American Airlines will transfer operations to Beijing Daxing International (PKX) from Beijing Capital International (PEK) in March 2021, joining several other oneworld alliance members at the Chinese capital’s newest airport.
Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG), the holding company of Malaysia Airlines, is reported to have warned creditors and lessors that its owner, sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional, will stop funding the flag-carrier should debt restructuring talks fail, which would push the airline into liquidation.
The announcement of a UK government taskforce to look at ways of easing the devastating effect of national quarantine measures on international air travel has drawn mixed responses from the country’s aviation sector.
Boeing’s Charleston, South Carolina facility, tabbed to be the lone Boeing 787 final assembly site starting in mid-2021, has been splitting production evenly with Everett, Washington for nearly two years after a steady ramp-up following its July 2011 beginnings, an Aviation Week analysis reveals.
Japan Airlines (JAL) subsidiary ZIPAIR Tokyo will start its first passenger route in mid-October—six months after its original launch plans were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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