How Can Governments Best Help Airlines Recover From Pandemic?

By Karen Walker Jul 24, 2020
Ask the Editors: Expanding preflight testing and contact tracing would boost passenger confidence in air travel safety.
Airlines & Lessors

Alaska Air Group Hastens Move To Join Oneworld By Year-End

By Lori Ranson Jul 24, 2020
Alaska Air Group admits its goal to join oneworld by year-end is aggressive, but the company is eager to cement its place in the alliance as well as its partnership with American Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

Munich-Led Consortium Signs Sofia Airport Operator Concession

By Kurt Hofmann Jul 24, 2020
The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and the SOF Connect consortium have signed a concessionaire agreement for Sofia Airport (SOF) July 22.
Airports & Routes

Expansion Of Xian Xianyang Airport Begins

By Bradley Perrett Jul 22, 2020
Work has begun on expanding Xian Xianyang International Airport (XIY) to a capacity of 83 million passengers a year by 2030.
Airports & Routes

Malaysia Projects $3B In Air Transport Industry Losses

By Chen Chuanren Jul 22, 2020
The Malaysian Ministry of Transport is estimating its air transport industry will record a MYR13 billion ($3 billion) loss for 2020 following travel restrictions and a drop-off in demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Airlines & Lessors

A4E Asks For Winter Slot Waiver, ACI Wants Conditions Attached

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2020
Airlines for Europe (A4E) is stepping up its efforts to get another slot waiver for the winter timetable, offering to abide by a code of conduct to reach a compromise with airports ahead of a possible approval by the European Commission (EC).
Airports & Routes

Bamboo Airways To Lease Two Danish E195s For Island Routes

By Chen Chuanren Jul 21, 2020
Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways is set to lease a pair of Embraer E195LRs from Danish operator Great Dane Airlines to launch new services to the Con Dao archipelago.
Airlines & Lessors

European Peak-Day Traffic To Reach 60% Of 2019 Levels In August

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 20, 2020
Eurocontrol expects close to 18,000 daily flights across Europe by the end of this month, as a gradual but fragile recovery in air traffic continues.
Airports & Routes

IATA Chief Sees Slow Recovery But Stays Positive

By Karen Walker Jul 17, 2020
IATA chief remains optimistic despite grueling recovery road.
Airlines

Saudi Arabia Launches Red Sea Airport Construction

By Alan Dron Jul 17, 2020
Saudi Arabia has started the construction phase of a new airport to help achieve the country’s aim of becoming a major international tourism destination. 
Airports & Routes

Delta, LATAM Plan To Use Proposed JV To Challenge American In Miami 

By Lori Ranson Jul 17, 2020
Despite reeling from the crisis created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delta Air Lines and LATAM Airlines Group are aiming to significantly grow their presence at Miami International if their proposed joint venture receives all the necessary approvals. 
Airports & Routes

Cathay Pacific Issues Profit Warning, Plans Slow Capacity Return

By Adrian Schofield Jul 17, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has triggered a massive half-year loss for Cathay Pacific, but there are some positive signs emerging as the airline gradually adds back capacity and transit traffic increases.
Airlines & Lessors

Opinion: A Two-Phase Plan For Aviation’s Recovery

Stephen Timm Jul 17, 2020
We must collaborate on health and safety measures, educate travelers about them and provide a consistent passenger experience.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

2020 World Airline Report North American Analysis

By Aaron Karp Jul 17, 2020
The virus kills US carrier notions of eternal profit.
Airlines

Emirates Resumes A380 Flying, Adds More Routes

By David Casey Jul 16, 2020
Emirates Airline has returned its Airbus A380 aircraft to the skies after a near four-month hiatus and is resuming flying to more destinations.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Emirates Resumes Limited A380 Services On Three Routes

By Kurt Hofmann Jul 16, 2020
Emirates Airline returned the Airbus A380 to its active fleet on July 15, operating the aircraft for the first time since March on routes from Dubai (DXB) to London Heathrow (LHR) and Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG).
Aircraft & Propulsion

Singapore Regulator Freezes Fee Hikes

By Chen Chuanren Jul 16, 2020
To help the aviation industry weather the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has announced there will be no service fee hikes for its fiscal year ending March 31, 2021.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Fast Five – Questions For Roei Ganzarski

By William Garvey Jul 16, 2020
Roei Ganzarski is CEO of the Redmond, Washington-based magniX corporation
Aircraft & Propulsion

Toronto Pearson Operator GTAA Cuts 27% Of Staff

By Sean Broderick Jul 15, 2020
The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) is eliminating 500 positions, or 27% of its potential workforce, to cope with reduced traffic caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports & Routes

Garuda Planning Bali Flights To Boost Economy; Seeks Airbus Deferments

By Chen Chuanren Jul 15, 2020
In a move to promote tourism spending in Bali, Garuda Indonesia is exploring new long-haul flights from the resort island to Europe, India and the U.S. even though the routes would be unprofitable ones.
Airports & Routes

London Stansted To Appeal Ban On Expansion

By Alan Dron Jul 14, 2020
London Stansted Airport is to appeal against a decision by the local planning authority to block it from increasing the number of passengers it handles.
Airports & Routes

Irish Quarantine Triggers Ryanair Schedule Cuts

By Victoria Moores Jul 14, 2020
Ryanair is calling on the Republic of Ireland to withdraw its 14-day quarantine, which has triggered the Irish LCC to cut up to 1,000 Ireland-UK flights in August and September.
Airlines & Lessors

France Cuts Chinese Airlines' Flights In ‘Reciprocal’ Move

By Chen Chuanren Jul 14, 2020
China has condemned France’s decision to slash the number of Chinese airline flights to Paris per week from three to just one, which Paris said was in response to China’s "five ones" policy. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

IATA Forecasts More Severe Hit To Asia-Pacific Airline Industry

By Adrian Schofield Jul 13, 2020
New projections from IATA indicate steeper drops in demand, revenue and staff numbers than previously estimated for some of the key Asia-Pacific airline markets this year.
Airlines & Lessors

Philippine Consortium Abandons $2B Manila Airport Upgrade

By Chen Chuanren Jul 13, 2020
Citing the COVID-19 impact and the Filipino government’s inflexibility, a consortium of six companies has dropped a PHP102 billion ($2 billion) proposal to upgrade and then operate Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL).
Airports & Routes

 

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