There are many data points that starkly demonstrate the airline industry’s massive challenges during the coronavirus crisis, but Air Baltic is still able to offer a particularly striking one: its forward bookings in early April were down 98% year on year.
European airports lost more passengers in March than in the whole of 2009 when the world was in the midst of a global financial crisis, figures released today by ACI Europe reveal.
As Asia-Pacific airlines endure the existential coronavirus pandemic, regional aircraft manufacturers are due to deliver 73 new aircraft to the Asia-Pacific before the end of 2021, of which 61 aircraft are to come from turboprop maker ATR. The overall delivery number and schedule is based on estimates by Cirium ...
AirAsia Group chief executive Tony Fernandes is skeptical about the possibility of airlines taking new aircraft given the coronavirus epidemic’s impact on growth. During an interview on Bloomberg TV, Fernandes was asked about his orders with Airbus. “We have a large order book with Airbus…we have an interesting ...
Cathay Pacific and BOC Aviation have agreed a sale-and-leaseback which will cover six Boeing 777-300ER jets. The Hong Kong-based carrier warned on 11 March that it expects to incur a “substantial loss” over the first half of this year and that its liquidity position would be “adversely impacted” by ...
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