Credit: Rob FinlaysonThere is a reasonable chance of rescuing Comair Group given its asset base and importance to South Africa’s connectivity, according to the business rescue practitioners who were appointed to the company earlier in May.
Credit: Spicejet via TwitterWelcome to Routes’ look at how the Asia-Pacific aviation market is responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, helping you understand the schedule changes and manage the impact so we can navigate through this crisis together. Routes is part of the Aviation Week Network.
Credit: Ligado NetworksThe Air Line Pilots Association has petitioned the Federal Communications Commission to reverse its “hasty, arbitrary and incorrect decision” to grant Ligado Networks access to radio frequency spectrum near bands used for critical aviation applications.
Credit: Joe PriesThe German government is in the final stages of negotiating a support package for Lufthansa that would give the airline access to around €9 billion ($9.9 billion) in new liquidity, coming just in time to avoid a possible insolvency process.
Credit: SouthwestAlcohol wipes have been identified as a possible cause of wires shorting out on aircraft, causing at least one inflight smoke event, a NASA Aviation Safety Reporting System report reveals.
Credit: TSAThe U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced a host of changes to its screening process to minimize interactions between customers and agents, in an effort to reduce the risk of cross-contagion ahead of the Memorial Day holiday period.
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