From today, KLM gradually resumes flights to European destinations

KLM starts gradual and careful restoration of its European network and makes face masks compulsory on board. From 4 May, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will gradually begin restoring its European network. The airline will resume daily service to seven extra destinations, which were suspended in compliance with Covid-19-related travel restrictions. The wearing of face masks…

Vilnius turns its airport into a drive-in cinema

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has put a fresh twist on the trend of drive-in cinemas – hosting one at the city’s airport! With nearly all flights scrapped due to COVID-19, the airport teamed up with the Vilnius International Film Festival. The first movie was the Oscar-winning South Korean drama Parasite on Wednesday (April 29). Around 150…

BREAKING EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020 is canceled

The continuing uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizers of the world’s largest fly-in convention, EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020, to cancel this year’s event at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The 68th annual Experimental Aircraft Association fly-in convention was scheduled to be held on July 20-26, 2020. “We looked at every possibility over…

Boeing launches $25 billion bond sale and avoids federal aid

Boeing Co. sold $25 billion of bonds in the largest offering this year, eliminating the need for more cash as the coronavirus pandemic upends the global aviation industry. The planemaker won’t seek additional funding through the capital markets or U.S. government aid at this time, according to a company statement late Thursday after the debt…