Articles tagged “brussels”

Business Travel

Europe’s New Climate Policies Meet a Travel Reality

The travel industry looks set to clash with the European Commission over proposals for its "Fit for 55" climate change legislation. It's going to be a pivotal year.

Europe’s New Climate Policies Meet a Travel Reality

Tourism

Italy’s Alitalia Replacement Won’t Be Ready Until After Summer Now

Ryanair and easyJet are primed to take full advantage of Europe's reopening. If Italia Trasporto Aereo's launch is further held up by bureaucracy, it misses a major opportunity.

Italy’s Alitalia Replacement Won’t Be Ready Until After Summer Now

Coronavirus

Issue Refunds Not Vouchers, European Union Tells Airlines

At first glance, the call is similar to the one recently made by the U.S. Department of Transportation — the difference is the European Union will support vouchers if backed by a governmental fund, which would address nervousness by customers that if an airline goes under, so too does their money.

Issue Refunds Not Vouchers, European Union Tells Airlines

Tourism

Terror Fears Are Dramatically Shifting European Tourism Habits

If trends persist, expect Spain and Portugal to post record tourism numbers for 2016.

Terror Fears Are Dramatically Shifting European Tourism Habits

Airlines

Ryanair CEO on Terror Impact and Pact To Time Schedules With Norwegian for Long Haul

European airlines and their counterparts almost everywhere are bracing for a next terrorist attack and worry about the potential that demand won't bounce back as it usually does. Meanwhile, Ryanair believes coordinating its flights with long-haul carriers such as Norwegian will become a material part of its business.

Ryanair CEO on Terror Impact and Pact To Time Schedules With Norwegian for Long Haul

Airlines

Belgian Air Traffic Controllers Launch Wildcat Strike as Airport Tries to Recover

Air traffic controllers at the airport in Brussels may have legitimate grievances but the timing of their strike was shabbiness extraordinaire.

Belgian Air Traffic Controllers Launch Wildcat Strike as Airport Tries to Recover

Airlines

Analysis Shows Drop in Short-Term Airline Bookings to Europe After Brussels Attack

More evidence that terrorism is directly impacting travel in Europe.

Analysis Shows Drop in Short-Term Airline Bookings to Europe After Brussels Attack

Tourism

4 Charts Showing Brussels Attacks’ Impact on European Travel Bookings

Europe's terrorism problem goes far deeper than the attacks we saw in Paris and Brussels. But many travelers are still committed to making their European trips as planned despite a seemingly gloomy forecast for summer travel that these charts show.

4 Charts Showing Brussels Attacks’ Impact on European Travel Bookings

Airlines

Brussels Airport Reopens Under Tight Security

It was more than a mere reopening of a shuttered airport but a signal that a traumatized country was trying to reemerge from the depths.

Brussels Airport Reopens Under Tight Security

Airlines

Airlines Continue to Offer Refunds and Waivers for Brussels Flights

Airlines no doubt see an opportunity to turn cancelled Brussels plans into bookings to other European destinations.

Airlines Continue to Offer Refunds and Waivers for Brussels Flights