Governments Take Unprecedented Action To Protect Aviation

By Ben Goldstein Apr 03, 2020
Bailouts are in the works to help avoid bankruptcies, but they are distorting markets and raising aeropolitical questions.
Airlines & Lessors

CARES Impact On Airline Mechanics Still Uncertain

By Henry Canaday Apr 02, 2020
The financial help available to airlines under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) come with restrictions and conditions…
MRO

Attendants Urge Treasury To Exclude Warrants As Grant Compensation

By Ben Goldstein Apr 02, 2020
The three largest unions representing U.S. airlines flight attendants called on U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin not to seek ownership stakes in carriers receiving federal grants, warning that doing so could lead to massive job losses if airlines decide to forego aid. 
Airlines & Lessors

British Airways Furloughs Most Employees

By Alan Dron Apr 02, 2020
British Airways (BA) has announced plans to furlough more than 30,000 of its 45,000 staff.
Airlines & Lessors

Zeitfracht Group Begins New Management Structure

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 02, 2020
Berlin-based logistics company Zeitfracht Group appointed Dominik Wiehage as its new CEO from April 1 and has implemented a new management structure.
Airlines & Lessors

Regional Carriers Vulnerable Without Government Cash, Airline CEO Says

By Wesley Charnock Apr 02, 2020
It will be “virtually impossible” for regional airlines to survive the COVID-19 crisis without government support, ExpressJet CEO Subodh Karnik has told Routes.
Airlines & Lessors

Emirates To Restart Limited Passenger Flights

By Alan Dron Apr 02, 2020
Emirates Airline will restart some passenger services in the coming week, the company’s chairman said April 2.
Airlines & Lessors

U.S. Airline Payroll Grants To Bolster Liquidity Through Year-End, Analysts Say

By Ben Goldstein Apr 02, 2020
The pot of $25 billion in federal workforce grants being doled out to U.S. passenger carriers would provide them enough liquidity to ride out the COVID-19 crisis until year end, a team of Moody’s analysts have concluded.
Airlines & Lessors

Lufthansa In Talks Over Government Loans, Shareholding

By Jens Flottau Apr 02, 2020
Lufthansa is in talks with the German government about various forms of financial assistance in the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 
Airlines & Lessors

Garuda Indonesia Profitable in 2019; Current Outlook Uncertain

By Chen Chuanren Apr 02, 2020
After two consecutive lossmaking years, Garuda Indonesia achieved a profit of $6.5 million for 2019, reversing its $229 million loss a year prior; the airline did not provide an outlook for 2020.
Airlines & Lessors

COVID-19: Middle East And Africa Market Update

By David Casey Apr 02, 2020
Welcome to Routes’ weekly look at how the Middle East and African aviation markets are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, helping you understand…
Airlines & Lessors

Turkish Airlines Stops International Flights After Ban

By Kurt Hofmann Apr 02, 2020
The Turkish government has announced strict measures in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the country, banning all international flying from the end of March 27 until May 1.
Airlines & Lessors

Air New Zealand Suspends Almost All Domestic Services

By Adrian Schofield Apr 02, 2020
Air New Zealand has cut its domestic capacity by 95% as new COVID-19 restrictions prevent most travel in its local market.
Airlines & Lessors

How Will Bailouts Change The Airline Industry After COVID-19?

By Jens Flottau Apr 02, 2020
U.S. aid will boost five carriers that made half the world’s profits.
Airlines & Lessors

Leisure Carriers Object To U.S. Continuation Of Service Order

By Ben Goldstein Apr 01, 2020
A trade group representing leisure airlines and ULCCs said the U.S. Government’s proposed “continuation of service” obligation for carriers receiving federal aid unfairly discriminates against airlines with seasonal demand profiles. 
Airlines & Lessors

Daily Memo: Domestic Networks Will Lead Eventual Asian Airline Recovery

By Adrian Schofield Apr 01, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis shows that while it is good to have a globally diverse network, a strong domestic operation is a major advantage for carriers when a shock disrupts international traffic flows.
Airlines & Lessors

DAE Receives Over 50 Lease-Payment Deferral Requests

By Victoria Moores Apr 01, 2020
Lessor Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) has received 53 “rent deferral requests” from its customers, representing around 16% of the company’s annual revenue. 
Airlines & Lessors

Air Iceland Connect To Be Integrated Into Icelandair

By Victoria Moores Apr 01, 2020
Air Iceland Connect, Icelandair’s regional subsidiary which operates flights within Iceland and to Greenland, is to be integrated into Icelandair.
Airlines & Lessors

Major Japanese Carriers Trim International Schedules Again

By Adrian Schofield Apr 01, 2020
Japan Airlines (JAL) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) have made further cuts to their summer international schedules as demand continues to fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Airlines & Lessors

Pobeda Becomes First Russian Airline To Suspend All Flying

By Maxim Pyadushkin Apr 01, 2020
Russia’s only LCC Pobeda announced Apr. 1 that it will suspend all regular flights until May 31.
Airlines & Lessors

Chinese Airline Domestic Capacity Responds To Policy

By Bradley Perrett Apr 01, 2020
Chinese flights are carrying light loads and earning low yields, but the government wants the industry to fly as much as possible.
Airlines & Lessors

Domestic Networks Provide Safety Net For Asian Carriers

By Adrian Schofield Apr 01, 2020
Airlines with strong domestic networks before COVID-19 could see a faster rebound than those relying on international connections.
Airlines & Lessors

China Southern 2019 Profit Down 9%; Warns Of COVID-19 Impact

By Chen Chuanren Apr 01, 2020
In its 2019 annual report, released Mar. 30, China’s largest airline said that despite cutting frequencies internationally and domestically, it has…
Airlines & Lessors

Air Italy Assets Attracting Several Prospects

By Alan Dron Mar 31, 2020
The liquidators of Air Italy, which collapsed in February, have received several “expressions of interest” in assets of the failed airline.
Airlines & Lessors

The Daily Memo: No Point Left Behind

By Ben Goldstein Mar 31, 2020
When the text of the U.S. Government’s “stage-three” coronavirus stimulus effort was publicly released late last week, industry watchers were left scratching their heads over a vague provision requiring air carriers receiving aid to continue serving “all points” in their networks through Sept. 30.
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