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Brussels Airlines further reduces frequencies to Italy by 30% from 16 to 28 March

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/luft ... -28-march/
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Finnair adjusts its traffic and resourcing due to the impacts of the coronavirus

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/finn ... ronavirus/

Transavia adjusts Italy flight schedule

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/air- ... -schedule/

SAS suspends all flights to Northern Italy

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/sas/ ... ern-italy/

British Airways launches ‘book with confidence’ customer policy

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous ... er-policy/
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TLspotting wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 12:59 British Airways launches ‘book with confidence’ customer policy

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous ... er-policy/
BA also have a temporary APU air on whenever passengers are on board policy. (Regardless of airport regulations HA!)

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Poiu wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 14:08
TLspotting wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 12:59 British Airways launches ‘book with confidence’ customer policy

https://www.aviation24.be/miscellaneous ... er-policy/
BA also have a temporary APU air on whenever passengers are on board policy. (Regardless of airport regulations HA!)
What has that to do with Corona cancellations, Sean? :?:

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Flybe has told the government that it is running out of cash and will not survive until the end of the month. The airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since COVID-19 outbreak. FlyBe says it needs a decision on its request for taxpayer loan of £100m “in the coming days”
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Lufthansa Group, with Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings as major airlines, will ground 150 airplanes due to falling demand!

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sn26567 wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 14:45 Flybe has told the government that it is running out of cash and will not survive until the end of the month. The airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since COVID-19 outbreak. FlyBe says it needs a decision on its request for taxpayer loan of £100m “in the coming days”
And Financial Times said that it is likely to be rejected... Ffs, Thomas Cook fall is not enough ?

Where are Virgin and Stobart ?
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Polish airline LOT has cancelled its Budapest-Seoul flights on March 3, 10, 17 and 24, said Budapest Airport.

LOT has also decided to temporarily reduce the number of flights from Warsaw to Milan and Seoul
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Inquirer wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 14:15
Poiu wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 14:08 BA also have a temporary APU air on whenever passengers are on board policy. (Regardless of airport regulations HA!)
What has that to do with Corona cancellations, Sean? :?:
The topic is about the impact, not only the cancellations. Very relevant contribution, I’d say.
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Israel restricts access to the country to limit coronavirus spread

https://www.aviation24.be/airports/tel- ... us-spread/

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Airlines are allways allowed to cancel a flight. But EU-Rule 261/2004 allways applies, no matter what the reason for the cancellation is.

When a flight is cancelled, airlines must allways give the passengers the choice between a refund and a rebooking.

When a flight is cancelled within two weeks before flight date, airlines must also pay the indemnity (€250-€600) from 261/2004 Article 7. They don't have to pay this indemnity when the reason for the cancellation is a strict order from an authority. Latest example: SAS cancelling flights to northern Italy as a result of a negative travel advice from the Swedish government.

A general travel advice "be aware" is no extrordinary circumstance, allowing to void the compensation. And "low demand due to corona fear" certainly is no extraordinary circumstance neither. Most airlines seems to respect this, as they cancel flights two weeks before schedule.

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Airbus and Boeing said that it was too early to say whether the outbreak of the coronavirus would affect demand for aircraft.

American Airlines is suspending operations to and from Seoul and Dallas-Fort Worth effective 04 March until 25 April 2020.


Emirates is asking staff to take unpaid leave for up to a month at a time due to the coronavirus that has led to flight cancellations around the world.
sn26567 wrote: 04 Mar 2020, 14:45 Flybe has told the government that it is running out of cash and will not survive until the end of the month. The airline has been hit by a slump in bookings since COVID-19 outbreak. FlyBe says it needs a decision on its request for taxpayer loan of £100m “in the coming days”
https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/flyb ... t-bailout/

IAG said the group was sticking with all its aircraft orders, as chief executive Willie Walsh believes the slump in travel demand due to coronavirus is temporary.

Norwegian has almost halved the Stock Exchange this year as a result of coronavirus. Danske Bank expects income to fall 11% in 2020, doubling of loss before tax to US$355 million. The carrier will be forced into new debt negotiations and also a possible new capital raising, says the bank.
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First effect on military aviation? F-35 factory in Japan shuts down amid coronavirus outbreak. Employees at Italian factory ordered to work from home.
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flybe fall is partially due to Coronavirus.

AF stops Tel Aviv flights.
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TLspotting wrote: 05 Mar 2020, 13:48
AF stops Tel Aviv flights.

Air France has done so out of security concerns as a rocket fired from Gaza landed near TLV airport https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/42187 ... o-tel-aviv

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globetrotter wrote: 05 Mar 2020, 15:08

Air France has done so out of security concerns as a rocket fired from Gaza landed near TLV airport https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/42187 ... o-tel-aviv
That was 6 years ago!!
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Oh I just googled AF suspends TLV and thats all that came up LOL!

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Poiu wrote: 05 Mar 2020, 15:16
globetrotter wrote: 05 Mar 2020, 15:08

Air France has done so out of security concerns as a rocket fired from Gaza landed near TLV airport https://www.bangkokpost.com/world/42187 ... o-tel-aviv
That was 6 years ago!!
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TLspotting wrote: 05 Mar 2020, 13:48 flybe fall is partially due to Coronavirus.
News to follow there : viewtopic.php?f=7&t=68198

Lufthansa Group cancels all flights to Israel due to new entry regulations

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/luft ... gulations/

airBaltic reduces flights to Milan

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/airb ... -to-milan/

Strong decline in demand for air travel in Europe urges Brussels Airlines to reduce its flight offer by 23% in Europe

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/luft ... in-europe/

Austrian Airlines reduces continental flight programme by 20 percent

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/luft ... 0-percent/

IATA: depending on how the #coronavirus spreads, airline industry could face up to $113 billion in lost revenues in 2020

https://www.aviation24.be/organisations ... s-in-2020/

Norwegian reports higher unit revenue and improved punctuality in February, but cancels flights because of coronavirus

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/norw ... ronavirus/
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Just now : Aeroflot suspends HK from 8 to 31 March.
https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/aero ... hong-kong/

IATA: COVID-19 hits January passenger demand
https://www.aviation24.be/organisations ... er-demand/
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