EU Parliament sets roadmap to fly on sustainable aviation fuel

July 08, 2022

On Thursday, the European Parliament agreed to set a roadmap for the sector to fly on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) made from food waste, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airport extends P3 car park with 2.000 extra spaces

June 28, 2022

The extension of the P3 ‘Holiday’ car park at Brussels Airport has been completed, providing 2 000 extra spaces, Interparking and the airporThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

EU launches Alliance for Zero Emission Aviation

June 27, 2022

The European Commission calls on all partners in the aviation sector to join forces in an alliance on zero-emission aviation. Over the next This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

WIzz Air to explore flying on hydrogen with Airbus

June 13, 2022

Hungarian low-budget airline Wizz Air will explore with European airplane builder Airbus all facets of flying ultra-low-cost on hydrogen. ThThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Die is cast: EU Parliament votes end of ICE car in 2035

June 09, 2022

Europe has taken a historic step on Wednesday with the Parliament voting a ban on sales of new cars or vans with an internal combustion engiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines makes CO2 compensation flights easier

May 31, 2022

Anyone flying with Brussels Airlines can now choose with one click to compensate for the CO2 emissions of the flight. The option is now inteThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Vaeridion’s electric plane seats eleven

May 30, 2022

The startup Vaeridion from Munich wants to build small electric airplanes with space for two pilots and nine passengers. In contrast to the This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Two bidders on ITA Airways

May 25, 2022

The Italian government has received two offers to acquire a majority stake in the Italian airline ITA Airways, the successor of Alitalia. OnThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airport wants to cut short-haul flights

May 24, 2022

In an objective to renew the airport of Zaventem into a multimodal hub based on a more environmental-friendly strategy, her CEO Arnaud FeistThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian State again sued for noise nuisance Brussels Airport

May 11, 2022

A new trial involving nearly 400 families living in the area affected by noise pollution from flights of Brussels National Airport is targetThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

T&E: ‘Few global companies pledge to reduce business trips’

May 10, 2022

European and US headquartered global companies are not putting much effort into reducing their business trips for climate’s sake. In the intThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines records quarterly loss of €62 million

May 06, 2022

Brussels Airlines has again posted a red figure of -62 million euros in the first three months of 2022. Although this is an 11% improvement This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mandatory flight tax will cost Belgian airlines €5 million

March 28, 2022

The mandatory flight tax will cost Belgian airline companies – Brussels Airlines, Air Belgium, and TUI Fly – five million euros, money tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Federal Ombudsman wants aerial LEZ at Brussels Airport

March 16, 2022

The noisiest and heaviest aircraft must be banned from Brussels Airport. That is what the Federal Ombudsman for the national airport, PhilipThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Pratt & Whitney to develop hydrogen-fueled jet engines

March 07, 2022

After Airbus in Europe took the lead on developing airplanes burning hydrogen instead of kerosene, American aerospace manufacturer Pratt &amThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ryanair adds 20 extra destinations from Charleroi

March 03, 2022

Airline Ryanair is going to expand its summer offer at Charleroi significantly. Twenty destinations will be added at Charleroi, announced RyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines turns twenty and recruits again

February 14, 2022

On 15 February, Brussels Airlines celebrates its twentieth anniversary. In 2002, SN Brussels Airlines was launched on the same day, the succThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Koenigsegg showcases pizza-sized lightweight electric motor

February 02, 2022

Despite being a small manufacturer of hypercars in a small town in Sweden, Koenigsegg has never been shy of developing pioneering technologyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

How Airbus sees challenge of flying on liquid hydrogen

January 28, 2022

Airplanes with 200 passengers flying up to 2 000 nautical miles or 3 700 km on hydrogen without any emissions at all? Yes, by 2035, EuropeanThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lufthansa and MSC want to buy ITA Airways

January 25, 2022

Lufthansa and Swiss-Italian shipping group MSC have offered to buy a majority stake in ITA Airways, the slimmed-down successor to Alitalia cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Engie and Safran invest in decarbonized synthetic fuels

January 21, 2022

Energy provider Engie and French aeronautics group Safran have both invested in Ineratec, a German start-up specialized in decarbonized syntThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Airbus to hire 6 000 workers worldwide

January 20, 2022

With hopes of the pandemic coming to an end, a mastodon of the world aeronautics industry, Airbus, is preparing for the post-Covid-19 boom iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Air France-KLM raise ticket prices to pay for sustainable fuel

January 11, 2022

The Air France-KLM Group is raising airplane ticket prices in 2022 by one to twelve euros depending on the cabin class and distance traveledThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines wants extra planes during summer

January 11, 2022

Airline company Brussels Airlines will not be able to cope with the current fleet during the coming summer season. According to CEO Peter GeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ACI: ‘No reason to fly planes empty to keep airport slots’

