Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a virus closely related to the SARS virus. 

[Coronavirus] Brussels Airlines reduces frequencies to Northern Italy by 30% from 2 to 14 March

Coronavirus: Strong decline in demand for air travel in Europe urges Brussels Airlines to review its flight offer and to investigate economic measures Flight...

[COVID-19] In order to counteract the economic effects at an early stage, Lufthansa adopts a package of measures to lower costs

Budget reduction in the administrative areas Offer of unpaid leave for employees Expansion of options for part-time work planned New recruitment suspended In order...

Coronavirus reaches Tenerife, Canary Islands – 700 hotel guests in quarantine until 10 March

The H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain, has been quarantined because an Italian tourist who is staying there has contracted...

[Coronavirus outbreak] IATA estimates total lost airline revenues at $29.3 billion

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak (COVID-19) shows a potential...

China intends to take over indebted HNA Group Co (Hainan Airlines) as corona virus hits business

The Chinese Government plans to take over indebted conglomerate HNA Group Co, that is headquartered in Haikou, Hainan, China and is suffering from the...

ICAO estimates at 4 to 5 billion dollars the economic impact due to Coronavirus travel bans

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has produced some preliminary forecasts relating to the expected economic impacts from COVID-19 travel bans on international air...

Global air cargo down 4% at start of 2020 as industry awaits impact of coronavirus

The global air cargo market saw a 4% year-on-year decline in the four weeks to February 2, 2020, according to the latest ‘dynamic load...