Credit: Changi Airport / TwitterReeling from the decline in visitorship and traffic from China because of the COVID-19 outbreak, governments in the region are rolling out measures to help airlines suffering from the slump.
Credit: SA Express / TwitterGovernment-owned regional airline South African Express (SA Express) has said flights are continuing as normal, despite entering “business rescue,” which is roughly the equivalent of bankruptcy protection.
Credit: Indra / TwitterSpanish technology company Indra is introducing artificial intelligence (AI) to its air traffic control (ATC) remote towers to allow a greater degree of scrutiny of both air and ground movements.
Credit: Seamless Air AllianceSeamless Air Alliance, a collaborative body of airlines and suppliers, has published its first inflight-connectivity standard—Seamless Release 1.0—to give airlines greater technical flexibility and make it simpler for passengers to access the internet while flying.
Credit: Triumph GroupMajor airplane parts and services provider Triumph Group has restructured into two divisions—one of which it is trying to sell—with its Integrated Systems and Product Support business units merging into “Triumph Systems & Support,” effective immediately.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonAir Canada is hopeful that challenges posed by the Boeing 737 MAX grounding and COVID-19 outbreak in China will be resolved by the second half of 2020, optimistic time lines that assume worst-case scenarios regarding both crises will not come to pass.
Credit: Rob FinlayonThe office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s (USTR) is raising already-approved World Trade Organization penalty tariff amounts collected from European airliners imported into the U.S. by 5% to 15%.
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