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    Boeing Extends Temporary Production Suspension

Boeing Extends Temporary Production Suspension

MIAMI – Boeing extends the temporary suspension of production operations at its Puget Sound area and Moses Lake facilities until further notice, prioritizing the health and safety of its employees with proper measures. The health and safety measures include new signs to make employees aware of physical distancing protocols, more

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    London Heathrow To Close Two Terminals

London Heathrow To Close Two Terminals

MIAMI – London Heathrow Airport (LHR) will close two of its four terminals starting April 6 due to low air traffic amid the COVID-19 crisis. However, the airport’s two newest terminals 2 and 5 will remain open. The decision implies the merging of staff and systems and the moving of

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    Las Vegas Airport Closes Gates, Limits Services

Las Vegas Airport Closes Gates, Limits Services

MIAMI – McCarran International Airport (LAS) shuts down gates at two concourses and limits services in terminals, consequences of low passenger demand. The measures are part of a COVID-19 airport response to maximize efficiencies and save costs, according to LAS officials. The airport closed operations in B and E concourses,

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    IATA Postpones 2020 AGM

IATA Postpones 2020 AGM

MIAMI – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today the postponement of its 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the World Air Transport Summit. The 76th IATA AGM and World Air Transport Summit were scheduled to take place on 22-23 June in Amsterdam but the Association, representing some 290

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Vietnam Bans All Passenger Flights

    Vietnam Bans All Passenger Flights

MIAMI – Vietnam’s Ministry of Transport suspended today all scheduled passenger flights to the country effective immediately until April 15 in a move to stop the COVID-19 spread. Vietnam is

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Oman Air Permanently Terminates Hundreds Of Cabin Crew

    Oman Air Permanently Terminates Hundreds Of Cabin Crew

MIAMI – Oman Air (WY) has permanently terminated hundreds of cabin crew with immediate effect amid the COVID19 crisis, according to aviation analyst and Gulf-Times Columnist Alex Macheras via his

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British Airways Suspends Flights At Gatwick Airport

    British Airways Suspends Flights At Gatwick Airport

MIAMI – British Airways (BA) will temporarily halt its flight operations at Gatwick Airport (LGW) from April 1 until further notice. According to a BA spokesperson, the action came about

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US Airlines Offer Flights At US$14

    US Airlines Offer Flights At US$14

MIAMI – Due to the worsening of the current crisis, several US airlines are offering fares as low as US$14 for one-way tickets throughout the summer schedule to ensure some

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US Airlines Ask Treasury For US$58Bn

    US Airlines Ask Treasury For US$58Bn

MIAMI – Eight carriers are requesting immediate government grants and loans of up to US$58bn due to the urgent situation as stated in a letter to the US Treasury sent

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Airlines Burn Away Cash Reserves

    Airlines Burn Away Cash Reserves

MIAMI – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published today a new analysis showing that airlines may burn through US$61bn of their cash reserves during Q2, posting a quarterly net loss

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US Airports March Traffic Statistics Plummet

    US Airports March Traffic Statistics Plummet

MIAMI – The COVID-19 epidemic has marked an unprecedented crisis in commercial aviation, dramatically downing services and passenger traffic in US airports. While several airlines have continued to cut operations,

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Airbus Pauses Spanish Operations

    Airbus Pauses Spanish Operations

MIAMI – Airbus has paused the majority of its Spanish operation in light of new measures introduced by the Spanish Government on March 29. The measures came into effect on

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Ontario International Airport Responds To COVID-19 Crisis

    Ontario International Airport Responds To COVID-19 Crisis

MIAMI – Ontario International Airport (ONT) announces reductions in operations and services in April to fit with new airline schedules and safe-at-home orders in the US. Ontario CEO Mark Thorpe

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LATAM Halts Additional International Flights

    LATAM Halts Additional International Flights

MIAMI – LATAM will temporarily suspend other international routes until April 30 due to travel restrictions and low passenger demand, adding to its already 70% capacity cut. The services that

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Condor To Be Nationalized

    Condor To Be Nationalized

MIAMI – The German government is set to nationalize Condor (DE) as the deal between the carrier and Polish Aviation Group (PGL) seems likely to collapse in light of the current

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Air Transat Retires Last A310, Suspends Operations

    Air Transat Retires Last A310, Suspends Operations

MIAMI – Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Canadian Leisure airline Air Transat (TS) has retired its remaining Airbus A310 prematurely, temporarily suspending operations in the process. Air Transat originally planned

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EasyJet Grounds Entire Fleet

    EasyJet Grounds Entire Fleet

MIAMI – EasyJet (U2) has fully grounded its entire fleet of aircraft until further notice due to unprecedented travel restrictions imposed by governments, in what is yet another budget airline

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LionAir Medical Service Flight Crashes

    LionAir Medical Service Flight Crashes

MIAMI – An aircraft of the Philippine charter LionAir carrying medical supplies burst into flames today at Manila airport while taking off, killing all passengers. On the Tokyo bound flight,

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Qatar Airways Asks For State Support As Money Runs Out

    Qatar Airways Asks For State Support As Money Runs Out

MIAMI – Qatar Airways (QR) is in need of government support, according to Chief Executive Akbar al-Baker, as the Middle East carrier is poised to run out of the cash

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European Airlines Losses Climb

    European Airlines Losses Climb

MIAMI – European carriers face a potential revenue loss of US$76bn and passenger demand 46% below normal, putting at risk about 5.6 million jobs and $378bn in GDP supported by air

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United Airlines Receives US$2bn Floater

    United Airlines Receives US$2bn Floater

MIAMI – United Airlines (UA) arranged a US$2bn one-year credit through private equity firm Apollo Global Management, gaining liquidity to survive the current crisis. The deal is one of many

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Munich Airport In Crisis

    Munich Airport In Crisis

MIAMI – Due to the travel restrictions and flight reductions due to the coronavirus pandemic, Munich Airport (MUC) is currently experiencing massive decreases in all departments. The number of take-offs

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    United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

MIAMI — United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new service from Paine Field Airport (PAE) in Everett with six daily flights to their hubs in Denver (DEN) and San Francisco

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    Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

MIAMI — Azul, the Brazilian low-cost, award-winning airline, announced today a heavy expansion to the United States with two new flights from Belo Horizonte (CNF) to Orlando (MCO), and from Belem (BEL)

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