Hays Travel

Hays Travel to cut almost 900 jobs

Hays Travel, the company that saved the jobs of thousands of Thomas Cook staff, has said that it will now have to cut 878 jobs as the Coronavirus pandemic had slowed down air travel and holidays abroad. Owners John and Irene Hays have said they are “devastated” that staff are [read more]

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Air Safety

PIA to resume UK flights using chartered A330

Pakistan International Airlines (PK/PIA), which is currently banned from flying in Europe, is targeting a return using chartered aircraft according to sources. The airline is apparently planning to wet-lease several aircraft with European Air Operators Certificates (AOC) including an A330-900neo from Hi-Fly destined for UK routes. A formal announcement is [read more]

Ryanair - A broken culture
Civil Aviation

Ryanair announces €185m loss

Ryanair (FR/RYR), the Irish budget airline, has announced a loss of €185m for Quarter 1 of 2020. Whilst massive, the loss is unsprising as the quarter included an almost total grounding of air traffic due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The airline says that traffic fell 99% during the period. Ryanair [read more]