Etihad Airways records US$1.7bn loss for 2020

March 4, 2021 0

Etihad Airways has reported an operating loss of US$1.7 billion for financial 2020, accelerating the losses of US $0.8 billion seen last year. The Abu Dhabi flag-carrier blamed the Covid-19 for its deteriorating fortunes. The […]

British Airways to offer cut price Covid-19 tests

March 4, 2021 0

British Airways has announced that its customers can order discounted global antigen tests from government-approved Covid-19 testing provider, Qured, for £33. The rapid test kits can be ordered to any UK address. Designed to be […]

Norwegian continues to limp along amid pandemic

March 4, 2021 0

Traffic figures for February at Norwegian have continued to be strongly influenced by lower demand caused by continued travel restrictions across Europe. In February, 61,374 customers flew with the low-cost carrier, a decrease of 97 […]

Qantas launches new mystery flight experiences

March 3, 2021 0

Flight to nowhere? Check. Flight to somewhere? Check. Flight to who knows where? That’s next. Qantas has today announced the latest in its series of highly popular concept flights to combat the border blues, with […]

Aviation leaders call for further support in Budget

March 1, 2021 0

Northern airport bosses have joined forces to call on government to back their struggling sector in its Budget this week, while developing a manageable, realistic and cost-effective system that would enable travel to restart in […]

Gatwick looks to recovery following £465m loss

February 26, 2021 0

Passenger numbers at Gatwick fell 78 per cent in the year to December as the Covid-19 pandemic closed borders around the world. The airport remained open throughout the pandemic; however, all revenue streams were impacted, […]

IAG reports €7.4bn loss for 2020

February 26, 2021 0

International Airlines Group has reported a loss of €7.4 billion for financial 2020 as the Covid-19 pandemic wrought havoc in the aviation sector. The losses include charges for exceptional items relating to fuel and currency […]

Embleton appointed chief executive of Aer Lingus

February 26, 2021 0

International Airlines Group has appointed Lynne Embleton to the role of chief executive of Aer Lingus. She will start her new role on April 6th. Embleton replaces Donal Moriarty who has been interim chief executive […]

Norwegian reports £1.4bn loss for fourth quarter

February 26, 2021 0

Norwegian today reported a net loss of NOK16.6 billion (£1.4 billion) for the fourth quarter, including impairment of NOK 12.8 billion. The operating expenses before leasing and depreciation were reduced by 82 per cent compared […]

IATA expects airlines to lose at least $75bn in 2021

February 25, 2021 0

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released new analysis showing that the airline industry is expected to remain cash negative throughout 2021. Previous analysis, released in November, indicated that airlines would turn cash positive […]

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