Government news & relief measures

 

Country/region headline date
United States

Flying can be safer than grocery shopping, Harvard study asserts

27 October
Global

Singapore-Germany agree on ‘green lane’ for business

23 October
United States

Delta CEO: COVID-19 international travel recovery will require regulations

21 October
Global

Airlines Have Rules About Face Masks—That’s Not Always Enough

21 October
Global

Do Masks On Plane Flights Really Cut Your Risk Of Catching COVID-19?

20 October
Canada

Canada isn't ruling out taking a stake in Canadian airlines: Leblanc

18 October
France

France to roll out airport testing this month – minister

16 October
United Kingdom

Winter travel season in doubt as Italy added to UK quarantine list

15 October
Australia

Trans-Tasman bubble: Australia releases new rules for Kiwi travellers

15 October
Singapore

Mass Air Travel at Least Two Years Away, Singapore Says

15 October
Europe

Traffic down 80% at major European hubs in September

15 October
Asia Pacific

Hong Kong, Singapore quarantine-free travel bubble a step closer

15 October
China (People's Republic of)

China's domestic flight numbers top pre-COVID-19 levels in Sept

15 October
Global

Preflight Covid-19 testing is on the rise — the question is whether it works

14 October

Airline & airport news

 

France

Nearly 200 European airports risk going bankrupt if travel fails to recover

28 October
United States

Airlines will struggle long after passengers feel safe to fly again

27 October
United States

JetBlue CEO says flight bookings for holiday season have not yet been hurt by rising Covid cases

27 October
Global

Airline revenues forecast at half 2019 levels in 2021: IATA

27 October
Indonesia

Garuda terminates contracts of 700 workers amid low demand

27 October
Germany

Lufthansa braces for very slow recovery in passenger demand

27 October
Global

Neste and ANA ink deal for Asia’s first SAF supply

26 October
Global

Airlines Face Winter Survival Test After Virus Slows Rebound

26 October
Europe

Airline nationalization must be temporary – French minister

25 October
United States

Airlines suffering from business class blues in age of COVID-19

25 October
United States

460 on Delta no-fly list over mask violations

24 October
Asia

Cathay pilots union tells Hong Kong-based members not to sign new pay-slashing contracts

23 October
France

France to roll out rapid antigen Covid tests at airports from Monday

21 October
Africa

Four African airlines cease operations, more expected to fold

21 October
Asia Pacific

HK hub puts Cathay in tighter corner than SIA

21 October
Lebanon

ME airlines in four-year holding pattern as passenger numbers plunge again

21 October
Singapore

Airlines working with WHO on testing system to replace quarantine

19 October
Australia

First 'no-quarantine' flights arrive into Australia as virus cases fall

16 October
Singapore

Why people pay hundreds of dollars to eat on a grounded plane

16 October
Israel

Etihad 787-10 operates service through Israeli airspace

16 October
United States

United Airlines CEO: ‘We’ve turned the corner,’ but a full recovery still years away

15 October
Global

Qatar Airways Is Now Flying To 100 Destinations

15 October
Global

Environmental pressure will ‘come back swinging’: Finnair chief

15 October
United States

Low risk of Covid infection on planes if masks worn: US military

15 October
United States

United Airlines reports $1.8bn third-quarter loss

15 October
Italy

Italian ministers sign decree establishing Alitalia successor

14 October