Starting Sept. 3, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) will gradually allow international flights from Austria, Cambodia, Canada, Denmark, Greece, Pakistan, Sweden and Thailand to land at Beijing as its first point of entry.
Qantas will rely on its Boeing 787s to operate international services for the next three years, but in the longer term it still sees a role for its Airbus A380s and other types it plans to order, CEO Alan Joyce said.
United Airlines will furlough more than 16,000 workers on Oct. 1, less than half its previous estimate of 36,000, as the carrier has seen a greater-than-expected participation in voluntary separation and time-off programs.
Low-cost long-haul operator Level plans to resume services Sept. 11, with the start of a weekly rotation between its home hub of Barcelona and New York JFK.
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