The extreme heat damaged the runway at London Luton Airport

Flights to and from Britain’s London Luton airport were temporarily disrupted on Monday after soaring temperatures caused a defect in its runway. Flights had been temporarily suspended “to allow for an essential runway repair after high surface temperatures caused a small section to lift” Flights have resumed at London Luton Airport following repairs after high…

Saudi Arabia’s airspace is now open to Israeli airlines

Saudi Arabia says it will open its airspace to all air carriers, paving the way for more overflights to and from Israel. The Saudi General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) said on Thursday the country’s airspace was now open to all carriers that meet its requirements for overflights, in line with international conventions that say…

Emirates rejects Heathrow Airport demand to cut capacity

Emirates airline has rejected Heathrow Airport’s demands to cut capacity, the company said on Thursday. Dubai’s Emirates airline said on Thursday it was planning to operate as scheduled to and from London’s Heathrow airport, with no plans to cut capacity after the airport threatened legal action if capacity is not cut. In a statement, the…

Ukraine International Airlines is resuming some flights

Ukraine International Airlines is operating charter to generate revenue during the Ukraine Crisis. A Boeing 737-900 (reg. UR-PSL) will begin operations from Katowice Airport but may also flight from other airports such as Warsaw, Krakow & Rzeszow. The airline will operate charter flights to Malaga, Arrecife, Antalya, Tenerife, Tirana, Las Palmas and Djerba. Back in…

London Heathrow apologizes as more aircraft land after midnight

Residents living under Heathrow’s flight paths are being kept awake until after midnight by an increase in late running night flights due to disruption across the aviation sector. The west London airport apologised to people suffering “greater disturbance” as more aircraft are arriving and departing later than planned. Heathrow does not have any scheduled departures…

Etihad Airways announces its first NFT collection

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the upcoming release of the airline’s first non-fungible token (NFT) collection, ‘EY-ZERO1’. The utility-driven series features ten highly detailed 3D aircraft models, each one showcasing a unique Etihad Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner livery. A total of 2003 limited-edition collectibles, symbolising the year when…