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Singapore Airlines launches e-Library for all customers

Singapore Airlines recently launched an e-Library that would be available for all customers and consists of extensive reading material.

  • Asia Pacific Airline Profitability Declined in 2019

    Published on : Thursday, May 7, 2020

    Preliminary financial performance figures released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed that Asia Pacific airlines recorded US$3.8 billion in combined net earnings in 2019, a 25% decline compared to the US$5.1 billion reported in 2018. Profitability …

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  • United Airlines Announces Proposed Senior Secured Notes Offering

    Published on : Thursday, May 7, 2020

    Today, United Airlines, Inc. (“United”) announced that it intends to commence a private offering to eligible purchasers of $2.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of two series of notes, the senior secured notes due 2023 and the senior secured notes …

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  • Heathrow set to start coronavirus detection trials

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Heathrow Airport is all set to start the trial of technologies that can form the basis of a common international standard for health screening at all global airports.

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  • Qantas extends flight suspension until June

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    Qantas Airlines has decided to extend the suspension of its scheduled services further until June.

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  • Virgin Atlantic to suspend Gatwick operations

    Published on : Wednesday, May 6, 2020

    In response to the severe impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global economy Virgin Atlantic will downsize its business and expects a recovery in aviation traffic to pre-crisis levels to take up to three years. A number of job …

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  • Hamad International Airport marks a 4.7% increase in cargo operations

    Published on : Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    Hamad International Airport (HIA) announced that that the company handled 529,436 tonnes of cargo during the first quarter of 2020, which signifies a 4.7 percent increase in the global hub’s cargo activity in comparison to the same quarter the previous …

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  • India to start rescue flight operations this week

    Published on : Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    India has finally decided to operate charter flights in order to rescue citizens, starting Thursday, May 7

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  • Air Canada insists in taking temperature for every passenger

    Published on : Tuesday, May 5, 2020

    Air Canada is going to take temperature of each and every passenger. As the airline transportation demand global action to enhance passenger confidence about flying, Air Canada is going to take this step in order to stop the spreading of COVID-19.

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  • Gatwick Airport operation may not reopen for British Airways

    Published on : Sunday, May 3, 2020

    British Airways has informed staff that its Gatwick airport operation may not reopen after the coronavirus pandemic passes. BA’s Gatwick operation is currently suspended and is  roughly a fifth as big as its Heathrow hub. BA said it cannot rule …

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  • Philippine Airlines introduce new uniform for rescue flight cabin crew

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    Philippine Airlines (PAL) has decided to provide a new cabin crew uniform this week. The uniform will be a PPE gown accessorized with disposable latex gloves and a face shield. The new uniform is part of the airline’s re-energized health …

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  • Air New Zealand postpones Auckland-New York direct flights

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    New Zealand’s flag carrier Air New Zealand has decided to postpone its Auckland to New York direct flights by a year. The decision comes in light of the coronavirus pandemic as the aviation industry continues to be harshly affected by …

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  • Passenger recovery in Gatwick may take four years

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    The annual results of the recently released Gatwick Airport revealed that it might take as long as four years for passenger numbers to return to pre-Covid 19 levels   The airport said it had experienced unprecedented market circumstances and a …

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  • Emirates Airlines introduces limited flights to European nations

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    Emirates Airline in Dubai has announced it will be operating limited passenger flights for residents and visitors wishing to return home, in light of the COVID-19 or coronavirus outbreak.       The flagship carrier is set to operate flights …

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  • Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air are resuming domestic air services

    Published on : Friday, April 24, 2020

    Thai AirAsia and Thai Lion Air, are the two domestic airline companies will likely be the first to resume domestic flights from May 1, according to aviation authorities.     The routes of these domestic airlines will pivot on the …

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  • Boeing confirms leadership changes

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    To drive greater cross-company integration Boeing rejigs senior leadership for a world when the pandemic gets over.     It is expected that the enterprise services will be aligned to current business conditions increasing value; streamlining senior leadership roles and …

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  • South African Airways is struggling to stay afloat

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    South African Airways has suffered the latest in a series of major financial setbacks after the government rejected a request by practitioners administering a restructuring of the airline for an additional 10 billion rand ($526 million) in funding.     …

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  • Etihad Airways is providing meals for people affected by COVID-19

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Etihad Airport Services Catering (EAS Catering) has been commissioned by various government entities, business organisations and community centres, to prepare and provide meals to individuals impacted by the global spread of COVID-19. The facility has been selected to support these …

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  • Sri Lankan Airlines operate three rescue flights from India

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    Sri Lankan Airlines have decided to operate three rescue flights from two Indian cities in order to bring stranded citizens back to their homeland. On Thursday and Friday, respectively one flight from Amritsar and two flights from Coimbatore will depart …

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  • Air Mauritius enters voluntary administration

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic has led another flag-carrier Air Mauritius to enter voluntary administration.   The week has been tough for airlines and the carrier follows Virgin Australia in making the move, however, South African Airways is teetering on the edge. …

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  • TAP Air Portugal to launch route

    Published on : Thursday, April 23, 2020

    The imminent addition of a TAP Air Portugal route to the city has been welcomed by official in Cape Town. Starting from November 11th , the direct seasonal Lisbon to Cape Town service will operate three days a week and …

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