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High fares, rising economic worries could weigh on airline recovery

DOHA, June 20 (Reuters) – Pent-up demand from the pandemic means consumers are weathering high airfares, but as summer ends and inflation and interest rate rises begin to bite, there are growing questions over whether the appetite for travel is sustainable. Global airlines are now expected to post a $ 9.7 billion loss in 2022, …

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Etihad to keep Heathrow flights at full capacity in July

Etihad Airways Airbus A320-200 is seen at the National Airport Minsk, Belarus April 19, 2018. REUTERS / Vasily Fedosenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, July 15 (Reuters) – Etihad Airways on Friday said it would operate all five return daily Abu Dhabi – London Heathrow flights at full capacity until …

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Israel to boost Asia flights when Saudi Arabia opens airspace

JERUSALEM, July 17 (Reuters) –Israel airlines plan to expand and open new routes to India and other Asian destinations after Saudi Arabia announced it would allow unfettered access to its airspace, a move that would save fuel costs and reduce flight times. In the absence of open relations between the countries, however, and given talks …

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