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Smart technology will be fundamental for airlines to safely return to the skies

Smart technology will be fundamental for airlines to safely return to the skies

Technology provider for the air transport industry SITA has shed new light on how technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures ...

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airlines threaten to ban passengers who refuse to wear masks

US airline passengers who refuse to wear face coverings during the novel coronavirus pandemic could have their flying privileges revoked under tougher enforcement policies ...

Airlines set for ‘worst year’ on record; long road ahead for recovery

Airlines set for ‘worst year’ on record; long road ahead for recovery

Financially, 2020 will go down as the “worst” year in the history of commercial aviation as it faces the gravest peacetime crisis following the Covid-19 outbreak.

Airlines’ bailout kicks up a row in Continental Europe

Airlines’ bailout kicks up a row in Continental Europe

The highly competitive European aviation market is now witnessing a peculiar type of competition as government-backed aid is now targeted at some specific airlines ...

Aviation needs confidence to take off again: industry chief

Aviation needs confidence to take off again: industry chief

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt airlines an unprecedented blow -- to get back in business they will have to reinstill confidence in travellers and avoid a patchwork of restrictions ...

Airlines are literally battling for survival

Airlines are literally battling for survival

British Airways is preparing to cut almost 30% of its 42,000 workforce as the coronavirus crisis continues to batter the aviation industry, leaving airlines’ future planning in tatters ...

Grounded, airlines have no more cash to burn

Grounded, airlines have no more cash to burn

Travel restrictions and confidence effects, compounded by a coronavirus-induced global recession have taken a huge toll on the global airline industry, which is estimated to lose up to $314bn in 2020.

Airlines grapple with a new problem: Where to park idling planes?

Airlines grapple with a new problem: Where to park idling planes?

The coronavirus pandemic is taking a massive toll on nations around the world. It is affecting everyone, including businesses of all hues. Perhaps, the hardest hit is the travel industry — and specifically, the airlines.

Coronavirus-stricken airlines call for tax relief to limit bankruptcies

Coronavirus-stricken airlines call for tax relief to limit bankruptcies

European airlines demanded urgent tax relief to avoid multiple bankruptcies, as coronavirus disruption continued to spread around the global industry on Tuesday.

Virus-stricken airlines face bailout or bust

Virus-stricken airlines face bailout or bust

Airlines worldwide face an unprecedented existential threat as the coronavirus shuts down global travel, leaving governments with controversial and costly decisions about which carriers to bail out

Airlines slash schedules, jobs and pay after new travel restrictions

Airlines slash schedules, jobs and pay after new travel restrictions

Airlines around the world said they would make more drastic cuts to their flying schedules, shed jobs and seek government aid after countries further tightened border restrictions due to the fast spreading coronavirus.

Coronavirus on global airlines’ flight path

Coronavirus on global airlines’ flight path

With novel coronavirus outbreak disrupting global travel industry, airline revenues are likely to fall by $4bn to $5bn in the first quarter of this year.