military and drug traffickers occurred this Sunday morning after a jet loaded with drugs landed on the Carrillo-Mérida...

The Air France group reduces its workforce by 7,580 jobs in response to the COVID-19 crisis

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Air France and HOP! yesterday presented the staff representatives with their strategic orientations and the prospects for adapting the workforce following the COVID-19 crisis...

Aeromexico Group under Chapter 11 to implement sustainable financial restructuring

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Aeromexico will continue flying and all tickets, reservations, electronic vouchers and Premier Points remain valid. The Company remains focused on the health and safety...

Airbus to reduce its global workforce by approximately 15,000 positions

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Airbus has announced plans to reduce its global workforce by approximately 15,000 positions no later than summer 2021 and resize its commercial aircraft activity...

Travellers can get tested for Coronavirus at Munich Airport

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Optional test for passengers At Munich Airport, passengers have the opportunity to get tested for a possible infection with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. The tests, which...

MQ-9B SkyGuardian: The next generation of remotely piloted aircraft

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The MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) from General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) possesses a number of unique advantages not found in manned platforms:...

A4E urges European regulators to extend airport slots waiver through winter 2020/2021 due to continued COVID-19 uncertainties

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Continued flexibility is needed for recovering aviation industry to respond to unpredictable passenger demand related to the health crisis. Extended waiver should be...

IATA proposes alternatives to quarantine

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a layered approach of measures...

Singapore Airlines cancels launch of flights to Brussels Airport in October 2020

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Singapore Airlines (SI) will not launch on 25 October 2020 its new route from Singapore to Brussels, which was supposed to be operated four...

Airbus Foundation completes COVID-19 and Ebola relief flight to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Republic of the Congo

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The Airbus Foundation together with the French Red Cross (FRC) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has flown...

European aviation unites in calls for support for green recovery from COVID-19

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Sectors hardest hit by the crisis require particular attention and assistance.  Funding for decarbonisation projects and future technologies must be prioritised. Sustainable air...

IATA: “The worst may be yet to come” – Impacts of COVID-19 on European aviation and economy increasing

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) revealed new research showing the impacts on the European aviation industry and on economies caused by the shutdown...

Transavia France postpones launch of Montpellier – Brussels route to Summer 2021

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The new Transavia France route from Montpellier to Brussels, scheduled to start on 5 April 2020, is postponed to 2021, the carrier told to...

British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair launch legal action over UK government’s quarantine policy

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Airlines file legal papers at High Court over ‘disproportionate’ government policy British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair have launched legal action against the government's controversial quarantine...

[Analysis] Airbus confronts clients’ disengagement as COVID-19 rages, says GlobalData

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Following the news that Airbus does not exclude prosecuting clients who default on orders and deliveries, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at GlobalData, a...

Austrian Airlines to get 600 million euro rescue package from Austrian Government and Lufthansa

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According to newspaper Der Standard and other Austrian media, an agreement has been reached on a 600 million euros rescue package for Austrian Airlines...