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    Air Canada to lay off 16,000: reports

    2020-03-30T19:55:00+01:00By

    Air Canada is cutting 16,000 employees and slashing its network by 90% in April and May, the company tells staff according to reports in French-language Canadian media.

  • Air Canada B787-9-Rockies

    Passenger sues five Canadian carriers

    2020-03-30T18:22:00+01:00By

    Canadian airlines Air Canada, WestJet, Swoop, Air Transat and Sunwing have been accused of breach of contract in a class action lawsuit filed in the province of British Colombia for refusing to give passengers refunds to purchased tickets after the coronavirus severely impacted both domestic and international air travel.

  • EasyJet fuselage

    EasyJet founder threatens board over Airbus fleet expansion

    2020-03-30T13:51:00+01:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    UK budget carrier EasyJet’s founder, Stelios Haji-Ioannou, is threatening methodically to dismantle the company’s board if it fails to take action to reduce the airline’s commitment to additional Airbus jets.

  • Mahan A310

    Mahan A310 crew overran after displaced threshold blunder

    2020-03-30T13:03:00+01:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    Iranian investigators have found that a Mahan Air Airbus A310-300 crew mistakenly landed long and overran at Yerevan after failing to check which end of the landing runway was subject to a displaced threshold.

  • Pobeda

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

    2020-03-30T10:20:00+01:00By

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

  • EasyJet

    EasyJet parks entirety of fleet after completing rescue services

    2020-03-30T06:56:00+01:00By David Kaminski-Morrow

    UK budget carrier EasyJet has opted to ground the remainder of its aircraft fleet, after completing hundreds of repatriation flights in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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

  • Two more AirAsia carriers suspend operations from April

  • Japanese and South Korean carriers further cut April schedules

  • Harbour Air suspends scheduled flights

  • Tracking how European airlines have cut capacity during crisis

  • APAC airports could lose $23.9 billion revenue: trade association

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Air Canada to lay off 16,000: reports

Air Canada is cutting 16,000 employees and slashing its network by 90% in April and May, the company tells staff according to reports in French-language Canadian media.

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Passenger sues five Canadian carriers

Canadian airlines Air Canada, WestJet, Swoop, Air Transat and Sunwing have been accused of breach of contract in a class action lawsuit filed in the province of British Colombia for refusing to give passengers refunds to purchased tickets after the coronavirus severely impacted both domestic and international air travel.

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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.

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Canada has ‘concerns’ about Air Canada-Transat merger

The Competition Bureau of the government of Canada says it has “competition concerns” about the planned takeover of Transat by Air Canada.