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Boeing (BOE, Chicago O'Hare) has announced it will halt production at its plants in the Puget Sound area and at Moses Lake in response to the growing number of COVID-19 cases in the state of Washington. "Boeing plans to begin reducing production activity today [March 24] and projects the suspension of such...

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MIAMI – European carriers face a potential revenue loss of US$76bn and passenger demand 46% below normal, putting at risk about 5.6 million jobs and $378bn in GDP supported by air The post European Airlines Losses Climb appeared first on Airways Magazine.

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What does the airline aid package mean for travelers? Not much – TPGThe headline says it pretty well. Other than having more flights operating than demand would otherwise require, the aid package shouldn’t mean much of a change for travelers. Can you get an airline ticket refund due to ……

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Air Canada has made this announcement: Air Canada announced today that, in collaboration with the Government of Canada, it will operate its first special flight from Algiers on Tuesday. Additional flights from Peru and Ecuador are also scheduled to depart in the coming days. Algiers The flight from…

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Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a MHI Group company, announced on March 18 that it has completed the maiden flight of Flight Test Vehicle 10 (FTV10), the first Mitsubishi SpaceJet M90 in final, certifiable baseline configuration. FTV10 took off at 14:53 (JST) from the Prefectural Nagoya Airport and…

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From the New York Times: The new travel document: Photograph of an empty plane Do you have recent pictures showing the dramatic drop in flying demand? Share them with us. Another arcticle worth reading: Inside American Airlines’ scramble as virus grounds jets by hundreds

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American Airlines is parking a lot of its fleet at various locations. One is Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). PIT issued this statement and photos on social media: With flight schedules dramatically reduced, the planes have to go somewhere. Luckily, we have lots of space on the airfield. So we’re…

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Hawaiian Airlines issued this update: Hawaiian Airlines is reducing its April flight schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a commitment to continue offering its guests and cargo customers essential service within the Hawaiian Islands and between Hawai‘i and California and the U.S. territory of…

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Singapore Airlines has announced it has secured up to S$19 billion ($13 billion) of funding to help see it through the coronavirus crisis and expand after the crisis. Read more from Reuters. Singapore Airlines aircraft photo gallery:

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Air Transat, in collaboration with the Government of Canada , announces the deployment of special flights to Haiti and Honduras , as well as more flights to El Salvador and Guatemala in addition to those planned today. “Ever since the tightening of international borders, our flight operations…

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The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) commends the bipartisan efforts of the United States Congress and the Trump Administration on the passage of the CARES Act on March 27. The $2 trillion measure is intended to assist workers and businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus outbreak,…

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