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Covid-19: Colombian Airline Avianca Files for Bankruptcy

Colombian airline Avianca has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the US Southern District of New York, due to "the unforeseeable impact of the Covid-19 pandemic".

Qatar Airways Aims to Rebuild Network to 80 Destinations by End of June

Qatar Airways will begin a phased approach to expand its network, initially to 52 destinations by the end of May and to 80 in June.

KLM Slowly Restores European Network, Makes Masks Mandatory on Flights

KLM announced that it will gradually begin restoring its European network and that it is making face masks compulsory on board.

US Airlines to Get $25 billion Coronavirus Payroll Bailout

Ten coronavirus-hit US airlines have tentatively agreed to a 25-billion-dollar injection to help them meet payroll needs through to September.

Singapore Airlines to Issue S$5.3Billion in New Equity

Singapore Airlines will offer all shareholders S$5.3 billion in new equity and up to a further S$9.7 billion through 10-year Mandatory Convertible Bonds.

European Commission Looks to Keep Air Cargo Flowing

The European Commission has issued guidance to support air cargo operations - including vital shipments of medicines and medical equipment - during the coronavirus crisis.

Six Greek Airlines Run Into Covid-19 Turbulence

Six Greece-based airlines are calling for immediate financial backing in order to remain above water in view of plummeting traveler flows due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Airlines Pressing to Offer Vouchers Instead of Refunds Due to Covid-19

Airlines are requesting flexibility to offer rebookings or vouchers in place of refunds to passengers due to the Covid-19 situation.

CAPA: Most World Airlines Will Go Bankrupt By End of May

By the end of May 2020, most airlines in the world will be bankrupt due to the coronavirus pandemic, unless governments and the industry take action immediately, according to CAPA - Centre for Aviation.

Covid-19: Airline Alliances Expect ‘Ripple Effect’ in Industry

Oneworld, SkyTeam and Star Alliance expect the impact of the coronavirus pandemic to have a ripple effect through the value chain that supports the airline industry and are requesting for governments to alleviate the unprecedented challenges.

ACI World: Covid-19 a Blow to Global Airport Traffic, Revenue

The coronavirus outbreak is set to drive international airport passenger traffic volume down in the first quarter of 2020, according to ACI World.

UK Airline Flybe Announces Collapse

British carrier Flybe has entered into administration after failing to secure a 100-million-pound government loan.

Report: Greece 2020 Tourism Resilient but Still Faced with Coronavirus and Refugee Crisis

Entering the third month of 2020 and a key pre-booking period for the summer ahead, Greece is faced with the refugee crisis and the coronavirus outbreak.

Greece on Heightened Alert for Coronavirus After Italy Infections

Greece is intensifying precautionary measures after the coronavirus spread to neighboring Italy.

Blue Air Announces Plans to Link Bucharest with Athens

Romanian carrier Blue Air has announced plans to include Greece in its new flight programing for the summer.

AirBaltic Brings Magnetic Latvia Closer to Greece

If the cards are played right, Latvia is bound to become a go-to destination in the coming years with airBaltic paving the way.

ERA: EU’s Flight Compensation Rule Impacting Smaller Carriers

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is re-examining an EU legislation covering issues of compensation for travelers, claiming it is impacting smaller carriers.

Δυναμική άνοδος της Athens International Tourism Expo

H 6η Athens International Tourism Expo θα πραγματοποιηθεί τον Δεκέμβριο με διεθνείς συμμετοχές εκθετών και επέκταση του προγράμματος hosted buyers.

6th Athens International Tourism Expo to Promote Greece’s MICE Industry

Greece’s MICE industry and future opportunities top the agenda of the 6th Athens International Tourism Expo (AITE) 2019 to be held during December 6-8, in the Greek capital.

Ebbing Demand, Rising Costs Take a Toll on 2019 Airline Profits

Diminishing demand and increasing costs are taking a toll on airline profits, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which cut its 2019 outlook for the air transport industry.