More Countries Welcome Vaccinated International Air Travelers Without Restrictions

There are continuing positive signs that the international air travel market is on its way towards pre-pandemic levels albeit at differing rates in different regions. This week the U.K. announced the lifting of all travel restrictions and countries such as Canada and New Zealand are easing quarantine and testing requirements…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Pre-Pandemic Routes

Singapore Airlines is determined to resume its services after the pandemic, announcing its full London services will resume to pre-pandemic levels in June. The carrier currently operates two flights to London, adding the third flight on Apr.1. Singapore Airlines will operate four times a day services to London in June,…

European Carriers Suspend Asia Flights Amid Ukraine Crisis

As the conflict between Russia and Ukraine continues escalating, more countries are closing their airspace to Russian carriers and Russia-registered aircrafts. In return, Russia closed its airspace to those countries to retaliate. As most of the routes between Europe and Asia pass through Russia, the result of those sanctions forced…

Virgin Atlantic Announces Return of Full Complement of US Destinations

Virgin Atlantic has announced that from April it will reinstate its full portfolio of destinations in the U.S. The return to a number of U.S. airports and an increase in frequency to others has been driven by a 50% increase in passenger demand from 2021 in light of relaxed travel…

Aeroméxico Plans Return to London

On April 1, Aeroméxico will restart operations to London with 5 weekly flights using its Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The flight resumptions represent a monthly offer of more than 9 thousand seats. In a statement, Aeroméxico stated that with this resumption, the carrier will be operating six direct routes to Europe,…

U.K. ‘Open for Travel’ with Lifting of Testing for Vaccinated…

The U.K. government has declared that England is "open for travel? with the announcement that all Covid-19 testing requirements will be lifted for vaccinated travellers starting at 4 a.m. on Feb. 11. The removal of the often-changing and expensive testing conditions comes ahead of the one-week mid-term school holiday break…

UK Startup Airlines Hans Airways Signs LOI For Its First…

Hans Airways, a UK-based airline startup, has sent out a letter of intent (LOI) for its first aircraft, bringing it one step closer to its first commercial flight. The airline stated today that it has signed a deal for an Airbus A330-200 and has applied for its Air Operators Certificate…

Icelandair Adds New Destinations to Network for Summer 2022

Icelandair is adding three more European destinations to its schedule this summer with the addition of Rome; Alicante, Spain and Nice, France to the network. “As we enter the New Year, we are seeing the signs of recovery for the travel industry," Bogi Nils Bogason, Icelandair's president and chief executive…

British Airways Parent Company Scraps Plans For Buyout

International Airlines Group (IAG)  — the parent company of British Airways — is reportedly canceling plans to take over Spanish carrier Air Europa. Reuters reported that the deal to purchase Air Europa would have required IAG to make concessions to satisfy European regulators. The regulator had commenced an inquiry into…