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Lengthy recovery period for airlines post coronavirus

International seat capacity dropped by 80% from a year ago and half the world’s airplanes are in storage, new data shows, suggesting the aviation...

Crisis-hit airlines face crippling cash squeeze, IATA says

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Global airlines warned on Tuesday that many carriers may not survive a record cash squeeze in the second quarter, as revenues and traffic plunge...

Airlink announced suspension of operations due to coronavirus lockdown

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South African-based domestic and regional airline Airline has announced it is suspending all operations after midnight this Thursday, 26 March 2020 in support of...

SAA suspends all flights

South African Airways (SAA) will suspend all domestic flights from Friday, 27 March. “The decision came after government announced a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days...

Airlines face deeper revenue hit from COVID-19

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has updated its analysis of the revenue impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global air transport industry....

Farnborough airshow cancelled

Farnborough Airshow - the year’s largest aerospace expo and a showcase for billions of dollars in business deals - is the latest major event...

Coronavirus hurting airplane manufacturers and suppliers

The pandemic is taking its toll on aerospace manufacturing, with Boeing saying it would halt production of most widebody jets and Airbus starting partial...

Emirates slashes flights, cuts wages

Emirates, one of the world’s largest long-haul airlines, will stop nearly all passenger flights  and cut staff wages by up to 50%  because of...

More SAA flights cancelled

South African Airways (SAA) will suspend intercontinental and African regional flights until the end of May because of the coronavirus, as administrators trying to...

SAA suspends all international flights until June

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South African Airways (SAA) on Friday announced it will immediately suspend all international operations until 31 May 2020 in response to a government travel...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...