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    El Al puts most personnel on two months' leave

    2020-03-18T16:43:00Z

    Israeli flag-carrier El Al has put 5,500 personnel on unpaid leave until the end of May, following the cuts to its network in the face of the coronavirus crisis. El Al employs some 6,350 staff overall. It has been holding talks with the Israeli ministry of finance regarding ...

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    Earthquake shuts Salt Lake City airport

    2020-03-18T15:41:00Z

    A 5.7 magnitude earthquake rattled Salt Lake City, shutting the airport temporarily.

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    DOT issues final order denying antitrust immunity for Hawaiian-JAL joint venture

    2020-03-18T15:40:00Z

    The US Department of Transportation has issued a final order denying a request of antitrust immunity for Hawaiian Airlines’ proposed joint venture with Japan Airlines.

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    ​Ryanair may shut down all operations from 24 March

    2020-03-18T15:09:00Z

    Ryanair is cutting 80% of its scheduled flights and could ground its entire fleet in response to the coronavirus.

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    AMAC readies BBJ 747-8 for refurbishment

    2020-03-18T14:10:00Z

    AMAC Aerospace is preparing a Boeing BBJ 747-8 for refurbishment following the arrival of the privately-owned VIP widebody airliner at its Basel facility in mid-March.

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    Air Malta to suspend all flights as government imposes travel ban

    2020-03-18T11:56:00Z

    Air Malta is suspending operations, following a decision by the Maltese government to ban all commercial air travel to the country because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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    Union warns Germany against Super Hornet selection

    2020-03-18T11:56:00Z

    One of Germany’s biggest aerospace employee unions has warned the country’s government that it risks jeopardising the entire European defence industry if it selects a US-built fighter to replace the Luftwaffe’s Panavia Tornado fleet.

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    Latest SpaceJet M90 test aircraft embarks on first flight

    2020-03-18T10:22:00Z

    Mitsubishi Aircraft’s SpaceJet M90 flight-test vehicle 10 took off on its maiden sortie on 18 March. The aircraft, FTV10, registered JA26MJ, took off from Nagoya and conducted a series of performance tests over the Pacific Ocean. Two hours later, the aircraft returned to Nagoya. Source: Mitsubishi ...

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    EBAA calls on governments to support Europe’s business aviation community

    2020-03-18T09:57:00Z

    The European Business Aviation Association (EBAA) is calling on the continent’s governments and legislators to support the sector throughout the current crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the grounding of many aircraft and the livelihoods of a host of firms.

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    Windtunnel tests to start on new Russian blended-body concept

    2020-03-18T09:22:00Z

    Russian analysts have developed an improved model for a proposed blended-body twinjet passenger aircraft, which is to be submitted for research and testing. Studies of potential “flying wing” configurations have been examined for several years, using models with various tail and engine designs, says the Moscow-based Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute. ...

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    Copenhagen converts two runways to aircraft parking zones

    2020-03-18T08:39:00Z

    Copenhagen airport’s operator is allocating two of its three runways to aircraft parking while the coronavirus crisis persists, as airlines seek to ground large proportions of their fleet. The operator says it expects a “high double-digit” number of aircraft to be parked at the Danish capital hub “before long”, ...

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    Air NZ targets 30% reduction in workforce: CEO

    2020-03-18T07:03:00Z

    Air New Zealand could reduce its workforce of 12,500 by up to 30%, as it works through the challenges posed by the coronavirus outbreak Chief executive Greg Foran says: ” Air New Zealand ’s well-placed to get through Covid-19. We’re a strong resilient business, we’ve got a good ...

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    Pressured SA Express suspends services until further notice

    2020-03-18T06:58:00Z

    South African regional carrier SA Express is suspending operations until further notice, in response to various pressures on the airline. While it mentions the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, SA Express indicates this is only one consideration behind its decision, attributing the suspension to “adverse recent developments”. The ...

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    Domestic air travel ban hits Philippine carriers

    2020-03-18T04:58:00Z

    Philippine carriers will bear the brunt of a short-term suspension of domestic air travel from the country’s main Luzon island group, as a “community quarantine” that was first imposed on the metropolitan Manila area has been expanded to include the entire region. The restrictions, effective 15 March for Manila ...

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    Taiwan extends financial lifeline to its airlines

    2020-03-18T04:52:00Z

    The Taiwanese government will offer financial aid to its carriers – in the form of subsidies and loans – to help cushion the financial blow from the coronavirus. Among the measures the MInistry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) rolled out was the offering of loans to help airlines with ...

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    Australia rolls out aid package for aviation industry

    2020-03-18T04:22:00Z

    The Australian government has unveiled a A$715 million ($430 million) relief package for its aviation industry, which has been hard-hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Australian deputy prime minister Michael McCormack, who is also the minister for infrastructure, transport and regional development, announced the measures on 18 March, as he ...

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    Jetstar Asia puts all service on hold amid travel restrictions

    2020-03-18T04:13:00Z

    Jetstar Asia will suspend all services from 23 March to 15 April, in response to “the introduction of new government restrictions across multiple jurisdictions in recent days”. The Singapore-based low-cost carrier will refund affected passengers the full value of their ticket, in the form of a credit voucher valid ...

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    Virgin Australia cuts entire international network, halves domestic capacity

    2020-03-18T02:51:00Z

    Virgin Australia will suspend all international flights until June, and ground its entire widebody fleet, as it continues to reel from the impact of coronavirus outbreak. It will also cut domestic capacity by half until June, up from a previously announced cut of 5%. Virgin Australia states that ...

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    Hawaiian suspends Sapporo service into July

    2020-03-18T02:03:00Z

    Hawaiian Airlines will suspend its three weekly nonstop flights between Honolulu International airport (HNL) and New Chitose Airport (CTS) in Sapporo from 2 April through 18 July due to coronavirus risks, cutting into its revenue hopes for its Japan network. The carrier, which has served Sapporo since 2012, aims ...