January 07, 2022

Airlines have no reason to fly planes empty in Europe to keep their airport slots. That is what ACI Europe, the association representing EurThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lufthansa: 18 000 empty flights only to keep precious slots

January 05, 2022

German air transport group Lufthansa is set to cancel 33 000 flights by late March due to the effect of the resurging pandemic. However, to This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Sick pilots force Lufthansa to cancel 33.000 flights

December 24, 2021

The German airline company Lufthansa has canceled several long-distance flights due to a shortage of pilots. Many pilots are ill and the comThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Airbus rakes in major orders from Qantas and Air France-KLM

December 17, 2021

The Australian airline company Qantas is planning to replace its actual fleet of Boeings for inland flights with Airbus planes. The EuropeanThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Troubled Brussels Airlines crew to go on strike

December 16, 2021

Pilots and cabin crew of airline company Brussels Airlines will knock off work on Monday for a 24-hour strike. This was learned from the traThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Flying version of Renault 4 for its 60th birthday

November 29, 2021

To conclude the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of Renault 4, the carmaker has decided to team up with motion design hub TheArsenale tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airport launches Stargate project to green aviation

November 26, 2021

On Thursday, November 25th, Brussels Airport has officially launched Stargate. In the next five years, Stargate, a consortium of 22 partnersThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines’ new logo causes some ‘turbulence’

November 19, 2021

Brussels Airlines presented a new brand identity, including a new logo, on Thursday. The latter immediately caused some ‘turbulence’, as theThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines flies again profitably in Q3

November 04, 2021

Brussels Airlines has had an excellent third quarter, thanks to the strong demand for vacation flights. As a result, the adjusted operating This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

SAS, Shell, and Vattenfall join forces for fossil-free e-fuel

November 04, 2021

Dutch oil giant Shell, Swedish energy provider Vattenfall, and Scandinavia’s leading airline SAS announced to jointly study the possibilitThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

ZeroAvia to fly London-Rotterdam on hydrogen by 2024

October 28, 2021

British-American start-up in hydrogen-powered aviation, ZeroAvia, has signed an agreement with Dutch aviation partners to realize a zero-emiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Last flight for Alitalia

October 15, 2021

Alitalia, the flagship of Italian air transport, will end its 74-year history. On Thursday, it made its last flight, crippled by long-standiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgium’s short-haul flight tax bill causes confusion

October 14, 2021

This Tuesday, the Belgian government suggested introducing a tax on short-haul flights less than 500 km from Brussels Airport. In its estimaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

France to produce 2 million EVs and hybrids by 2030

October 13, 2021

French President Macron presented on Tuesday his ‘France 2030’ program, which plans to invest €30 billion in different industrial and enerThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lufthansa repays in advance €1,5 billion of state aid

October 12, 2021

German airline Lufthansa has repaid part of the state aid it received during the corona crisis following a capital increase as planned. LuftThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

IATA agrees on gigantic task of CO2-free aviation by 2050

October 05, 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), grouping 290 airlines worldwide, has agreed on its yearly congress in Boston (US) to makThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Shell to build large production unit for biofuels in Rotterdam

September 17, 2021

The British-Dutch oil and gas company, Shell, plans to construct a large production unit for biofuels at the Shell Energy and Park RotterdamThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ryanair promises 200 new jobs in Belgium

September 01, 2021

Irish low-budget airline, Ryanair, launches eleven new destinations this winter season, all departing from Charleroi. This winter, Ryanair wThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Is there a future for ITA (formerly Alitalia)?

August 27, 2021

On the 15th of October, Alitalia (AerolineeInternazionali Italiane, also called ‘the wings of Italy’) will not exist anymore and be replacedThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hungarian WizzAir to triple its fleet to 500 planes by 2030

August 09, 2021

Ultra-low-cost airline WizzAir, which is flying from Charleroi Airport (Brussels South) in Belgium too, is to triple its fleet of aircraft fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Brussels Airlines: 57% fewer passengers and €143 million loss

August 06, 2021

As the summer holidays are in full swing and air transport is taking off, Brussels Airline is at half-mast with an EBIT loss of 143 million This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

DHL Express to fly twelve Alice electric cargo planes

August 04, 2021

DHL Express, the international courier and package delivery service division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has ordered a fleet of twelve fullyThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Aviation sector calls kerosine tax ‘counter-productive’

July 15, 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reacts as stung by a bee to the EU Commission’s intention to tax kerosine in the future fThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Total to pull out from palm oil

July 06, 2021

Last weekend the CEO of TotalEnergies, Patrick Pouyanné, indicated that Total is pulling the plug on palm oil. This natural oil had receThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.