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Air France-KLM Group, Air France and KLM are holding in-depth discussions with their respective governments and financial institutions

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From the start of the COVID-19 crisis, the Group has implemented adequate measures to protect its passengers and staff, as well as to preserve...

easyJet reaches agreement with Airbus about A320neo order

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On 9 April, easyJet said it had reached an agreement with Airbus for 2020, 2021 and 2022 about its A320neo order. easyJet founder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou...

South African Airways arrives at Brussels on 10 April

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On 9 April, South African Airways is going to operate a repatriation flight from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Brussels, which will arrive on...

Brussels Airlines scraps wet-lease contract with CityJet for 5 CRJ900s and cancels 8 destinations until Summer 2021

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Brussels Airlines has decided to cancel eight routes until 31 March 2021, in view of the rapidly declining demand due to the coronavirus crisis,...

[Coronavirus] British Airways flies vital medical supplies to Britain, including ventilators and PPE

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British Airways 777 aircraft containing crucial medical supplies for the NHS is on route to the UK, due to land later this afternoon Cargo...

[Coronavirus] TUI AG gets German government bridging loan for 1.8 billion euros

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TUI AG: KfW arrangement signed – banking consortium approves German Federal government bridging loan State bank KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau) and TUI AG confirm the...

First special Eurowings flights from Romania touched down bringing seasonal harvest workers into Germany

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Already more than 20,000 registrations of farmers via Eurowings Web Portal First special flights from Romania landed today in Berlin and Düsseldorf ...

Brussels Airlines says goodbye to OO-SFU (Airbus A330-200)

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On 9 April, an Airbus A330-223 of Brussels Airlines registered OO-SFU departed from Brussels as SN9909 in the morning, heading to Arizona to be...

KLM and Philips establish cargo air bridge between Amsterdam and China with Boeing 747 aircraft coming out of retirement

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The loss of around 90% of flights between Europe and Asia has resulted in a major shortage of cargo capacity. Meanwhile, the corona crisis...

Ethiopian Cargo recalibrates its operations in the wake of COVID-19

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Ethiopian Cargo & Logistics Services is adapting its operations to the evolving global demand for air cargo services following the COVID-19 pandemic. In response...

Delta Air Lines is blocking middle seats, pausing automatic advance upgrades and more to enable social distancing

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Delta is taking steps to help customers and employees practice social distancing on the ground and in the air in keeping with current health-expert...

JetBlue temporarily consolidates service in 5 domestic areas (Boston, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington) to reduce excess flying

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Operations in these 5 cities temporarily limited to one or two area airports JetBlue announced it will temporarily consolidate operations in five major metropolitan areas...

KLM traffic figures for March 2020: -54%

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The impact of the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus worldwide is strongly reflected in our traffic figures for March – countries increasingly shut down...

Eight million protective masks arrived in Munich on a Lufthansa Boeing 777F

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Cargo aircraft carrying a total of 26 tonnes of protective equipment from Shanghai Bavarian Minister-President Dr Markus Söder, German Federal Minister of Transport...

Israeli government refuses $350 million loan to El Al

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Uncertainty grows at El Al. The Israeli flag carrier has been refused a $350 million rescue loan by the Israeli Finance Ministry, whose representatives...

IATA: “25 million jobs at risk with airline shutdown”

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The International Air Transport Association has released new analysis showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of disappearing with plummeting demand for...

[Coronavirus] Austrian Airlines prepares operations for time after Corona crisis

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• Demand of 25-50% expected for summer 2020 • Conversations on further support package underway • Controlled start-up and realignment are being prepared Due to local and...

[Coronavirus] Lufthansa Group to retire 6 Airbus A380, 10 A340, 21 A320 and 5 Boeing 747 aircraft, and to close Germanwings

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Significant decline in air travel also expected for period after the Coronavirus crisis  Suspension of aircraft leads to the first permanent capacity reduction ...

[Coronavirus] Wizz Air suspends routes from Romania to Great Britain, The Netherlands and Switzerland due to national restrictions

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Wizz Air announced on 5 April that it has suspended its routes between Romania and Great Britain, Switzerland and The Netherlands starting from 5...

[Coronavirus] Iberia operates 23 repatriation flights and carries more than 200 tonnes of medical supplies

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Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, Iberia has operated a total of 23 repatriation flights to/from Algeria, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, Japan, Morocco, Panama,...