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BALPA strike on the 27th of September

Further industrial action by BALPA, the pilots’ union, is planned for Sep 27th British Airways is offering full refund or re-book option…

Aigle Azur files for bankruptcy, Air France, IAG expected to bid

After an eventful week, Aigle Azur filed for bankruptcy on September 2, 2019. The company is now waiting for potential buyouts, with…

United’s frequent-flyer miles have now no deadline

United Airlines announced on Wednesday that it was removing expiration deadlines from its frequent flyer program, MileagePlus. In most cases, miles expire…

United to Fly Nonstop from Newark to Cape Town, South Africa

Beginning on December 15, 2019, United plans to launch a nonstop flight from Newark (EWR) to Cape Town, South Africa (CPT), and…

BALPA strike announcement

BALPA will go on strike on the 9th, 10th and 27th of September 2019. After months of negotiations, the trade union and…

Dutch Airports Face Operational Troubles

In the past two weeks, the two largest airports in The Netherlands have dealt with significant operational issues. Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has…

Ryanair to close bases after 737 Max delays

Ryanair has warned that it will be forced to cut the number of flights next summer and close some bases because of…

Industrial action at London Heathrow

Unite the union had announced plans to take industrial strike action at Heathrow this summer on the 26th and 27th of July,…

Virgin Atlantic adds A350 New York JFK service from Sep 2019

Virgin Atlantic on July 5th 2019 opened reservation for its planned Airbus A350-1000XWB service, currently scheduled for London Heathrow – New York…

South American Millionaire Bids to Save Alitalia

Alitalia filed for bankruptcy in May 2017, and since then has remained operational only due to loans from the Italian government. On…

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