Daily Memo: March Aircraft Deliveries: Signs Of The Trouble Ahead

By Jens Flottau Apr 06, 2020
In one of its latest COVID-19-related updates IATA estimated that the airline industry will reduce its second quarter investment spending from $17 billion planned in pre-crisis days to essentially zero. 
Air Transport

Aviation Labor Leaders Call For Federal Enforcement Of CDC Pandemic Guidelines

By Bill Carey Apr 06, 2020
Aviation industry labor unions called on the U.S. government to enforce medical guidelines to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, saying their members risk ongoing exposure to infection despite a dramatic decline in air travel.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Air France-KLM Reportedly In Talks On State-Backed Loan

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 06, 2020
Air France-KLM is reportedly in talks with the French and Netherlands governments over a state-backed loan of up to €6 billion ($6.48 billion) to help the airline group weather the COVID-19 crisis. 
Airlines & Lessors

EasyJet Founder Calls For CFO Removal After EGM Denial

By Victoria Moores Apr 06, 2020
EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou is now calling for the removal of two directors—easyjet CFO Andrew Findlay and non-executive director Andreas Bierwirth—a retaliatory measure after his request for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM) was denied.
Airlines & Lessors

Airbus Suspends Production At Some Sites

By Jens Flottau Apr 06, 2020
Airbus decided April 6 to suspend production and aircraft at some of its facilities, most importantly the A220 and A320 final assembly line in Mobile, Alabama.
Aircraft & Propulsion

AirBaltic Cuts 50% Of Flights Through October

By David Casey Apr 06, 2020
Latvia’s airBaltic will cut approximately 50% of flights between April 15 and Oct. 31 in response to the COVID-19 crisis.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Carriers Slash Flights To New York As COVID-19 Escalates

By Ben Goldstein Apr 06, 2020
U.S. carriers drastically cut back on flying to the New York City area over the weekend, as the country’s worst outbreak of COVID-19 is expected to peak there in the coming weeks. 
Airlines & Lessors

RavnAir Alaska Shuts Down, Enters Chapter 11

By Aaron Karp Apr 06, 2020
RavnAir Alaska, a regional carrier providing connectivity throughout the state of Alaska with a fleet of 72 aircraft, has entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and shut down with immediate effect.
Airlines & Lessors

ANA Increases Domestic Flight Suspensions

By Adrian Schofield Apr 06, 2020
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is suspending more of its domestic flights as Japanese carriers cut capacity to offset declining demand.
Airlines & Lessors

EASA Publishes Possible Framework For Urban Drone Rules

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 06, 2020
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency has published its first view of how the use and control of drones in an urban environment could be regulated, presenting an opinion to the European Commission that sets out how drones could co-exist with current airspace users.  
Aircraft & Propulsion

CAE Furloughs One Quarter Of Its Workforce Due To COVID-19

By Bill Carey Apr 06, 2020
Aviation and healthcare training provider CAE on April 6 announced that it has furloughed one-quarter of its workforce among “flexible measures” being implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Marketplace

European Transport Ministers Call For Cooperation In COVID-19 Crisis

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 06, 2020
Transport ministers in France, Germany, Italy and Spain have written to European Commissioner for Transport Adina-Ioana Valean asking for funding to help COVID-19 crisis-hit transport companies.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Rolls-Royce Prepares For Production Scalebacks

By Tony Osborne Apr 06, 2020
Aero-engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce says it is preparing for a dip in engine delivery volumes as the industry scales back operations in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Marketplace

Korean Air’s New IT System Enables Remote Working Amid Pandemic

By Adrian Schofield Apr 06, 2020
Korean Air’s transition to a cloud-based IT network has improved its employees’ ability to work from home during the COVID-19 crisis, the South…
Airlines & Lessors

Changi Closes Terminal 2 To Consolidate Operations

By Chen Chuanren Apr 06, 2020
Changi Airport Group (CAG) is taking advantage of the dramatic slowdown in air travel demand to bring forward infrastructure upgrades at Singapore's Changi Airport, suspending operations at Terminal 2 for 18 months from May 1.
Airports & Routes

COVID-19: North America Market Update

By David Casey Apr 06, 2020
Welcome to Routes’ look at how the North American aviation market is responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, helping you understand the…
Airlines & Lessors

Airport Profile: Los Angeles International (LAX)

Apr 06, 2020
Weekly profile of a major airport’s operations, carriers and destinations.
Air Transport

Boeing Suspends Puget Sound Work Indefinitely; Spirit Reassesses

By Michael Bruno Apr 06, 2020
Boeing’s suspension of aircraft production at its major Puget Sound and Moses Lake, Washington, campuses has been extended “until further notice,” the OEM said April 5.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Upcoming Events

Apr 04, 2020
Calendar of upcoming events of interest to the aviation industry.
Air Transport

U.S DOT Orders Airlines To ‘Promptly’ Refund Customers For Cancellations

By Ben Goldstein Apr 03, 2020
The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) has put airlines on notice that customers must be “refunded promptly” for all flights canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Daily Memo: Emergency Funding For Suppliers, Aftermarket Providers

By Sean Broderick Apr 03, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act sets up several new programs and adjusts some existing ones—each aimed at pumping much-needed cash into specific sized organizations or industry sectors.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Pittsburgh Airport CEO: CARES Act To Cover Half Of Lost Revenue

By Ben Goldstein Apr 03, 2020
The chief executive of Pittsburgh International Airport said that financial aid included in the latest U.S. federal stimulus package will offset roughly half the revenue destroyed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airports & Routes

Volaris Braces For A Tough 2020; Expects To Survive Pandemic

Lori Ranson Apr 03, 2020
Mexico’s largest domestic airline Volaris has been forced to slash its capacity by 80% for April after the country’s government declared a health emergency to contain the coronavirus.  
Airlines & Lessors

 

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