Europe

European airlines ‘actively’ oppose climate policies, report shows

A research indicated that European airlines with the largest disclosed emissions actively oppose key climate policies....


DHL to launch new European cargo airline

DHL Express plans to set up a new cargo airline in Austria....


Eurocontrol predicts traffic: situation “quickly deteriorating”

Eurocontrol predicts that until June 2021 air traffic levels throughout Europe will be at least 64% lower than before the pandemic....


New travel curbs in Europe: Germany considers complete ban

After Israel banned all international travel, a wave of new travel restrictions might also come to Europe. ...


Biden to extend European travel restrictions

Soon after Donald Trump announced the lifting of European travel restrictions on January 26, 2021, President-elect Joe Biden rejected the plan....


Nordica to acquire LOT stake in Xfly, become sole owner

Estonia‘s Nordica and LOT Polish Airlines reached an agreement to amend the ownership of their joint subsidiary Xfly....


Tracking the downfall of European airlines

Many have called COVID-19 pandemic the worst crisis in the history of air travel, with passenger numbers falling to almost zero following March 2020. European airlines experienced some of the strictest lockdowns in the world, as their revenues dropped, prompting bailouts and pleas to open borders. But who was hit the most?...


Finnair reports €172 million loss in Q2

On July 24, Finnair had published their half year financial statement, reporting €172 million in losses for their second quarter of 2020....


Coronavirus: Airbus uses test aircraft to bring masks to Europe

An Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft took off from Toulouse, France, on April 3, 2020, towards Tianjin, China, where it will collect protective masks that will be brought back to Europe. It is the third cargo flight operated by the manufacturer since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis....


Can Norwegian survive the US travel ban on Europe?

Norwegian government waives aviation taxes in the country, but it might be just too little too late to save Norwegian. Following the U.S. ban on European flights, the airline increased its flight cuts to over 4,000 over a month and clarified that temporary layoffs would affect as much as 50% of its workforce. ...