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  • American launches coronavirus testing for Chile-bound travellers

  • Indian carrier SpiceJet makes belated Ras Al Khaimah debut

  • ​TAP cuts winter capacity up to 70% after heavy nine-month loss

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  • Air NZ expects more cargo revenue but warns of full-year losses

  • Berlin airport needs more than €550 million to support operation

Kulula Boeing 737-800 (c) Bob Adams

News

Comair chief Stander steps down ahead of restart

Comair chief executive Wrenelle Stander has stepped down ahead of the South African carrier’s resumption of services tomorrow after its grounding because of the global pandemic and a subsequent formal restructuring.

TAP Air Portugal Airbus A319

News

​TAP cuts winter capacity up to 70% after heavy nine-month loss

TAP Air Portugal has reported a third-quarter net loss of €119 million ($142 million), and expects to reduce its winter capacity by 60-70% year on year as Europe’s second Covid-19 wave continues to heavily impact operations.

Air New Zealand

News

Air NZ expects more cargo revenue but warns of full-year losses

Air New Zealand expects cargo revenue for the coming financial year to exceed previous years’ levels, after being awarded four more months of cargo flights under a government scheme.

Frankfurt airport

Analysis

Why hubs could be back in fashion in post-crisis network recovery

While low-cost carriers are likely to be among the early beneficiaries of demand for price-sensitive leisure travel in the early stages of a post-pandemic recovery, the lower levels of overall traffic could also see mean renewed focus on hub operations.