Teenage activist Greta Thunberg, who inspired a “flight-shaming” movement against air travel, is spearheading a climate change strike on Friday in Montreal where UN aviation leaders
In the middle of a tiny village in northwestern Croatia lies a Fokker-100 plane parked in a local resident's garden, but after 23 years of travelling the world, the aircraft will not be going anywhere.
Given that the country’s oldest private carrier Jet Airways went belly up and Air India (AI) almost on the edge, the year 2019 can certainly be not termed a very good year for the aviation
The second edition of the Global Investment in Aviation Summit (GIAS 2020), which is due to take place on January 27-29 at Madinat Jumeirah, will see the participation of high-profile delegations and 10 ministers
Major revivals are taking place in the European aviation industry. Polish carrier LOT is acquiring Thomas Cook’s German airline Condor. The deal to create a leading aviation group in Europe carrying more than 20 million passengers a year.
Passenger operations have collapsed at an unprecedented rate as the virus spreads around the world, with Delta Air Lines Inc parking more than 600 jets, cutting corporate pay by as much as 50 per cent, and scaling back its flying by more than 70% until demand begins to recover.
Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of the Etihad Aviation Group, has announced its freighter schedule for the IATA summer season, boosting capacity to its top freighter gateways.
“I am confident that Emirates and dnata will emerge from this difficult period, strong and ready to reclaim their position as global leaders shaping the future of the aviation,” says Sheikh Mohammed.
Revenues fell 15.2 per cent to 10.6 billion euros, reflecting a "market environment strongly impacted" by the pandemic, "particularly in commercial aircraft", Airbus said in a statement.
The COVID-19 outbreak has devastated the global aviation sector, with passenger numbers slumping during lockdown measures as air travel demand evaporates. EasyJet follows competitors British Airways, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic, which have all slashed staff numbers to save costs.