Whilst it shouldn’t impact many HFP readers, it is worth knowing – as a sign of the parlous state of European aviation – that Berlin-based airline Germania filed for bankruptcy on Monday.
Originally a charter airline, it had moved heavily into scheduled services in recent years. Whilst it did not fly to the UK, you may have seen or even flown on one of its aircraft last year as British Airways was using the airline to operate some BA flights from Gatwick over the Summer.
PS. Head for Points in Vera
Finally, if you are taking a Virgin Atlantic flight during February, there is a profile of Head for Points in the current issue of in-flight magazine Vera.
Start reading from the back as it is virtually the last thing in it!