Monthly Archives: October 2020

Flyers Rights rejects FAA secrecy in Boeing 737 MAX FOIA litigation filing Aviation Feature, Aviation News

In a Motion for Summary Judgment filing on Wednesday, Flyers Rights challenged FAA’s near-total redaction of all requested documents pertaining to Boeing’s proposed fixes to the Boeing 737 MAX.  Flyers Rights requested these documents in a November 2019 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request. On Wednesday, Flyers Rights argued that information contained in these documents, […]
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Medjet expands COVID-19 transport benefits to include travel in Costa Rica Aviation Feature, Aviation News

As of November 1, 2020, Costa Rica will open its borders to U.S. travelers, and no longer require a negative COVID-19 test result to enter the country. In advance of this news, Medjet, a medical air transport and security response membership company, is expanding its list of foreign destinations for which COVID-19 air medical transport is […]
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Aeroflot: Passenger traffic being restored in financially prudent manner Aviation Feature, Aviation News

PJSC Aeroflot (Aeroflot) today announces its financial results for the third quarter (Q3) and nine months (9M) ending 30 September 2020 in accordance with Russian Accounting Standards (RAS). RAS results are presented on a non-consolidated basis. Key results in accordance with RAS, RUB million Q3 2019 Q3 2020 Change 9M 2019 9M 2020 Change Revenue […]
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Airbus: Adapting business to new COVID-19 market environment Aviation Feature, Aviation News

Airbus SE reported consolidated financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. “After nine months of 2020 we now see the progress made on adapting our business to the new COVID-19 market environment. Despite the slower air travel recovery than anticipated, we converged commercial aircraft production and deliveries in the third quarter and […]
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JetBlue announces new launch date for service to Georgetown, Guyana Aviation Feature, Aviation News

JetBlue today announced a revised launch timeline for new nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Georgetown, Guyana’s Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO). Flights will initially operate up to four times weekly on JetBlue’s new Airbus A321neo aircraft beginning December 11, 2020 with seats available for purchase starting today. “JetBlue is a leading airline in Latin America […]
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Lufthansa partakes in the opening of new Berlin airport with special flight Aviation Feature, Aviation News

With the arrival of special flight LH2020 Lufthansa partakes in the opening of the new Berlin Capital Airport BER on 31.10. Lufthansa’s Airbus A320neo “Neubrandenburg” is scheduled to take off from Munich (MUC) at 12:50 p.m. and land at BER on schedule at 2 p.m. In addition to the Chairman of the Executive Board of […]
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Kuwait Airways takes delivery of its first two Airbus A330neos Aviation Feature, Aviation News

Kuwait Airways, the national airline of Kuwait, has received its first two Airbus A330neo aircraft. These aircraft are the first of eight A330neos ordered by the airline. The carrier currently operates a fleet of 15 Airbus aircraft comprising seven A320ceos, three A320neos and five A330ceos. This event also marks Airbus’ first A330-800 delivery. The new […]
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United Airlines launches free transatlantic COVID-19 testing program Aviation Feature, Aviation News

United Airlines today announced the world’s first free transatlantic COVID-19 testing pilot program for customers. From November 16 through December 11, the airline will offer rapid tests to every passenger over 2 years old and crew members on board select flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR), free of charge. Anyone […]
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ITB Berlin is canceled again: What is next for tourism? Aviation Feature, Aviation News

ITB Berlin 2021 is canceled. This is the second ITB not taking place. This is setting shockwaves for the global travel and tourism industry. It could also mean the end for hotels, for taxi drivers, for attractions, for event organizers and stand builders in Berlin. It could mean the end for tourism boards from around […]
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First winter season 2020 TUI flight arrives in Saint Lucia from UK Aviation Feature, Aviation News

Tuesday October 27 marked the return of TUI to Saint Lucia. TUI’s winter weekly direct flights from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport will run through to March 2021. This is the fourth consecutive year that the travel company has flown to the island showing its commitment and confidence in the tourism authorities and people […]
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United Airlines redesigns mobile app for people with visual disabilities Aviation Feature, Aviation News

United Airlines today launches a redesigned version of its mobile app, with new enhancements intended to make travel easier for people with visual disabilities. Throughout its award-winning app, the carrier has increased color contrast, added more space between graphics and reordered how information is displayed and announced to better integrate with the screen reader technologies […]
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Paris de Gaulle overtakes London Heathrow as Europe’s busiest airport Aviation Feature, Aviation News

Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye said: “Britain is falling behind because we’ve been too slow to embrace passenger testing. European leaders acted quicker and now their economies are reaping the benefits. Paris has overtaken Heathrow as Europe’s largest airport for the first time ever, and Frankfurt and Amsterdam are quickly gaining ground. Let’s make Britain a winner […]
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