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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
(UPDATED) Around 4,500 of EasyJet's 15,000 staff will be laid off
Lufthansa says its supervisory board is currently 'unable to approve' the aid package from Germany, as conditions must be 'analyzed intensively'
Air France pledges to halve its carbon emissions from domestic flights by 2024 as part of the conditions for receiving state aid
While governments are coming to the rescue of embattled airlines, the International Air Transport Association points out that $67 billion of the $123 billion committed so far would have to be repaid
Ryanair argues that Germany's 'illegal state aid' to Lufthansa would 'massively distort competition'
'LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates in Chile, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia entered into a voluntary reorganization under Chapter 11 protection in the United States,' says CEO Roberto Alvo
(UPDATED) To help Lufthansa, the German government offers a 3-billion-euro loan and 5.7 billion of 'silent' capital. It also seeks to buy 20% of the company for 300 million euros.
Aeroflot Group expects to gradually increase the number of flights across Russia in June 2020
Fiji Airways lays off 758 staff, while those remaining would face a permanent pay cut of 20%
EasyJet's initial schedule will involve mainly domestic flights in Britain and France, with more routes to be announced
If plans go ahead, it would be the first time the German government would hold a stake in former flag carrier Lufthansa since 1997
Air France-KLM says it will switch to a newer generation of aircraft, including smaller Airbus A350 and Boeing 787 jets
BOC Aviation, controlled by the Chinese state, will hold 12.67% of Norwegian Air Shuttle's share capital
The International Air Transport Association says airlines are working on developing procedures that would be safe and permit economically viable operations
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the government will not let Thai Airways go bankrupt as it would 'affect more than 20,000 lives'
(UPDATED) Ryanair's profit including exceptional items sinks 27% to almost 649 million euros ($694 million) in the fiscal year ending March 2020
Finnair would be one of the first European carriers to restart intercontinental flights
Air Canada, which employs about 38,000 people, says it does not expect a return to normal for a long time
Jobs will be cut from operations in Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru due to the coronavirus pandemic, says LATAM Airlines
Delta Air Lines estimates that it will be overstaffed by 7,000 pilots this fall, according to a memo to employees
With the coronavirus pandemic paralyzing the aviation industry, Singapore Airlines suffers a net loss for the financial year that ended on March 31
The Russian government says airlines can use the emergency funds for salaries and the cost of leasing planes, among others
'We will appeal any European Commission state aid decisions that discriminate unlawfully between airlines,' says Ryanair
Brussels Airlines is planning to cut 1,000 jobs or 25% of its workforce
Ryanair says it will ensure that the flights comply 'with effective measures to limit the spread of COVID-19'
Boeing itself is suffering as the global air transport industry is brought to its knees by the coronavirus pandemic
Some $500 million in Garuda debt would reportedly be restructured with another $500 million in new loans to help the airline meet operational needs for the next 6 months
This move allows Avianca to restructure its debt as its operations 'have been dramatically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic'
Emirates posts 1.1 billion dirhams ($288 million) in net profit for the financial year ending March 2020, but it notes the severe impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the aviation industry
'We sense a great desire and longing among people to travel again,' says Lufthansa board member Harry Hohmeister
Lufthansa and the German government are discussing 9 billion euros in aid in exchange for a 25% stake in the airline
Struggling carrier Alitalia is getting aid from the Italian government as the coronavirus batters the aviation industry