State Aid

Good news for US airlines: $14 billion bailout and no domestic testing

The United States lawmakers approved a $14 billion bailout package to support the country's airlines and their workers through September 2021....


State aid for US airports and manufacturers approved, airlines next?

On February 10, 2021, US lawmakers approved a plan to provide financial aid to the country's airports and aviation manufacturers. Airlines are still waiting....


US airlines getting closer to additional $14 billion aid

On February 10, 2021, the United States House Committee will meet to discuss a $14 billion plan to extend payroll assistance to airlines....


Gatwick airport to receive up to £8 million in government support

Amid ongoing travel restrictions, Gatwick Airport (LGW), the second largest airport in London, is on the way to receive up to £8 million in government support....


UK’s aviation industry pleads for help

In a letter to the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Britain’s airlines, airports and aviation manufacturers asked for immediate financial support....


Singapore’s aviation to receive $64 million from government

To support the recovery from the coronavirus crisis, the Singapore government will provide an additional $64 million (S$84 million) to the aviation sector. ...


New chapter in never-ending saga: EU approves €73M aid for Alitalia

EU Commission approves  €73 million state aid for Alitalia arguing that the aid is proportionate to the airline’s significant operating losses....


Trump signs relief bill: $15 billion aid for US airlines

On December 27, 2020, the US president Donald Trump signed the $900 billion stimulus package that would provide US airlines with a $15 billion state aid. ...


US Congress agrees on $15 billion aid package for airline industry

On December 20, 2020, the US government reached a final agreement on a relief deal which would provide the airlines with a new round of aid of $15 billion....


Finland to help Finnair with €400 million hybrid loan

The Finnish government plans to support the national flag-carrier Finnair with a €400 million hybrid loan....