Creditors of German leisure airline Condor have cleared the way for the company to exit its protective umbrella restructuring scheme, but questions are being raised whether the planned takeover by state-owned Polish aviation group PGL will go ahead amid the current COVID-19 crisis.
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U.S. citizens arriving from Europe’s Schengen Area will be funneled through 11 designated American airports following implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban for the 26-country bloc over concerns about the rapidly-spreading novel coronavirus.
[DEVELOPING STORY] U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a travel ban between the U.S. and mainland Europe for 30 days beginning Mar. 13 for foreign nationals, in a stunning move aimed at limiting the spread of COVID-19.
Defense electronics specialist Hensoldt and air traffic management system supplier Frequentis have signed a memorandum of understanding to increase their collaboration on developing integrated counter-drone systems for airports.
European airlines reeling from the latest blow of a U.S. travel ban have called on governments to immediately ease slot rules, defer taxes and clarify the status of passenger compensation to help them weather the COVID-19 coronavirus storm.
A free route airspace project initiated by HungaroControl, Hungary’s air navigation service provider, is a finalist in the World ATM Congress’ Maverick Awards for the flexibility it has given airlines and subsequent fuel savings.
Chinese airlines carried 84.5% fewer passengers in February than a year earlier, the Civil Aviation Administration of China said, giving the most complete data so far on the impact of Wuhan virus on the industry.
Avionics manufacturer ACSS on Mar. 11 formally announced FAA certifications of its SafeRoute+ retrofit system, which allows airlines to display and exploit positional data from aircraft signaling by automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast Out on their flight decks.
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