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Portugal strikes deal to nationalise TAP airline
2020/07/03 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Portugal said Thursday it will nationalise TAP airline to prevent the firm collapsing after striking a deal with private shareholders.Like most carriers, the company ...


Quarantines hurting Mideast aviation recovery: IATA
2020/07/03 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Strict quarantine measures imposed by African and Middle Eastern nations are preventing the travel industry from getting back off the ground, threatening further loss...


2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Virgin Atlantic is "close" to securing a deal to recapitalise the struggling British airline as the coronavirus pandemic slashes demand for air travel, a source told ...


Mexico's Aeromexico files for bankruptcy in the US
2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Mexican carrier Aeromexico, one of Latin America's largest airlines, announced Tuesday it was filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States, citing the "unpre...


2020/07/01 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Regulators have barred Pakistan International Airlines from the European Union for six months after the state-run carrier grounded nearly a third of its pilots for ho...


The Dutch government approves a 3.4 billion euros  bailout for KLM
2020/06/26 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

The Dutch government on Friday approved a 3.4-billion-euro ($3.8-billion) bailout to prop up KLM through the coronavirus pandemic.The aid package comes after Paris pl...


Protests disrupt reopening of Paris-Orly airport
2020/06/26 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Paris's Orly airport reopened on Friday after three months closure during the coronavirus pandemic, but traffic was thin and also briefly disrupted by climate protest...


Shareholders back bailout to rescue Lufthansa
2020/06/26 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Lufthansa shareholders on Thursday overwhelmingly backed a nine billion euro ($10 billion) bailout by the German government, saving Europe's largest airline group fro...


2020/06/26 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Pakistan International Airlines said Thursday it had grounded almost a third of its pilots for holding fake or dubious licences, a month after one of its planes crash...


Australia's Qantas cuts 6,000 jobs in post-COVID restructure
2020/06/26 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | AIR TRANSPORT

Australia's Qantas is cutting 6,000 staff and grounding 100 planes for up to a year in a US$10 billion cost-cutting blitz in response to the COVID crisis, the airline...