• Stage set for battle royale among Australia’s domestic carriers

  • JetBlue complains it is being locked out of London slots

  • European air travel ’collapses’ as focus shifts to summer recovery

  • Hong Kong’s Greater Bay Airlines seeks rights to fly to over 100 cities

  • ‘Complete stop’ in European air travel as Covid testing wipes out demand

  • Flydubai latest to reinstate Doha flights

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US airlines ask DOT to lead global Covid-19 testing programme for travellers

The US airline sector is urging the Department of Transportation to lead the creation of global Covid-19 testing standards for international travellers.

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United expects expanded profit margins by 2023

United Airlines expects to exceed its 2019 profit margin by 2023, executives say a day after the airline reported a $7.1 billion full-year loss for coronavirus-plagued 2020.

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Stalled recovery prompts KLM to deepen job cuts

Dutch carrier KLM is to cut up to 1,000 more jobs as a result of the later then expected recovery in travel demand from the pandemic.

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Restructuring Thai Airways and Asiana offload non-core subsidiaries

Thai Airways International and Asiana Airlines, both undergoing restructuring, have disclosed details about selling off non-core subsidiaries.