Credit: Nigel Howarth / Aviation WeekWelcome 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: 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.
Credit: BombardierBombardier’s Canadair regional jet (CRJ) program, but not its production facilities, will become part of a marketing and support unit of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) on June 1, eventually backing the Japanese group’s SpaceJet regional jet.
Credit: BoeingThe recent decision by Brazil’s largest domestic airline GOL to cancel orders for 34 Boeing 737 MAX narrowbodies has coincided with a compensation payment from the airframer, bolster GOL’s cash balances to withstand the COVID-19 pandemic.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonInternational Airlines Group (IAG) plans to take delivery of 68 fewer aircraft until 2022 and is considering accelerated retirement of sub-fleets to bring its capacity in line with what it expects will be subdued demand over a long period of time.
Credit: Rolls-RoyceRolls-Royce says it is “actively pursuing” changes to its business to better align with medium-term market conditions as the coronavirus pandemic hits engine production and maintenance volumes.
Credit: Air France-KLM Group / Twitterir France-KLM posted a net loss of €1.8 billion ($1.95 billion) for the first three months of the year, hit by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus crisis on its operations.
Credit: Rob FinlaysonSpirit Airlines has no plans to abandon its high-density cabin layout in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, signaling confidence in the ULCC business model despite concerns over the health risk posed by crowded aircraft.