New strike at Lufthansa | 1,000 flights and 120,000 passengers in the air

A new round of strike action at Lufthansa is expected to lead to the cancellation of a total of 1,000 flights today (Tuesday, 12 March) and tomorrow (Wednesday, 13 March) at Frankfurt and Munich airports, the German carrier has announced. Amid strike action over airline cabin crew wage negotiations, starting this morning, 600 flights are […]

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ForwardKeys: Israel-Hamas war slows the recovery of global air travel

ForwardKeys, the leading travel analytics firm, with several unrivalled datasets, has revealed that the Israel-Hamas war has not only had a negative impact on aviation to and from the Middle East; the effect is global, with the whole market slowing by 5 percentage points (p.p.) in the three weeks since Hamas’ attack on Israel on […]

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ForwardKeys: Europe’s aviation chaos crushes confidence in flying | Amsterdam and London are worst affected

With multiple news reports of flight cancellations, as airports, suffering with staff shortages, struggle to cope with surging demand, ForwardKeys has taken a closer look at air traffic disruption, by analysing recent trends in intra-European flight bookings for travel in July and August and changes in seat capacity. It shows that a fall in consumer […]

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Mabrian: Top 10 European countries by flight cancellations

Further to Mabrian’s recent analysis on the top 10 airlines by cancellations for European flights, the travel intelligence provider has now carried out a study to examine European flight cancellations by country.  The data compares the number of flights scheduled on June 14 to fly between 1 and 15 July, with flights scheduled as of […]

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ForwardKeys: Russian invasion triggers a spike in flight cancellations

The latest data from ForwardKeys reveals that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompted an instant spike in flight cancellations to and from Russia. On 25th February, the day after the start of the invasion, every booking that was made for travel to Russia was outweighed by six cancellations of pre-existing bookings. The source markets exhibiting the […]

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Monarch Airlines extends Sharm el-Sheikh flight cancellations

Monarch Airlines has extended its cancellation of Sharm el-Sheikh flights to October 30. Previously the carrier had been reviewing and cancelling flights on a month-by-month basis. EasyJet cancelled all flights to Sharm el-Sheikh from Gatwick, Luton and Manchester for this summer and is expected to resume services from the start of the winter season in […]

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