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The planned job cuts amount to 16% of Air France's staff and 40% of those at Hop! – part of measures 'on an unprecedented scale'
The United States Treasury says American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Sky West Airlines, and Spirit Airlines agreed to the government's terms
The African Union says 'there are airlines that may not survive COVID-19'
(UPDATED) The International Air Transport Association urges governments to 'implement alternatives to quarantine on arrival,' warning of the policy's impact on the aviation industry
The International Air Transport Association fears 'the worst may be yet to come' in the European aviation industry, with millions of jobs at risk
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency tells Pakistan International Airlines 'they have lost their confidence' in the carrier
Aeromexico is the latest Latin American airline to seek Chapter 11 relief after Chilean-Brazilian LATAM and Colombia's Avianca
SAS will convert some existing bonds into equity as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Norwegian Air Shuttle will no longer buy 92 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and 5 Dreamliners
The Dutch government says it will provide KLM with a guarantee for bank loans of up to 2.4 billion euros and a direct loan from the state of up to one billion euros
United States private equity giant Bain Capital is buying Virgin Australia and commits to 'the retention of thousands of jobs'
Rail industry tycoon Heinz Hermann Thiele, one of the richest men in Germany, is the top Lufthansa shareholder
Over 98% of shareholders accounting for 39% of Lufthansa stock vote in favor of the German government's rescue package in a special online meeting
British airline EasyJet posts a net loss of 324 million pounds ($403 million, 357 million euros) in the 1st half of its fiscal year
German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele says he will support the 9-billion-euro government rescue package for Lufthansa
(UPDATED) The 6,000 job losses will hit both Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar. More than half of staff will also remain on leave for months.
It is still unclear how many more Cebu Pacific employees will lose their jobs, but the layoffs will be 'across functions, roles, and departments'
'Flight operations by SunExpress Germany...will be ended shortly,' says a SunExpress spokesman
The German government holds crunch talks with Lufthansa representatives and rail industry tycoon Heinz Hermann Thiele, the company's top shareholder
An Austrian court will appoint an administrator, says IAG-owned Level Europe
'With Australia's borders set to remain closed for some time, we have canceled most international flights until late October,' says Qantas
Qatar Airways says it already notified both Boeing and Airbus of its decision
Lufthansa points to 'the latest public statements by the company's largest single shareholder, Heinz-Hermann Thiele'
The Swedish government is willing to inject up to $534 million into SAS. The Danish government will also contribute to the recapitalization, says the airline.
British Airways, EasyJet, and Ryanair say Britain's quarantine policy for arrivals will have 'a devastating effect on British tourism and the wider economy and destroy thousands of jobs'
The Lufthansa group is cutting 16% of its total workforce of 135,000
The International Air Transport Association notes that while state aid is 'helping to keep the industry afloat...the next challenge will be preventing airlines from sinking under the burden of debt'
Coronavirus-stricken airlines are developing new procedures for the resumption of flights
'The losses this year will be the biggest in aviation history.... There is no comparison for the dimension of this crisis,' says International Air Transport Association chief Alexandre de Juniac
(UPDATED) Hong Kong's government will take a small stake in Cathay Pacific as part of a bailout plan worth HK$39 billion (US$5 billion)
As the Austrian government announces a rescue package for Austrian Airlines, it also says a minimum ticket price of 40 euros will be introduced for 'sustainable and fair aviation'
The United States matches the number of flights allowed by China, but says it remains 'troubled' as Beijing disregarded the rights of American carriers
Real estate group Deutsche Wohnen will replace Lufthansa on the Dax starting June 22
(UPDATED) China says it will now let foreign airlines operate one international route into the country each week, including American carriers which have been affected by a de facto ban
(3rd UPDATE) The move is triggered by China's failure to act on American carriers' requests to resume passenger service
With 'very slow recovery' seen for global air traffic, Lufthansa says it must 'implement restructuring programs in all areas'
Coronavirus-hit Air Canada raises funds through an offering of shares and convertible senior notes
'Blackmail is never an option,' says French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, as Ryanair is locked in a dispute with French employees
From aircraft disinfection to passengers traveling light, here are the recommendations of the International Civil Aviation Organization
Lufthansa will now ask shareholders to back the $10-billion deal in an online meeting on June 25
'We have never been in this horrendous situation.... It is a huge structural change to our industry,' says Emirates president Tim Clark
'We have come to the conclusion that we unfortunately have to say goodbye to a few of the wonderful people that worked with us,' says Emirates
With countries across Latin America in lockdown, flight activity plummets 93% and revenue losses are estimated at $18 billion
Transair, an ambitious company founded in Senegal 10 years ago, has no passengers because of the coronavirus pandemic – but it still has to fly its planes
'We deeply regret to have stopped employing 900 highly qualified professional[s] because of the substantial decline in the airline's operations,' says Ukraine International Airlines CEO Yevgen Dykhne
Kuwait Airways says the decision to slash jobs is part of a 'comprehensive plan' to deal with the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic
American Airlines currently has a team of 17,000 people in management and support, meaning the actions planned will cut about 5,100 jobs
Flag carrier Swiss Air Lines and British no-frills carrier EasyJet will resume services from Geneva on June 15 – but to a fraction of their former destinations
Scandinavian airline SAS reports a net loss of 3.47 billion kroner (328 million euros, $362 million) in the 2nd quarter of its financial year
Norwegian Air Shuttle posts a loss of 3.28 billion kroner (302 million euros, $333 million) in the 1st quarter of 2020