Scandinavia

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.  ...


Primera Air ceases operations, leaves pax and crew stranded

Exactly a year after the collapse of UK's Monarch Airlines, another European carrier declared bankruptcy. Budget airline Primera Air announced the suspension of its operations on October 2, 2018. ...


SAS cancels 700+ flights in three months over crewing issues

It has recently emerged that SAS Scandinavian Airlines cancelled 700 flights in a three-month period between April and June of 2018 due to staff shortages....