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    Avolon Cancels 75 Boeing 737 MAX Order

Avolon Cancels 75 Boeing 737 MAX Order

MIAMI – Avolon cancels its order of 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to preserve cash flow as it hopes for a swift recovery of the commercial aviation industry. The order was first announced in 2017 when the deal to purchase the 75 737 MAX 8 aircraft included 50 more for

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    AirAsia, Philippines Airlines Extend April Suspensions

AirAsia, Philippines Airlines Extend April Suspensions

MIAMI – Following the government order to extend the quarantine period, AirAsia (Z2) and Philippine Airlines (PR) cancel more flights until April 30. The directive also affects the main island of Luzon after cases of COVID-19 increased there, extending the quarantine through April 30. In the meantime, Z2 and PR

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    Air Canada To Lay Off 50% Of Its Staff

Air Canada To Lay Off 50% Of Its Staff

MIAMI – Air Canada (AC) announced today it will dismiss half of its workers to reduce costs amid the current crisis, planning to rehired them later but with government help. Due to the airline’s plunge in profits and its sustainability in mind, the cut will affect 16,500 jobs, a move

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    US Philippine-American Airlines Partnership Delayed

US Philippine-American Airlines Partnership Delayed

MIAMI – Philippine Airlines (PR) planned codeshare agreement with American Airlines (AA) to grow their respective markets is being delayed by United Airlines (UA), citing an open competition conflict in air travel. United had delayed and objected to the agreement amid the regulatory proceedings, asking for protectionism from the US

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Jet2 Postpones Schedule Restart To June

    Jet2 Postpones Schedule Restart To June

MIAMI – After canceling all capacity in March, Jet2 (LS) announces today that it will move forward its flight and holiday programs restart date to June 17. Previously, the expected

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Small Airports Fight Amid CARES Act

    Small Airports Fight Amid CARES Act

MIAMI – With several airports closing terminals due to the plunge in passenger demand, the CARES Act imposes airlines conditions of minimum service that affect small airfields. The law passed

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US Carriers Cut Operations In NYC Area

    US Carriers Cut Operations In NYC Area

MIAMI – US airlines United Airlines (UA), Delta Air Lines (DL), jetBlue (B6) and Spirit Airlines (NK) have all reduced daily flights, totaling less than 50, in accordance with travel

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Singapore Airlines To Operate 1000th Boeing 787

    Singapore Airlines To Operate 1000th Boeing 787

MIAMI – Singapore Airlines (SQ) will receive the 1000th Boeing 787 Dreamliner ever produced after nine years since the inception of the wide-body airliner. The 9V-SCP made its first flight

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Boeing To Halt 787 Operations In South Carolina

    Boeing To Halt 787 Operations In South Carolina

MIAMI — Boeing is to temporarily suspend all 787 operations at its South Carolina plant (BSC) until further notice, starting at the end of the second shift on Wednesday April

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Qantas To Ground Six A380 Post-COVID-19

    Qantas To Ground Six A380 Post-COVID-19

MIAMI – Qantas Airways (QF) will only retain six aircraft with modified cabins of its 12 A380 fleet after the COVID-19 crisis ends, according to several sources. The aircraft is

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Airbus Halts Germany, US Production, Assembly Activity

    Airbus Halts Germany, US Production, Assembly Activity

MIAMI – Airbus announced today the cease of operations in Bremen and Stade, Germany, and Alabama, US throughout April due to high inventory levels and government recommendations and guidelines. As

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American Airlines To Suspend NY Flights By 90%

    American Airlines To Suspend NY Flights By 90%

MIAMI – American Airlines (AA) is suspending at least 90% of its flights at New York’s LaGuardia (LGA), John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Newark (EWR) airports starting April 7 until

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Boeing Extends Temporary Production Suspension

    Boeing Extends Temporary Production Suspension

MIAMI – Boeing extends the temporary suspension of production operations at its Puget Sound area and Moses Lake facilities until further notice, prioritizing the health and safety of its employees

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London Heathrow To Close Two Terminals

    London Heathrow To Close Two Terminals

MIAMI – London Heathrow Airport (LHR) will close two of its four terminals starting April 6 due to low air traffic amid the COVID-19 crisis. However, the airport’s two newest

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25 Million Jobs at Risk Amid COVID-19 Crisis

    25 Million Jobs at Risk Amid COVID-19 Crisis

MIAMI – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released today a new study showing that some 25 million jobs are at risk of being lost as demand for air travel

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COVID-19: Lufthansa Group Agrees on First Restructuring Package

    COVID-19: Lufthansa Group Agrees on First Restructuring Package

MIAMI – The Lufthansa Group’s Executive Board of Directors has agreed on the first restructuring package, following the heavy disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The main theme of this

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Las Vegas Airport Closes Gates, Limits Services

    Las Vegas Airport Closes Gates, Limits Services

MIAMI – McCarran International Airport (LAS) shuts down gates at two concourses and limits services in terminals, consequences of low passenger demand. The measures are part of a COVID-19 airport

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IATA Postpones 2020 AGM

    IATA Postpones 2020 AGM

MIAMI – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today the postponement of its 76th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and the World Air Transport Summit. The 76th IATA AGM and

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airBaltic To Fly Only A220 Fleet Post-COVID-19

    airBaltic To Fly Only A220 Fleet Post-COVID-19

MIAMI – Following the cut in its operations, airBaltic (BT) will not fly its Boeing 737-300 or Dash 8-400 in the short-term once the current situation returns to normality. airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss

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Airbus Considers Cutting A320 Output By Half

    Airbus Considers Cutting A320 Output By Half

MIAMI – Airbus is considering cutting production of its best-selling A320 aircraft by almost half for Q2 and Q3 to avoid overproduction due to industrial and delivery challenges amid the

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Alitalia To Receive €500M In State Aid

    Alitalia To Receive €500M In State Aid

MIAMI – As part of its nationalization, Alitalia (AZ) expects to get at least €500m in funding to maintain employees, aircraft and shorter flight routes. The government plan would allow

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Condor To Be Nationalized

    Condor To Be Nationalized

MIAMI – The German government is set to nationalize Condor (DE) as the deal between the carrier and Polish Aviation Group (PGL) seems likely to collapse in light of the current

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    United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

United Airlines Returns to Paine Field With New Services

MIAMI — United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new service from Paine Field Airport (PAE) in Everett with six daily flights to their hubs in Denver (DEN) and San Francisco

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    Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

Azul Announces New Routes to the USA with A320neo and A330

MIAMI — Azul, the Brazilian low-cost, award-winning airline, announced today a heavy expansion to the United States with two new flights from Belo Horizonte (CNF) to Orlando (MCO), and from Belem (BEL)

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