Lufthansa is permanently closing lounges at some airports

Lufthansa planes in Frankfurt Aviation is one of the industries hit particularly hard by the consequences of the corona pandemic. (Photo: Reuters) Frankfurt For Lufthansa frequent flyers, traveling will be less comfortable in the future. The Lufthansa lounges in Bremen, Dresden, Cologne / Bonn, Leipzig and Nuremberg as well as Delhi will remain permanently closed, […]

Optimistic Air Belgium is looking for new pilots

Air Belgium was not forced to lay off any employees during the corona crisis. The extra pilots that are now being recruited are needed to expand the activities. The company will start a scheduled service from Brussels Airport to Mauritius this Friday (October 15), also the first commercial flight of the A330neo in Belgian service. […]

Tax on short flights worries Brussels Airlines

Short trips by plane should be discouraged with a tax. The aviation sector is concerned. Anyone taking the plane for a flight of less than 500 kilometers will soon have to pay a tax on their ticket. With this so-called ‘boarding tax’, the government wants to combat the pollution caused by such flights. And the […]

Qantas on ‘Kangaroo Route’ via Darwin to London

The strict travel restrictions in Western Australia are preventing the resumption of the scheduled service via Perth for the time being. Qantas was therefore forced to look for an alternative, which was found in Darwin. That city’s airport already served as a springboard to and from Europe for repatriation flights. Initially, travelers will not be […]

US airlifted four bombers to Europe

They arrived at base in England for a long-planned mission of a task force of bombers. Two pairs of American strategic bombers B-1B Lancer were deployed to the forward base of Fairford in Great Britain. This was announced on Thursday, October 7, with reference to the US European Command. Interfax-Ukraine. “B-1B Lancer bombers, support equipment […]

Skytrax 2021: Qatar Airways best airline in the world

A total of 350 airlines participated in the study. The 2021 Awards are based on a much longer customer survey period, from September 2019 to July 2021, representing a period from before and during the coronavirus pandemic. View the full top 20 below (with the position in 2019 in brackets): Qatar Airways (1) Singapore Airlines […]

These are the 100 best airlines, Brussels Air…

© BELGA The awards for the best airlines in the world have been awarded again. Qatar Airways remains the top favourite, but Brussels Airlines is also doing better. The Oscars of the airlines. That is what the World Airline Awards of the British consultancy Skytrax are sometimes called. Based on surveys of passengers between September […]

the United States wants to reduce the wait on the tarmac

AFP, published on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 9:05 p.m. Several major American airports will soon use software to calculate when an aircraft must leave the boarding gate to prevent it from waiting on the tarmac before take off with the engines on, and thus limit emissions but also delays. . Developed by NASA and […]