Turkish Airlines, the busiest operator in Eurocontrol after restarting domestic and intl. flights

Turkish Airlines, flying to more countries than any other airline, was reported as the busiest operator in Europe last week after successfully restarting domestic and international passenger operations. On June 17, 2020, Turkish Airlines had 400 flights in Eurocontrol area for the first time an airline has that number since March 24, 2020. EUROCONTROL is … Read more

Singapore Airlines Boosts Health and Safety Measures

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has introduced a range of health and safety initiatives, and enhanced several existing measures, in recent weeks as part of a comprehensive review of the end-to-end customer journey. This has allowed SIA to refine the travel experience based on the advice of medical experts, regulators and partners, as well as feedback from … Read more

Lufthansa Group significantly expands service with June flight schedule

With the June flight schedule, the airlines of the Lufthansa Group are significantly expanding their services compared with the previous weeks operation. Lufthansa, SWISS and Eurowings are again adding numerous leisure and summer destinations to their flight schedules in June, as well as more long-haul destinations. With over 106 destinations in Germany and Europe and … Read more

Boeing appoints Head for Safe Travel Initiative

Boeing has appointed Mike Delaney to lead the company’s Confident Travel Initiative, which aims to develop new solutions to help minimize air travel health risks amid the Covid-19 pandemic and drive awareness of health safeguards. Delaney brings 31 years of Boeing experience to the role, including previous executive leadership positions in airplane development and engineering, … Read more

Turkish Airlines draws the world’s biggest national flag in the sky to honour the founding of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey

  Turkey’s national flag carrier performed one of the most significant flights on April 23, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Grand National Assembly, and National Sovereignty and Children’s Day. The TC-JJF registered Boeing 777-300 (ER) type aircraft, which arrived in Ankara in the morning for this special flight, took off from Esenboğa … Read more

Etihad Airways adds more special flights across its global network

  Etihad Airways continues to increase the number of special flights it is operating from Abu Dhabi to several key destinations around the world, as it prepares for an eventual return to scheduled flights, subject to the lifting of current travel restrictions. Throughout May, the airline will increase frequencies on recently-announced special flights from Abu … Read more

Flight restrictions to be lifted once COVID-19 is controlled: Puri

  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri took to Twitter recently to reiterate that no flights would operate until the spread of the novel Coronavirus disease is controlled effectively by the government. His comments came after media reports suggested some airlines had opened flight bookings starting May 4, expecting the lockdown to be lifted by … Read more