Budget airline AirAsia to start charging customers for checking in at airport counters
Travellers who do not check in via the airline's website, mobile app or airport kiosk will be charged 20 Malaysian ringgit ($4.83) for domestic flights and 30 Malaysian ringgit for international flights, though some exceptions will apply.
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IndiGo, world's biggest buyer of Airbus A320neo jets, will continue to add planes to its fleet despite Covid squeeze
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Airlines cut fares to help boost May traffic: IATA
Domestic passenger traffic rose 30% globally in May from a very low base in April, when much of the industry was brought to a near-standstill by the COVID-19 pandemic, IATA said in an online presentation.
Ryanair to cut 3,000 jobs as the coronavirus crisis drags on
Ryanair plans to cut 3,000 jobs and talk to Boeing about delaying plane deliveries as it does not expect European air traffic to recover fully from the coronavirus crisis until 2022, the Irish airline said on Friday.
3 airlines challenge UK quarantine in court
British Airways, easyJet and Ryanair say in a statement Friday that the quarantine will have a "devastating effect'' on tourism and the wider economy. The airlines want the government to readopt its previous policy, where quarantine was limited to passengers from high risk countries.
Ryanair faces fresh strike in Europe
The Dublin-based carrier has played down fears of widespread disruption but confirmed it would cancel nearly 250 flights.
Boeing jet trouble leads to cuts at Europe's busiest airline
The airline also warned Tuesday that its growth in European summer traffic for 2020 will be lower than expected because of the slowed deliveries.
Italy starts first weekend under shutdown
Italian media report that the government is expected this weekend to announce details of further measures to soften the shock to the economy, including moratoriums on loan payments, extending tax deadlines and making sure self-isolation is covered under sick leave.
European shares steady as selling pressure eases
The pan-European STOXX 600 index rising 0.6 per cent.
Brought to the brink by coronavirus, airlines seek emergency aid
Already battered shares in British Airways parent IAG , easyJet and Air France-KLM plunged again as they scrapped most flights for the coming weeks, joining other major carriers that are all but halting operations in the face of the pandemic. The travel collapse threatens more bankruptcies in the wake of British carrier Flybe's failure this month.
Global airlines slash almost all flights as virus spreads wings
IAG, owner of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, announced it would slash flight capacity by 75 per cent during April and May owing to the COVID-19 outbreak. Germany's Lufthansa erased almost 11% in value and Air France wiping out 17% on similar announcements.
European shares under pressure from chipmakers, Ryanair, trade worries
The pan-European index was down 0.1 per cent by 0735 GMT with most indices in the red.
Sensex hits record closing high; Nifty rises for 7th session
The broader market underperformed, with Nifty Midcap index ending with a loss of 0.14 per cent.
Crisis in the cockpit: Indian carriers stare at pilot shortage
Over the next year or so, as many as 1,000 pilots may be needed to fly new aircraft as they are added to the schedules, rising to 10,000 in a decade, it’s estimated.