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Qatar Airways launches Brisbane route as others pull out

At a time when most airlines are cancelling flights around the world, Qatar Airways announced a new Australian route to the Queensland capital of Brisbane. T...

The COVID-19 situation in the Balkan aviation industry

The coronavirus global pandemic is now a topic which has strongly impacted the travel and aviation industry. This hit has also been felt by the carriers in S...

The future of Italy’s aviation industry

Eurofly, WindJet, AirOne, Meridiana and now Air Italy. These are the names of the Italian airlines opened and closed in the last 20 years.

IATA anticipates deeper revenue hit to global aviation amid COVID-19 pandemic

On the 24th of March 2020, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported a deeper than earlier anticipated financial hit to the global air tran...

Indian Airports suspend passenger flights

The Indian Government has announced the suspension of all domestic flights from 12:00am IST on March 25th, 2020 until further notice, which brings the operat...

Emirates suspends most passenger flights from 25 March

As airlines all over the globe suffer unprecedented pressure to ensure future operations, entire fleets are being grounded – even on airport runways due to t...

Alitalia to be nationalised

During these difficult times Alitalia, that was already struggling before the covid19 outbreak, is facing a possible rebirth.

Effects of COVID-19 on the Indian aviation industry

The aviation industry is one of the worst hit sectors from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, Lufthansa has already said in a statement that the aviation indust...

Airlines seek government bailouts to survive COVID-19 pandemic

The tourism industry has been hit the worst amid the Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic with airlines slashing operations and grounding large amounts of their ...

Scandinavian Airlines puts 90% of workforce on temporary paid leave; suspends most flights

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced that it will put 90% of its workforce into temporary, paid leave as it struggles to maintain operations amid the co...

EasyJet grounds its entire aircraft fleet

Following the many travel restrictions imposed in light of the Coronavirus pandemic by governments all over the world, EasyJet officially grounded its entire...

Singapore Airlines to receive S$19 billion funding injection

As the aviation industry suffers utmost pressure amid the COVID-19 crisis, airlines around the world are desperately looking for help, especially financially...

Norwegian receives £23 million government bailout

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA (Norwegian), Norway’s largest carrier is under a lot of pressure to secure its operations amid turbulent times emphasised by the co...

U.S. airlines prepare to shut down domestic services amid COVID-19 crisis

Major American airlines are drafting plans for a potential voluntary shutdown of virtually all passenger flights across the country, according to U.S. indust...

Airbus to partially resume production in France and Spain

On Sunday, Airbus announced that it will partially resume production and assembly work in France and Spain on Monday after it halted production for 4 days. A...

AirAsia now cleared in corruption probe

In February 2020, AirAsia faced a corruption probe in which Airbus was also involved. The airline was thought to have accepted $50 million from the planemake...

TAP Air Portugal grounds A330-200s; announces network cuts

TAP Air Portugal, Portugal’s national carrier, will be grounding all A330ceos and the majority of its Airbus A320 family jets. This comes as the carrier anno...

De Havilland Canada files multi-million dollar lawsuit against SpiceJet

Indian low-cost carrier SpiceJet, has recently been sued by Canadian aircraft manufacturer, De Havilland, for nearly USD43 million or INR320 crores. The manu...

Singapore Changi sees decline in passenger traffic

Singapore Changi Airport, ranked the World’s Best Airport seven consecutive times, has recorded a sharp decline in passenger traffic and aircraft arrivals an...

Caribbean Airlines softly launch new livery

After 13 years of operation, Caribbean Airlines based in Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago quietly launched a new brand identity. On March 12, 2020, the carrier wa...

Etihad set to deploy Boeing 787 aircraft for cargo operations, employees to take pay cuts

Etihad Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. Photo by Devin Ruhotina | AeroNewsX Etihad Airways will soon be deploying its Boeing 787-10 aircraft on its cargo network. ...

The first A350-1000 flight to Mexico

For the first time, Airbus´ newest aircraft, the A350-1000, landed at a Mexican airport. The aircraft registered F-WMIL took off on Wednesday, February 26th ...

Miami Air International files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Miami Air International has suspended operations and has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection with the Florida Southern Bankruptcy Court. Miami Air Int...

Helvetic Airways temporarily suspends operations

Helvetic Airways has announced that it will be suspending operations effective immediately. The carrier has been severely affected by the coronavirus outbrea...

MH17 trial suspended until June

The trial of four men accused of murder over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine in 2014 will be adjourned until June 8 to give defense law...

Is the Blended Wing Body really worth it?

For decades, the blended-wing-body (BWB) aircraft concept has been the topic of many conversations in the aviation industry. A blended-wing-body is described...

Royal Brunei Airlines returns A330-900neo to lessor

During these difficult times Alitalia, that was already struggling before the covid19 outbreak, is facing a possible rebirth.

Airlines need up to $200 billion to survive Coronavirus, IATA says

It is estimated that the global airline industry will need government aid and bailout measures totaling between $150 and $200 billion if it’s to survive the ...

United to cut 50% of flights due to Coronavirus

The recent outbreak of COVID 19, which has just been declared a pandemic, has been catastrophic for the aviation industry. The impact first hit China, with m...

AirBaltic to temporarily suspend operations

Latvia’s flag carrier and the largest carrier in the Baltic region, airBaltic, has announced that it will be suspending flights effective 17 March until 14 A...