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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...

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 Eu...


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...

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 ...

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