Global Capacity Creeps Above 50% Of 2019 Level

By David Casey Aug 04, 2020
Weekly scheduled airline capacity has risen to more than half of the level recoded this time in 2019—although the pace of recovery is differing from region to region.
Airports & Routes

Philippine Carriers Suspend Manila Flights After COVID-19 Spike

By Adrian Schofield Aug 04, 2020
Philippine Airlines (PAL) and other carriers based in the country have canceled all domestic flights to and from the key Manila market due to a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.
Airports & Routes

EasyJet To Increase Capacity After Better-Than-Expected Bookings

By Helen Massy-Beresford Aug 04, 2020
EasyJet expects to fly around 40% of planned capacity in its fiscal fourth quarter (Q4), based on current travel restrictions—up from the 30% previously announced after better-than-expected summer bookings.
Airports & Routes

Why Isn’t The FAA Mandating Temperature Checks And COVID-19 Testing?

By Karen Walker Aug 03, 2020
Ask the Editors: The TSA and Homeland Security should be mandating such checks and tests.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Auckland Airport Prepares For Travel Bubbles

By Adrian Schofield Aug 03, 2020
Auckland International Airport (AKL) is dividing its international terminal into two zones so it can separate passengers when quarantine-free travel bubbles are established.
Airports & Routes

Volaris Sees Some Signs Of Recovery In Mexico’s Domestic Market 

By Lori Ranson Jul 31, 2020
Mexican ULCC Volaris believes that by year-end demand in its domestic market could reach 65-75% of 2019 levels.
Airports & Routes

AirAsia X To ‘Remain In Hibernation,’ Plans Fleet Cuts

By Adrian Schofield Jul 30, 2020
AirAsia X (AAX) has signaled it will not resume scheduled flights until late 2020 and is cutting its fleet and network to aid its eventual recovery.
Airlines & Lessors

Alitalia To Increase International Flying With 70-Strong Fleet

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 29, 2020
Alitalia said it would increase international flights as it looks to increase traffic following the COVID-19 shutdown, with its medium- and long-haul capacity set to grow by 7% in September and 29% in October compared to August levels.
Airports & Routes

Daily Memo: COVID-19 Spike Could Disrupt Japan’s Domestic Recovery

By Adrian Schofield Jul 29, 2020
The rebound in domestic travel in Japan has been one of the most impressive in the Asia-Pacific region, and the government is taking steps to try and keep the momentum going.
Airlines & Lessors

Airlines See Bumps In Recovery

By Ben Goldstein Jul 29, 2020
Airlines are ramping up their activities but there are signs the post-COVID-19 recovery could be more hesitant than they initially hoped.
Airlines & Lessors

Op-Ed: Airports, Aviation Ecosystem Need Strong Support In Upcoming Coronavirus Relief Negotiations

Todd Hauptli Jul 28, 2020
Senate Republican leaders have released a proposal for another round of relief aid that includes a desperately needed $10 billion to help airports…
Airports & Routes

Airport Dimensions Acquires Sleep Pod Provider Onground Hospitality

By Alan Dron Jul 28, 2020
Shared-use lounge provider Airport Dimensions has acquired fellow-UK airport facilities company Onground Hospitality, which specializes in providing short-term sleeping areas for passengers in terminals.
Airports & Routes

France May Reconsider CDG Fourth Terminal Project, Citing Pandemic

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 28, 2020
France may reconsider plans to build a fourth terminal at Charles de Gaulle, Paris’s biggest airport, because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on air travel demand. 
Airports & Routes

Daily Memo: New Aviation Segments Hold Promise For ANSPs

Jul 28, 2020
New segments of aviation represent new revenue streams for troubled air navigation service providers (ANSP).
Airports & Routes

Vietnam Suspends Da Nang Flights After COVID-19 Returns

By Chen Chuanren Jul 28, 2020
All flights to and from Vietnamese resort Da Nang have been suspended for at least 15 days after more than a dozen COVID-19 cases sprang up in the popular tourist destination.
Airports & Routes

TAP To Operate 40% Of Capacity In September

By Kurt Hofmann Jul 27, 2020
TAP Air Portugal plans to ramp up operations to almost 40% of its pre-COVID-19 levels in September.
Airports & Routes

Wizz Air Breaks Ranks On Airline Industry’s Slot-Waiver Stance

By Alan Dron Jul 24, 2020
Central European ULCC Wizz Air has called for an end to the slot-waiver stance being pursued by many airlines to preserve their positions at airports…
Airlines & Lessors

How Can Governments Best Help Airlines Recover From Pandemic?

By Karen Walker Jul 24, 2020
Ask the Editors: Expanding preflight testing and contact tracing would boost passenger confidence in air travel safety.
Airlines & Lessors

Alaska Air Group Hastens Move To Join Oneworld By Year-End

By Lori Ranson Jul 24, 2020
Alaska Air Group admits its goal to join oneworld by year-end is aggressive, but the company is eager to cement its place in the alliance as well as its partnership with American Airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

Munich-Led Consortium Signs Sofia Airport Operator Concession

By Kurt Hofmann Jul 24, 2020
The Bulgarian Ministry of Transport and the SOF Connect consortium have signed a concessionaire agreement for Sofia Airport (SOF) July 22.
Airports & Routes

Expansion Of Xian Xianyang Airport Begins

By Bradley Perrett Jul 22, 2020
Work has begun on expanding Xian Xianyang International Airport (XIY) to a capacity of 83 million passengers a year by 2030.
Airports & Routes

Malaysia Projects $3B In Air Transport Industry Losses

By Chen Chuanren Jul 22, 2020
The Malaysian Ministry of Transport is estimating its air transport industry will record a MYR13 billion ($3 billion) loss for 2020 following travel restrictions and a drop-off in demand caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Airlines & Lessors

A4E Asks For Winter Slot Waiver, ACI Wants Conditions Attached

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2020
Airlines for Europe (A4E) is stepping up its efforts to get another slot waiver for the winter timetable, offering to abide by a code of conduct to reach a compromise with airports ahead of a possible approval by the European Commission (EC).
Airports & Routes

Bamboo Airways To Lease Two Danish E195s For Island Routes

By Chen Chuanren Jul 21, 2020
Vietnamese start-up Bamboo Airways is set to lease a pair of Embraer E195LRs from Danish operator Great Dane Airlines to launch new services to the Con Dao archipelago.
Airlines & Lessors

European Peak-Day Traffic To Reach 60% Of 2019 Levels In August

By Helen Massy-Beresford Jul 20, 2020
Eurocontrol expects close to 18,000 daily flights across Europe by the end of this month, as a gradual but fragile recovery in air traffic continues.
Airports & Routes

 

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