Coronavirus

Safety and mental health: aviation’s newest crisis? | Best of 2020

Crisis of safety and mental health might be looming in the horizon, while aviation battles coronavirus pandemic....


Canada to impose COVID-19 tests to inbound passengers

Canada will soon make negative COVID-19 tests mandatory for airline passengers to enter or return to the country...


France to become the main shareholder of Air France-KLM?

France could reportedly double its share in the airline with an injection of €4 to 5 billion, becoming the main shareholder of Air France-KLM....


BREAKING| Paris Air Show 2021 canceled over COVID-19 uncertainty

Paris Air Show - Le Bourget 2021 is canceled due to "the uncertainty linked to the health crisis of COVID-19."...


Is aviation industry ready to transport Covid-19 vaccines?

As the first positive results of Covid-19 vaccines echoed through the media, a new challenge arose. Millions of vaccines will need to be quickly distributed globally. Is air cargo industry ready for t...


Aviation’s biggest challenge: COVID-19 vaccine distribution

With various COVID-19 vaccines slowly getting approval across the globe, the real challenge lies ahead of airline and the aviation industry: the distribution of various vaccines....


Passengers provide identical COVID tests, flight canceled

Pegas Fly was forced to cancel a flight from Moscow, Russia, to Zhengzhou, China, after COVID-19 tests of almost 200 passengers were found to be identical....


International flights banned from India till end of 2020

The government of India announced that scheduled international passenger flights would be banned until December 31, 2020, with the exception of flights selected on a case by case basis....


Five challenges ahead for MRO business

The COVID-19 pandemic has considerably lowered demand in air transport and thus reduced the number of flights. Fewer planes flying also means fewer maintenance needs. In this context, all actors of the MRO industry have seen their business impacted. But is the situation as dark as it is painted?...


Royal duel: which of A380 or B747 fly more passengers nowadays?

When the coronavirus crisis hit the aviation industry with low demand, the widebodies were the first aircraft to go into storage. As the situation stabilized and started to improve, both the Boeing 747 and the Airbus A380 took to the skies again. Which one of the two giants returned faster to service?...