Russian flag carrier Aeroflot added three hours of flight time to its passenger service from Belgrade, Serbia to Moscow to avoid closed EU airspace.
Some airlines have begun have suspending flights into Ukraine amid growing certainty that an invasion of Ukraine by Russia is imminent.
Despite the travel warning, Ukraine has put up $590 million in funds to cover planes flying in its airspace as insurers pull coverage.
The brand new seat offers amenities not on Lufthansa's currently premium economy product, like a whopping 15.7" TV screen and privacy barriers.
Included in the court filing is $76 million for one of Qatar's A350s that was set to be re-painted in a special livery for the 2022 World Cup.
The ratings are based on airline passenger surveys that rated nearly 1 million flights across 600 worldwide carriers on a five-star scale.
Lufthansa's low-cost leisure brand Eurowings Discover is also starting transatlantic service to the US next summer with a new route to Las Vegas.
The Airbus A380 was falling out of favor with some airlines when the pandemic hit. But others are eager to bring it back into flying service.
Lufthansa told Bloomberg that, for airlines, premium-economy seats are around 40% more profitable per square foot than business class.
United Airlines, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, Swiss International Air Lines, and JetBlue will be accepting a digital health pass as proof of negative COVID-19 status from December. The CommonPass shows the results of passengers’ COVID-19 tests, as is designed as an international standard. In the future, it could also be used […]
Austrian Airlines, owned by Lufthsana, fired a flight attendant who chanted anti-Semitic slogans on tape. Christina Kohl, the former flight attendant, is running for a seat on Vienna’s municipal council with a far-right party called Team HC Strache, reported Kurier, a local paper. Among her chants caught on tape were […]
The Boeing 747 revolutionised air travel when it debuted as the world’s largest passenger jet in 1969. The first-of-its-kind shape and design of the plane allowed airlines to get creative, offering luxurious amenities such as onboard bars, restaurants, and lounges. Even to this day, the 747 has unique aspects that […]
Lufthansa announced on Thursday it would slash 22,000 jobs over COVID-19. The operator also said it expects 100 fewer aircrafts after the pandemic. Shares in the big four airlines – United Airlines, Delta Airlines,American Airlines and Southwest Airline tanked between 11% and 16%. Stock markets dived down after the Fed […]
I was supposed to fly to Europe the night after President Donald Trump announced travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. After the announcement was made, I began the long process of tearing down the trip and getting my money back, which was harder than expected and is still on-going […]
Germany’s Lufthansa has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic, reporting losses of around $US1 million per hour. The 67-year-old flag carrier relaunched in 1953 following the dissolution of its initial iteration after World War II. During its tenure in the world’s skies, Lufthansa has established itself as one of […]
The spread of COVID-19 has led demand for air travel to plummet around the world. As airlines have cancelled flights and grounded planes due to the novel coronavirus, they have increasingly turned to the world’s airports in their search for new places to store those planes. New images from satellite […]
The world’s airports are being converted into storage facilities for aircraft as airlines drastically reduce their operations. Frankfurt Airport, Copenhagen’s Kastrup Airport, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, among others, have closed runways and taxiways to store excess aircraft from major airlines. US airlines are also flying their aircraft across the […]
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