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Uncertain future for domestic airlines

The uncertainty of a post-Covid-19 airspace makes it even more difficult for the airline industry to forecast its recovery

IATA appeals for airlines to halt isolation of Ebola-hit nations

The International Air Transport Association claims bans of flights out of countries suffering the spread of the disease are unnecessary.

Africa shows air travel growth as other regions slow

African carriers were the only region to show an increase in air travel growth rates from October (12,6%) to November (16,4%).

Farnborough orders top $28-billion

Virgin America announced plans to buy 40 new Airbus A320 aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow on Thursday.

US wants airlines to collect tourists’ biometrics

The United States government said this week it wants airlines and cruise liners to take biometric data from foreigners leaving the country under new plans aimed at fighting terrorism and illegal immigration. The US-Visit programme is open to consultation for the next two months.

Turbulence for global aviation

Tough times are ahead for global aviation despite a return to profit last year, with many airlines mired in debt, rising fuel bills and fears of a looming United States recession, industry officials said on Monday. The global aviation industry returned to profitability in 2007 but earnings of $5,6-billion were only less than 2% of $4900-billion in revenue.

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