This week’s airline news:
- American Airlines: The First To Go Under
- American Airlines plans 30% reduction of management, administrative staff
- Southwest to limit seats sold on each flight through July
- Budget airline easyJet to lay off 30% of workforce
- Delta Air Lines will be the last US passenger airline to retire its MD-80 fleet in June. Take a look back at the all-American ‘Mad Dog’ jet.
- Porter Airlines is now planning to resume flights on July 29
- Latin America’s largest airline, LATAM, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
- Eurowings resumed services from Düsseldorf to Sardinia, Italy, on Saturday — but was forced to turn around at its destination because Olbia Airport is still closed.
- Virgin Atlantic won’t resume flights until August
- The miracle seats of Flight PIA 8303: 1C and 10C were where the two survivors were sitting on the Airbus A320
- Qatar Airways launches unlimited flight change policy
- Trudeau says Canadian government will look into airline refund policy
- Flights With Only Business Class Seats Help Travel Resume At Air Canada Post
- Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary says UK quarantine plans ‘idiotic and unimplementable’
- Air France To Permanently Retire A380
- How Airlines Are Generating Revenue on Flights That Will Never Take Off
- Air Canada announces new refund policy. Travellers with non-refundable tickets cancelling for coronavirus-related reasons can opt for non-expiring transferable voucher, or convert to Aeroplan miles with 65% bonus, retroactive to March 1.
This week’s airport news:
- Global Entry Enrollment Centers Will Be Closed Until July 6
- How Airports Will Change After Coronavirus, According to Experts (Video)
- Man Caught Carrying $138K at Logan Airport
- Berlin Tegel Airport to close as passenger numbers plummet
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