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NEWS Royal Air Maroc Lays Off 30% of Its Staff, Liquidates 20 Aircraft, Cancel Flights to South America Royal Air Maroc will undergo a drastic restructuring of its operations to lessen the effects of the current financial situation. Among the efforts include laying off staff, liquidating its aircraft, and cutting routes. Read More →
NEWS India's DGCA Lengthens International Flight Ban India's DGCA has extended the international flight ban until August, at the earliest. Read more to find out why. Read More →
NEWS Air France to Cut 6,500 Jobs by 2022 According to multiple sources, Air France "aims to present a plan to trade unions to cut just over 6,500 jobs over the next two years." In addition to the 6,500 employees set to be released, which includes pilots, flight attendants, and ground staff, HOP! which is a small airline that is owned by and part of Air France, plans to cut around 1,000 jobs. Read More →
NEWS El Al Suspends All Flights Until Further Notice The Israeli flag carrier, El Al, has grounded its fleet indefinitely. This has come after the pilot's union announced they would not fly due to the airline's financial troubles. Read More →
NEWS EasyJet Closes Bases and Cuts Staff The U.K. based budget airline, EasyJet, has announced they will close their bases and may cut 30% of its pilots. Read More →
NEWS Airbus to Cut 15,000 Jobs Amidst Covid-19 One of the largest aircraft manufacturers, Airbus, will be cutting around 15,000 jobs due to the lull in production as a result of Coronavirus. In February, they stopped production of the a320 in Asia in hopes of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Many airlines have also grounded the A380, which is now in the process of being rapidly phased out. In fact, Air France recently retired their final aircraft of the type. Read More →
NEWS Aeromexico Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Aeromexico filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. Click for a in-depth analysis on the situation. Read More →
ROUTES Air Belgium Studies U.S. Service, Announces Mauritius Flights Air Belgium is looking into beginning service to the U.S. and plans to begin service to the island nation of Mauritius. Read More →
ROUTES JetBlue Announces 30-Route Network Expansion American hybrid carrier jetBlue has announced a network expansion of 30 routes. Read more to find out the carrier's rationale for announcing such a bold action. Read More →
ROUTES Bamboo Airways Announces Ambitious Route Expansion From October Bamboo Airways will relaunch routes and expand to new frontiers internationally. Can you guess what they are going to add? Click to read more. Read More →