China Airlines cargo revenue up 64.6% in 1H2020, pax revenue down 63.8%

China Airlines reported (13-Jul-2020) the following financial highlights: Jun-2020: Operating revenue: TWD7584 million (USD255.8 million), -40.0% year-on-year; Passenger: TWD417 million (USD14.1 million), -95.0%; Cargo: TWD6892…..

Queensland Airports Limited CEO: ‘We are seeing the beginning of recovery’

Queensland Airports Limited CEO Chris Mills stated (10-Jul-2020) “We are seeing the beginning of recovery” with approximately six to eight daily movements at the airport for…..

Newcastle Williamtown Airport experiences busiest day since 09-Apr-2020

Newcastle Williamtown Airport announced (10-Jul-2020) the airport achieved its busiest day since 09-Apr-2020, with Queensland borders opening to New South Wales and passengers travelling to…..

Cathay Pacific updates destinations for Jul-2020, extends into Aug-2020

Cathay Pacific extended its interim schedule into Aug-2020, while also making additional adjustments for planned Jul-2020 operations as follows (Routes Online, 09-Jul-2020): Hong Kong-Amsterdam: Twice…..

Beijing Capital International Airport pax declines 81.4% in Jun-2020, 13.0m pax in 1H2020

Beijing Capital International Airport reported (10-Jul-2020) the following traffic highlights for Jun-2020: Jun-2020: Passengers: 1.5 million, -81.4% year-on-year; Domestic: 1.5 million, -75.2%; Hong Kong, Macau…..

BCD Travel introduces ‘Informed Traveler’ initiative to support travellers, travel agents

BCD Travel introduced (09-Jul-2020) the ‘Informed Traveler’, an initiative to provide trip related information to agents, travellers and travel managers across channels regarding travel during COVID-19. BCD…..

Delta Air Lines cautious about further schedule additions: CEO

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline is experiencing “renewed caution about further schedule additions at this time”, due to the spread of COVID-19…..

IATA urges Colombia to set date to reopen the domestic market

IATA VP Americas Peter Cerda, via his personal LinkedIn account, commented (09-Jul-2020) on the reactivation of aviation in Colombia, stating he held a meeting with Colombia‘s President Iván…..

JetBlue Airways to expand operations at Los Angeles International Airport to 70 daily services

JetBlue Airways announced (09-Jul-2020) plans to make Los Angeles International Airport its primary base of operations in greater Los Angeles. Effective Oct-2020, the carrier will move service and…..

Etihad Airways enters codeshare agreement with Air Arabia Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways announced (09-Jul-2020) a codeshare agreement with Air Arabia Abu Dhabi, whereby Etihad will place its designator code on Air Arabia Abu Dhabi services from Abu Dhabi to Alexandria and Sohag, effective 09-Jul-2020. The…..

KLM reopens Schengen Crown Lounge at Schiphol Airport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines reopened (09-Jul-2020) its European Schengen Crown Lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 01-Jul-2020, with more limited F&B services now being cautiously expanded to full…..