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  • Lufthansa chief says fleet and failures can offset corporate travel slump

  • Canadian airlines lost 23% of international market share: WestJet chief

  • Passenger traffic falls back in January: IATA

  • Ryanair and Wizz fly less than a million passengers between them in February

  • Arrival of versatile E195-E2 offers ‘glimmer of hope’: KLM Cityhopper chief

  • IAG sees long-haul driving passenger revenues since September



Azul spools up for speedy recovery

Brazil’s Azul posted a profit in the fourth quarter of 2020 and is preparing for a stronger-than-industry-average recovery, especially across its domestic network and cargo operations.

Etihad Boeing 787 Dreamliner


Etihad operating loss more than doubles in 2020

Etihad Airways has accelerated restructuring efforts after its core annual operating loss more than doubled to $1.7 billion in 2020.



Lufthansa Group fleet fell by six aircraft in 2020, but dozens will follow

Lufthansa Group’s fleet was just six aircraft smaller year on year on 31 December 2020, as it made tentative steps towards a much larger reduction.

Spirit Airlines Airbus A321


Spirit chief bets on A320neos and A321neos for capacity growth

Spirit Airlines continues to target mid-2021 as the inflection point when its capacity returns to pre-pandemic levels and is betting on new Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft for its expansion plans, two executives from the carrier said during an online discussion on 3 March.