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Emirates reports a massive increase in flight cancellations

Emirates airlines recently shocked its passengers with a massive increase in flight cancellations. In the second half of September, the carrier’s cancellation rate skyrocket from 0.5% to almost 10%. Here are the details! Emirates is usually known for its exceptional schedule stability Emirates is usually known for its stable operations. However, especially in the first…

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Ryanair’s Minsk Case — And What it Means for Airlines and Passengers

The unexpected diversion of a Ryanair flight to Minsk shocked the aviation world. Naturally, we don’t want to add to political discussions. However, we’ve analyzed the incident about airline and passenger aspects. Ryanair’s Minsk Diversion — An Unexpected Case We’ve all probably heard the news about the incident regarding flight FR4978 on Sunday, May 23rd,…

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Signs of Hope: United Airlines Flies Back to pre-Pandemic Levels

Beginning of May, United Airlines announced to add more than 400 daily flights in July as another essential step to leave the pandemic behind. We take a closer look at United’s pandemic recovery process. United Sends Strong Signals of Recovery United Airlines, and the entire U.S. airline industry, send out strong signs of recovery. Just…

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Buy When Others Are Fearful! Lufthansa Buys B787 & A350 Amid COVID

At the beginning of May, Germany’s flag carrier Lufthansa announced the acquisition of ten new aircraft: 5 Boeing 787-9 and five A350-900. The news surprised the industry, given the fact that Lufthansa still largely suffers from the pandemic situation. Here’s the background! It was a message nobody expected at that time when Lufthansa’s CEO, Carsten…

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April Traffic: How China Southern Topped pre-COVID Passenger Numbers

As one of the world’s first airlines, China Southern exceeded pre-COVID passenger numbers on the monthly comparison. We took a closer look at China Southern’s latest traffic performance. At the beginning of May 2021, China Souther proudly reported April traffic figures. As the first of the world’s biggest airlines, China Southern reported higher passenger numbers…

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Corona: World’s Biggest Airlines to Layoff More Than 100,000 Workers

The COVID-19 pandemic has a devastating effect on the global air industry. While it became evident that airlines will suffer a long-lasting impact, more and more airlines announced job cuts and layoffs as a necessary response to the crisis.  With passenger numbers on an all-time low, parked aircraft, and travel restrictions, airlines are undergoing the…

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