Jetstar fined $1.95 million

Australia’s Federal Court has fined Jetstar $A1.95 million ($US1.35 million, £1.07 million, €1.21 million) plus costs for breaches of Australia’s Consumer Law on it’s website between April 2017 and March 2018. Jetstar admitted to the court that it mislead customers over their rights to refunds on certain airfares. The Australian Competetion and Consumer Commission (ACCC)…

Airbus celebrates 50 years of Pioneering Progress

Airbus has launched a global campaign celebrating the company’s 50 year anniversary, showcasing key moments of pioneering progress throughout the past five decades. The campaign begins today by marking 50 years since the French Minister of Transport, Jean Chamant and the German Minister of Economic Affairs, Karl Schiller, signed an agreement at the 1969 Paris…

Avianca Brazil grounded by regulator

Brazil’s civil aviation authority ANAC has suspended the operations of Avianca Brazil, dealing what could be the final blow to the airline which has operated under bankruptcy protection since December 2018. ANAC says in a statement that it has decided “to suspend all operations of Avianca Brazil as a precautionary measure”. It adds that all…