Emirates Airlines Bounces Back

The airline Emirates says it has “safely and gradually” restarted operations across its network and currently serves 114 destinations on six continents. Since it safely resumed tourism activity in July, Dubai remains one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, especially during the current winter season.  Dubai was one of the world’s first cities to…

Brussels Airport JV with SpiceJet

SpiceJet has tied up with Brussels Airport for seamless delivery of Covid-19 vaccine between India and Europe. The strategic partnership will aid in the global mission of a speedy and reliable solution for air transport of vaccine in a temperature-controlled environment. They will also work towards developing a direct air link for SpiceJet with Brussels…

Brussels Airport Baggage Handling

Alyzia SAS has been awarded a new licence to be the second baggage and ramp handler at Brussels Airport For the next five years, Alyzia will remain active as ground handler at Brussels Airport. Following a European tender process, the French ground handling services supplier was awarded a licence for the baggage and ramp handling…

Emirates Best Airline 2020

Emirates has been recognised as the Best Airline for 2020 at The Sun Travel Awards, and the Best Long-Haul Airline at The Times and The Sunday Times Travel Awards. Following an unprecedented year for travel, hundreds of thousands of votes were cast by readers looking to celebrate the best in the industry. Emirates’ range of world-class…

EU Hydrogen Strategy

At the webinar organised by the Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN), EESC members point out that the contribution of civil society will be fundamental for the future of the EU’s hydrogen strategy. Developing a renewable hydrogen ecosystem is a key priority for achieving the European Green Deal, but the social…

Borrell speaks with Bourita and Boukadoum about El Guergerat

The High Representative Josep Borrell met earlier today (November 15) with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Morocco Nasser Bourita and of Algeria Sabri Boukadoum, to learn about the latest developments in the El Guerguerat area, following recent events. The High Representative recalled on this occasion the EU’s full support for the…

Freight Volumes Continue to Increase at Brussels Airport

312,556 passengers passed through Brussels Airport in October, barely 13% of the number of passengers in October 2019. Freight transport continues to grow, with volumes transported increasing by 12% in October. ‘The passenger figures for the last few months are obviously catastrophic,’ explains Arnaud Feist, CEO of Brussels Airport Company. “The current situation is untenable for all players…

Morocco Restores Free Movement in El Guergerat

Following complaints from hundreds of truckers and freight transport businesses concerning road blockades and banditry in the El Guergerat region in the Moroccan Sahara, Morocco’s security forces today took action to restore the free movement of goods and people in the region. The “Polisario” and its militias entered the area on 21 October, carried out…