European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), in its COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol, stated (20-May-2020) airlines should ensure physical distancing among passengers “to the…..
Lufthansa reported plans to reposition its entire remaining A380 fleet to Munich Airport (airliners.de, 20-May-2020). “Operating the A380 at both locations would no longer be logistically and economically responsible”, the carrier continued……
Portugal‘s Government reportedly enquired from TAP Air Portugal‘s private shareholders about their availability to match a possible investment made by the State in TAP (Zap Aeiou, 20-May-2020). The…..
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania reportedly plan to restrict travel from third countries encountering more than 25 coronavirus cases per 100,000 residents within a two week period (err.ee, 21-May-2020). The…..
IATA, via its Airlines Financial Monitor for Apr-2020, reported (20-May-2020) global base passenger yields (in USD, excluding ancillary revenues) plummeted 11% year-on-year in Mar-2020 as…..
Air France-KLM announced (20-May-2020) the definitive end of Air France A380 operations in the context of COVID-19. The phase-out of the A380 fleet is scheduled in late 2022 and forms part…..
Alitalia announced (20-May-2020) plans to operate approximately 40% of its planned pre-coronavirus schedule in 3Q2020. The carrier added that it will gradually increase capacity in line…..
Widerøe conducted (18-May-2020) a survey with over 19,000 respondents, finding nine out of 10 are planning holidays in Norway during the summer holidays. [more – original PR – Norwegian]
Airbus EVP engineering Jean-Brice Dumont said the OEM needs to “fight the opinion of some that it is easy to become contaminated aboard an aircraft” and…..
Indigo Partners managing partner Bill Franke, speaking at CAPA’s Masterclass: Indigo Partners on aviation and travel beyond COVID-19, commented (20-May-2020) on the passenger demand recovery process after the…..
easyJet stated (19-May-2020) it has been the target of an attack from a highly sophisticated source, with the email address and travel details of approximately nine…..