London Gatwick Airport to increase operating hours and reopen north terminal

London Gatwick Airport announced (09-Jun-2020) plans to increase operating hours to 06:00-22:00 from 15-Jun-2020 and reopen its north terminal to services operated by easyJet, Wizz Air, Ryanair, Belavia, Vueling and Blue Islands. [more…..

Iceland Government updates biosecurity requirements

Iceland‘s Government announced (08-Jun-2020) passengers arriving from Iceland from 15-Jun-2020 can choose to be tested for coronavirus, or self isolate for 14 days. Children born in 2005…..

Lithuania expresses interest in virtual carrier model: report

Lithuania‘s Government reportedly expressed interest in the virtual carrier model to ensure the operation of nonstop Lithuania services when necessary (err.ee/bb.lv, 09-Jun-2020). Xfly marketing and communication head Toomas Uibo…..

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport: New Orleans Airport Launches ‘MSY Travel Ready’

New Orleans Louis Armstrong International Airport implemented (08-Jun-2020) the following safety and security measures in response to COVID-19: Signage throughout the public spaces in the terminal…..

JetBlue Airways expects to operate 50% of original schedule in Jul-2020

JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes said the carrier anticipates it will operate “about half” of its original schedule in Jul-2020, with operations in Aug-2020 to be…..

IATA: European domestic markets may start recovering in the coming weeks

IATA stated (05-Jun-2020) the propagation of the COVID-19 outbreak suggests that European domestic markets may start recovering in the coming weeks, followed by domestic markets in…..

Eurowings notes ‘sharply rising demand’ for business and leisure travel in summer 2020

Eurowings announced (09-Jun-2020) plans to increase the number of destinations served in its network to 80% in summer 2020, in response to “sharply rising demand” for…..

Austria to implement EUR40 price floor on airfares, introduce new tax for routes under 350km

Austria‘s Minister for Climate Protection, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology Leonore Gewessler reported the government plans to make adjustments to airfare and charges regulations with…..

American Airlines will offer passengers the option to rebook on more open flights

American Airlines Group announced (04-Jun-2020) it will offer a percentage of passengers who are booked on fuller flights the option to rebook on a more open…..

US DoT: Chinese carriers now permitted to operate two weekly frequencies to the US

US Department of Transportation (DoT) modified (05-Jun-2020) an order suspending the scheduled passenger services of China‘s carriers to and from the US from 16-Jun-2020. US DoT will now grant Air China, Beijing Capital…..

Azul receives approval to deploy A320neo on services to Congonhas and Santos Dumont

Azul reportedly received approval from Brazil ANAC to operate A320neo equipment on services to and from Sao Paulo Congonhas Airport and Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (Panrotas/Brasil Turis/Contact Radar, 05-Jun-2020). The…..