June 9, 2021| 67 0

Ryanair to double its presence in Rome Fiumicino this summer

Ryanair has announced the addition of three based Boeing 737-800 aircraft, six new routes, and over 65 flights every week from Rome Fiumicino to a host of domestic and international destinations. Ryanair remains committed to delivering connectivity to Rome and expects its Summer ’21 schedule, including 78 routes from both Rome airports in total and …

June 7, 2021| 59 0

Ryanair objects to state funding of ‘new Alitalia’

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair is to appeal the injection of state funds into a new Italian carrier currently referred to as ‘newco’ but which will be named Italia Trasporto Aero (ITA). The objection is being made on the grounds that, to all intents and purposes, the new carrier is simply a rebranding of the now defunct flag-carrying airline Alitali …

May 18, 2021| 54 0

Ryanair Pilot Tells Passengers That A 737 Isn’t Kindergarten

At least one Ryanair pilot is making sure that passengers fully understand the airline’s mandatory mask policy. On a flight from Birmingham to a holiday destination in Portugal, the pilot warned everyone onboard that a refusal to wear masks would result in offenders starting their holidays in a police station. This isn’t a kindergarten Whilst on a ne …

March 10, 2021| 67 0

Wow: Ryanair Plans 1,800+ Routes For Summer 2021

Ryanair expects 1,809 routes this summer across 221 airports and 37 countries. Its top-10 route list will see big changes, with Italy now more important than ever. Italy, Spain, and the UK are Ryanair’s largest countries, with more than three-quarters of all flights touching them. Ryanair expects 1,809 routes this summer Ryanair expects to operate 1, …

March 9, 2021| 54 0

Loganair Launches New Regional Connectivity Routes

Loganair has announced two new routes: City of Derry to Liverpool and Teesside to Bristol. Liverpool replaces Ryanair, while Teesside-Bristol will temporarily replace Loganair’s non-stop Aberdeen-Bristol. New routes for Loganair Loganair is to begin new services from City of Derry to Liverpool and Teesside to Bristol. Neither route will have direct c …

March 3, 2021| 65 0

Ryanair Pledges To Support Sustainable Aviation Fuels

Irish low-cost giant Ryanair today pledged to support the development of sustainable aviation fuels to promote a carbon-neutral future. The airline joined the Fueling Flight Initiative as part of its pledge to turn the blue airline green. Understandably right now, sustainability is the airlines’ number two priority, with public health having been un …

February 7, 2021| 69 0

S7 Prepares To Take First Of Two Ex-Ryanair Boeing 737-800BCFs

Novosibirsk Oblast-headquartered S7 Airlines will soon start freighter operations after receiving back-to-back former Ryanair  Boeing 737-800BCFs. GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is leasing the two converted Boeing 737s to the Russian airline so that it can begin flying cargo flights on dedicated air freighters. S7 currently transports all …

February 4, 2021| 57 0

EU Concerned About Austria’s Minimum Air Fare Policy

The European Commission has expressed concerns over the Austrian government’s policy of a €40 minimum price for airline tickets. The EU executive is expecting more detail on the new measures that potentially violate the bloc’s air service regulation and could engage in dialogue with the Austrian authorities. Airlines are free to set fares, EU policy …

January 27, 2021| 51 0

Ryanair Eyes Alitalia’s Slots At Italy’s Major Airports

Ryanair is hoping to pick up slots left by Alitalia at Rome Fiumicino and Milan Linate Airports. The news comes as the Italian flag carrier undergoes an overhaul that will see its footprint shrink in the coming months. The Irish budget carrier has said it would be interested in bidding for the slots when they open up. Let’s find out more. Expanding A …

January 14, 2021| 58 0

2020 Was Boeing’s Worst Year On Record For Order Cancellations

Boeing’s 2020 was not a year the company will remember fondly. The planemaker suffered its worst year on record for cancellations, despite securing a flurry of MAX orders in December. Overall, the company’s backlog has been reduced by a staggering 22% in just one year. Just 157 aircraft delivered 2020 was a tough year for all in aviation, but for Boe …

January 9, 2021| 55 0

Montenegro Airlines Collapse Brings New Carriers To Podgorica

Several foreign airlines are increasing capacity to Montenegro or launching new routes to its two airports, Podgorica and Tivat. These moves follow the decision by the country’s government to shut down its national airline and flag carrier of 26 years, Montenegro Airlines. Air Serbia reacted the very same day On December 24th, 2020, the government of …

January 7, 2021| 65 0

Wizz Air Follows Ryanair With UK Flight Schedule Cuts

As the UK enters another strict lockdown, Wizz Air has followed Ryanair’s example and is making dramatic changes to its flight schedule. The airline revealed today that its January schedule is undergoing some serious cuts. Schedule changes Just this morning, Ryanair announced that it would be slashing flights during the UKs third national lockdown. N …

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