Norwegian to resume flight operations on 76 routes

Norwegian Air will restart flights to and from UK airports from July 1 “as a result of increased customer demand”. The airline will resume flights on 76 routes halted during the coronavirus outbreak and bring back into service 12 of its mothballed aircraft on top of the eight already flying, as European countries reopen and…

Paris CDG is now the busiest Airport in Europe

As air traffic is slowly resuming, the CEO of Eurocontrol gave more details. Eamonn Brennan said there were 7,810 flights in the network yesterday. it was 1,110 flights more than one week ago. Paris CDG was the busiest airport with 355 flights, followed by Frankfurt airport with 306 flights.

South African Airways has returned 17 aircraft to lessors

South African Airways has returned 17 aircraft to lessors so far. This is because the lessors have elected to initiate the termination of the leases, the state-owned airline’s business rescue practitioners confirmed on Friday. The aircraft returned include four A319s; three A340-300s; three A340-600s; five A330-200s and two B737s. The airline is now left with…

U.S. and China to each allow four weekly flights for airlines

The United States and China will each allow four weekly flights between the two countries, the U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday, easing a standoff on travel restrictions in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. government still hopes China will agree to restore full U.S. flight rights under their bilateral aviation agreement,…

International flights to, from Saudi Arabia halted until further notice amid fear of Coronavirus second wave

All international flights to and from Saudi Arabia will continue to be suspended until further notice due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the Kingdom’s Saudia Airlines said on Sunday. Flights are expected to resume gradually and a schedule will be announced through official channels, said the airline, responding to rumors about the resumption of flights.…

ALERT 3 rockets have landed near Baghdad airport

Three Katyusha rockets landed near Baghdad International Airport late on Monday, the Iraqi military said. The military said it found rocket launchers with several rockets in a rural area in western Baghdad, and there were no reports of damage or casualties. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.