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Norwegian Air Shuttle files for bankruptcy protection
2020/11/19 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Fighting for survival, low-cost Norwegian Air Shuttle filed for bankruptcy protection in Ireland on Wednesday for two of its main subsidiaries in a bid to shield itse...


EasyJet dives into historic loss on virus
2020/11/18 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

EasyJet on Tuesday posted the first annual pre-tax loss in its 25-year history, prompting it to seek more government help as the coronavirus pandemic hammers air trav...


Korean Air to take over troubled Asiana Airlines for $1.6 bn
2020/11/16 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

South Korean flag carrier Korean Air said Monday it will buy out its smaller, troubled rival Asiana Airlines in a $1.6 billion deal as it looks to consolidate with th...


Remco Steenbergen appointed as new Chief Financial Officer of Deutsche Lufthansa AG
2020/11/16 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG appointed Remco Steenbergen as a new member of the company’s Executive Board. Remco Steenbergen will assume the po...


Etihad engineering launches an in-house production facility to care to the continuous demand for face masks in the Aviation industry
2020/11/16 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Etihad Engineering, the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has accepted an order for 1.3 million facemasks to be manufactured at its ...


Inflite The Jet Centre appoints Sebastien Albouy as General Manager
2020/11/13 | AEROCONTACT | AIR TRANSPORT

Inflite The Jet Centre (ITJC), part of the Inflite Group of companies, based at London Stansted Airport, is pleased to welcome Sebastien Albouy as newly appointed Gene...


Lufthansa braces for a
2020/11/05 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

German flag carrier Lufthansa on Thursday posted a third quarter net loss of 2.0 billion euros as it prepares for a "hard and challenging" winter amid lockdowns to cu...


Take a bow, Tegel: Five things about stalwart Berlin airport
2020/11/05 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Drab and outdated but beloved for its convenience and quirky hexagonal design, Berlin's Tegel airport will finally close for good on Sunday after more than 60 years.T...


Dutch government backs KLM bailout after pilots agree to pay cut
2020/11/04 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

The Dutch government on Tuesday approved a multi-billion-euro coronavirus bailout for struggling airline KLM after pilots agreed a five-year pay cut deal.Finance Mini...


Spain offers Air Europa a solid lifeline
2020/11/04 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

The Spanish government said Tuesday it would offer a 475-million-euro ($553-million) lifeline to Air Europa to help see the airline through the coronavirus pandemic.T...