Abu Dhabi To End Quarantine For Vaccinated Travelers
Abu Dhabi plans to end quarantine requirements for all vaccinated travelers arriving in the emirate.
South Korea To Launch Domestic SAF Production
LG Chem, South Korea’s largest chemical company, plans to build the country’s first plant producing biodiesel and sustainable aviation fuel from vegetable oils.
Armenia Names New National Carrier Following Public Competition
Armenia’s new national airline will be called Fly Arna, the joint venture (JV) behind the new enterprise announced Sept. 1.
ATR Looking To Get New Product On The Market In Five Years, CEO Says
Turboprop manufacturer ATR is studying “meaningful” changes to its existing aircraft platform and suggested an announcement on new developments could come in early 2022.
Lessor Griffin Buys MAX 8s In First Boeing Order
Lessor Griffin Global Asset Management is expanding its commercial aircraft portfolio with five new Boeing 737 MAX 8s.
Malaysia Ends 737 MAX Ban After Lengthy Suspension
Malaysia has lifted the ban on the Boeing 737 MAX with immediate effect, ending a 30-month-long suspension of the type.
Daily Memo: Afghan Airlift Continues As Evacuees Seek New Lives
After some logistical hurdles during the CRAF effort’s first few days moving evacuees to the U.S., federal officials have worked with airlines and airports to improve procedures.
Malaysia Opens New ATC Center, Restructures FIR
Malaysia has operationalized the new air traffic control center in its capital Kuala Lumpur as the country prepares for future growth.
Malpensa Unlikely To Become ITA Hub, Milan Airports CEO Says
Instead Milan's second airport Linate could be ITA’s second-largest base after Rome Fiumicino (FCO).
Saudia Returns To Full Domestic Service After Capacity Cap Lifted
Saudia reinstated normal seat capacity for domestic flights as of Sept. 1 after Saudi Arabia relaxed measures designed to limit the spread of COVID-19.
Southwest Pilot Union Sues Airline Over Work Rule Changes
Southwest Airlines’ pilot union has filed a federal lawsuit against the carrier alleging that work rule changes made during the pandemic violated federal labor laws.
Wizz Air Shifts Some Abu Dhabi Routes To Dubai, Citing Restrictions
Wizz Air has transferred six Abu Dhabi (AUH) routes operated by its Hungarian AOC to neighboring Dubai where COVID-19 entry rules are looser.
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