Credit: NASAAs airlines and airports around the world respond to the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Routes looks at the current state of the global aviation market. Routes is part of Aviation Week Network.
Asia-Pacific Could Also See A380 Fleet Changes
Credit: Nigel Howarth / Aviation WeekThe restructuring of troubled carrier Thai Airways to avoid bankruptcy brought on by COVID-19 could see fleet changes occur. The carrier currently operates six A380s, all of which are presently grounded. Japan’s All Nippon Airways has confirmed it doesn’t intend to take delivery of its last A380, scheduled for this year.
Credit: Wizz AirWizz Air already generates among the highest levels of ancillary revenues as a proportion of earnings across the industry and the Central European LCC’s management expects a further increase in non-ticket income once the coronavirus crisis passes.
Credit: ETH ZurichLufthansa Group is to cooperate with Swiss technology institute ETH Zurich to accelerate the availability of aviation fuel produced using carbon dioxide and water extracted from the atmosphere using concentrated sunlight.