Virgin Atlantic has seen a surge in bookings for flights to Israel, following the announcement that it was one of just twelve destinations on the government’s ‘green list’ on Friday.
Finnair has made its range of inflight meals more widely available enabling customers to buy and eat them from the comfort of their own homes – without taking a flight.
Heathrow welcomed just 536,000 passengers in April, down 92 per cent from the pre-pandemic figure of 6.2 million recorded in the same month of 2019.
IAG said the cash would be used to strengthen its balance sheet, while also offering increased “operational and strategic flexibility” to take advantage of a recovery in demand.
Portugal has seen a spike in demand for travel following its inclusion on the ‘green’ list of safe destinations by the government in England on Friday.
The low-cost carrier hopes many travellers will be booking now for a long-awaited holiday next year, with the airline offering a network of over 80 destinations from 12 UK airports.
As government lockdowns to control Covid-19 continued across Europe, the group flew 4.8 million passengers during the quarter, down nearly three quarters from last year.
International Airlines Group has reported a loss of €1 billon for the first quarter of 2021 as airlines struggle against government restrictions on travel.
Traffic figures for Norwegian in April were significantly impacted by government travel restrictions and therefore low demand. Just 59,431 customers flew with the low-cost carrier last month.
United Arab Emirates flag-carrier, Etihad Airways, had taken a stake in the Indian Ocean airline in 2012 as part of a wider equity investment strategy.
Boeing has announced a new partnership with a Costa Rica-based maintenance, repair and overhaul provider to create additional conversion capacity for the 737-800 converted freighter.
Bernard Ziegler was instrumental in the introduction of the first digital fly-by-wire (FBW) and side stick controls in a commercial passenger aircraft - with the A320 in 1988.