This week’s airline and airport news:
- U.S. airlines tell crews not to force passengers to wear masks
- Air Travel Is Going to Be Very Bad, for a Very Long Time
- Airline trade group OK with temperature checks: Is this really going to work? Passengers will just pop Tylenol or often times (supposedly) the virus doesn’t give some people fevers.
- Boeing CEO predicts coronavirus pandemic will claim a major U.S. airline. He didn’t name names.
- Richard Branson to sell up to $500 million in Virgin Galactic shares to help his other businesses
- The Airline Business Is Terrible. It Will Probably Get Even Worse.
- Some airlines sent their aircraft to storage sites and some straight into retirement. Here is a list of retired aircraft.
- Avianca Files for Bankruptcy as LatAm Skies Stay Closed
- Frontier Airlines will drop open-seat fee that drew attacks
- Chinese carriers restart their engines
- What It’s Like Working As a Flight Attendant During COVID-19
- United’s New Refund Policy Is An “Unfair and Deceptive Practice’ Per DOT Guidance
- Ryanair to resume flights by 1 July with new rules for passengers
- Major Pay Cuts Needed to Keep Icelandair in Business
- Southwest and American Airlines Will Resume Some International Flights
- Virgin Atlantic to cut 3,000 jobs and quit Gatwick
- Lithuanian International Airport Turned Into Drive-In Cinema
- Germany’s Stuttgart Airport (STR) is hosting several one-on-one concerts in an empty terminal
- Temperature checks, masks the new normal for air travel, says Dubai airport CEO
- By the end of June, the Lufthansa Group airlines plan to offer around 1,800 weekly roundtrips to more than 130 destinations worldwide.
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