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Facing an 'existential threat,' airlines ask the government to give them access to emergency credit lines
American Airlines also plans to institute 'enhanced voluntary leave and early retirement options' to deal with the coronavirus fallout
The statement of Dubai's crown prince does not specify the size of the intervention, but says more details will be announced later
Air Canada says 15,200 employees and about 1,300 managers will be temporarily laid off in the 2nd quarter of 2020
The European Council suspends the requirement that airlines use 80% of their slots – takeoff and landing authorizations – or lose them the following year
But EasyJet 'will continue to work with government bodies to operate additional rescue flights as requested'
The massive financial rescue plan passed by the United States Congress designates $50 billion for the airline industry
The International Air Transport Association says 2020 revenues of Middle Eastern carriers are expected to drop by $19 billion or 39%
'If the African carriers do not receive support, they will find themselves insolvent come the end of June,' warns the African Airlines Association
'Airlines are fighting for survival in every corner of the world,' says International Air Transport Association chief Alexandre de Juniac
Philippine Airlines says its goal is to resume operations on April 15, 'if warranted by Philippine and international authorities, global public health conditions, and the travel environment'
The airline also says it will slash basic salaries of a majority of employees for 3 months, but will not cut jobs
'When conditions permit and service resumes, these employees will be recalled,' says Air Canada
Under the deal, the government – which owns 52% of Air New Zealand – will extend up to NZ$900 million (US$515 million) of credit to the airline over the next two years
Some 700 of Lufthansa's 763 aircraft are 'temporarily parked' following massive reductions in its flight operations over the coming weeks
The International Air Transport Association warns that 'airlines are fighting for survival' and 'millions of jobs are at stake'
Delta Air Lines is slashing its capacity by 70% over the worsening coronavirus crisis
'This is worse than 9/11 for the airline industry – they are ground to a halt,' says United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
The country's major airlines cancel domestic and international flights ahead of the implementation of the Luzon-wide lockdown
A toxic mix of fear, crippling travel bans, and investor panic pummel the aviation sector
Facing a growing list of travel bans around the globe and a 'precipitous decline in demand,' Qantas says the cutbacks would continue until at least the end of May
Citing an 'unprecedented' drop in demand that is 'getting worse by the day,' the trade group Airlines for America unveils a wish list including grants, loans, and tax relief
The International Air Transport Association calls on governments to exclude air cargo from travel restrictions, saying that 'keeping cargo flowing will save lives'
The latest Lufthansa cuts starting Tuesday, March 17, affect mainly routes to Africa, the Middle East, and South America
The situation worsens for airline companies in the United States
'If the business picks up, hopefully in the very near future, they will be prioritized in the hiring,' says Cebu Pacific
Demand is 'declining at an accelerated pace daily, driving an unprecedented revenue impact,' says Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian
The European Aviation Safety Agency says airlines on all routes must 'step up the frequency of cleaning'
The International Air Transport Association warns that airlines, already suffering from the impact of the coronavirus, would face even more financial woes
Passengers who booked flights from March 10 to April 30 may also place the full cost of the ticket in a travel fund
German airline Lufthansa expects even more canceled flights in the coming weeks due to the novel coronavirus
Hong Kong's flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has a turbulent 2019, and also expects a 'substantial loss' in the 1st half of 2020 due to the coronavirus
As passenger numbers drop, many airlines are forced to fly empty planes to ensure they do not lose their slots. The European Commission says this should not be the case.
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines announce broader capacity cuts, while Southwest Airlines says it would lower its chief executive officer's salary
Qantas chief executive officer Alan Joyce will forego his salary for the rest of the financial year
Passengers who booked for domestic and international travel from March 10 to 31 may rebook their flights for free, subject to fare difference
The report offers a detailed rundown of the chain of events that led to the crash on March 10, 2019, that killed all 157 people on board the Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 MAX
'It's the least that can be done given the challenging situation and it's the right thing to do,' says Cebu Pacific
Fees for local airlines' takeoff, landing, and parking at airports in the Philippines will not be collected immediately, to cushion the impact of the novel coronavirus
'Based on further demand development, capacity will be reduced by up to 50% in the coming weeks,' says German airline Lufthansa, also hit by the novel coronavirus
(UPDATED) The International Air Transport Association says the 'industry's prospects in much of the world have taken a dramatic turn for the worse'
(UPDATED) Flybe, the biggest operator of United Kingdom domestic flights, collapses amid the novel coronavirus outbreak
German airline Lufthansa says 25 long-haul aircraft and 125 short- and medium-haul aircraft will no longer fly
Air France-KLM head Benjamin Smith says the novel coronavirus may 'accelerate consolidation' of 'weak carriers around the world'
Ryanair predicts that the novel coronavirus outbreak would spark more European airline collapses in a sector already marked by fierce competition
The budget airline also welcomes its newest ambassador, internet superstar Mimiyuuuh
Lufthansa flights to and from mainland China are suspended until April 24, while its Iran flights are suspended until April 30
Passengers affected by the canceled flights may avail of rebooking, refunding, and stored value options
The novel coronavirus adds further burden to PAL's already struggling finances
German airline Lufthansa will also offer employees unpaid leave and more part-time work