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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-I...

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...


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...

Munich becomes test airport for EASA recommendations on infection prevention

EASA has added Munich Airport to its list of pilot airports intended to set an example of safe travel during the COVID 19 pandemic. These international airports, also including Frankfurt, Brussels, Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam, are to demonstrate how to implement the recommendations devised by the EASA and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. The EASA is aim...

Prague Airport announces resumed routes to 55 destinations

A total of 17 airlines have already announced their intention to resume direct flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague. Specifically, 55 destinations have been listed, ten of which are already in operation. This week, direct flights to seven other destinations will be resumed, namely to Belgrade, Brussels, Budapest, Košice, Keflavik, Manchester and Munich. With regard to t...

Vilnius Airport opened new VIP terminal & conference centre

As the aviation industry is gradually beginning to recover and various restrictions for organizing events are lifted, a new multifunctional building has been officially opened at Vilnius Airport – it houses the new VIP terminal and a conference centre. Situated at a unique location, the new building offers great views onto the northern apron of the airport. The first guests have al...

easyJet will resume flights to hundreds of summer destinations

Airline launches biggest ever summer promotion. One million seats to top destinations across Europe on sale today from just £29.99. easyJet has announced it will resume flying to almost three quarters of its route network by August.  The airline is also launching its biggest ever summer sale* with over one million flights to holiday destinations across Europe on offer from only &po...

St-Barthélemy is once again open to non-essential travel and tourism

I guess you will agree if I say we all dream of real escape holiday, far far away, to a paradise island, in order to get out all the corona stress... Amazing news...Saint Barts is waiting for you! Pay attention to details in order to follow every recommendation! Whether you are visiting an island friend or local resident, returning to spend time ...

Air France to serve close to 150 destinations this summer

As air traffic picks up, Air France is gradually reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020.By the end of June, the flight schedule will represent 20% of the capacity usually deployed over this period. Subject to the lifting of travel restrictions, the gradual increase in the number of frequencies and destinations will continue, reaching 35% of the flight schedule initially planned in Ju...

Leonardo position in the airport logistics sector: new contract with Frankfurt Airport

Leonardo has strengthened its leadership position in the airport logistics sector, signing a contract to provide a baggage handling system (BHS) at Frankfurt Airport, the busiest hub in Germany and ranked fourth in Europe with about 70 million travellers passing through the airport in 2019. Leonardo will take on overall management of the project to create a new baggage sorting system at Termina...

Sofia Airport concession awarded to Meridiam and its partner Munich Airport

The Supreme Administrative Court of Bulgaria just upheld the decision of the Commission for Protection of Competition of 14 November 2019 confirming the selection of Meridiam and its partner Munich Airport as concessionaire for Sofia Airport, by the Ministry of Transport. The investment embedded in this 35-year long-term public-private partnership will contribute to Bulgaria ́s economic rebound...

First ever Etihad Airways flight to Cuba

Etihad Airways has operated its first ever flight to Havana, Cuba. The goodwill flight, chartered by the Government of the United Arab Emirates, landed in the capital of the Caribbean island nation, carrying Cuban nationals returning home from the UAE. Havana is the latest addition to an expanding list of special charter flights to destinations not normally served on the airline’s globa...

Accelerated opening of popular summer destinations by airBaltic

After receiving all of the necessary permissions, airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to nine popular summer leisure destinations between June 15 and July 7. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “Many European countries will again open their borders for tourists. People are resuming to plan their summer vacations or just a short break after a long time of n...

London City Airport: flights to resume shortly

London City Airport plans to restart commercial operations from the end of June. With more details to be announced alongside airline partners shortly, it is expected that domestic services to key UK cities and regions will begin first.  International flights are expected to follow in early July, although the exact timing may depend on the proposed quarantine of passengers arriving into t...

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Mr. Tālis Linkaits, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia on restart of national aviation industry

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Riga Airport joined EASA COVID-19 prevention charter

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Mr. Tālis Linkaits, Minister of Transport of the Republic of Latvia on restart of national aviation industry

If we say Latvia, what will be you first association? If you are aviation professional or related to aviation industry, we bet the first thing you will say - airBaltic, Riga. 50skyshades was closely m...

Austrian Airlines increases offer to 40 percent until the end of October

Austrian Airlines has published the remaining summer flight schedule 2020, which will run until the end of October. By then, Austria's home carrier will double its offer from the current 20 percen...

Future at Orlando Sanford Airport Location: Constant Aviation sets sights

In just three years since acquiring its Orlando Sanford International Airport facility,Constant Aviation has added nearly 35,000 square feet of hangar space and invested more than $2 million in p...

Riga Airport joined EASA COVID-19 prevention charter

Riga Airport has joined the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Charter to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, demonstrating that the company is ready to work according to the highest aviati...

Summer 2021- airBaltic to offer 21% more routes - 82

airBaltic has announced the new network of the summer 2021 with the first 15 seasonal destinations from Riga that in 2020 were postponed due to COVID-19 outbreak. In total airBaltic wil...