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Reason to celebrate - the opening Volotea Naples base

Volotea, the low-cost airline connecting small and medium cities and Europe's capitals, opened its sixth Italian base today, in Naples. Following last October's announcement, the company has now based two Airbus A319s at the Campanian airport. The move will enable the airline to consolidate...

First in the world to obtain Biosafety Trust certification- Fiumicino and Ciampino

Major international recognition for Fiumicino and Ciampino airports in the fight against the spread of Covid-19 and in preventing biological risk from pathogens. The two Rome airports managed by ADR are the first airports in the world to obtain the Biosafety Trust certification, issued by the certif...

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Contactless Travel initiative - London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill is introducing a ‘Contactless Travel’ initiative, highlighting the health benefits of private aviation to new and existing users. Contactless Travel ensures personal interactions and touch points are kept to a minimum and made at a safe distance during all stages of a passenger’s journey, providing reassurance during this uncertain time.  Sally Pow...

Flights to London by airBaltic from all three Baltic States

After receiving all of the necessary permissions, airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to London on July 1 and from Tallinn to London on July 4. In addition, the airline will launch new direct flights from Vilnius to London on July 1. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “The safety and health of our passengers remains the highest priority. We have introduced...

Centogene and MediCare collaborate with Lufthansa to offer customers fast PCR corona tests

Starting today, Lufthansa customers can decide if they want to be tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus before departing from or after arriving at Frankfurt airport. Lufthansa partner Centogene has opened a special facility, offering customers PCR (polymerase chain reaction) corona tests. These tests require only a throat swab and are certified by the relevant health authorities of Lufthansa&r...

Riga Airport to reconstruct part of the runway and build new rapid exit taxiway

Using the state aid, which enables Riga Airport to implement the most important infrastructure development projects, large-scale construction works were started at the Airport in June - reconstruction of the runway surface and construction of  a second rapid exit taxiway. The change of the asphalt pavement of the aerodrome infrastructure will be performed in a total length of 5.7 kilomet...

SAS reopens more routes in July

As demand and interest in travel in Europe increases, SAS reopens seven new routes from Copenhagen.  Last week, SAS launched its traffic programme for July. Following the presentation of updated travel advice in Denmark on Thursday, SAS has seen a rise in demand and interest for travel in Europe. As demand slowly increases once again, SAS is increasing the frequency of flights on many rout...

Increasing flight connections - Munich Airport Terminal 1 back in operation

Areas C, D, and E set to resume operations from July 8 Passenger numbers now up to 10,000 a day and rising More and more long-haul routes also being reactivated Terminal 1 at Munich Airport, where passenger operations were temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus crisis, is set to open its doors to passengers again very soon. Terminal areas C, D, and E will resume operations initia...

Václav Havel Airport Prague: now available - testing for presence of COVID-19

Passengers and visitors can now be tested for the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Testing is performed by an accredited GHC Genetics laboratory. The new service will facilitate safe travelling and also reduce the spread of the disease. Both passengers and the general public can use the testing directly at the airport. Prague Airport has s...

Austrian Airlines - a quadruple capacity from July

Following the successful restart, the ramp-up of Austrian Airlines’ flight operations continues to proceed according to plan. Starting in July, Austria's home carrier will fly to over 50 destinations. These include various European capitals and major cities, Greek holiday islands and long-haul destinations. City and holiday destinations are particularly in demand. In order to give pas...

DHL Express to Build New Gateway at Munich Airport

DHL Express Germany and Munich Airport have concluded an agreement for the construction of a new cargo building at Munich Airport. The new building will be built on the site currently occupied by the car parks P 80 and P 80 West and will have a gross floor area of more than 8,000 square meters. For the first time, the partners signed the contract digitally, reflecting the current restric...

London City Airport: BA CityFlyer resumes operations

London City Airport has announced British Airways subsidiary BA CityFlyer will resume some routes from London City Airport to Ibiza, Florence, Málaga and Palma this summer. The airline will also be recommencing domestic flights to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dublin restoring important Anglo-Irish connections with the capital. The first flight at the airport since operations were suspended...

KLM gradually rebuilds network

The number of flights shows considerable growth compared to April, when KLM's flight operations came to a virtual standstill as a result of the corona crisis. KLM operated 1,116 flights within Europe and 612 intercontinental flights in April. The recovery has therefore started cautiously, but the level of 2019 is far from being approached. In the months of July and August last year, KLM ope...

From July, Norwegian to restart short haul flights from UK

Norwegian announced that in line with other European carriers and as a result of increased customer demand the airline will begin to operate flights between London Gatwick to Oslo, London Gatwick to Copenhagen, Edinburgh to Oslo and Edinburgh to Copenhagen from July 1st. London to Oslo will be operated seven times a week, London to Copenhagen six times a week, Edinburgh to Oslo and Copenhagen...

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