Gulf Air will resume its direct Abu Dhabi and Dubai flights, with scheduled operations starting from July 5th. The national carrier of the kingdom of Bahrain has been operating direct flights between the country and the United Arab Emirates since 1954.
Ryanair has welcomed a decision by pilots’ union Balpa to accept a four year pay deal for its members in the UK. The contract will see UK-based pilots of the low-cost carrier take a 20 per cent pay cut, to be resorted over period.
Wizz Air has celebrated the arrival of its first scheduled flight to Abu Dhabi International Airport. The flight from Budapest landed in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to be followed shortly by a new route from Bucharest.
British Airways will resume flying to more destinations across its network this month, albeit offering fewer frequencies due to reduced demand and the impact of the global quarantine restrictions.
The Civil Aviation Authority has said airlines operating in the UK still had work to do when it came to offering refunds for cancelled flights in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
ForwardKeys has revealed that a rebound is underway in domestic aviation in the United States and the high spot is the upcoming long weekend to mark independence day.
The US-based carrier is adding nearly 25,000 domestic and international flights compared to July, and plans to fly 40 per cent of its overall schedule in August, as compared to the same month last year.
In an effort to match low demand resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the airline will realign its network with the goal of improving long-term profitability.
London Southend Airport has opened its terminal doors to passengers the first time in three months after being closed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The terminal is packed with new measures to protect passengers and employees using the airport.
Airbus has announced plans to downsize its global workforce with the loss of 15,000 jobs. The move follows the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent sharp fall in demand for new commercial aircraft.
The Unite union said nearly 1,300 crew members faced losing their jobs in the UK, while Balpa said as many as 700 UK-based pilots could also be made redundant by the decision.
Ryanair will return to flying from today, offering over 1,000 daily flights across Europe. The decision marks the end of a 14-week shutdown of operations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.