Miscellaneous

Travellers should not be treated as high-risk for COVID-19 – ECDC/EASA guidelines say

People travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic should not automatically be considered as high-risk for spreading infection, but should rather be…

State aid: European Commission approves €11.7 million Croatian grant to compensate Croatia Airlines for damage caused by coronavirus outbreak

The European Commission has found a Croatian grant of €11.7 million (approximately HRK 88.5 million) to the state-owned airline Croatia…

Virunga National Park pilot Alphonse Musafiri Gasacyoya dies in a plane crash

In the morning of 18 November, pilot Alphonse Musafiri Gasacyoya died in a plane crash that occurred shortly after take-off…

Preparing for a vaccine: American Cargo operations conducting trial flights from Miami to South America

Commercial airlines to play an essential role in transporting COVID-19 vaccines in the US and around the world The American…

AirBridgeCargo Airlines steps into COVID-19 vaccine transportation phase

AirBridgeCargo Airlines, part of Volga-Dnepr Group, has accomplished its first COVID-19 vaccine transportation from Beijing (China). The delivery of CanSino's…

And the winner of the 2020 “are you stupid or dumb?” award goes to …

A video posted on social media stunned and shocked the online world. Disgruntled that his airline doesn't serve hot meals,…

United Airlines to operate charter flights from Brussels to position Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines

According to the Wall Street Journal, United Airlines has begun operating charter flights to help distribute Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine once…

Qantas to operate a one-off direct flight between Australia and France

On 13 December 2020, Australian airline Qantas will operate a one-off direct flight between Sydney and Paris Charles de Gaulle…

Virgin Atlantic launches pre-departure Covid-19 testing trial on Heathrow-Barbados flights

From 9 December, Virgin Atlantic customers flying to Barbados or onwards to Antigua and Grenada on selected flights will receive…

Greenpeace asks the European Commission to ban short-haul flights

On 24 November 2020, the European unit of Greenpeace issued a position paper on the impact of aviation on the…

A picture is worth a thousand words (part eleven): aircraft stored at Prague Airport, Czech Republic

The end of November is quickly approaching and the coronavirus pandemic is still battering around the globe. The travel industry…

IATA Annual General Meeting calls for reopening borders with testing and without quarantine

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) unanimously resolved to urgently call on governments to re-open borders to…

KLM will need more financial support, CEO Pieter Elbers admits

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Chief Executive Officer Pieter Elbers says the struggling airline will require more financial support, but it's…

Here’s what it’s like to quarantine in Australia during COVID-19

An Australian TikToker who packed up his New York City apartment (United States) to fly back to Australia for the…

The Cargo community at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport is getting ready for the delivery of future Covid-19 vaccines

Acting together within the ACFA (Air Cargo France Association), the entire Cargo community at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport, Europe’s leading…

Qantas boss: “Vaccination will be mandatory on international flights”

Airlines will only allow passengers on international flights who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in the future, according to Alan…

Brussels Airlines introduces rapid Covid-19 tests on some flights

At Brussels Airlines, there was a first test flight with rapid coronavirus tests on Friday 20 November. Passengers and crew…

Covid-19 crisis continues to massively burden the aviation sector: Flughafen Wien group handles 71.2% fewer passengers

Revenue down 56.9%, EBITDA decline of 80.1% but still positive at € 62.3 million, net Q1-3 earnings of minus €…

First United Airlines flight offering free transatlantic COVID-19 testing took off

First of its kind, the testing programme guarantees customers over two years old and crew test negative before departure On…

Jetman Dubai pilot Vincent Reffet dies in accident

On 17 November, Frenchman Vincent Reffet (36) died during training in Dubai. In 2014, the stuntman beat the world-record by…

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