Vespa: La Dolce Vita

Vespa

It’s synonymous with freedom, joie de vivre, youth, nimbleness, adventure and independence. In town it weaves in and out allowing one and all to enjoy the pleasures of the open air. Yes, the Vespa is a true feature To this day both young and old still dream about the Vespa, which is 75-years-old this year….

Private jets: can the super-rich supercharge zero emission aviation?

Private Jets CO2 Emissions

CO2 emissions from private jets in Europe increased by nearly a third (31%) between 2005 and 2019, rising faster than commercial aviation emissions, finds a new report from campaign group Transport & Environment (T&E).   The report, Private jets: can the super-rich supercharge zero emission aviation?, reveals the climate impact of private jets across Europe. It finds that private jetsare 10 times more carbon intensive than…

Ferry operator extends “travel guarantee” for travellers

DFDS Ferries

With the international tourism sector set to reopen after the health crisis, a leading ferry operator has moved to provide added protection for travellers. The ferry company DFDS says it will continue to offer its “Travel Guarantee” throughout 2021.  This means if plans change because of Covid-19, travellers can re-book a crossing at no extra cost. …

Emirates launches airbridge to bring relief to virus-stricken India

Emirates SkyCargo

The airline Emirates has set up a humanitarian airbridge between Dubai and India to transport urgent medical and relief items, to support India in its fight to control the serious COVID-19 situation in the country. Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge on an “as available” basis on all of its flights to nine…

Lockdown Effect on Commuting

Clean Air for Cities Campaign

Months of pandemic restrictions have triggered a major shift in public expectations for urban space and commuting.  Europeans are crying out for a fairer share of public space for public transport, cyclists, and pedestrians, according to an online survey of 10,050 residents in 15 European cities polled by YouGov The survey was commissioned by the  Clean Cities…

Road Safety in the EU

Road Safety in EU

Commenting on the data on road deaths in 2020 published by the European Commission, Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) said, “The EU has a new target for 2030 to reduce deaths and serious injuries by half.  If we are to succeed this time, we need to avoid the mistakes of…

Emirates Announce Sale with Attractive Special Fares

Emirates Airline

The leading airline Emirates is launching a Limited time sale to inspire and encourage travellers, departing from Brussels, to reconnect with family and friends or explore new exotic destinations from spring to November 2021.  With five attractive offers to the Indian Ocean and Asia, Emirates’ customers can make up for lost travel time. Emirates special fares are…

How to Create the Perfect Green Flight

Eurocontrol has released a new study that sets out what actions need to be taken in order to make every air journey as close to a ‘perfect green flight’ as possible. The paper examines why it isn’t possible to fly a perfect green flight today, which measures have the greatest potential to improve the sustainability…

Brussels Airport Tests Drone Detection System

Brussels Airport testing for drone detection

Brussels Airport and skeyes have tested the operational use of drones at and around the airport. In a secure environment, they deployed an innovative safety drone, which can be controlled from a large distance to find out how drones can increase the safety, security and efficiency of airport operations. In addition, they tested a drone…