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.

EasyJet resumes flight operations after 11 weeks of groundings

Eleven weeks after the last easyJet passenger flight touched down, Britain’s biggest budget airline is to resume flying. The carrier has not flown passengers since 29 March 2020, when an easyJet plane brought stranded holidaymakers home from Tenerife to Gatwick airport. Since then, the airline’s entire fleet of 344 Airbus jets has been grounded. But…