Corporate – News
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly reported he expects a “brutal low fare” environment when traffic picks up with the easing of restrictions (Reuters/Dallas News, 30-May-2020). Mr Kelly
US President Donald Trump implemented a ban on foreign passengers who stayed in Brazil within 14 days prior to arrival in the US, effective 28-May-2020 (El Confidencial, 25-May-2020). US citizens and
SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson stated (28-May-2020) SAS is pursuing a revised business plan generating SEK4 billion (EUR379.5 million) in further improvements by 2022. The carrier is in active, intensive and
Iberia announced (28-May-2020) plans to resume part of its short and medium haul network from 01-Jul-2020. Iberia airlines will operate to 40 destinations in Spain and Europe in Jul-2020, increasing to 53
easyJet forecast (28-May-2020) a 30% year-on-year reduction in capacity in 4Q2020. The airline reported “encouraging” booking trends for its resumed operations from mid Jun-2020, with demand
Southwest launches 11 services for winter 2020 and aims to become ‘the preferred choice’ for corporate travel
Southwest Airlines announced (28-May-2020) plans to launch the following services: Long Beach–Phoenix: Three times daily, effective 01-Nov-2020; Long Beach–Austin: Daily, effective 01-Nov-2020; Ontario (US)-Houston Hobby: Daily,
Delta Air Lines plans to offer new programmes to incentivise workers to depart the carrier voluntarily, including early retirement discussions with its pilots union (Bloomberg, 28-May-2020).
Portugal‘s Government plans to resume inbound international tourism effective Jun-2020, eliminating the requirement for quarantine for international tourists (Matador Network, 26-May-2020).
CSA Czech Airlines announced (27-May-2020) passengers departing from Germany will be permitted to take one item only inside the cabin due to a requirement of Germany‘s Federal Police service.