Towards a return to near normalcy?

flybeA British airline, aims to relaunch in the spring of 2022. The company, which collapsed due to COVID-19 in March 2020, began operating training flights in the United Kingdom.

Before the health crisis, Flybe still carried about 8 million passengers a year in both the United Kingdom and Europe.

In 2021, the company confirmed the upcoming opening of a new base in Birmingham. The city’s location, in the middle of the United Kingdom, was ideal for the acquisition of this company. This airport serves more than 150 destinations around the world.

Ryanair Betting at Bordeaux Merignac Airport. The company announced the return of the third aircraft and the opening of 11 new destinations located primarily in Southern Europe. This Wednesday, March 2, 2022, the airline, originally from Ireland, and Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport announced that the airport will now serve 42 destinations, compared to 33 cities last summer. Moving on to the sun and south, here are 11 new destinations: Zadar, Malta, Pisa, Trapani, Santiago de Compostela, Alghero, Barcelona, ​​Birmingham, Brindisi, Rome Fiumicino and Madrid. Thanks to this new aircraft and the opening of these destinations, Ryanair allows Bordeaux to offer the largest summer program ever known. So it is a return to normalcy for Ryanair, which already had 3 aircraft at Bordeaux airport before the health crisis. More than a glimmer of hope, Ryanair will offer 42% more capacity in the Bordeaux region this summer than in the pre-Covid-19 period.

Finnish airline Finnair, a specialist in relations between Europe and Asia, also expects its international network to improve from June 2022. After a complicated 2020, 2021 was not an easy year for the company either. Indeed, Finnair’s passenger traffic has dropped by 20%. However, the airline maintained its turnover at 838.4 million euros (ie +1%). However, according to its annual report, it expects to regain its pre-pandemic traffic in 2023. The summer forecast is great: The company plans to serve about 100 destinations in Europe, Asia, and the United States, such as Busan in South Korea, or Dallas and Seattle in the United States.

In this regard, before leaving for South Korea or the United States, it is necessary for the traveler to apply for K-ETA and ESTA, without which entry into these two regions would not be possible.

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