COVID-19

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld launch transatlantic COVID-19 testing trial

American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional COVID-19 medical-based testing trial on selected flights from the United…

Severely burned Romanian doctor taken to Queen Astrid Military Hospital, Belgium

Last Saturday, 14 November, a deadly fire broke out at the intensive care unit of a hospital in Piatra Neamt,…

Aviation must keep strong focus on safety in pandemic – and eye a greener future – EASA conference concludes

The aviation industry has done well so far in ensuring that safety has not been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo ready to distribute Covid-19 vaccines

Since the 3rd week of March 2020, Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has made every effort to maintain its global…

KLM reduces capacity in Europe in response to second coronavirus wave

The second wave of coronavirus in Europe has resulted in new lock-downs, prompting KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to make network…

Spain will require international travellers from high-risk countries to possess a negative coronavirus test

Spain will require international travellers from high-risk countries or areas to possess a negative coronavirus test (PCR-test) in the last…

Emirates posts $3.4 billion half-year loss as COVID-19 hits industry

The Emirates Group today announced its half-year results for its 2020-21 financial year. In the first six months of the…

oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance support a globally harmonised approach to health testing to build a framework of trust

World’s airline alliances join together to call on international governments to act quickly to adopt testing protocols and digital health…

Brussels Airport ombudsman denounces “regrettable corona incidents” at the airport

The long queues over the last three weekends in the departure hall of Brussels Airport have not gone unnoticed by…

Decimated Norwegian forced to furlough an additional 1,600 employees

Norwegian is forced to furlough employees and reduce capacity considerably following the government’s decision to not support the company financially…

Canadian regional airline Porter extends suspension of flights until 11 February

Porter Airlines is deferring its resumption of flights until 11 February 2021 due to ongoing COVID-19 travel restrictions In a…

Passenger numbers at Brussels South Charleroi Airport remain weak amid coronavirus restrictions

Brussels South Charleroi Airport welcomed 154,045 passengers during the month of October 2020. Passenger traffic dropped 79% compared to October…

Queues at Brussels Airport’s security checkpoint on Saturday morning?

Autumn holidays are traditionally a busy period for Brussels Airport, resulting in long queues before the airport's security checkpoint. Last…

SAS traffic figures October 2020: -78.7%

The ongoing pandemic continues to severely impact SAS and reported traffic figures for October are broadly in line with September…

Austrian Airlines launches mandatory Covid-19 tests on Vienna-Hamburg flights

• Joint project with Vienna and Hamburg airports • Negative test results required for flights between Vienna and Hamburg (OS171/OS172)…

Finnair defers three Airbus A350 deliveries as a part of its rebuild programme

Finnair has concluded an agreement with Airbus that the deliveries of the remaining three committed A350-900 aircraft will be postponed,…

Lufthansa starts first trial run for Covid-19 antigen rapid tests on selected Hamburg-Munich flights

Free tests on selected flights between Munich and Hamburg from 12.11. Christina Foerster: "Want to gain insights into the use…

COVID-19 continues to heavily impact Norwegian’s traffic figures: 90% fewer passengers in October

Norwegian’s traffic figures for October are heavily influenced by lower demand caused by continued travel restrictions across Europe, with several…

Deteriorating trend due to coronavirus puts pressure on Q3 results of Austrian Airlines

• 3rd quarter of 2020: Adjusted EBIT of minus EUR 106 million • CFO Andreas Otto: “The coronavirus really spoiled…

Corona crisis continues to severely impact earnings at SWISS with an operating loss of CHF 414.7 million for the first 9 months of 2020

The actions being taken in response to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic continue to weigh heavily on the global aviation sector,…

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