Airbus CEO Guillaume Faury said he expects aircraft production and deliveries will be back in line by the end of 2021, meaning the manufacturer will produce more aircraft than it can deliver until then.
Brussels Airlines has reached an agreement with unions on structural measures, paving the way for the Lufthansa subsidiary to reduce its 4,000-strong workforce by a quarter as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The slackening of air traffic worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic offers time to take stock of what Collins Aerospace calls the Datalink Dilemma—the increasing volume of aircraft communications addressing and reporting system (ACARS) data sent over VHF frequencies.
Lufthansa Group said June 29 that it is seeing increased demand for short-term and long-term bookings and has therefore taken the decision to return another 200 aircraft to service between now and the end of October.
American Airlines will resume booking flights to capacity on July 1, despite mounting rates of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in many U.S. states this past week.
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