Fitch Ratings has revised private forecasts of the global passenger traffic for the 2021 and 2022 on account of the Omicron mutations.
ACI EUROPE Warns: State Aid Rules May Collapse Industry
Airports & tourism organizations urge revision of ‘wholly inadequate” state aid rules, as new forecast shows industries in systemic collapse.
A Word or Two About Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary and Other Bean Counters
Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary still thinks sustainable tourism is business as usual.
Covid-19 Travel Guidelines Update for Entry to Greece
The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) has updated aviation directives (NOTAMs) to travel to Greece.
Wizz Air Stops Flights on Three Lines to Split Airport
Wizz Air has changed its summer flight schedule on three routes to Split Airport.
The ICAO Forecasts 1.5 Billion Fewer International Air Travellers in 2020
The ICAO has released its first complete 2020 air passenger forecast revealing 1.5 billion fewer fliers in 2020.
A 2020 Travel and Hospitality COVID-19 Reality Check
In the not too distant future, tourism and hospitality industry officials are going to wake up to the fact that the 2020 touristic season has been canceled by a pandemic. Already, Europe’s airlines stand to lose more than €76 billion according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). And for every euro the airlines lose, destinations […]
Ellinair Named Fastest Growing Airline for Greek Market by AIA
Ellinair has once been named the fastest-growing airline in the Greek market by the Athens International Airport (AIA).
EU Airports Losing Altitude Growth and Profit Wise
The European airport association ACI Europe has blamed a spate of airline failures in September for “softening” growth in air traffic.
Ryanair 737-8AS Jet Struck by Lightning Over Paphos
A Ryanair Boeing 737-8AS aircraft was hit by a lightning strike over Cypress airspace on Tuesday night according to news reports.
Qatar Airways Announces Flights to Greek Island of Mykonos
Qatar Airways has announced plans to launch direct flights to the Greek island of Mykonos starting May 30th.
Gazpromneft-Aero Doubles airBaltic Refueling At Moscow Airports
Gazpromneft-Aero has concluded a long-term agreement for two years with airBaltic, the Latvian national airline, for refueling new scheduled flights from Riga to Moscow (Vnukovo International Airport).
Iceland’s Bardarbunga Volcano shaking, so far no ash
A lava eruption at Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano continues after officials elevated the volcano’s “ash alert” status to its highest level.
BOC Aviation Orders $8.8 Billion of Boeing Planes
Boeing has just announced an order from BOC Aviation worth $8.8 billion. According to the news, BOC is to get 50 737 MAX 8s, 30 Next-Generation 737-800s and two 777-300ERs (Extended Range) aircraft making it the largest order ever or the airline.
Iceland Evacuates Area Around Bardarbunga Volcano
In the latest news on the Iceland volcano emergency, the area around the Bardarbunga volcano is being evacuated and all tourism activity inside the national park surrounding the volcano have been suspended.