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Boeing completely halt the assembly of Commercial aircraft.

Boeing temporarily shuts down all 787 operations at Boeing South Carolina (BSC) until further notice, starting at the end of second shift on Wednesday, April 8, bringing a complete halt to assembly of commercial aircraft. The announcement followed after extending the temporary suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound area and Moses Lake sites […]

Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2 will be closed for 18 months from 1 May 2020.

Singapore Changi Airport announced today that Terminal 2 will be closed for 18 months from 1 May 2020. In view of the steep decline in passenger traffic and the likelihood that air travel demand will not return to pre-Covid-19 levels in the near term, terminal operations at Changi Airport will be consolidated. This move will […]

Air Deccan Ceases operations – First indian Aviation company go out of business due to COVID-19

Indian Regional airliner Air Deccan ceases its operations until further notice and all employees are being put on sabbatical without pay, the first Indian aviation company to succumb to the coronavirus crisis. The Air Deccan has a fleet of four 18-seater Beechcraft aircraft that fly on regional routes in western India, based on westernmost state […]

Boeing suspended Production at all sites in Seattle area until further notice as 135 employees tested positive COVID-19

Boeing is extending the temporary suspension of production operations at all Puget Sound area and Moses Lake sites until further notice. These actions are being taken in light of spread of COVID-19 in Washington state, the reliability of the supply chain and additional recommendations from government health authorities. About 135 Boeing employees out of its […]

British Airways store some of 747s in Spain and half of A380 fleet in France…

British Airways is parking some of its Boeing 747 aircraft in Teruel, a Spanish aircraft graveyard, and half of its A380 fleet in Châteauroux France. The U.K flag carrier suspended flights from Gatwick and slashed flights from London Heathrow and laying off around 36,000 staff. British Airway parked 5 Boeing 747s in Spain and 6 […]

A Senior Kenya Airways Captain died after tested positive with COVID-19

A senior Kenya Airways Captain died after tested positive with COVID-19. Kenya Airways Boeing 787 captain who operated Kenya Airways’ last scheduled flight from New York to Nairobi on 23 March, evacuating stranded Kenyans in the United States before the lockdown. Upon lading in Nairobi on March 24, the crew self quarantined in hotels, where […]

Airlines in U.S have applied for federal payroll grants…

Major Airlines in U.S have applied for federal payroll grants amounting up to $32 billion each to use for employee wages, salaries and benefits. American Airlines Group, United Airlines Holdings, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and Hawaiian Airlines each said they submitted grant applications, but did not disclose details or terms. The […]

Aircraft Lessor, Avolon cancelled order for 75 Boeing 737MAX jets valued at $8 billion

Boeing’s 737 Max program suffered another blow as plane-leasing company Avolon Holdings canceled an order for 75 jets valued at $8 billion at list prices. Avolon, one of the top 20 customers for the 737MAX cancelled the order after COVID-19 crisis that hampered the air travel. Avolon, the world’s third-largest Aircraft lessor of commercial jets, […]

India is likely to open its skies from April 15, 2020…

The government of India is likely to lift the ban on International flights after 14 April, the end of nationwide lockdown. The official close to the Government said, top 10 airports in the country, in terms of passenger movement may be opened first followed by other cities. Government plans to open up the air travel […]

British Airways is set to suspend 36,000 staff…

British Airways is set to suspend 36,000 jobs, which is about 80% of its cabin crew, engineers, ground staff and head office employees. The UK flag carrier said to finalise an agreement with the Union to temporarily suspend 80% of its 45,000 employees British Airways suspended operations at Gatwick and London City airport until further […]