Credit: Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways plans to start trials at its home airport of a device that alerts staff to the presence of passengers with medical conditions, potentially including the early stages of the coronavirus infection.
Credit: Joe PriesTo the list of potential long-term challenges to commercial aviation from the COVID-19 crisis, add the likelihood of faster growth in high-speed train services for travelers in China and Europe, according to a new report by a major investment bank.
Credit: Lufthansa GroupWelcome to Routes’ look at how the European 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.
Credit: flydubaiWith passenger operations in the UAE suspended with the exception of repatriation and emergency flights, LCC flydubai has allocated six of its Boeing 737-800s to operate as all-cargo aircraft to aid the movement of essential goods.
Credit: Rob FinlayonJetBlue Airways will temporarily consolidate operations at five metro areas across the U.S., offering a preview of how other carriers will likely manage their minimum service level obligations under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Emergency Security (CARES) Act.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonThe COVID-19 pandemic has brought a temporary surge of new airlines and routes to Australasia for repatriation missions. But in the longer term, the crisis is also disrupting plans for high-profile long-haul flights from this region and prompting questions about their viability.
Credit: Austrian Airlines / TwitterAustrian Airlines has begun negotiations with the Austrian government for a bridge loan, as the Lufthansa subsidiary tries to mitigate the ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Credit: NorwegianLCC Norwegian Air Shuttle is calling a May 4 extraordinary general meeting to seek shareholder approval for plans that would convert debt to equity to meet the requirements of a Norwegian state guarantee program and boost its balance sheet.
Credit: China Eastern Airlines via TwitterWuhan Tianhe Airport reopened its gates to scheduled commercial operations on April 8, marking the end of China’s 76-day lockdown of the city and the resumption of normal service to the airport.
Credit: Air CanadaAir Canada announced plans to seek workforce grants under the federal government’s proposed Canadian Emergency Wage Subsidy (CAWS) program, as it looks to offset a precipitous decline in revenues caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Credit: AireonSpace-based surveillance provider Aireon and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization announced a partnership April 8 to analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air traffic flows of essential goods and services.
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