Breaking Travel News hears from former Etihad Airways chief executive and current chairman of Metrocore Aviation Group, Peter Baumgartner, on the future of the industry
OceanSky has launched tickets for a unique journey, a chance to land on the North Pole in the first hybrid airship in history. Expeditions will start in Longyearbyen, Svalbard.
More than half of the airline pilots in the world are currently not flying for a living, according to the first worldwide survey of the profession since the Covid-19 crisis.
New research has revealed more people died in commercial plane crashes last year than in 2019. This comes despite the number of flights plummeting due to the pandemic.
Breaking Travel News hears from Peter Baumgartner, aviation analyst and current chairman of Metrocore Aviation Group, about the likely lasting impact of the Covid-19 pandemic
Aviation analyst Peter Baumgartner has called on global airlines to seize the historic opportunity offered by the Covid-19 shutdown to transform their operations – before regulators step in to do it for them
United States-based airlines have secured as much as US$25 billion in payroll support from the federal government. The funds are part of a US$2 trillion relief package signed by Congress in response to the unprecedented economic damage caused the coronavirus pandemic.
More than a thousand fights a week from destinations throughout the Middle East and around the world, as well as tens of thousands of passengers on nearly 40 airlines, are affected.
Some 86 accidents involving large passenger aircraft were recorded in 2019, according to new analysis from aviation consultants To70. Of these, eight were fatal, with the loss of 257 lives – a fall of nearly 50 per cent.