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Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing
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Air Canada explores rapid COVID-19 testing

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Air Canada has engaged Spartan Bioscience Inc., an Ottawa-based biotechnology leader in portable DNA testing technology, to assess how best ... Read More

London Biggin Hill Airport launches Guide to Contactless Travel
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London Biggin Hill Airport launches Guide to Contactless Travel

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

With the lifting of quarantine restrictions today, London Biggin Hill Airport is launching a Guide to Contactless Travel, providing key ... Read More

US Revokes Pakistan International Airlines Flights
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US Revokes Pakistan International Airlines Flights

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 10, 2020

Pakistan last month grounded almost a third of its pilots after discovering they may have falsified their qualifications, specifically Pakistan ... Read More

Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries
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Russia to re-launch international flights to 13 countries

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 10, 2020

Russian authorities have finalized a list of 13 countries Russian Federation can resume air connections with at the initial stage ... Read More

Aeromexico: Scheduled passenger capacity reduced by 86.9%
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Aeromexico: Scheduled passenger capacity reduced by 86.9%

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

Grupo Aeromexico S.A.B. de C.V.  today reported June 2020 operational results. Aeromexico's capacity, measured in Available Seat Kilometers (ASKs), decreased ... Read More

Munich Airport: Passenger volume shrinks by two thirds
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Munich Airport: Passenger volume shrinks by two thirds

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

After years of continuous traffic growth, the global spread of the coronavirus has caused passenger numbers at Munich Airport to ... Read More

IATA: Post-COVID-19 aviation recovery must embrace sustainable fuels
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IATA: Post-COVID-19 aviation recovery must embrace sustainable fuels

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized the aviation industry’s commitment to its emissions reduction goals and called for the ... Read More

Star Alliance, SkyTeam and oneworld come together
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Star Alliance, SkyTeam and oneworld come together

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 9, 2020

The three global airline alliances, collectively representing over fifty percent of the world’s air traffic, have come together to highlight ... Read More

FlyersRights: US DOT’s COVID-19 guidance ‘too little, too late’
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FlyersRights: US DOT’s COVID-19 guidance ‘too little, too late’

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

The Department of Transportation invited FlyersRights.org and other consumer organizations to a conference call Tuesday to discuss the DOT’s coronavirus ... Read More

Pegasus Airlines resuming flights to Tel Aviv
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Pegasus Airlines resuming flights to Tel Aviv

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

Following the temporary suspension of flights as part of the restrictions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Pegasus Airlines flights to ... Read More

US and China vie to lead domestic aviation market globally
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US and China vie to lead domestic aviation market globally

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 9, 2020

China and the US jostle to lead the world in domestic flights as air travel slowly resumes following a relaxation ... Read More

The Future of Short Haul Travel in Europe looks bright
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The Future of Short Haul Travel in Europe looks bright

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

According to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest quarterly report “European Tourism: Trends & Prospects”, the global health crisis has ... Read More

Progress in Chapter 11 tranche financing for LATAM Airlines
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Progress in Chapter 11 tranche financing for LATAM Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 9, 2020

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (‘LATAM’) today presented the second tranche financing proposal to the Court of the Southern District of ... Read More

United Airlines Massive Furlough Brewing
Airline News

United Airlines Massive Furlough Brewing

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 9, 2020

Today, United Airlines informed operations leaders that half of the airline’s entire staff would be receiving notices of involuntary furloughs. ... Read More

Airbus: 36 commercial aircraft deliveries in June, versus 24 in May
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Airbus: 36 commercial aircraft deliveries in June, versus 24 in May

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Airbus delivered 36 commercial aircraft in June 2020, representing a slight increase compared to 24 in May and 14 in ... Read More

Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service
Airline News

Ethiopian Airlines announces resumption of regular service

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Ethiopian Airlines, Africa’s largest airline, is resuming service to Dubai further to the ending of the lock-down and its opening ... Read More

KLM to resume operations from Belfast City Airport on August 3
Airline News

KLM to resume operations from Belfast City Airport on August 3

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 crisis, KLM has been adapting its network and flight schedule in line with travel ... Read More

Rwanda will re-open for commercial flights on August 1
Airport news

Rwanda will re-open for commercial flights on August 1

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 8, 2020

Rwanda’s Ministry of Infrastructure issued official statement, announcing that the country's airports will re-open for scheduled commercial flight operations on ... Read More

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch UAE-Egypt flights on July 14
Airline News

