Qatar Airways has become the "first global airline in the world" to achieve the "prestigious" five-star Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating by international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax.
Doha is a prominent route in SriLankan’s Middle Eastern operations, airline chairman Ashok Pathirage said and noted Qatar generated the second highest station revenue in the Middle East region for the 2019/20 financial year.
The global airline industry’s prospects look dismal in 2021 with pandemic-induced crisis continuing, job losses mounting and economic devastation growing.
The global air travel sector is facing its largest crisis in the history of the concept of flight. The industry, which was booming just ten months ago – is continuing to grapple with the economic and social impacts of this ongoing pandemic.
Air travel has fallen on hard days since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic six months ago, with the number of travellers dropping significantly around the world.
Qatar Airways will operate over 650 weekly flights to more than 85 destinations by mid-September, offering “more global connectivity” than any other airline.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to work together to urgently find ways to re-establish global connectivity by re-opening borders ...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released analysis showing that the airline industry’s global debt could rise to $550bn by the year-end.
In early March, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told an aviation conference in Addis Ababa the coronavirus pandemic was ‘a temporary problem’ — comparable to a natural disaster ...
Covid-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues drop by $314bn in 2020, a 55% decline compared to 2019, IATA said in its latest update.
The global airline industry is not against regulation, but need "smart regulation", said IATA director-general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac.
In Europe, Helsinki-based flag carrier Finnair will grow its commercial airline fleet in order to strengthen its position as the ‘Asia-Europe’ carrier and has shared more details on its upcoming Premium Economy cabin.