Recovery Looks Promising: Republic Airways

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 19, 2021
Video Q&A with COO of Republic Airways
MRO

Ireland Grants €11M In Airport Funding Amid Pressure To Reopen

By Victoria Moores Apr 19, 2021
Donegal, Kerry and Knock are among the Irish regional airports set to benefit from an €11 million ($13.2 million) government grant, as Irish aviation calls for the implementation of a reopening plan.
Airports & Routes

Bavarian Airports Join Planned Lilium Air Taxi Network

By Graham Warwick Apr 19, 2021
Munich and Nuremberg airports are to become hubs for a regional air mobility network proposed for Bavaria by electric air taxi startup Lilium. 
Airports & Routes
Iberia Targets Multiple Destinations For Summer Season Rebound
Spanish flag-carrier Iberia has announced an ambitious summer program, resuming scheduled flights to many past destinations and adding capacity on its busiest routes as more travel restrictions lift. 
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Heathrow CEO Sees ‘Patchy’ Summer For International Travel

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 14, 2021
Heathrow’s CEO sees more short-term potential for long-haul flights than short-haul from his airport given mainland Europe’s latest COVID-19 spike.
Airports & Routes

Singapore Bubble Talks Inflate Global Search Traffic

By Chen Chuanren Apr 13, 2021
Talks on potential bilateral travel bubbles from Singapore have spurred internet search activity in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Taiwan. 
Airports & Routes

Southampton Airport Wins Approval To Extend Runway

By Alan Dron Apr 12, 2021
The UK’s Southampton Airport has won its long campaign to extend its single runway, a development the facility said was vital for its survival.
Airports & Routes
Vinci Wins Concession To Run Seven Brazilian Airports
Vinci Airports has won a 30-year concession from Brazil’s ANAC (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil) to run seven airports in the north of the country, Brazil’s largest and least populated region. 
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France Moving Toward Banning Short Domestic Flights

By David Casey Apr 12, 2021
France has moved closer to banning short-haul domestic flights on routes than can be covered by train in under 2.5 hrs. as part of efforts to lower carbon emissions.
Airports & Routes

DHL Express Increases Asia-Pacific Capacity Through Partner Flights

By Chen Chuanren Apr 12, 2021
With air freight demand increasing in Asia-Pacific as the boom in e-commerce continues, DHL Express has added more capacity to the region with new Boeing 777F fights.
Airports & Routes
Air Serbia To Operate Over 800 Charter Flights This Summer
Air Serbia plans to operate more than 800 charter flights during the summer 2021 season in cooperation with domestic travel agencies.
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BA CityFlyer Adding Channel Islands, Gibraltar Routes
British Airways is launching two new routes to Jersey (JER) and Gibraltar (GIB) from London City Airport (LCY). 
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Eurowings Expands VFR Business To Russia, Georgia

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 09, 2021
Eurowings is launching new routes from Germany to Russia and Georgia for passengers looking to visit friends and relatives (VFR)
Airports & Routes

Daily Memo: How Did the Biden Infrastructure And Tax Plan Land With Industry?

By Michael Bruno Apr 08, 2021
In stock markets and aerospace executive appearances over the last week the proposal has largely been shrugged off—why?
Airports & Routes

Avelo Airlines Selects Burbank For Base, Plans 11 Routes

By David Casey Apr 08, 2021
Avelo Airlines has selected Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR) in southern California as its first base, from where it plans to serve an initial network of 11 destinations across the western U.S.
Airlines & Lessors

Norwegian Resumes Arlanda Flights After Five-Month Hiatus

By David Casey Apr 08, 2021
The airline plans to gradually increase the number of departures and resume more service in Sweden as demand increases and travel restrictions ease.
Airlines & Lessors

Air France Focuses On Leisure In Hopes Of Summer Recovery  

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 08, 2021
Air France said it was focusing on leisure destinations as it set out a summer 2021 schedule it hopes will support a gradual recovery in passenger traffic. 
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Wizz Air To Launch UAE-Israel Route As Etihad Begins Service

By David Casey Apr 07, 2021
Wizz Air Abu Dhabi has confirmed plans to launch scheduled service between Abu Dhabi and Tel Aviv later in April—less than 24 hours after Etihad Airways began flying between the destinations. 
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Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737-800F Lands At Wrong Airport 

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 07, 2021
Two Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737s reportedly approached an under-construction airport near Ndola, Zambia on April 4 and one proceeded to land.
Airports & Routes

Europe’s ATM To Enter Key Modernization Phase

By Thierry Dubois Apr 07, 2021
As the pandemic’s impact seems clearer, updated cost-benefit analysis supports acceleration of air traffic management upgrade in Europe.
Connected Aerospace

Flybondi Switches Operations To Buenos Aires’ Aeroparque

By David Casey Apr 06, 2021
Flybondi has started operating from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP) serving Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires after transferring operations from the city’s Ministro Pistarini International (EZE). 
Airports & Routes

Spirit Opposes Changes On JetBlue Routes To Ecuador

By David Casey Apr 06, 2021
Spirit Airlines has filed a complaint with the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) which questions whether JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are coordinating flights and routes “outside of the scope” of their new Northeast alliance. 
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Heathrow Submits Travel Restart Proposal To UK Taskforce

By Guy Ferneyhough Apr 01, 2021
London Heathrow Airport has proposed a four-tier traffic-light system for the UK that builds on the country’s travel corridors policy to control international travel as the British government looks to relax its borders.
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Emirates To Resume Milan-JFK Fifth Freedom Route

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 01, 2021
Dubai-based Emirates is resuming its fifth-freedom service between Milan Malpensa (MXP) and New York (JFK) starting June 1.
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EasyJet Opening New Leisure Routes From Birmingham

By David Casey Apr 01, 2021
Five vacation destinations are being added to easyJet’s network from Birmingham Airport (BHX) this summer as the LCC banks on a rebound in leisure demand.
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