Aer Lingus chief executive Lynne Embleton insists there is no strategic retreat from the Irish regions but that restructuring is required as a result of the Covid crisis which has inflicted around €1 billion ($1.2 billion) in damage on the airline.
The UK has for the first time demonstrated its restored Carrier Strike capability, with Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings operating from the 65,000t vessel HMS Queen Elizabeth striking targets in the Middle East on 18 June.
The number of aircraft inactive for more than seven days in Europe has dropped to the lowest level since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, in what Eurocontrol describes as “a good sign for the summer ahead”.
Russian federal aviation regulator Rosaviatsia has withdrawn 35 aircraft from the operating certificate of diverse operator SKOL, after claims by state leasing firm GTLK that the carrier has failed to keep up payments for its fleet.
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