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Clement Charpentreau
Ryanair gives ultimatum to French pilots: 20% wage cut or layoff

Expecting losses in the second quarter of 2020, Ryanair plans to cut wages by 20% among pilots and 10% among flight attendants and stewards. The French unions have five days to answer, after which a number of positions judged redundant will be cut....


Maja Mandzikashvili
Did Covid-19 put commercial space travel on hold?

How did the coronavirus pandemic affected commercial space travel? Will COVID-19 stop Elon Musk and other tech entrepreneurs from launching their space projects? ...


Clement Charpentreau
easyJet to cut 4500 jobs and reduce fleet

The British low-cost carrier easyJet announced it would cut a third of its workforce, or nearly 4,500 jobs, and shrink its fleet in order to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It plans to resume flights from June 15, 2020....


AeroTime Extra
New IFRS for airlines with provisions for virus impact?

In the last 10 years, the world faced two viruses with great amount of deaths, panic of consumers and impact on airline businesses and global economy. In 2009, 575 000 people died from swine flu pande...


Edvinas Andrijevskis
Zipair to begin operations performing cargo-only flights

On May 21, 2020 Japanese LCC Zipair applied for permission to operate cargo-only flights between Tokyo Narita and Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport 4 times weekly starting from June 3, 2020.The carrier was...


Clement Charpentreau
COVID-19: Ryanair unveils new toilet policy [Video]

As Ryanair prepares to resume 40% of its flights in July 2020, the low-cost carrier presented a series of measures to contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Among them, passengers will need to request access to the toilets from the cabin crew....


AeroTime Team
Boeing strives to reconvince aviation safety amid COVID-19

Boeing is working on an initiative aimed to re-convince the travelling public that flying is safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Airbus considers restructuring, 10,000 jobs at stake

Airbus is reportedly preparing a restructuring plan that would cut thousands of jobs, in order to alleviate the impact of the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis....


Clement Charpentreau
Brussels Airlines could fire 1000 employees, unions in shock

Brussels Airlines presented a recovery plan that includes a reduction of its workforce by a quarter and of its fleet by a third in order to "ensure its survival and create a sustainable future", as the airline faces the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. It requires support from its parent company Lufthansa and from the Belgian government....


Clement Charpentreau
Boeing CEO predicts end of major US carrier

David Calhoun, president and CEO of Boeing, has deemed it "most likely" that one of the major U.S. airlines would be forced to cease operations due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the air transport sector....