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Global Airlines Body IATA Opposes Leaving Middle Seats Empty

IATA Director General Alexandre de Juniac said leaving the middle seat empty was among the likely conditions for a resumption of air travel to be discussed with governments around the world.

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Government, Industry Collaboration Critical For Global Air Travel Recovery: AAPA

Aviation drives economic and social development as part of a much wider travel and tourism sector, which in turn supports global trade, development and business activity.

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Two SpiceJet Lessors In Talks To Reclaim Planes Over Missed Payments

Airlines including SpiceJet's bigger rival IndiGo and state-run Air India, have idled over 650 planes.

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Virgin Australia Poised To Enter Voluntary Administration

Virgin Australia had posted an A$88.6 million net loss for the six months to Dec. 31 before, due in part to heavy losses at its small international division.

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Air Travel Getting Safer With One Accident Every 884,000 Flights: IATA

The release of 2019 Safety Report is a reminder that even as aviation faces its deepest crisis, we are committed to making aviation even safer

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Air Cargo Demand Slumps In Feb As COVID-19 Takes Hold

Significant cargo capacity was lost as a result of airlines reducing passenger operations in response to government travel restrictions due to COVID-19, severely impacting global supply chains.

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SpiceJet To Cut March Salary As Coronavirus Lockdown Hits Travel Demand

The country's biggest airline IndiGo said in an internal memo that it would cut the salaries of most employees by between 5% and 20%.

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COVID-19 Fallout: Singapore Airlines Cut Flights By 96%, Indian Aviation Sector To Incur $3.6 Billion Loss

Airports Council International Asia-Pacific said that airport traffic at 12 major hubs in the Asia-Pacific region plunged by 80 per cent on average in the second week of March compared with the same period last year.

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SpiceJet Puts Cargo Fleet To Ensure Supply Chain Is Intact

The airlines are also operating dedicated freighter services from Chennai and Vishakhapatnam to Surat and Kolkata to help India's shrimp farmers.

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GoAir Leadership Teams To Take Pay Cut As Planes Are Grounded Amid COVID-19

GoAir's existing fleet comprises of 57 aircraft, including 42 Airbus A320neo and 15 A320ceo (current engine option) aircraft.

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Domestic Air Passengers Thermal-Screened At City Airport

A total of 4,253 patients were under follow-up, while 1,120 beds have been added to isolation wards.

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SpiceJet To Suspend Most International Flights Due To COVID-19

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has said the global air transport industry could see 113 billion dollars of revenue losses for the passenger business in 2020 as novel coronavirus snowballs into a public health emergency.

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IndiGo Grounds Planes, Cuts Salary For Employees As Revenue Drops Due To COVID-19

Indian aviation has a fleet base of about 682 aircraft with another 790 aircraft on order. The grounding of 150 aircraft will translate into 22 per cent of the capacity going out of the market.

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Airlines Disappointed With EC Guidelines On Passenger Rights

IATA represents some 290 airlines comprising 82 per cent of global air traffic. A4E is a trade association of Europe's five largest carriers.

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India Mulls Up To $1.6 Billion Rescue Plan For Aviation Sector After Coronavirus

The rescue package, proposed by India's civil aviation ministry, is likely to be worth up to 100-120 billion rupees ($1.3-$1.6 billion).

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