Monthly Archives: October 2020

Pegasus Launches New Direct Antalya – Moscow Route

Pegasus Airlines is launching thrice weekly direct flights between Antalya and Moscow on 10 November 2020   LONDON (22 October 2020) —- Pegasus, Turkey’s digital airline, is adding a new route to its growing number of direct flights from Antalya, Turkey, with the launch of its direct flights to Moscow.  The inaugural flight from Antalya […]

British Airways 747 to become a film set

A British Airways 747 will today depart for Dunsfold Aerodrome where it will begin its new life as a TV and film set. The aircraft, registration G-CIVW, will depart from Cardiff Airport at 13:30 as flight number BA1978E, landing in to Dunsfold Aerodrome in Surrey an hour later. On landing it will be handed over […]

Boeing 737 Max could return later this year

The Boeing 737 Max could be certified to fly again before the end of the year, according to Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). In an interview with Bloomberg, the regulator said the manufacturer had made the plane safe enough to return to operation. It has been grounded since […]

Possible Flybe comeback in the spring

Flybe could make a return to UK skies next year following a deal for the assets of the failed airline. The regional carrier went into administration in Mach this year, with the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic compounding years of financial losses. Ahead of a potential return, administrators EY sold the brand and remaining […]

Singapore Airlines to return to New York in November

Singapore Airlines will return to New York on November 9th, when it launches non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport. Operating to JFK International Airport would allow Singapore Airlines to better accommodate a mix of passenger and cargo traffic on its services to New York in the current operating climate. The non-stop […]

Cathay Dragon shutdown with immediate effect

Cathay Pacific has confirmed regional subsidiary Cathay Dragon will cease operations after three decades with immediate effect. The decision comes as part of a wider restructuring of the Hong Kong-based carrier in the wake of the Covid-19 shutdown. Cathay said it hoped to continue to operate most of the routes currently offered through Cathay Dragon, […]

British Airways urges introduction of pre-flight Covid-19 testing regime

British Airways chief executive, Sean Doyle, has called on the government to introduce a pre-flight testing regime as part of an overhaul of its fight against Covid-19. Speaking this morning at the Airlines 2050 forum, Doyle said only an end to quarantine restrictions would allow the UK to rebuild its economy. He explained: “Our position […]