COVID-19

IATA sees no sign of recovery, as air travel numbers plunge

IATA noted a continuous trend of negative air travel demand in February 2021....


Vietnam Airlines flight attendant jailed for spreading COVID-19

Vietnam court convicted a flight attendant for breaking quarantine rules and causing thousands of people to isolate....


Air Serbia to resume twice-stopped direct Belgrade-Rome route

Air Serbia plans to resume the twice discontinued direct flights from Belgrade to Rome, Italy.  ...


Etihad Airways pushes air travel recovery hopes to 2024

Etihad Airways hopes the air travel demand will recover only by 2023, but a significant rise will already come in late 2021....


Emirates orders staff to vaccinate or pay for COVID-19 tests

Emirates reportedly ordered its staff to take a free COVID-19 vaccination or to undergo regular testing in order to ensure that none of the employees are infected with the virus. According to the internal letter to the staff seen by media, Emirates asked all of its unvaccinated employees to take free vaccination. For those who refuse to get vaccinated, the airline ordered them to pay for their own regular testing procedures. The price for tests i...


Heathrow going down the chute, Russia and Turkey emerge

As London Heathrow lost its title as the busiest airport, emerging aviation hubs in Turkey and Russia came to take its place....


UK plans easing lockdown, holiday bookings flood

As the government announced the roadmap for easing lockdown restriction, craving for travel Britons jumped on booking holiday flights....


China imposes travel rules with 14-day pre-departure quarantine

China has imposed tightened travel rules for inbound travelers coming from high risk countries....


Israel succumbs to pressure, opens airways to foreign airlines

After being pressured by the United States, Israel agrees to open its skies for foreign airlines....


While commercial planes stay still, private jets fly high

Aviation sector is slowly recovering from the coronavirus crisis and while many commercial planes are grounded, demand for private jets is still rising....