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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

EUROPEAN UNION. Despite the lifting of the restrictive measures taken on transport, ACI Europe, the association of European airports, does not...

European Commission authorises €7bn special aid to Air France - 05/04/2020

FRANCE. The European Commission authorises the emergency cash support granted by the French State to Air France for €7 billion.

Air France to open reservations for Maghreb in June - 04/29/2020

MAGHREB / FRANCE. Air France is preparing to strengthen its domestic routes and is reopening bookings for Algeria, Tunisia and Morocco.

European Court of Auditors calls for sustainable mobility in cities - 03/04/2020

EUROPEAN UNION. The European Court of Auditors publishes a report on sustainable urban mobility, denouncing the lack of progress in this area.

A high speed rail connection for new ports at Ashdod and Eilat - 04/24/2015

ISRAEL. Israel will soon have new ports at Eilat on the Red Sea and Ashdod on the Mediterranean. To facilitate the transport of freight, a high speed railway line will connect the two seas.
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