US REIGNITES BOEING-AIRBUS TRADE WAR DESPITE COVID-19

US REIGNITES BOEING-AIRBUS TRADE WAR DESPITE COVID-19

The US has reignited its trade war with Airbus despite the coronavirus crisis, raising tariffs from 10 to 15 per cent on the European planemaker’s aircraft. The World Trade Organization has accused both of the world’s largest planemakers of receiving...
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Airline Industry In Free Fall Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Airline Industry In Free Fall Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

In recent days, we’ve seen cuts to capacity and routes scaling up as air carriers park more airplanes and more nations have announced travel restrictions. Other airlines are making equally significant cuts. United Air Lines announced cuts of 75% of its int...
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Africa & Middle East – Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines

Africa & Middle East – Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they fight for survival due to the evaporation of air travel...
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Europe – Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines

Europe – Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Europe, as part of a worldwide campaign, for emergency government intervention as they fight for survival due to the collapse in air travel as a result of the COVID-19...
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A reminder on hand sanitiser

A reminder on hand sanitiser

Authorities are warning about the dangers of sending bulk quantities of hand sanitiser by air or mail. This follows a sharp rise in hand sanitiser being found as undeclared dangerous goods in connection with the coronavirus outbreak. CASA says hand...
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COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Lead to New World’s Longest Flight

COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Lead to New World’s Longest Flight

Air Tahiti Nui successfully completed the world’s longest passenger flight by distance over the weekend in a record-breaking journey that was the direct result of travel restrictions stemming from the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The distance surpas...
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Travelers Can Take Larger Bottles of Hand Sanitizer In Carry-On Luggage, TSA Announces

Travelers Can Take Larger Bottles of Hand Sanitizer In Carry-On Luggage, TSA Announces

A new policy announced by the Transportation Security Administration on Friday allows travelers to bring hand sanitizer containers that are up to 12 ounces in size – quite an increase from the usual 3.4 ounces that are usually allowed. The...
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Airports say they may have to close within weeks

Airports say they may have to close within weeks

The chief executive of the Airport Operators Association has warned aviation hubs across the world may have to shut down within weeks without government intervention. Karen Dee said that while airlines have called on global governments to support them through....
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By 2030 Checking In At The Airport Could Be A Thing Of The Past

By 2030 Checking In At The Airport Could Be A Thing Of The Past

OACIS, which stands for Off Airport Check In Solutions, is an innovative solution to the age-old problem of luggage. “This has allowed us to create a service that brings together all the bits you would expect to be able to do...
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What’s The World’s Longest Passenger Plane?

What’s The World’s Longest Passenger Plane?

Which commercial aircraft is the longest in the world? A simple answer is more complicated than it may at first seem. Looking over the sheer range of different widebody aircraft ever built, there are some surprisingly long aircraft that defy...
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