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Luton Airport adds Covid-19 testing capacity | News

Luton Airport adds Covid-19 testing capacity | News

In preparation for the restart of international travel, London Luton Airport (LLA) has opened a new in-terminal Covid-19 testing facility with its partner, Collinson. The expansion complements the existing drive-through facility located in the Mid-term car park, which launched in December. Across both facilities, the full range of Government-approved Covid-19 tests will be on offer […]

easyJet makes further capacity cuts as Covid-19 restrictions hit Europe | News

easyJet makes further capacity cuts as Covid-19 restrictions hit Europe | News

Low-cost carrier easyJet has said it now expects to fly no more than 20 per cent of planned capacity over the next three months. The decision follows from France, Germany and the UK in recent day to reintroduce stricter measures to tackle growing numbers of cases of Covid-19. “We remain focused on cash generative flying […]

Low-cost carries cut capacity as second Covid-19 wave bites | News

Low-cost carries cut capacity as second Covid-19 wave bites | News

New data from Cirium suggests low-cost airlines in Europe have further scaled back flight operations in recent weeks. Carriers are reacting to a second wave of Covid-19 across the continent and the associated travel restrictions and quarantine requirements. The principal operating divisions of Eurowings, Ryanair, easyJet, Vueling Airlines and Wizz Air had collectively clawed their […]

Ryanair cuts winter capacity as demand stalls | News

Ryanair pilots agree pay cut to minimise job losses | News

Ryanair will cut capacity to 40 per cent of that offered last year over the winter as demand continues to stall. The low-cost carrier had hoped to offer 60 per cent of its planned flight from November to March, but has been forced to make cuts as it releases a revised winter schedule, Ryanair said […]

Ryanair cuts further capacity for October | News

Ryanair pilots agree pay cut to minimise job losses | News

Ryanair has confirmed it will reduce October capacity by a further 20 per cent, in addition to cuts already announced in August. The low-cost carrier now hopes to offer around 40 per cent of capacity seen during the same month last year. The airline, however, hopes to achieve a load factor of 70 per cent […]

IATA warns aviation capacity will be vital for Covid-19 vaccination | News

IATA warns aviation capacity will be vital for Covid-19 vaccination | News

The International Air Transport Association has urged governments to begin careful planning to ensure full preparedness for when vaccines for Covid-19 are approved and available for distribution. The association also warned of potentially severe capacity constraints, with as many as 8,000 aircraft needed for the huge task. Air cargo plays a key role in the […]

Ryanair increases capacity in August as confidence returns | News

Ryanair pilots agree pay cut to minimise job losses | News

Ryanair has restored over 60 per cent of normal flight schedules this month, following the resumption of its services at the end of June. Throughout July, Ryanair flew 4.4 million customers to destinations across Europe. As skies get busier and traveller confidence returns, the low-cost carrier will continue to increase its flight frequencies throughout August […]

Etihad hopes to return to half pre-Covid-19 capacity by August | News

Etihad hopes to return to half pre-Covid-19 capacity by August | News

Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network. This follows the easing of travel restrictions by United Arab Emirates regulatory authorities on outbound and inbound travel for citizens and residents. All travel remains subject to the entry and health regulations set by the authorities, and those at the end destination. […]

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