Credit: Armenia Airways Air CompanyThe European Commission (EC) has banned all Armenian-registered carriers from European Union (EU) airspace, following a review of the country’s safety oversight first announced in December 2019.
Credit: Delta Air LinesWhile many airline executives predict the recovery in air travel demand will be U-shaped or V-shaped, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian thinks it will probably look more like the Nike “Swoosh” logo.
Credit: easyJetEasyJet has said it will have resumed flights to almost three-quarters of its route network by the end of August as London City Airport (LCY) said separately that it would reopen at the end of June as COVID-19 lockdowns are lifted.
Credit: Sanya Phoenix International AirportChina will experiment with granting the very liberal seventh freedom of the air, contrary to its habit of restricting each international passenger route to its own airlines and those of the country at the other end.
Credit: South African AirwaysBusiness-rescue practitioners seeking to save South African Airways (SAA) have put forward a draft restructuring plan that would see the carrier’s 49-strong fleet slimmed to 21 aircraft over the mid-term.
Credit: China Southern Airlines / TwitterICAO has been roundly praised by the global aviation community for its “takeoff guidance” published June 2 and setting out recommended practices for safe air travel while the pandemic continues.
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