Qatar Airways Cargo returns to China destinations

Not much, but a small glimmer of hope, as Qatar Airways Cargo announces it will resume scheduled belly-hold cargo operations to China with the utilisation of wide-body and passenger-configurated aircraft. The additional cargo capacity is being added to the carrier’s…

Vietjet to insure passengers against Covid-19

Vietjet is offering passengers insurance against Covid-19 infection as the carrier battles to restore confidence in its service. Under the banner Sky Covid Care, the airline is offering coverage valued at US$857-8,570 to all passengers flying on its domestic flights…

Airlines Say Stimulus Not A Cure-All For Waning Demand

While appreciative of the nearly $60 billion in aid from the government’s $2 trillion stimulus package for economic relief, the airline industry says it’s not a cure-all for the waning demand in travel due to the coronavirus. “While this assistance…

Alaska Airlines Reducing Flight Schedule by Around 70 Percent

Due to a lack of demand attributed to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Alaska Airlines announced plans Wednesday to reduce its flight schedule for April and May by approximately 70 percent. Alaska Airlines officials said demand has dropped by more than…

US airlines slash food and beverage service

Major U.S. carriers have announced temporary cutbacks to food and beverage services as Covid-19 safety measures. Southwest has gone the farthest on this front, announcing that it is suspending all in-flight beverage and snack service as of March 25 until…

Boeing to Shut Down Puget Sound Production Due to Coronavirus

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in Washington, Boeing announced Monday it would temporarily shut down its Puget Sound production operations starting on March 25. Boeing officials revealed in a public statement the temporary shutdown would last 14 days and…