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[Belgian Air Component] Press Conference Florennes AFB Minister Didier Reynders commissioning F-35A and MQ-9B

On 18 April, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence and Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders held a press conference at Florennes Air Force Base,...

Study reveals permanent brain damage among pilots and cabin crew

For the first time, a Belgian scientist has started in-depth research into the effects of not only toxic fumes but also chronic exposure to...

Spanish union calls for strike at Air Nostrum during Easter travel season, affecting also Brussels Airlines’ flights

Spanish pilot's union Sepla has called for several 24-hr work stoppages for employees working at Air Nostrum starting Monday 15 April until Wednesday 24...

Aircraft collision at Lukla airport in Nepal, three killed

At least three people were killed after a Summit Air Let L-410 Turbolet collided with a helicopter at Lukla Airport in Nepal on Sunday...

Stratolaunch takes to the skies for her maiden flight

On 13 April, the world’s largest aeroplane took to the skies for the very first time from Mojave Air and Space Port in California....

Surprise greeting on Saudia Airlines flight turns into soggy mess

An embarrassing and potentially dangerous incident (its official classification) in Dubai is a reminder that aviation safety extends to when the aircraft is on...

Thai Airways still cancels flights to Lahore and Islamabad until 30 April 2019

Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) said that THAI continues to cancel its flights to / from Lahore and Islamabad until 30...

Qatar Airways investment in Air Italy is fully compliant with U.S.-Qatar Open Skies Agreement

All agreed Open Skies conditions being met Airline cross-border investments never raised as a point of concern during negotiations Following recent false accusations relating to Qatar...

Wildcat strike of security staff at Brussels South Charleroi Airport

In the evening of 3 April, Brussels South Charleroi Airport's security personnel has staged a wildcat strike, causing long queues before the security zone....

Security agents could launch actions at Belgian airports as early as Saturday

The security agents could carry out actions in the different airports of Belgium as of Saturday, at the beginning of the Easter school holidays,...

[April fools’ day] LiveToFly: a new charter airline linking Belgium and South Africa ?

From today, it's possible to book direct flights between Belgium and South Africa as a new charter airline has been launched, Aviation24.be determined from...

Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 returns to Orlando after an engine problem

On 26 March, a one-year-old Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (N8712L) departed Orlando Airport to Victorville, California. The aircraft, however, was forced to...

Pilot of a privately owned King Air B200 deliberately crashes into Matsieng air strip clubhouse, Rasesa (Botswana)

On 23 March, the pilot of a privately owned King Air B200 (A2-MBM) deliberately crashed into the Matsieng air strip clubhouse, Rasesa (Botswana) after...

Engine failure on cruise ship Viking Sky; passengers evacuated by helicopters amid storm at sea

On 23 March, the Viking Sky, a cruise ship belonging to Viking Ocean Cruises suffered engine failure off the west coast of Norway. The...

Lufthansa Group employees fly CO2 neutral on business trips

Conversion to CO2-neutral vehicles on the ground by 2030 Expansion of help alliance projects and corporate volunteering The Lufthansa Group is setting new accents...

No flights to/from Liège airport for hours this Wednesday night due to air traffic controller staff shortages

Due to staff shortages among air traffic controllers of skeyes, flights will not be able to land on or take off from Liege airport...

[Behind the scenes] Brussels Airport unveils two brand new ‘state of the art’ energy-efficient fire stations

On 11 March, Brussels Airport unveiled two brand new 'state of the art' energy-efficient fire stations. The Belgian press was invited to witness the...

[Tomorrowland Winter] DJ Yves V creates special vibe onboard Brussels Airlines AMARE aircraft with smashing set

From 9 to 16 March 2019, Tomorrowland is holding a spin-off event at the Alpe d'Huez resort in France. During this week, the mountains...

Ryanair launches environmental partnerships for 2019

Ryanair today (7 Mar) launched its international environmental partnerships for 2019, supporting First Climate, Renature Monchique, the Irish Whale & Dolphin Group and Native...

National general strike in Italy on 8 March; air travel might be disrupted

Tomorrow (8 March), a 24-hour national general strike is scheduled in Italy, seriously affecting the country's education and public transport sectors, including air and...