April Becomes Worst Month Ever For Boeing—So Far

By Michael Bruno Apr 10, 2020
The stakes are getting high for Boeing, so giving equity to Uncle Sam may be the least of the worries facing the embattled OEM.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Daily Memo: COVID-19, Force Majeure And The Coming Wave Of Supplier Renegotiations

By Michael Bruno Apr 09, 2020
When Boeing shut down its Puget Sound and South Carolina aircraft production this week due to COVID-19 concerns, the aerospace and defense (A&D)…
Aircraft & Propulsion

WestJet To Seek Federal Wage Subsidy For 6,400 Employees

By Ben Goldstein Apr 09, 2020
Calgary-based WestJet will seek federal wage subsidies for 6,400 temporarily laid off workers, as the Canadian Parliament moves closer toward passing legislation to shore up businesses battered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

EASA Revises Cabin-Air Recirculation Guidance

By Sean Broderick Apr 09, 2020
Aircraft with High Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters in their cabin-air system are well-equipped to minimize spread of the coronavirus, but those without should consider minimizing cabin air recirculation, updated EASA guidance said.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Air France-KLM In Talks With French, Dutch Governments On State Aid

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 09, 2020
Air France-KLM said it had entered “in-depth” discussions with the French and Netherlands governments over the financing the group will need to weather the COVID-19 crisis and is confident the two nations will support it.   
Airlines & Lessors

ICAO Eyes Virus-Free ‘Bubble’ Concept For Crews, Passengers

By Sean Broderick Apr 09, 2020
ICAO is consulting with global public health authorities on a “prototype” process that would validate flight crews—and, potentially, passengers—have been screened for COVID-19 and are safe to travel—a needed step to help instill confidence as air transport demand resumes.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EasyJet Defers 24 Airbus A320neos; Cites Near-Term CapEx Restraint

By Alan Dron Apr 09, 2020
UK-based ULCC easyJet has deferred deliveries of 24 Airbus A320neo-series aircraft as it seeks to maximize its liquidity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

Podcast: How the A&D Supply Chain Is Coping With COVID-19

By Michael Bruno Apr 09, 2020
Vivek Saxena, managing director of Advisory Aerospace, speaks with Aviation Week editors Sean Broderick and Michael Bruno about how the supply chain is coping with COVID-19.
Air Transport

Air Seychelles Suspends Domestic Flights

By Alan Dron Apr 09, 2020
Indian Ocean carrier Air Seychelles plans to suspend all domestic services temporarily from April 10. 
Airlines & Lessors

Southwest Flying To Be Down 50% In June

By Aaron Karp Apr 09, 2020
Southwest Airlines has said it will slash its June flight activity by around 50% year-over-year to contend with the demand drop associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

KLM, Phillips Set Up China-Europe Cargo Air Bridge

By Alan Dron Apr 09, 2020
Dutch flag-carrier KLM is combining with the Netherlands government and health technology conglomerate Royal Philips in creating a “cargo air bridge” for essential medical supplies from China to Europe.
Airlines & Lessors

JETSTAR ASIA

Apr 09, 2020
JETSTAR ASIA, Singapore is extending suspension of all scheduled services through May 19; it has parked 18 A320s.
Air Transport

EASYJET

Apr 09, 2020
EASYJET received proposals from two investment firms (UBS Private Banking Nominees and Vidacos Nominees) associated with airline's founder to remove…
Air Transport

Spirit Airlines Seeks Waiver To Suspend Service To Third Of Network

By Ben Goldstein Apr 09, 2020
South Florida-based Spirit Airlines is seeking relief from minimum service requirements attached to the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, as the ULCC looks to suspend service to at least a third of its network amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.
Airlines & Lessors

Europe Begins Consultations On Next Civil Aviation Research Program

By Graham Warwick Apr 09, 2020
Europe will launch the public consultation on the technology road map for the proposed Clean Aviation public-private partnership that would follow the current Clean Sky 2 research program.
Emerging Technologies

Air France-KLM To Suspend Over 90% Of Capacity Through May

By Helen Massy-Beresford Apr 09, 2020
Air France-KLM said it would suspend over 90% of planned capacity in April and May because of the global COVID-19 crisis as its own statistics and those of European airports showed massive drops in March passenger traffic.
Airlines & Lessors

Op-Ed: For airlines, the shock has just begun

John Strickland Apr 09, 2020
The airline industry is reeling from the shock the coronavirus has dealt it. At a personal level it feels emotional and upsetting. Never before have…
ATW Opinion

Malaysia Airlines Domestic Operations Cease For A Day

By Chen Chuanren Apr 09, 2020
Malaysia Airlines temporarily suspended interstate service across peninsular Malaysia on April 8 after domestic flights were deemed to be operating at an uneconomical level following the country’s lockdown.
Airlines & Lessors

COVID-19: Asia-Pacific market update

By David Casey Apr 09, 2020
Welcome to Routes’ look at how the Asia-Pacific aviation market is responding to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, helping you understand the…
Airlines & Lessors

COVID-19 Podcast: How MROs Can Access Financial Assistance

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 09, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act in the U.S. sets aside more than $60 billion for aviation companies in grants and…
MRO

FAA Shifting Policy, Deadlines To Combat Pandemic’s Ramifications

By Sean Broderick Apr 09, 2020
In-person training, inspector approvals are among the tasks being paused or reevaluated as agency seeks to maintain oversight.
Maintenance & Training

Hong Kong Announces More Financial Aid For Aviation Industry

By Adrian Schofield Apr 09, 2020
Cathay Pacific and other Hong Kong-based airlines will gain substantial financial benefits from a new COVID-19 aid package unveiled by the government.
Airlines & Lessors

ALPINE AIR EXPRESS

Apr 08, 2020
ALPINE AIR EXPRESS acquired substantially all of the assets of GREAT LAKES AIRLINES, including 25 Beech 1900Ds (to be converted to cargo) and two EMB…
Air Transport

Stored Airliners Proposed As Temporary Hospitals Amid Pandemic

By Tony Osborne Apr 08, 2020
A UK-based group is proposing using stored widebody airliners as intensive care units as countries grapple to find hospital capacity to cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
Airports & Routes

Aireon, CANSO Partner On Air Traffic Flow Analysis

By Bill Carey Apr 08, 2020
Space-based surveillance provider Aireon and the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) announced a partnership April 8 to analyze the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on air traffic flows of essential goods and services.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

 

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