• IAG and Ryanair threaten legal challenge to UK’s quarantine plan

  • Croatia Airlines studies potential Ljubljana base

  • ​SAS to operate most initial flights from Copenhagen

  • American to operate 55% of its 2019 domestic network this summer

  • USA bans Chinese carriers from mid-June

  • ​Greece halts Qatar flights after positive Covid-19 tests

Tuifly aircraft parked at Hannover during Covid


TUIfly plans job and fleet cuts: union

German leisure carrier TUIfly intends to cut around 700 jobs and approximately halve its fleet in response to the coronavirus crisis, according to pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit.

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IAG and Ryanair threaten legal challenge to UK’s quarantine plan

Willie Walsh, the chief executive of British Airways parent IAG, has disclosed that the group is considering legal action over the UK government’s mandatory two-week quarantine for travellers arriving in the country from 8 June.

AirAsia A321neo


AirAsia evaluating proposals to raise capital

The AirAsia Group is evaluating proposals to strengthen its equity base and liquidity through a capital raising exercise, as it works to overcome challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Middle East carriers aim to get back on track

Much of the attention on airlines in the Middle East during the coronavirus crisis has focused on the big three Gulf operators and the struggles of Israeli carrier El Al.