Category: AIRLINES & AIRPORTS

Virgin Australia Keeps Flying Only For Essential Services

Reading Time: < 1 minute One of Australia’s largest airlines, Virgin Australia, has announced about further cuts of its domestic schedule to 90%. The hit of still spreading coronavirus is too massive for aviation to adequately cope with it. Last week the carrier said that it will suspend all international operations starting 30 March to 14 June, 2020, and reduce […]

easyJet Grounds the Majority of Fleet and Cancels 90% of Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute easyJet, a British low-cost airline, has also felt an extraordinary pressure put on the aviation industry by the coronavirus and made a decision to ground almost all its aircraft cancelling 90% of its scheduled flights starting 24 March. The airline still expects to maintain some of its key routes mainly to, from and within the […]

SIA Grounds Almost All Aircraft Across Its Airlines’ Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore Airlines has announced that it will further cut the capacity that had been originally scheduled up to end-April by 96%. The outbreak of the coronavirus is further putting aviation into a deepening crisis. The SIA Group said that it is the biggest challenge it has ever faced since its establishment. Following further reductions, the […]

Emirates Temporarily Suspends All Passenger Flights

Reading Time: < 1 minute Emirates, one of the biggest and most distinctive airlines, has announced that it takes tough measures in response to the coronavirus and suspends all passenger operations until 25 March, 2020. Since the outbreak of the coronavirus began, the airline has been changing its services in accordance with regulatory directives and demand for travel. However, new […]

Qantas and Jetstar to Cancel All International Flights

Reading Time: 2 minutes Qantas Group has announced about new cuts, suspensions and groundings of its fleet following daily drops in travel demand, limitation of entries into many countries and attempts to contain the spread of the coronavirus. If earlier this week Qantas expected to reduced international capacity by 90% and domestic flights by 60%, now the situation is […]

Air Malta to Stop Commercial Flights Until Further Notice

Reading Time: < 1 minute Following the governmental decisions aimed at containing the spread of the coronavirus, on 20 March, 2020, Air Malta will suspend all commercial flights until further notice. The ban applies to all the flights except ferry, cargo, humanitarian, repatriation or special flights ordered by the Government of Malta.

Copenhagen Airport Turns Two Runways into Aircraft Parking

Reading Time: < 1 minute In light of the global crisis caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus, different sectors of aviation are looking for the ways to survive and support each other. With a number of airlines suspending operations, another has emerged: where to put hundreds of planes? In this case some support to European airlines has been provided […]

Ryanair Says Most If Not All Its Flights Might Be Grounded

Reading Time: < 1 minute The spread of the coronavirus has put Ryanair in huge crisis as well. The carrier has already began slashing the capacity across all the airlines of its Group by 80%. From 24 March it expects to ground the “most if not all Ryanair Group flights, except for a very small number of flights to maintain […]

Ukraine International Airlines Suspends All Scheduled Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ukraine International Airlines is the next carrier in Europe to fully halt its scheduled operations to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Following the governmental restrictions, the suspension will last until 3 April, 2020. The time frame might change depending on the situation. As for now, the carrier has cancelled over 2,000 flights for the […]

Austrian Pilot Flies Words of Encouragement: ‘STAY HOME’

Reading Time: < 1 minute Even in hard times people try not to lose positive attitude and stay creative. This is the case of one Austrian pilot who during his domestic journey with the Diamond DA40 light aircraft left the following message above Austria: STAY HOME. The Austrian government has taken a number of tough emergency measures to cushion the […]