Nokia Expands Aviation Presence
Nokia seems to be doing a good job at transitioning its technology and lessons learned within the Telecoms and IT sector into the Aviation sector. It only stands to reason that these technologies that have already been adopted in many other forms of transportation and public safety would ultimately make their way into this sector.
Embraer to Cut Jobs Following Failed Boeing Deal
Brazilian manufacturer attributes further workforce reductions to COVID-19 and a partnership that turned sour
Virgin Australia Finds a Buyer
US private equity firm Bain Capital has won the bid to buy Virgin Australia after the airline fell into administration in April, due in part to the COVID-19 travel restrictions.
What Passenger to Cargo Converted Aircraft Look Like Now
As the Coronavirus swept across the world and airlines grounded jets, the belly-freight capacity passenger these aircraft provide vanished. To solve this, operators and manufacturers stepped in to come up ways of removing the seats and attaching freight to the floor. We've put together three examples of what it looks like both before and after the transition has been made.
Manchester Trials Pre-booked Security Slots
A new system which will allow passengers to pre-book a security slot is being trialled for the first time at Manchester Airport.
How Do You Restart an Airline? An Inside Look at Brussels Airlines
As countries begin to lift lockdowns and people start to travel again, airlines all over the world are coming out of hibernation and preparing to fly passengers once more.
Ryanair, BA and easyJet Launch Joint Legal Action Over Quarantine Measures
Three of Europe’s largest airlines have launched legal action against the UK government over its “flawed” 14-day quarantine measures.
Coronavirus: Could this Machine Make Flying Safer?
Leading aerospace firm, Honeywell has revealed a new type of aircraft cleaning technology that uses ultraviolet light to disinfect cabins.
European Air Traffic Showing Signs of Recovery
The number of daily flights in Europe edged above 6,000 per day for the first time since March 24, showing that the recovery in air travel across the region is beginning to take shape. Data from EUROCONTROL shows that on June 2, traffic levels increased above that figure and stayed there for four days in a row.
Eastern Airways Sets Sights on Southampton Restart
UK regional airline, Eastern Airways will resume its growing network of routes from Southampton Airport from June 22. The Humberside-based carrier is expected to relaunch an initial daily weekday service to Belfast/City, Manchester, Newcastle and Aberdeen followed by a further increase in destinations at later dates.
Why Were Two Qantas Dreamliners Spotted in Chennai?
Chennai Airport in southeastern India has been graced with the presence of not one, but two Qantas Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. The jets – which have arrived over the last two days – are both at the facility on repatriation duties.
London City Reveals Return Plans
London City Airport has announced plans to resume commercial operations from the end of June. The restart comes after the facility halted all flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 25.