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi to launch UAE-Egypt flights on July 14

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Air Arabia Abu Dhabi will launch direct flights connecting Abu Dhabi with Alexandria and Sohag in Egypt on July 14. ... Read More

Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27
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Moscow Sheremetyevo’s International Terminal returns to full operations July 27

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 8, 2020

Moscow Sheremetyevo International Airport's international terminal—Terminal D—will resume full operations at 00:00 Moscow time on July 27, 2020. The trains ... Read More

Caribbean Airlines re-starts Jamaica-based operations
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Caribbean Airlines re-starts Jamaica-based operations

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Caribbean Airlines has re-started commercial operations from its Jamaica hub into the USA and Canada. Daily flights to/from Kingston and ... Read More

Delta Air Lines flight forced to make emergency landing at JFK
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Delta Air Lines flight forced to make emergency landing at JFK

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Delta Air Lines Airbus A319 with 43 passengers on board was forced to make an emergency landing at New York's ... Read More

Lufthansa Second Restructuring Inevitable
Travel Safety & Emergencies

Lufthansa Second Restructuring Inevitable

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 7, 2020

The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has approved a Lufthansa second restructuring set of measures as part of its ... Read More

IATA: Willingness to travel tempered by COVID-19 concerns
Airline News

IATA: Willingness to travel tempered by COVID-19 concerns

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released public opinion research showing the willingness to travel being tempered by concerns over ... Read More

10 strategies that 25 leading airlines use to increase passenger confidence
Airline News

10 strategies that 25 leading airlines use to increase passenger confidence

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

New survey of 25 of the world’s leading airlines in June 2020 has identified 10 key strategies that are boosting ... Read More

Etihad Airways resumes more flights as UAE travel restrictions eased
Airline News

Etihad Airways resumes more flights as UAE travel restrictions eased

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Etihad Airways is gradually resuming services to more destinations across its global network. This follows the easing of travel restrictions ... Read More

Ryanair COVID-19 Refunds Out of the “Ghost Airlines System”
Airline News

Ryanair COVID-19 Refunds Out of the “Ghost Airlines System”

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

The airline confirmed that it is making rapid progress in processing Ryanair COVID-19 refunds for customers whose flights cancelled during ... Read More

ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair
Airline News

ENAC Hand Luggage Ban Onboard Contested by Ryanair

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 7, 2020

There are more gatherings for everyone and more places to fly. But the new Italian Civil Aviation Authority ENAC hand ... Read More

ASUR Airport Group: June passenger traffic down almost 90%
Airport news

ASUR Airport Group: June passenger traffic down almost 90%

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 7, 2020

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V.  (ASUR), an international airport group with operations in Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, ... Read More

Commercial flights to be welcomed to Seychelles in August 2020
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Commercial flights to be welcomed to Seychelles in August 2020

mm Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor- July 6, 2020

The holiday destination confirmed the authorization for commercial flights to enter Seychelles as of August 1, 2020. The new lift ... Read More

UK flights will be allowed into Greece mid-July
Greece travel news

UK flights will be allowed into Greece mid-July

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

As Greece is trying to salvage its tourist season, Greek authorities announced today that commercial flights from the UK will ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport
Airport news

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020

Budapest Airport and the Hungarian market have witnessed unwavering commitment from LOT Polish Airlines, seeing the flag carrier launch its ... Read More

Domestic Tourism boom expected for New Zealand with renewed Auckland- Invercargill air service
Airline News

Domestic Tourism boom expected for New Zealand with renewed Auckland- Invercargill air service

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 6, 2020

Invercargill is a city near the southern tip of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s a gateway to wilderness areas including ... Read More

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?
Airline News

Four Emergencies Airlines are facing – what is the way ahead?

mm Vijay Poonoosamy- July 5, 2020

Quarantines, economic recession, and health fears are likely to continue to weigh on airline passenger numbers. The COVID-19 crisis has ... Read More

United Arab Emirates allows all citizens and residents travel again
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United Arab Emirates allows all citizens and residents travel again

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 4, 2020

All citizens and residents in the United Arab Emirates are now able travel in accordance with the health preventive and ... Read More

2020 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show postponed till 2021
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2020 San Francisco Fleet Week Air Show postponed till 2021

mm Harry S. Johnson- July 3, 2020

Amid COVID-19 concerns, The San Francisco Fleet Week Association announced today that the Air Show Presented by United, which was ... Read More

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