Covid19

Air Antwerp ceases operations

Belgian commuter airline Air Antwerp confirmed that it is shutting down....


Emirates, Etihad, Qatar: who does what in the Indian relief effort?

The Big Three of the Middle East have been at the forefront of delivering COVID-19 aid to India. What are their roles in the ongoing relief effort?...


Pilots’ mental health: a year of crisis

Almost a year has passed since the first warnings of an impending mental health crisis in the aviation industry. Where are we now?...


What can we learn from the UK Government’s report on international travel?

Here it is! The long-awaited report from the UK government on restarting international travel was published this Friday. So, what does it say? ...


Airbus vs Boeing: making sense of the crisis | Data

The eternal duel of the aviation titans - Airbus and Boeing - was especially interesting through 2020. Let's check how did they fare against each other....


Norwegian Air reports 94% traffic fall, blames travel restrictions

Norwegian Air blamed continuous travel restrictions across Europe, as it reported 94% traffic fall....


COVID surge wrecks havoc in Thai aviation sector

AirAsia's Thai subsidiary extends its domestic flight suspension amid rising COVID-19 cases in the country....


How crisis reshuffled biggest airlines in the world?

At the end of 2020 airlines conducted 40% less weekly flights than at the beginning of the year. In some regions the figure was considerably smaller though....


EVA Air fires staff for breaking COVID-19 rules

EVA Air fired eight staff members for breaking COVID-19 rules....


Boeing versus Airbus: a graphic tale of two disasters | Best of 2020

This article was written and originally published on August 9, 2020.  Every facet of the airline industry buckles under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic. As airlines are strapped for cash, they are not only laying off workers in their thousands, but also canceling their aircraft orders. So, how are the two biggest aircraft manufacturers handling the crisis? Let’s compare. First off, we have to consider the fact that Airbus and Boein...