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    Minimum number of flights required for airlines taking bailout money: US DOT


    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has published rules that US carriers must follow if they decide to accept government aid as a result of financial difficulties resulting from the global coronavirus crisis.

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    Tegel airport operator plans temporary closure to cut costs


    Berlin’s airports operator is preparing a temporary closure of the Tegel airport, and requires fresh capital to deal with the fallout of the coronavirus crisis

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    How consolidation has changed the shape of the European airline sector


    Coronavirus has put development of the European airline industry on hold with the grounding of the bulk of fleets, while also raising questions over the shape of the industry that will re-emerge.

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    British Airways suspends flights from Gatwick


    British Airways has suspended operations at its London Gatwick hub, citing “challenging” market conditions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Gatwick is the UK’s second-busiest airport after London Heathrow , and BA’s second-largest hub. Cirium schedules data shows that the carrier serves 75 destinations from Gatwick . ...

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    Qantas tests limits of ultra-long-haul service


    Project Sunrise could see flights of 19h-plus from New York and London to Sydney - if the aircraft, passengers and crew can take the strain

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    Jin Air uses 777 aircraft for cargo-only flights


    South Korea’s Jin Air is the latest to deploy passenger planes on pure cargo operations as the coronavirus crisis wipes out business and leisure travel worldwide. The budget carrier says it will use its Boeing 777-200ER aircraft for cargo flights on the Incheon-Taipei route from 30 March to 13 ...

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    Air New Zealand operates first Shanghai cargo flight


    Air New Zealand is operating a cargo flight to Shanghai for the first time, as freight operations become “a really important part of what we do in the next quarter”. The carrier will deploy a Boeing 787-9 for the service, which departs Auckland around midnight today, carrying local food ...

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    Russian low-cost carrier Pobeda halts flights until end of May


    Aeroflot low-cost unit Pobeda has suspended all flights until the end of May following the introduction of travel restrictions by the Russian government.

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    Two more AirAsia carriers suspend operations from April


    Indonesia AirAsia and Thai AirAsia are the latest among the AirAsia Group carriers to suspend operations, leaving just AirAsia Japan in service. Indonesia AirAsia will suspend domestic flights until 21 April and international flights until 17 May. Thai AirAsia will halt all domestic ...

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    Japanese and South Korean carriers further cut April schedules


    Japanese and South Korean carriers have made further reductions to their summer schedules in light of the coronavirus outbreak. ANA had planned to serve a total of 4,653 flights on 72 routes between March 29 and April 24, but says 3,813 of those, on 68 different routes, have now ...

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    Harbour Air suspends scheduled flights


    Canadian commuter airline Harbour Air has suspended its scheduled passenger operations due to the coronavirus pandemic, and says it expects to spend the entire month of April grounded.

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    Tracking how European airlines have cut capacity during crisis


    Over the course of the last week the further spread of aircraft groundings means the European airline scheduled passenger market is approaching a standstill amid national lock-downs and the closing of borders to international visitors.

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    APAC airports could lose $23.9 billion revenue: trade association


    The coronavirus crisis could have a $23.9 billion impact on revenue for Asia-Pacific airports this year, according to estimates by the Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific. In comparison, those in the Middle East could see a revenue shortfall of $5.7 billion, and ACI urged governments to help safeguard airports ...

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    Qatar Airways opens Brisbane service amid Coronavirus


    The coronavirus pandemic has opened a new route for Qatar Airways, which will operate flights to Brisbane for the first time and increase services to Australia to help people get home. The Doha-based carrier said on 26 March it will add 48,000 seats from 29 March and use larger ...

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    Governments face ‘moral hazard’ in deciding to help airlines: analyst


    Governments across the world face a ‘moral hazard’ when it comes to supporting airlines through the coronavirus crisis, as they seek to ensure any investment benefits the citizens of their respective countries, according to CTAIRA analyst Chris Tarry.

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    Tigerair Australia grounded as parent Virgin cuts more capacity


    Tigerair Australia has suspended all operations from 25 March, as part of deeper capacity cuts by its parent Virgin Australia. On its website, the low-cost carrier cited “expanded travel restrictions imposed by the federal and state governments and territories” as the reason behind its grounding. Virgin Australia says ...

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    Air New Zealand focuses on cargo


    Air New Zealand is ramping up cargo operations to “keep Kiwi businesses connected to the world” while working with the government to maintain critical cargo flow. General manager cargo, Rick Nelson, says: “With our Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft for example, we have the ability to uplift 11 cargo pallets ...

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    London City airport to close until end of April


    London City airport is to close for all flights from this evening until the end of April.

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    Etihad to deploy 787 passenger aircraft on cargo network


    Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is to redeploy some of its Boeing 787-10s as passenger freighters following the temporary suspension of scheduled services in the United Arab Emirates, as it seeks to meet a related spike in air cargo demand.

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    Airline Business podcast: Latest IATA impact assessment plus Asia-Pacific focus


    Graham and Lewis talk through the latest figures and thoughts from IATA as airlines across the world ground their fleets in response to the coronavirus outbreak.