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SNCF's OUIGO trains announce their entry into spanish stations - 09/22/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN. The SNCF's high-speed, low-cost OUIGO trains will be extended to the Madrid-Barcelona link, which will also serve the cities of Zaragoza and Tarragona.

A student takes a majority stake in the Israeli airline El Al - 09/18/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ISRAEL. Eli Rozenberg, a twenty-seven year old Israeli student, now holds a majority stake of 42.85% in El Al, through his company Kanfei Nesharim. version française

Transavia reinforces its programme in France with the opening of five routes - 09/16/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Transavia France launches five new routes serving the South of France from Paris-Orly and Nantes-Atlantique.

Flight cancellations and delays in France this summer could cost airlines €26 million - 09/11/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. According to a survey conducted by Flightright, between July and August 2020, just over 65,000 flights were operated out of France, down 60% from 2019. version française

The port of Beirut suffered less than expected - 08/27/2020 - Gérard Tur

LEBANON. "The port is once again operating at 100%, for imports and exports" according to the new director of the port.

A new shipping line between France, Italy and Tunisia - 08/18/2020 - Gérard Tur

MEDITERRANEAN. It serves from August 22nd the ports of Sète, Marina Di Carrara and Sousse.

The Port of Marseille maintains its 2020 investments, despite a 15% drop in its traffic - 07/09/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Impacted by the health crisis, the Grand Port Maritime de Marseille will maintain the €57m of investments planned for 2020 and will even add more than €6.5m of commercial measures to revive port activities.

The dismissal of Tunisair's CEO is causing a stir - 07/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

TUNISIA. After refusing a rescue plan for the airline, the Tunisian Transport Minister dismissed Tunisair's CEO under conditions deemed unconstitutional.

Israeli airline El Al to receive a $250m state-guaranteed loan - 07/07/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ISRAEL. The airline company El Al accepted the rescue plan proposed by the Israeli government and could be nationalised again.

The Portuguese government nationalises the airline TAP - 07/03/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

PORTUGAL. To save it, the Portuguese Prime Minister raises the State's share in the airline TAP from 50 to 72.5%.

Covid-19 crisis leads Airbus to cut 15,000 jobs and Air France 7,585 - 07/01/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE / SPAIN. Airbus is planning to reduce its workforce by 15,000 employees, including 5,000 in France and 900 in Spain. Air France will cut nearly 7,600.

The Port of Barcelona launches a new service to Turkey - 06/11/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SPAIN. JSV Logistics now connects the port of Barcelona with the Turkish ports of Gebze and Ambarli in five days.

European airports do not envisage a return to pre-Covid-19 air traffic until 2023 - 06/08/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EUROPEAN UNION. Despite the lifting of the restrictive measures taken on transport, ACI Europe, the association of European airports, does not envisage a return to traffic in 2019 until 2023. It also complains that, unlike the main airlines, it has not benefited from government aid. EUROPEAN UNION. Despite the ongoing lifting...
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