Emirates will likely phases out two other A380s

As Emirates retired its first A380 from its fleet, the airline will likely remove two other A380s. “You’ll start seeing A380s coming out of our fleet for various reasons, and we’ve always said this,” said Emirates Airline President Tim Clark last year. “We are in the process of [starting A380 retirements],” he said at the…

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,…