BREAKING India to resume domestic flight operations

India will slowly resume domestic flight operations. Indian aviation minister just announced that domestic civil aviation operations will resume in a calibrated manner from Monday 25th May 2020. All airports & air carriers are being informed to be ready for operations from 25th May. “We have been ready to resume domestic civil aviation for the…

BREAKING Rolls-Royce announces plans to cut 9000 jobs

The industrial group Rolls-Royce is to cut 9,000 jobs, almost a fifth of its workforce, as the coronavirus crisis takes its toll on the aviation industry. The firm, which makes engines for planes, said the reduction of nearly a fifth of its workforce would mainly affect its civil aerospace division. The bulk of the job…

The FAA issued flight restrictions for the May 27 due to SpaceX Dragon launch with 2 astronauts onboard

The FAA issued temporary flight restrictions (TFRs) for the May 27 due to SpaceX Dragon launch. No aircraft can operate in the #TFRs. Violators may face criminal charges and/or a fine. Affected Area(s) Area A Airspace Definition: Center: On the MELBOURNE VOR/DME (MLB) 009 degree radial at 30.6 nautical miles. (Latitude: 28º37’00″N, Longitude: 80º37’00″W) Radius:…

Air France is increasing the number of frequencies and destinations

Between now and the end of June and subject to travel restrictions being lifted, Air France plans to gradually resume its flights. The airline will increase the number of frequencies and destinations, especially to/from metropolitan France, the French Overseas Departments, and Europe. This flight schedule will be equivalent to 15% of the capacities usually deployed…

Finnair to resume flights to 40 destinations from July 1st

From July, Finnair will gradually add frequencies and routes back to its network. Finnair will review its schedule on a monthly basis and will update it as travel restrictions are removed and demand starts to recover. Finnair will flexibly add flights as demand develops. The flight schedule will also take into account the changes in…