Europe/MEA

Fraport ‘optimistic’ that travel restrictions will begin to ease from spring 2021

Fraport chairman Dr Stefan Schulte said (18-Jan-2021) the company is “optimistic” that travel restrictions can start to be lifted gradually from spring 2021 due to the

Eurowings expects ‘dynamic recovery’ in tourist, VFR traffic in summer 2021

Eurowings reported (18-Jan-2021) it expects to see an “initial recovery” in passenger traffic by summer 2021. “People’s desire to travel is growing the longer the coronavirus

COVID-19: European airlines register biggest week-on-week pax drop since Jun-2020

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘European airline capacity falls the most since first wave of COVID-19’, stated (15-Jan-2021) Europe‘s airlines are operating

easyJet experiences 250% year-on-year increase for summer bookings

easyJet CEO Johan Lundgren said the carrier’s summer 2021 bookings experienced a 250% increase year-on-year, “with May currently proving to be the most popular month for

In a time of crisis cargo and e-commerce have proved more important than ever before

Air freight services are often given less attention than passenger operations. Yet, air cargo serves as a lifeline for many nations and also provides the

Spain, Greece and Portugal to be the strongest LCC markets in summer 2021

OAG reported (13-Jan-2021) it expects that LCCs are extremely flexible in their operations and can shift capacity around their networks at short notice as market conditions

Brussels Airport to open COVID-19 vaccine centre in Skyhall

Brussels Airport announced (15-Jan-2021) plans to transform its Skyhall transit hall into a new COVID-19 vaccination centre. The municipalities of Zaventem, Wezembeek-Oppem and Kraainem, in collaboration

Latvia to impose negative COVID-19 test requirement from mid Jan-2021

airBaltic announced (Jan-2021) all arriving passengers in Latvia must be able to present a negative COVID-19 test result performed in the last 72 hours, effective 15-Jan-2021. In addition

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commences operations with twice weekly Athens service

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi commenced (16-Jan-2021) twice weekly Abu Dhabi–Athens service on 15-Jan-2021 with A321neo aircraft, marking the carrier’s official launch of operations. As previously reported by CAPA,

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