Aviation recovery in Brazil

Brazil, like Mexico, was one of the first countries to open up its airspace in South America. The state has increased capacity with its three leading carriers LATAM, GOL, and Azul (AZUL). Nevertheless...


While ones collapse, others rise up: Flybe to be revived in 2021

Flybe, the British regional airline which ceased all of its operations in March 2020, might be revived and return to service again in 2021. On October 19, 2020, the shareholder of the airline stepped into negotiations with EY, a company which had been appointed to handle Flybe‘s insolvency, in order to relaunch a smaller version of the airline as well as acquiring a large number of Flybe's assets....


Hong Kong and Singapore reach two-way "travel bubble" agreement

Hong Kong announced on Thursday that it had reached an agreement in principle with the Singaporean government to implement a bilateral "travel bubble" arrangement to allow people from the two location...


Etihad Airways flights include PCR COVID-19 testing

Etihad Airways included PCR Corona tests for all flights departing from Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), United Arab Emirates, with the exception of services to China. The airline will offer testing through the Life Medical Diagnostic Center (Life Dx) in the United Arab Emirates starting from October 1 through to December 31, 2020, Etihad said in a statement.  Economy travelers will have the opportunity to complete the PCR tests 48 to...


American proceeds with 19,000 furloughs, asks for PSP extension

American Airlines said it will proceed with its plan to furlough 19,000 employees but will stop the process if the U.S. government extends COVID-19 relief aid....


Qatar Airways, Etihad Cargo to compete for COVID-19 vaccine?

Middle East cargo airlines are about to fight in a battle for COVID-19 vaccine delivery in the near future. On the same day of September 28, 2020, Etihad Cargo as well as Qatar Airways Cargo both announced launching new products and signing agreements related to the coming COVID-19 vaccine delivery flood.  ...


What happened to aviation safety during pandemic? |Data

No prior event affected the aviation industry as much as COVID-19 pandemic did. Amount of flights plummeted as countries closed their borders. Logically, the amount of accidents should have followed. But did it?...


Air New Zealand to draw into $900 million state loan

Air New Zealand has started tapping into a $900 million state standby loan from the government and has already drawn about $110 million for a necessary basis. The state loan helps the airline with liquidity support while the carrier is working on a plan of its future business strategy.  ...


True scale of COVID-19 pandemic: $17.45 billion losses per month

Since March 2020, airlines have been fighting a battle against all odds. Even with the industry exhibiting some signs of recovery, the true test of survival is not over yet.With IATA predicting $419 b...


Mexico – the leader of aviation recovery in Latin region

6 months ago, Latin America began facing the COVID-19 pandemic which has done a negative impact for the vast majority of the countries. Only now some countries started to open their borders and Mexico...