January 6, 2021| 96 0

Australian Deputy PM Responds To Qantas’ International Plans

Over the last couple of days, Qantas made the news by timetabling international flights back into their schedules from July 1. But they appear not to have run those plans by the Australian Government. The airline often works in lockstep with the Australian Government and enjoys good ties with it. This time, Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Michae …

January 5, 2021| 118 0

US Airlines Call For Global Testing Requirements

Airlines for America has reportedly approached US Vice President Mike Pence backing a proposal to implement pre-departure testing for all international arrivals. The group has also called for the government to rescind a travel ban on those originating in Europe, the United Kingdom, and Brazil. Despite being nine months into the COVID-19 pandemic, t …

January 3, 2021| 88 0

British Airways Receives £2bn Government Loan

British Airways, a core airline of the International Airlines Group (IAG), has received commitments for £2.0 billion ($2.73 billion) worth of loans. This credit will be used by the airline to ‘enhance liquidity’ and provide ‘operational and strategic flexibility’ in 2021. This fresh round of funding comes as the airline continues to take delivery o …

December 27, 2020| 119 0

Skymark Airlines Reduces Employee Work Week To Keep People Employed

As the global health crisis continues to take its toll on the aviation industry, nearly all airlines have been forced to implement one or more forms of cost savings. For Japanese carrier Skymark Airlines, a way to bring down its expenditures has been to introduce a four-day workweek for its office employees, which will possibly commence in the spri …

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