Air Canada will block adjacent seats on the plane until the end of June

Air Canada will block nearby economy-class seats on airplanes through June 30 as part of its CleanCare + policy. It aims to reduce the risk of becoming infected with COVID-19 while traveling. Through June 30, every adjacent seat in the Economy cabin will be blocked, with the exception of children under 12 travelling with parents, […]

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France Trade Unions consider unacceptable Ryanair’s policy for its employees

The French government and unions strongly opposed Ryanair’s ultimatum, which offered its French employees a choice between a five-year pay cut or layoffs, France 24 reported. Ryanair has long been under criticism for its long rejection of union organizations and the practice of intimidating personnel. Last Friday, the airline published restructuring plans that provide for […]

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Greece bans flights from Qatar due to a COVID-19 outbreak

Greece banned flights with Qatar until June 15, after 12 coronavirus tests were positive on the day before 12 passengers arriving on a flight from Doha. On a Qatar Airlines flight from Doha to Eleftherios Venizelos International Athens Airport, a routine check was conducted of all 91 passengers for the presence of the COVID-19 virus, […]

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Lufthansa Group ends Q1 with EUR 2.1 billion lost

Lufthansa Group today, June 3, presented a financial report for the first quarter of this year. The German air carrier completed with a net loss of € 2.1 billion. “Air travel around the world has virtually stopped in recent months. This has an unprecedented effect on our quarterly performance,” quoted Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spor in […]

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Etihad introduces Wellness Ambassador position

Etihad Airways has launched a new welfare program that will help ensure safety and hygiene on all flights during the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus. To implement the initiative, the air carrier introduced the posts of ambassadors for well-being (or health ambassadors, wellness ambassadors) who will inform passengers about health issues and take care of […]

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Dubai airport sells masks and gloves in vending machines

Assault rifles with masks, gloves, and antiseptics appeared in the lobby of Dubai International Airport, at Terminals 2 and 3, in response to demand from travelers. Now passengers can provide themselves with personal protective equipment, being in the terminal and onboard the aircraft. It is noted that the vending machines in both terminals are located […]

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Emirates Announces Staff Reduction Due to COVID-19

Emirates Airlines announced a decision to further reduce staff amid the economic crisis associated with the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19. The carrier said in a statement that a “tough” decision had been made, which was affected by a change in the economic situation and the suspension of air traffic from March 25, 2020. “Although […]

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Embraer losses $ 104 million in Q1

Brazilian Embraer Aircraft Corporation delivered five commercial jets and nine business jets in the first quarter of 2020. The portfolio of firm contracts at the end of the first quarter of 2020 amounted to $ 15.9 billion, the press service of the company said. #NEWS | #Embraer earnings results first quarter 2020. Learn more: https://t.co/oMSIoxyn1N […]

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Greece supports local aviation

The Greek government envisages support measures for air carriers of approximately 115 million euros, given the systemic importance of aviation for the economy, the joint statement of the three ministries says – finance, labor, and social security, as well as infrastructure and transport. The industry is directly connected with tourism and indirectly with several other […]

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