Airlines for Europe (A4E) is stepping up its efforts to get another slot waiver for the winter timetable, offering to abide by a code of conduct to reach a compromise with airports ahead of a possible approval by the European Commission (EC).
The Malaysian Ministry of Transport is estimating its air transport industry will record a MYR13 billion ($3 billion) loss for 2020 following travel restrictions and a drop-off in demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Executives at United Airlines predict the slow recovery in air travel demand will reach a ceiling of around half of 2019 levels, at which point they expect traffic to remain broadly static until a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes widely available.
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 777F freighter caught fire July 22 while unloading cargo at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).
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