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Cartoon-themed ‘flights to nowhere’ to mark Taiwanese Father’s Day

Just one month after Taipei’s Songshan Airport reopened its doors to locals for a fake flight experience, an EVA Air initiative is bringing new meaning to the term “round trip”. On 8 August – Taiwanese Father’s Day – the airline plans to operate a scenic sortie over the East China Sea, circling Japan’s Ryukyu Islands

Comment: Airlines shouldn’t rush to cut jobs

In this crossposting from The Conversation, Swansea University’s Geraint Harvey, the University of Birmingham’s Daniel Wintersberger and the University of Bristol’s Peter Turnbull, explain why airlines should attempt to retain their staff. The coronavirus pandemic has been especially cruel to the aviation industry. COVID-19 had an immediate and severe impact on aviation that is unlike

AirAsia’s future in ‘significant doubt’, warns auditor

AirAsia Group shares tumbled 18 per cent on Wednesday, after an audit report expressed "significant doubt" over the airline's stability.

Feature: The surprising ways COVID-19 has reshaped aviation

From pigs to shipping masks, hazmat suits, medical equipment, and even street-disinfecting vehicles, COVID-19 has radically reshaped the nature of cargo.

Lufthansa shareholders green-light €9bn bailout

The move – which will see Berlin acquire a 20 per cent stake in the airline – received overwhelming support from the meeting, with 98.04% in support.

Cash-strapped Aeroméxico rejects bankruptcy option

Mexican flag carrier Aeroméxico has assured shareholders that it has no plans to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, following reports in local media which suggest the airline is tossing up the move.


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