Welcome to Routes’ look at how the North American 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.
ANA Increases Domestic Flight Suspensions
All Nippon Airways is suspending more of its domestic flights as Japanese carriers cut capacity to offset declining demand.
Korean Air’s transition to a cloud-based IT network has improved its employees’ ability to work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, the South Korean airline said.
U.S. Carriers Slash Flights To New York As COVID-19 Escalates
Credit: Joe Pries
U.S. carriers drastically cut back on flying to the New York City area over the weekend, as the country’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 is expected to peak there in the coming weeks.
RavnAir Alaska Shuts Down, Enters Chapter 11
Credit: RavnAir Alaska
RavnAir Alaska, a regional carrier providing connectivity throughout the state of Alaska with a fleet of 72 aircraft, has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and shut down with immediate effect.
Aviation Labor Leaders Call For Federal Enforcement Of CDC Pandemic Guidelines
Credit: Atlas Air Worldwide
Aviation industry labor unions called on the U.S. government to enforce medical guidelines to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, saying their members risk ongoing exposure to infection despite a dramatic decline in air travel.
Changi Airport Group is taking advantage of the dramatic slowdown in air travel demand to bring forward infrastructure upgrades at Changi Airport, suspending operations at Terminal 2 for 18 months from May 1.
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