Portugal to re-nationalises TAP Air Portugal

Portugal’s government has agreed to pay €55 million ($62 million) to increase its stake in TAP Air Portugal, the national airline, to prevent the carrier from going bankrupt. The government will own a 72.5% stake in the airline, up from the 50% stake it’s held since partially privatizing the airline in 2015. The Portuguese government…

Qantas to pay tribute to Boeing 747 with farewell flights

Qantas employees were notified that the company will operate three farewell flights. There will be 3x one hour flights: Sydney (Monday 13th July) -1015 Brisbane (Wednesday 15th July) – 1015 Canberra (Friday July 17th) – 1200 Economy ticket will cost $400. Business ticket will cost $747. The Boeing 747-400 (reg. VH-OEJ) will depart Syndney for…

Watch the MH17 criminal trial to prosecute four suspects over their alleged responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17

The MH17 criminal trial continues at the Schiphol Judicial Complex (JCS) in Badhoevedorp on Friday, July 03, to prosecute four suspects over their alleged responsibility for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. On July 17, 2014, flight M17 crashed in Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board. The flight was on its way from…