Credit: Virgin AustraliaEtihad Airways, which owns 21% of Virgin Australia, has said it was unable to provide further funding to prevent the airline’s entry into administration but remains open to discussions on a possible relaunch.
Credit: Nigel Howarth/Aviation WeekWelcome to Routes’ weekly look at how Europe's aviation market is responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, helping you understand the schedule changes and manage the impact so we can navigate through this crisis together. Routes is part of Aviation Week Network.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonIndian Ocean-based Air Mauritius has been placed into administration as travel restrictions and border closures in all its markets have led to a complete erosion of the company’s revenue base.
Credit: AviointeriorsItalian aircraft-interiors specialist Aviointeriors has unveiled two social-distancing seat designs, aimed at safeguarding against COVID-19 contamination, which could be available within a short time frame.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonWizz Air expects to enter new markets in Europe and increase the scale of its planned Abu Dhabi venture once travel restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 crisis have been eased, the Hungarian airline’s founder and CEO József Váradi has said.
Credit: Air France-KLM GroupAir France-KLM is in advanced negotiations with the French and Dutch governments for state and state-backed loans that would enable the group to face the expected liquidity requirement in the third quarter of this year, according to group executives.
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