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A - 10 years

On 5 April 2022, Volotea celebrated ten years of successfully flying people between Europe’s medium-sized cities. Despite being headquartered in Barcelona, the airline’s first base was at Venice Marco Polo Airport in Italy, with the first flights on 5 April 2012 being to Brindisi, Cagliari and Palermo. Since then, the carrier has gone on to […]

Airport of Mexico

Mexico City’s new airport, Aeropuerto Internacional Felipe Ángeles (IATA code NLU) opened to much fanfare on Monday 21 March 2022. A pet project of the country’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the new facility has been built on the site of a former military airfield at Santa Lucia, around 50 kilometres north-northeast of the historic […]

Tarom

Romania’s state-owned flag-carrier TAROM continues to operate, despite, according to local sources, not having generated a profit since 2007. According to planespotters.net, the SkyTeam member currently has 26 aircraft, 12 Boeing 737s (four -800s, four -700s and four -300s), four Airbus A318s, six ATR 72s and four ATR 42s. Of these, 10 are currently not […]

Last week in Europe 14th March

After five successive weeks of improvement, analysis of Eurocontrol data shows that the recovery rate for European flights (comparing 2022 movements with those during the same period in 2019) fell last week. The 7-day average, as of Saturday 12 March, was 73.9%, down one full percentage point from the previous week’s figure of 74.9%. One […]