Life after COVID-19: an ‘enormous potential’ for growth, but will it be a ‘V’ shaped return

Munich Airport president and CEO Jost Lammers said there is “enormous potential” for “dynamic growth” post-coronavirus, despite “massive” passenger traffic decreases in 2020 (TRBusiness, 30-Mar-2020). Mr…..

US and Russia agree to hold high level talks on oil market

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to a consultation between US and Russian energy ministers concerning oil prices, in response to the global slump…..

San Francisco Airport to consolidate operations at international terminal to a single concourse

San Francisco International Airport, via its official website, announced (26-Mar-2020) plans to temporarily “consolidate all flight activity in the International Terminal to a single concourse”,…..

Ecuador tourism association reports occupancy rate less than 3%, seeks government assistance

Ecuador‘s Tourism Association (Fenacaptur) stated that nationwide room occupancy is below 3% (Hosteltur, 26-Mar-2020). Fenacaptur met with Federal and State Government officials to discuss assistance…..

easyJet grounds entire fleet in response to coronavirus

easyJet announced (30-Mar-2020) it has now grounded its entire fleet in response to the coronavirus pandemic and the implementation of national lockdowns in numerous European countries. The carrier…..

Air Corsica to partner with Air France to maintain connectivity between mainland France and Corsica

Air Corsica announced (26-Mar-2020) plans to collaborate with Air France in order to maintain territorial connectivity between mainland France and Corsica in light of the closure of Paris Orly Airport. All Air Corsica services…..

Gol-Delta FFP partnership to end effective Apr-2020

Gol frequent flyer programme (FFP) Smiles, announced the end of its partnership with Delta Air Lines‘s SkyMiles FFP, effective 01-Apr-2020 (Panrotas, 26-Mar-2020).

Paris Orly Airport to close from 31-Mar-2020

Groupe ADP announced (25-Mar-2020) all air services to/from Paris Orly Airport will be transferred to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport from 31-Mar-2020 in response to the coronavirus (La Tribune, 25-Mar-2020). The operator…..

Air Canada to cut systemwide capacity ‘nearly 80%’ in Apr-2020, ground ‘more than 175’ aircraft

Air Canada president and CEO Calin Rovinescu, via its official Twitter account, stated (25-Mar-2020) the carrier is reducing systemwide capacity by “nearly 80%” in Apr-2020 and…..

Azul FFP to assist with generating cash flow during the COVID-19 pandemic

Azul CFO Alex Malfitani, in a conference call about the COVID-19 pandemic, commented (24-Mar-2020) on revenue streams during the pandemic, stating Azul‘s FFP continues to generate revenue during this…..

American Airlines closes most Admirals Club lounges, offers limited F&B service

American Airlines announced (24-Mar-2020) the closure of most Admirals Club lounges, although front desk customer service will be maintained at major US airports and London Heathrow Airport. The carrier…..