The United States has announced that it will be lifting mandatory COVID testing for travelers from China as cases continue to drop. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed that it plans to scrap the requirement, which was initially implemented in January of this year. The move follows similar actions taken by […]
These last three years have possibly been the worst humans have faced in a while. We’ve had a global pandemic, climate change becoming increasingly evident, deaths of monarchs, changes of leaders, protests, movements, stock market crashes, and the list goes on and on. But how do these affect what aviation in 2023 will be? The […]
What is the ghost flight? When we see a plane flying, we imagine it full of passengers or at least partially full. A lot of flights around the world are known as “ghost flights”. This was the result of pre-pandemic regulations which required carriers to make a minimum number of scheduled flights to avoid losing […]
With the current spreading Omicron variant, many airlines have announced a reduced network for the upcoming weeks. Instead of slow growth, we see yet another fallback and the recovery of the industry seems still far away. In these times it seems logical to avoid any unnecessary costs, yet still Lufthansa (despite cancelling 33’000 flights in […]
Over the past 2 months, hundreds of pilots have been forced into three-week long quarantine periods in Hong Kong’s Penny’s Bay facility. The rooms consisted of converted shipping containers and people staying there were allowed no outdoor time. Pilots in the quarantine have come from a variety of airlines, like British Airways and Cathay Pacific. […]
The aerospace industry became one of the important initiative sectors in the world and witnessed incredible growth especially after commercial flying became familiar from the second half of the 20th century. According to all of these events and initiatives like CORSIA (The Carbon Offsetting and Reduction Scheme for International Aviation), the International Civil Aviation Organization’s […]
How the Covid-19 impacts tourism After the pandemic has spread, the countries all over the world applied quarantine. Airport closures, the suspension of incoming and outgoing flights, and nationwide lockdowns are just some of the measures that countries are implementing in an effort to halt the pandemic. This totally affected international tourism and cancelled all […]
Iceland is now open to vaccinated travelers, including Americans, with no quarantine. As of April 6, 2021, all travelers (regardless of origin) who can show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination or prior COVID-19 infection now have permission to enter Iceland. But before you start plotting your trip to see the still-erupting Fagradalsfjall volcano, there […]
The growth of air cargo, especially for e-commerce, implies a need for more than 1,500 aircrafts to be converted from Passenger to Freighter(P2F).
This summer of 2021, there has been a dramatic uptick in air travel and passenger demand in the aviation industry. Airports are much busier than they initially were at the beginning of the pandemic, and airlines are receiving increasingly more travelers. Parking lots at the airport are filling up with cars, and lines inside the […]
Covid-19 has completely changed the world. While some industries are profiting or at least not being affected as much, aviation and tourism is suffering like nobody else. While the number of passenger flights was close to 45 million in 2019 (44’988’996), the number went down by some 34.61% to some 29.4 million in 2020 (29’419’374). […]
With the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine and a possible end to this pandemic in 2021, is the aviation industry finally making a comeback in this new year? The answers are uncertain right now, but in this article, we will try to analyze and predict the future of the aviation industry. Last year, the aviation […]
Ever since the introduction of the COVID-19 vaccine, the aviation industry has been playing a critical role in the transportation of this valuable asset. Countries all around the world are in urgent need of this vaccine, and the world is counting on it to put an end to the global pandemic. However, the transportation of […]
This year, the airline industry has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s been a tough year in aviation and many things have changed. One particularly interesting change that has occurred this year is the change in the food service of airlines. Food has been a key part of the flying experience, and this […]
Yes, that title is correct. Flying is safer than grocery shopping during this global pandemic. How could flying on a plane, the main cause for the spread of COVID-19, be safer than grocery shopping? It may seem unbelievable, but it’s true. Even the thought of flying during the pandemic may terrify many people, but rest […]
Today (08/11/20) the last commercial flight will leave Berlin’s Tegel Airport (TXL) as Berlin’s new airport, Berlin Brandenburg (BER), is taking over as the Berlin’s sole hub.
What is humanitarian program? The Humanitarian Delivery Flight Program was developed in 1992 as between Boeing and its customers to transport humanitarian supplies assistance around the world on newly delivered airplanes with otherwise empty cargo holds.
The tragic incidences that occurred in the history of aviation such as the great depression in 2008, the SARS and the MERS pandemics did not affect air transport as COVID-19 did. As many airlines landed their fleet for a long time and are trying to stay still in the business.
During the covid-19 pandemic the majority of the airlines operating the Airbus A380, including Qatar Airways, grounded the aircraft. But with travel demand increasing day by day and as countries loosen restrictions, we will have a look at the airlines plan for it’s A380 fleet.
The morning of July 15th, an airplane of Etihad Airways coming from the United Arab Emirates landed at Mexico City’s International Airport. The aircraft was carrying medical equipment and supplies intended to the medical authorities to attend the COVID-19 patients and mexican citizens previously stranded in the arab country.
The world finds itself in the 5th month since the massive spread of the new COVID-19 virus, and the airlines sector is taking new movements to reactivate the normal operations under the new status quo known as “the new normal”. One of the airlines that is trying to survive the medical crisis is Interjet, the […]