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Airlines refund row escalates

Global airlines warn 25 million jobs across the world could be at risk from the coronavirus air travel downturn and held out against refunds...

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...

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....

IATA calls for urgent emergency support for African, Middle Eastern airlines

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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for governments in Africa and the Middle East to provide emergency support to airlines as they...

Airlines seek billions in government support – IATA

Global airlines need to up to $200 billion of government support to help survive the coronavirus crisis, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said. Issuing...

Coronavirus cash crunch for airlines and airports

As Boeing and other US aviation companies angle for billions in assistance, airlines and airport operators globally are suspending dividends, selling airplanes and flying...

African airlines face multi-million dollar coronavirus hit

Coronavirus disruption could cost African airlines $40 million in revenue this year, a global industry body said, a potentially devastating hit to often struggling...

Air transport a major contributor to SA economy but more could...

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The air transport sector supports 472 000 jobs in South Africa and contributes $9.4 billion to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), but more could...

Global airlines slash profit forecast on protectionism fears

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Global airlines slashed a widely watched industry profit forecast by 21% on Sunday as an expanding trade war and higher oil prices compound worries...

Airlines call on SADC governments to remove blockages slowing economic growth

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Airline industry leaders and government officials have met to discuss responses to an array of pressures threatening the competitiveness and sustainability of...

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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...