Credit: BoeingUpdated Boeing commercial airliner figures for 2020 through March reveal dramatic order cancellations and reduced deliveries as the air transport market continues to nosedive in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonKazakhstan airlines have lost KZT235 billion ($549 million) as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic so far, the country’s Ministry of Industry and Infrastructural Development said April 13.
Credit: Nigel Howarth/Aviation WeekWelcome to Routes’ weekly look at how the Middle East and African aviation markets are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, helping you understand the schedule changes and manage the impact so we can navigate through this crisis together.
Credit: FinnairOneworld member Finnair and Star Alliance connecting partner Juneyao Air are looking to establish a joint venture (JV) between their two main hubs—Helsinki and Shanghai—strengthening their existing partnership.
Credit: Joe PriesLufthansa and Turkish Airlines joint-venture airline SunExpress will switch 18 of its Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft to freight operations while passenger flights remain suspended because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonCentral and Eastern European LCC Wizz Air has announced 1,000 job redundancies and pay cuts that will last until March 2021, in preparation for the wider financial impact of COVID-19.
Credit: BoeingThe latest version of the Boeing 737 MAX master minimum equipment list (MMEL) corrects a conflict between the original MMEL’s allowances and pilot troubleshooting steps that allowed flights with no functioning autopilot, even as a checklist calls for autopilot engagement to correct flight-control issue.
Credit: CANSOEuropean nations have agreed to allow the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation, which represents air navigation service providers, to take out loans of up to €1.27 billion ($1.39 billion) to get its members through the COVID-19 crisis.
Credit: Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport / FacebookThe U.S. Transportation Department announced emergency grants totaling $10 billion for hundreds of airports across all 50 states, with awards ranging in size from just $1,000 for the smallest airports to hundreds of millions of dollars for the largest.
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