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Zivile Zalagenaite
European aviation: bankruptcy season is around the corner

The failures of WOW Air and Aigle Azur that European market saw in 2019 are unlikely to mark the end of the bankruptcy season in the continent, lessors believe. In a panel discussion at AIR Convention Europe 2019, Marian Pistik, the head of asset management at International Airfinance Corporation and Rob Watts, the CEO of Aerotask have exchanged views on what is there to come for the market in the near future. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Is Europe doomed with overcrowded skies?

As Europe's air traffic grows, it seems like the continent is destined for never-ending traffic delays. But is there hope to fix the issues?...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Drawing the future of Europe's skies

Looking at the short-term outlook of the European aviation market, one thing is clear - the region has still room to grow. However, what does the future hold for one of the biggest aviation markets in the world? ...


AIR Convention
Who set industry standards in 2019?

Teleportation is not here yet, which means traveling over long distances across the globe still rhymes with slight discomfort. The good news is ‒ transportation industries keep topping themselves to show great scores of convenience at moving people between continents....


AeroTime Team
JetBlue vows “tremendousness” on low cost transatlantic market

A month after Wow Air announced bankruptcy, another low-cost player is stepping into the transatlantic flight market. The U.S. LCC JetBlue is planning to launch its first flights to Europe, vowing to bring “tremendous effect” on ticket prices and traffic along the way....


Rytis Beresnevicius
Top 5 Best Places In The World To Work As A Pilot

Making the right career move in your pilot career is crucial, so sometimes making a decision is quite difficult. However, we have the answer. These are the best locations to work in as a pilot:...


Ruta Burbaite
Qatar Airways reaches Open Skies deal with the EU

Updated. While the fiery dispute between U.S. legacy carriers and three major Gulf airlines continues to rage, the focus of Qatar Airways has now shifted to Europe. Reuters reported early on February 5, 2019, that the State of Qatar and the European Union (EU) are getting closer to finalizing a comprehensive air services agreement. The deal was signed later in the day, hailed by Qatar Airways chief as a "landmark" agreeme...


AeroTime Team
AeroBrief | Unseen planes in skies of Europe and Saudi Arabia

What’s up in the skies on November 14, 2018? Riyad-based Flynas received the first A320neo of Saudi Arabia. An USAF jet crashed during training. IATA sees the passenger growth slowing down in September. The expansion of Dubrovnik airport resumes after the end of high season. Spanish Binter will be the launch operator of the Embraer E2 in Europe....


Ruta Burbaite
Alitalia bid reaches deadline: who’s left in the game?

British budget airline EasyJet has renewed its interest in acquiring parts of loss-making Alitalia as the Italian government resumes attempts to sell the bankrupt flag carrier following the already once-extended deadline.  ...


Ruta Burbaite
The many casualties of European airline industry

October has certainly not been a kind month for European aviation in the past few years. Nordic budget carrier Primera Air failed on the one-year anniversary of the collapse of British holiday airline Monarch, which occurred on October 2, 2017. Just recently, on October 17, 2018, Cyprus-based low-cost carrier Cobalt Air announced its closure. And now, Air Belgium might be considering shutting down as well.  ...