Following KJM Today's earlier highlighting of using airliners that normally carry passengers to carry cargo at London Heathrow (usually by strapping boxes to the seats or removing the seats entirely), Matthew McClearn, of The Globe and Mail, takes a look at similar con...

For the first time in history borders have been closed to international travel in all destinations worldwide.

According to new research undertaken by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), all global destinations (a total of 217) continue to have restrictions in place...

May 13, 2020

American Airlines has expanded its cargo schedule in May to provide 140 weekly flights to 15 cities in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Caribbean, up from 80 flights last week.

New destinations include daily flights between Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) and Hong Kong (HKG); and...

The furore over possible job losses at British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and other airlines rumbles on.

Whatever the end result, the airline industry worldwide is not going to be the same as it was when the crisis over Covid-19 began.

The Aviation Oracle looks at airline...

Following hard on the heels of British Airways announcing that the airline was to close its London Gatwick operation, Virgin Atlantic, which began services from Gatwick 36 years ago, is also to leave the Sussex airport and cut jobs.

Sky News' Mark Kleinman reports -

Abov...

April 28, 2020

Reuters (London): Britain’s airlines want the government’s coronavirus wage support scheme to be extended beyond June, maintaining the assistance for longer with a slow recovery in air travel expected.

Airlines UK, the industry’s representative body, wrote to the financ...

April 22, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the airline industry like no other event in its 100-year history. Passenger traffic is down by more than 90% in most regions of the world, and the few services that are operating are flying primarily cargo or are repatriating national...

April 4, 2020

International airline seat capacity this week (30 March to 5 April) fell to just 23% of the level available in the first week of April last year. That’s according to data from travel analytics company ForwardKeys. Just 10 million seats were still in service worldwide,...

April 3, 2020

British Airways is joining the response against Covid-19 with a company-wide taskforce who will bring their skills and expertise to communities across the UK to help the fight against the COVID-19 virus.

The current reduction in the number of flights means British Airwa...

The lobby group that represents dozens of air carriers in Canada is warning that, without immediate support from Ottawa, airlines will fold, thousands will be out of work and the travel landscape in will be crippled for the foreseeable future. Prime Minister Justin Tru...

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