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Covid-19: Flying with KLM - ’Social distancing’ and other measures on board
Covid-19: Flying with KLM - ’Social distancing’ and other measures on board
4/8/2020 4:45:29 PM
Flight and aircraft handling are regarded as vital processes by the government. This means that the government believes that aviation is essential to society and that the continuity of a flight operation is therefore a priority.
Corona Update: Austrian Airlines prepares operations for time after Corona crisis
Corona Update: Austrian Airlines prepares operations for time after Corona crisis
4/7/2020 4:58:55 PM
Company• Demand of 25-50% expected for summer 2020 • Conversations on further support package underway • Controlled start-up and realignment are being prepared Due to local and global travel restrictions, Austrian Airlines last week extended the suspension of regular flight operations until May 3, 2020.
Air New Zealand offers staff specialist support
Air New Zealand offers staff specialist support
4/7/2020 4:55:21 PM
The airline’s Special Assistance Team (SAT) is made up of several hundred volunteers from throughout the airline and plays a vital part of Air New Zealand’s response to an emergency event.
Boeing Extends Temporary Suspension of Puget Sound Production Operations
Boeing Extends Temporary Suspension of Puget Sound Production Operations
4/6/2020 12:34:29 PM
Boeing is extending the temporary suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound area and Moses Lake sites until further notice. These actions are being taken in light of the company’s continuing focus on the health and safety of employees, current assessment of the spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, the reliability of the supply chain and additional …
Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19
Airbus A350-1000 deployed in fight against COVID-19
4/6/2020 12:28:47 PM
Airbus continues to purchase and supply millions of face masks from China, the large majority of which will be donated to governments of the Airbus home countries, namely France, Germany, Spain and the UK.
Lufthansa Group extends returnee flight schedule until 3 May
Lufthansa Group extends returnee flight schedule until 3 May
4/3/2020 4:10:18 AM
Due to the continuing travel restrictions, Lufthansa decided to extend its returnee flight schedule, which was originally scheduled to run until 19 April, until 3 May.
KLM launches airlift to pick up stranded travelers from Australia
KLM launches airlift to pick up stranded travelers from Australia
4/3/2020 4:06:06 AM
From tonight, KLM will start with an airlift from Schiphol to Australia, which will bring home almost 2000 Dutch travelers in the coming days. KLM operates these flights in collaboration with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
240,000 people repatriated by the Air France Group
240,000 people repatriated by the Air France Group
4/1/2020 5:09:25 AM
Air France  has been working closely with the French Ministry of Transport and Foreign Affairs to repatriate our French citizens and European nationals.
Airlines Facing Rapid Cash Burn
Airlines Facing Rapid Cash Burn
4/1/2020 5:08:19 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published new analysis showing that airlines may burn through $61 billion of their cash reserves during the second quarter ending 30 June 2020, while posting a quarterly net loss of $39 billion.
LATAM repatriates more than 16,000 people on special flights
LATAM repatriates more than 16,000 people on special flights
4/1/2020 4:59:38 AM
LATAM Airlines Group and its affiliates have operated 115 special flights to date, enabling 16,385 people to return home as part of the group’s repatriation program.
Boeing Assists with COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Efforts
Boeing Assists with COVID-19 Recovery and Relief Efforts
3/30/2020 2:01:31 PM
Boeing continues to support our communities and the heroic healthcare professionals working tirelessly to stop the COVID-19 virus. We’re taking additional steps to support COVID-19 recovery and relief efforts.
IATA Welcomes EC Efforts to Keep Air Cargo Flowing
IATA Welcomes EC Efforts to Keep Air Cargo Flowing
3/27/2020 8:33:57 AM
Ensuring smooth air cargo shipments is crucial. With the evaporation of passenger demand and cancellation of passenger flights, vital air cargo capacity has disappeared.
Lufthansa and Eurowings introduce further physical distancing measures
Lufthansa and Eurowings introduce further physical distancing measures
3/27/2020 8:29:06 AM
• Neighbouring seat blocked on all flights from Germany  • Arrivals and departures only at gate positions in Germany where possible  • New measures coordinated between German Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer and Carsten Spohr, CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG Lufthansa and Eurowings are introducing further measures to ensure physical distance …
Boeing Statement on Passage of CARES Act
Boeing Statement on Passage of CARES Act
3/26/2020 11:57:07 AM
We thank the Administration, especially the President and Secretary Mnuchin, as well as the Senate for working together to take swift bipartisan action to support the American economy, including the 2.5 million jobs and 17,000 suppliers that Boeing, the aerospace industry and the U.S.
Airbus A400M transports masks to Spain in support of COVID-19 crisis efforts
Airbus A400M transports masks to Spain in support of COVID-19 crisis efforts
3/24/2020 10:15:10 AM
An Airbus A400M airlifter has performed an air-bridge between Toulouse and Madrid in order to deliver critically-needed mask supplies to the Spanish health system.
COVID-19: KLM starts the summer schedule with 57 destinations
COVID-19: KLM starts the summer schedule with 57 destinations
3/23/2020 4:17:47 PM
Due to the corona crisis, KLM will start the summer schedule with a significantly reduced network. From 29 March until and including 3 May, KLM plans to fly to 25 intercontinental and 32 European destinations.
SWISS posts earnings of CHF 578 million for 2019
SWISS posts earnings of CHF 578 million for 2019
3/20/2020 6:59:27 AM
SWISS generated adjusted earnings before interest and taxes (Adjusted EBIT) of CHF 578 million for 2019 (prior year: CHF 636 million), and thus again achieved its target of a double-digit Adjusted EBIT margin.
Africa & Middle East - Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines
Africa & Middle East - Urgent Emergency Support Requested for Airlines
3/20/2020 6:54:04 AM
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to governments in Africa and the Middle East, as part of a worldwide campaign, to provide emergency support to airlines as they fight for survival due to the evaporation of air travel demand as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Lufthansa takes its social responsibility seriously: employees with medical training are released from work to help
Lufthansa takes its social responsibility seriously: employees with medical training are released from work to help
3/20/2020 6:49:12 AM
• Employees with medical vocational training can now volunteer for service in medical facilities • Lufthansa meets special social responsibility in a difficult situation The spread of the coronavirus has placed the entire world in an unprecedented state of emergency.
COVID-19: Chinese airline partners support KLM
COVID-19: Chinese airline partners support KLM
3/20/2020 6:47:29 AM
KLM works with three Chinese airline partners: China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines. These partners have now stepped in to generously support KLM and the Netherlands by donating many tens of thousands of face masks and gloves to KLM in our struggle against the coronavirus outbreak.