Aviation industry coalition asks for coordinated help

Aviation industry coalition asks for coordinated help

A coalition of 30 aviation industry groups, lobby organisations and professional associations signed a joint letter to the US government insisting it implement urgent and coordinated measures to secure the sector and protect 11 million aviation-related jobs. The letter comes...
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Airlines may ground 68% planes amid coronavirus outbreak, says govt

Airlines may ground 68% planes amid coronavirus outbreak, says govt

Indian airlines will ground 68 per cent of aircraft over the next two months because of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), according to a calculation by the government. The firms currently have 633 aircraft and the government said...
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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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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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Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Airbus Shuts Down Production in Spain and France for Four Days

Airbus has announced it pauses production in France and Spain for the next four days to comply with new emergency measures introduced by the governments in order to fight the spread of the coronavirus in both countries. During these several...
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Airlines face ‘critical’ threat from coronavirus-related cash crunch, IATA says

Airlines face ‘critical’ threat from coronavirus-related cash crunch, IATA says

Airlines around the world are being pummeled by the coronavirus crisis, with many facing tough questions about their future as the cash needed to pay their bills runs low. Globally, IATA director general Alexandre de Juniac estimates that airlines will...
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Coronavirus: US airlines were hit hard by 911, but they are now navigating uncharted territory as COVID-19 vaporises demand

Coronavirus: US airlines were hit hard by 911, but they are now navigating uncharted territory as COVID-19 vaporises demand

As the country’s largest airlines American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines navigate the effects of the ban, they are also likely being forced to examine their long term view of how they plan to rebound once the pandemic...
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