Japan government will waive airport landing fees worth up to 12.5 billion yen ($120 million) to ease the financial burden on airline operators, two sources familiar with the matter said, as they reel from a drop in traffic due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For a hefty sum of up to SGD642 ($470), people with a hankering for airline food can have a meal on an A380, the world's biggest passenger jet.
Cheap ticket prices are giving Chinese airlines a much-needed passenger bounce. A ticket from Beijing to Hangzhou in eastern China can be booked for as low as 180 yuan ($26).
A BCCI functionary in the know of developments said that the board is already in touch with the likes of Emirates and Etihad to check on their flying scheduling from August onwards.
Due to the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) and its continuing impact on air travel services globally, Etihad Airways and Emirates airline will operate special chartered flights to Russia to ensure repatriation of Russian and UAE citizens.
London’s connectivity has fallen by two-thirds. It is now in eighth place — behind no fewer than five Chinese cities and two US hubs.
Airbus flew back into profit in the first three months of the current year as cost-cutting and restructuring measures began to pay off, but it warned that the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic was not yet over.
The government has finally released information on its quarantine-free holiday destinations — those you can visit from 17 May without having to isolate on your return, provided you can produce a negative PCR test before and after your visit. On the “green list”
The industry’s trade group, the International Air Transport Association, said Wednesday that governments should use screening measures, such as testing passengers for the virus, rather than imposing quarantines and other restrictions.