Paralysed planes: Should airline bailouts come with climate conditions?
Across the globe, there are scenes in airports not seen since the dawn of the jet age. With global demand for air travel down 80 percent, the industry is in freefall. The International Air Transport Association predicts half of all airlines will be bankrupt by June if governments don't step in with loans and bailouts. Climate campaigners, however, believe the pause in aviation due to Covid-19 is an opportunity to build a cleaner air transport system.
Coronavirus: Lagos govt searches for 35 passengers onboard Turkish Airline
Lagos state government says thirty five passengers resident in Lagos, who came with the airline that brought the italian with the coronavirus into Nigeria, are yet to be found, because they gave wrong information while filling forms, on the flight.
Air Peace CEO: Nigeria needs to review all aviation safety agreements
Allen Onyema, CEO of Nigerian indigenous airline, Air Peace says the government has supported local airlines through tax waivers and more but there is a need for a review of the country’s Bilateral Aviation Safety Agreements (BASA) in other to foster the growth of local players. To examine the state of Nigeria’s aviation sector at the ongoing 59th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association, Allen Onyema joins CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
American airlines shares fall on weaker fare forecast
American Airlines Group Inc. said 2018 earnings may fall short of its forecast due to weaker than expected domestic fares.
Royal Jordanian Airlines expects profits this year despite of higher oil, CEO says
Stefan Pichler, chief executive officer of Royal Jordanian Airlines, talks about the company's profit outlook, business strategy, and the prospects for the industry in the region.
Arik ambassadors - Airline launches new customer service unit
Arik ambassadors - Airline launches new customer service unit.