Irish Government considering new Aviation support

News that the Irish Government is considering support for “some” international air routes which sounds comforting, but the plan unlocks a possible minefield. One question would be, does it comply with EU state aid.Other governments [...]

By |October 6th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Pledges from the Taoiseach to support Airlines and Airports

Micheál Martin has vowed strategic support will be provided for airports and airlines once the EU 'traffic light' travel system for the Covid-19 pandemic is operational.The Taoiseach acknowledged serious concerns from both Tánaiste Leo Varadkar [...]

By |September 29th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Virgin Australia enters voluntary administration

21 April 2020:  Virgin Australia Holdings Limited (ASX: VAH) (Virgin Australia Group or Group) has entered voluntary administration to recapitalise the business and help ensure it emerges in a stronger financial position on the other [...]

By |April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Etihad and Emirates lead the way in pre-flight testing of COVID-19

Gulf carrier says it is the first to conduct rapid blood tests Wed, Apr 15, 2020, 15:30 Emirates has started testing passengers for COVID-19 before flying out of Dubai, in an effort to contain the spread [...]

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The UK plans to leave EU aviation safety regulator at the end of 2020

The United Kingdom will leave the EASA,  European Union Authority for aviation safety after the Brexit transition period. The UK transport secretary Grant Shapps confirmed. Mr Shapps stated the UK membership of EASA - the body responsible for certification [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Air France-KLM traffic fall in February shows first signs of impact

Air France-KLM figures showing traffic on Asia-Pacific routes down a quarter in February provide the first clear passenger data illustrating the impact on European carriers of the coronavirus outbreak. The Franco-Dutch firm is the first [...]

By |March 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments