MAG demands two-tier travel system from government | News

[ad_1] Manchester Airport is calling for the government to introduce a simplified two-tier system for international travel, as fresh data revealed the UK aviation sector is slipping even further behind in its recovery. It comes as MAG reported that its passenger numbers for August were 68 per cent down on...

Amadeus trials auto bag drops at Heathrow airport | News

[ad_1] Amadeus touchless bag drop technology is being trialled at Heathrow. The system uses proximity sensors to allow passengers to check-in their luggage without touching the screens on the kiosks. The new contactless experience has initially been installed on six auto bag drop units provided by ICM Airport Technics, an...

airBaltic stays in the red for first half of the year | News

[ad_1] airBaltic has reported a loss of €61.5 million for the first half of the year as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on the aviation sector. The figure is an improvement on a loss of €185 million reported for the same period last year. Just 300,000 passengers travelled with...

Air Canada to insist on Covid-19 vaccination for crew | News

[ad_1] Air Canada has introduced a new health and safety policy to further protect employees and customers. The carrier has made it mandatory for all employees of the airline to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and to report their vaccination status as of October 30th. In addition, the airline is...

Qantas sees huge loss as preparations begin for international restart | News

[ad_1] Qantas has posted an AUS$2.6 billion (£1.2 billion) full-year loss for 2021 as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. However, the airline said it has started financial 2022 in a “fundamentally better position” to deal with uncertainty and manage its recovery. In total, the Australian flag-carrier said it lost...

Qantas sees huge losses as carrier prepares for restart | News

[ad_1] Qantas has posted an AUS$2.6 billion (£1.2 billion) full-year loss for 2021 as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. However, the airline said it has started financial 2022 in a “fundamentally better position” to deal with uncertainty and manage its recovery. In total, the Australian flag-carrier said it lost...

Etihad Engineering signs Israel Aerospace Industries partnership | News

[ad_1] Etihad Engineering, the largest commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services provider in the Middle East, has signed a strategic partnership with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). The pair will provide passenger-to-freighter conversions on Boeing 777-300ERs. In 2019, IAI and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) announced the launch of...

Ryanair to cease operations in Northern Ireland | News

[ad_1] Ryanair has confirmed it will end operations at both airports in Belfast. The low-cost carrier will cease flights from Belfast City Airport in September and from Belfast International Airport in October. Ryanair blamed the cost of operating at the airports as well as a UK government “refusal to suspend...

Air Canada to launch new Munich connection | News

[ad_1] Air Canada has unveiled details of its planned Munich (MUC)-Toronto (YYZ) schedule as the carrier continues to rebuild its network. The launch follows an announcement from the government of Canada that it will reopen international borders on September 7th. The loosening of restrictions enables foreign nationals who have been...

Delta expands order for Airbus A321neos | News

[ad_1] Delta Air Lines has ordered 30 additional Airbus A321neo aircraft to help meet its future fleet requirements. The newly-ordered aircraft are in addition to existing orders for 125 of the type, bringing the outstanding orders from the carrier to a total of 155 A321neos. “Adding these aircraft strengthens Delta’s...