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Getting ready for safe travel - Munich Airport

With an extensive package of measures to protect against infection, Munich Airport is preparing for a rebound in air traffic and increasing passenger figures. This will ensure travel remains safe at Munich Airport. Masks must be worn in Munich Airport terminal buildings effective immediately...

Brussels Airlines: to resume flights with a reduced network offer from 15 June

After more than seven weeks of hibernation mode, Brussels Airlines is planning to resume its operations as from 15 June. The Belgian home carrier plans to start with a reduced flight offer that will be built up in a phased approach according to the market demand and to the travel restrictions. While...


NET calls on member states to avoid quarantine measures at national level and make information on travel and tourism services available

The Network for the European Private Sector in Tourism (NET) calls on Member States to follow the coordinated approach proposed by the European Commission to restore freedom of movement. NET however believes that this renders quarantine measures at national level redundant. NET also calls on Member States to provide information to the Commission for a website collecting and mapping practical trave...

New beginning - airBaltic starts several routes from Riga and Tallinn

Great news, airBaltic green tails are back to the skies! After a decision from the Government of Latvia to enable international passenger traffic between Baltic states and receiving all of the necessary permissions, on May 18 airBaltic will resume daily direct flights from Riga to Tallinn and Vilnius. Necessary permissions allows airBaltic to resume direct flights from Tallinn...

Vilnius Airport implements necessary safety measures and is ready to resume passenger flights

Vilnius Airport saw the first post-pandemic passenger flight on May 13th. Lufthansa performed the first renewed flight between Frankfurt am Main and Vilnius. Lithuania’s largest airport is fully ready to resume passenger flights. The airport has implemented necessary health safety measures that are recommended by national health officials and international aviation organizations. ...

9 destinations, including connections between UK and Australia - Emirates

Emirates has announced its plan to operate scheduled flight services from 21 May to nine destinations: London Heathrow Frankfurt, Paris, Milan, Madrid, Chicago, Toronto, Sydney and Melbourne.* The airline will also offer connections in Dubai for customers travelling between the UK and Australia. These flights will be available for booking on emirates.com. Travellers will only be accepte...

Ready to Fly Safely - Frankfurt Airport

Amid the continuing coronavirus pandemic, Frankfurt Airport is getting ready to ramp up passenger flights again. Fraport, its owner and operator, is taking comprehensive steps to prevent contagion in the currently used areas of Terminal 1 and comply with the requirements imposed by the responsible health authorities. “We attach top priority to the safety and health of our passengers and e...

Best in the world in its category - Heydar Aliyev International Airport

Heydar Aliyev International Airport was once again awarded the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards. Based on the results of the conducted audit, the airport of Azerbaijan’s capital was named the best among all world airports with an annual passenger traffic of up to 5 million people. This was ahead of airports from many different global regions, including Europe, South America...

The best airport in Europe again - passengers choose Munich Airport

Munich Airport is still top in Europe: At the annual “World Airport Awards” conferred by renowned London-based aviation consultancy Skytrax, the Bavarian air transportation hub was again awarded the title of “Best Airport in Europe”. In the worldwide ranking, Munich improved by two spots compared with the previous year to an outstanding fifth place. Among airports with annu...

Touchless airport check-in: first in Australia at Avalon Airport

Elenium Automation announced it has expanded its relationship with Avalon Airport, signing a deal that will make Avalon the first airport in Australia to implement touchless self-service, ensuring world-class passenger safety and experience when the airport recommences flights. Avalon Airport will become the first airport in Australia to implement this technology as an addition to Elenium&rsquo...

Phased rebuilding of network: Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways announced the airline will begin a phased approach to expanding its network in line with passenger demand evolution and the expected relaxation of entry restrictions around the world. Having maintained flights to at least 30 destinations where possible during this crisis and to most continents, helping to take over 1 million people home, the airline has been in a unique position to c...

Two Ways for Airports to Effectively Enforce Physical Distancing

Tracking crowd movements through a passenger contagion map, as well as identifying contagious groups at an early stage, will be two powerful tools that airports can actively use to ensure they will be compliant with post-COVID19 travel regulations, and can give returning travelers some peace of mind. The advice comes from scientific research by Xovis, the world's leading provider of pe...

KLM: gradual and careful restoration of European network and face masks compulsory on board

The strongly reduced European network is configured to connect with as many flights as possible in the intercontinental network. Routes will gradually be reopened, but may change weekly, depending on measures being taken by the authorities at the destinations. KLM's target for May is the resumption of 15% of its flights, compared to the period before the Covid-19 outbreak. A considerable nu...

New WIZZ AIR base in Lviv

Wizz Air announced  a new base in Lviv opening on 1 July 2020, which will be the second and the newest WIZZ base in Ukraine. The airline will base one Airbus A320 aircraft at Danylo Halytskyi International Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air will start seven new services to Billund in Denmark, Tallinn in Estonia,  Lisbon in Portugal,  Hamburg in...

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