Air briefs: Delta Air Lines, easyJet, Air France, La Compagnie, Ethiopian Airlines, Corsair, etc.
June 21, 2021
As British Airways is the only company of the IAG group which does not have its headquarters in a country of the European community, Willie Walsh, the big boss, therefore argued that British Airways could be withdrawn from IAG to ensure the future of the group.
After Delta Air Lines which resumes its connections between Nice New York, The company, which offers a 100% business class flight, also confirms the resumption of its flights to New York from Nice from July 3, 2021 with 3 weekly flights. This line, which was crowned with success in 2019, will be operated until the end of September with a base fare of € 1,500 between Nice and New York. In addition, the Company is also resuming its flights between Paris and New York but will open a Paris Tel Aviv flight this summer and a Milan New York flight in the fall.
On June 17, Air France launched an IATA Travel Pass test program on flights departing from New York-JFK and Barcelona to Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport. With this experiment, the company wishes to offer its customers a smoother journey by facilitating the operations of verifying the results of Covid tests.
The little Japanese airport of Saporo saw his activity completely paralyzed because of the irruption of a bear. The animal injured four people, two of them seriously, and was eventually killed after several hours causing panic in the Japanese city.
Qatar Airways ajadd Abidjan to its international network. The very first flight to the largest city in the country landed on June 16 at Félix Houphouet Boigny International Airport. With three weekly flights, operations between Doha and Abidjan via Accra will be provided by Boeing 787 Dreamliner. An ultramodern aircraft, it has 22 seats in Business Class, 232 seats in Economy Class and a cargo capacity of up to 15 tonnes of cargo in the bunkers.
M. Nebiat H-Michael, General manager France de Ethiopian Airlines leaves Paris to join the head office of the company where he will assume new responsibilities within the management.
From December 11, 2021, the company Corsair will schedule regular direct flights to Punta Cana, twice a week, from December 11, 2021 to May 9, 2022 at very attractive prices, from € 520 including tax (round trip).
Since June 15, easyJet again connects Morocco and serves Marrakech.
American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has renewed its distribution agreement with British Airways and Iberia. This will allow GBT customers and members of GBT’s Partner Solutions group to shop securely on the GBT Supply MarketPlace (SMP), one of the most comprehensive sources of enriched travel inventory for business travelers. .