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NEWS Three Passenger Air Canada Planes Transformed into Cargo Aircraft Air Canada announced this morning that they will transform three of their Boeing 777-300ERs into temporary cargo aircraft to transport vital supplies into Canada. The first aircraft is complete, with the next two aircraft being transformed soon. Read More →
NEWS Trump Administration Releases Financial Aid Package for U.S. Airlines After meeting with Steven Mnuchin, the United States Secretary of Treasury, Donald Trump and his administration has released an financial aid package that includes the larger airlines repaying loans with interest after the pandemic is over. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL When Will Aviation Return to Normal? Right now, the aviation industry, along with the rest of the world, is in decline. COVID-19 has affected everyone and everything, including the world of flying. Airlines have cut routes, pilots have been forced to go on furlough, airlines, including the U.K. airline FlyBe have collapsed, aircraft have been grounded and even retired, airport and airline staff have been laid off, and many other ill effects. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL The Complete List of U.S. Airlines Affected by COVID-19 There‚Äôs no doubt the aviation industry has been affected by COVID-19, and many airlines have made dramatic changes to their operations. Here are the lists of airlines in the US who've made major changes due to COVID-19, as of 3/29/2020. Read More →
NEWS Boeing to Stop Production After Employee COVID-19 Death Boeing has made the decision to suspend production in Seattle-area facilities after a worker died from the novel coronavirus. This suspension will start on March 25th for a period of 14 days. Read More →
NEWS Singapore Airlines to Cut 96% of Capacity Singapore Airlines, one of the main airlines based in Singapore, has announced it will be cutting 96% of its capacity by the end of April 2020. Out of 147 aircraft that Singapore Airlines and Silk Air have, 138 will be grounded. This means that there will be 9 aircraft left in service. Read More →
NEWS Emirates Group Suspends Most Flights Due to COVID-19 Outbreak Emirates is suspending most of its passenger flights amid the outbreak of COVID-19. Read More →
NEWS Southwest Airlines to Postpone 1,000 Daily Routes Through April Southwest Airlines is getting ready for major schedule reductions starting this weekend. From Sunday, March 22nd, Southwest Airlines will start to cancel 1,000 of its nearly 4,000 daily flights. Read More →
NEWS Vietnam Airlines Suspends All International Flights While the Southeastern country of Vietnam has only 76 cases of COVID-19, the Vietnamese government has put a lot of restrictions in place to prevent the virus from entering and spreading in Vietnam. Also, other neighboring countries are now restricing foreigners from entering their countries. These two causes have led to the flag carrier of Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines, being forced to suspend all of its international services. This will be taking place between now and April 30th of this year (2020). Read More →
NEWS Airlines Request $50 Billion From U.S. Government U.S. airlines are asking the federal government for $50,000,000,000 in financial aid after taking major hits due to the Coronavirus outbreak. People are canceling their flight bookings, forcing airlines to give refunds. People are scared to fly, and with the travel restriction between the U.S. and Europe, people are not able to get on flights. Read More →