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Airlines set to lose $157 billion amid worsening slump: IATA

24 Nov 2020

PARIS Airlines are on course to lose a total $157 billion this year and next, their main global body warned on Tuesday, further downgrading its industry outlook in response to a second wave of coronavirus infections and shutdowns afflicting major markets.

Wizz Air boss blasts slot waiver limiting Gatwick access

24 Nov 2020

PARIS Low-cost carrier Wizz Air is seeking a bigger foothold at London Gatwick, but its ambitions may be hampered if regulators extend a freeze on airport slots in response to the coronavirus crisis, Chief Executive Jozsef Varadi said.

Airlines scramble to prepare for ultra-cold COVID-19 vaccine distribution

18 Nov 2020

PARIS/FRANKFURT Airlines are scrambling to prepare ultra-cold shipping and storage facilities to transport COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna, whose doses, which require deep freezing, are likely to be among the first to be distributed.

Norwegian Air could grind to a halt early next year without cash boost

10 Nov 2020

OSLO/PARIS Norwegian Air's cash crisis could force the debt-laden budget airline to halt operations early next year, the company warned as it issued another plea for rescue funding after reporting quarterly results on Tuesday | Video

Air France-KLM warns of bigger losses amid lockdowns

30 Oct 2020

PARIS Air France-KLM unveiled a 1.05 billion-euro ($1.24 billion) quarterly operating loss and warned of worse to come as a resurgent coronavirus brings new travel curbs.

'Bad math': Airlines' COVID safety analysis challenged by expert

19 Oct 2020

PARIS A campaign by coronavirus-stricken aviation giants to persuade the world it's safe to fly has been questioned by one of the scientists whose research it draws upon.

'Bad math': Airlines' COVID safety analysis challenged by expert

19 Oct 2020

PARIS, Oct 19 A campaign by coronavirus-stricken aviation giants to persuade the world it's safe to fly has been questioned by one of the scientists whose research it draws upon.

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