Credit: Sun Country Airlines / FacebookSun Country Airlines received a greenlight from the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) to extend suspensions to a handful of large hub airports through Sept. 30, as it looks to keep a lid on costs while demand remains weak.
Credit: Schiphol Amsterdam AirportAviation industry groups have appealed to the European Commission (EC) to extend the slot-waiver policy into the northern winter season. The groups say such an extension is essential for many airlines to survive.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonAmerican ULCCs expanded aggressively in the years following the last financial crisis, capitalizing on the industry’s strict capacity discipline and slow pace of economic recovery.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonDubai-based Emirates Airline plans to reintroduce the Airbus A380 to its schedules but on June 24 halted services to Pakistan after discovering a large number of COVID-19-infected passengers had traveled on one of its flights.
Credit: Ligado NetworksFederal Communications Commission (FCC) members on June 24 acknowledged a need to reform spectrum decision-making following their controversial action to grant Ligado Networks the use of frequency bands near those used for GPS and satellite communications.
Credit: ATRIn a rare example of an airline announcing growth during the COVID-19 pandemic, South Korean regional startup Hi Air has bought two ATR 72-500s from the manufacturer’s asset-management portfolio.
Credit: Fabrice Coffrini / Getty ImagesMore than a dozen aerospace organizations have urged the European Commission (EC) to link recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic to new measures designed to enhance the sector’s environmental credentials.
Credit: Joe PriesThe Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) will be waiving all parking fees at its airports and extending the 50% discount on takeoff and landing fees to all airlines flying into the kingdom.
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