Continuing its company-wide retrenchment in the face of ongoing market uncertainty, Boeing is sticking to its earlier announced plans to slash widebody production rates by 50% by 2021 while simultaneously hoping to gradually restore 737 production to 31 per month by the start of 2022.
Hawaiian Airlines is pushing back its Boeing 787 deliveries due to a weaker long-term demand outlook, although the short-term picture is beginning to improve as quarantine restrictions ease in key markets.
Finnair has increased its cost-savings target by a further €40 million ($47 million) and is in talks with Airbus to defer delivery of its three remaining Airbus A350s on order, after the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic more than tripled the Oneworld carrier’s third-quarter net loss
Sun Country Airlines CEO Jude Bricker said the carrier’s flexible route network and cargo-handling deal with Amazon have enabled it to remain resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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