Emirates is set to operate limited passenger services to Frankfurt (02, 04, 06, 09, 11, 13 May), London Heathrow (03, 05, 07, 10, 12, 14 May), Manila (3, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16 May), Sao Paulo (3 May), and Shanghai (2 May).
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been recognised with four awards at the 26th annual World Travel Awards, WTA, held at the prestigious Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman.
Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts that has forced the troubled state-owned carrier to cancel all flights and
Abu Dhabi Developmental Holding Company (ADDH) announced on Thursday that it has reached an agreement in principle for the establishment of a local airline in Abu Dhabi in partnership
Australia’s Qantas Airways picked Airbus over Boeing as the preferred supplier for jets capable of the world’s longest commercial flights from Sydney to London, dealing the US planemaker its latest setback this year.
Air France-KLM chief executive Ben Smith defended his decision not to fly to the aid of two collapsed French airlines, and said market consolidation through bankruptcies would eventually benefit the country’s aviation industry and jobs.
The aviation industry has been among the worst hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, which has dented travel demand and forced major airlines to lay off staff and seek government bailouts.
The COVID-19 outbreak has devastated the global aviation sector, with passenger numbers slumping during lockdown measures as air travel demand evaporates. EasyJet follows competitors British Airways, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic, which have all slashed staff numbers to save costs.
Kenya Airways has lost an estimated $100 million in revenue as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and related lockdowns, CEO Allan Kilavuka told reporters.