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Coronavirus crisis: British Airways set to slash as many as 12,000 jobs; Q1 losses widen
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Coronavirus crisis: British Airways set to slash as many as 12,000 jobs; Q1 losses widen

British Airways has 45,000 employees, including 16,500 cabin crew and 3,900 pilots, according to its website.

Airlines expected to outlive COVID-19 pandemic scare with resized business; govt support vital to see through turbulence
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Airlines expected to outlive COVID-19 pandemic scare with resized business; govt support vital to see through turbulence

Globally, airlines have focused on becoming bigger to ensure their customers don’t have to look elsewhere for their travel needs.

After Jet Airways' shutdown, Lufthansa plans to 'strengthen' partnerships with Indian airlines next year
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After Jet Airways' shutdown, Lufthansa plans to 'strengthen' partnerships with Indian airlines next year

The Lufthansa group currently operates only wide-body aircraft for its long-haul operations between India and Europe.

Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger
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Blocking last row on Airbus A320neos: Measure comes after EASA caution but not a red signal for potential danger

GoAir has about 30 A320neos in its fleet and over 100 more of the jets ordered with IndiGo holding the world record with 400 on order.

Jet Airways crisis: Monetising privilege points might not shore up the sagging fortunes of cash-strapped airline
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Jet Airways crisis: Monetising privilege points might not shore up the sagging fortunes of cash-strapped airline

Jet Privilege has partnerships with 25 foreign carriers and any member can choose a carrier of choice to fly abroad by redeeming their JPMiles, although taxes need to be paid separately for such flights.

ICPA warns Air India of strikes if any pilot is victimised by management over flying allowances issue
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ICPA warns Air India of strikes if any pilot is victimised by management over flying allowances issue

The flying allowance, which is around 70 percent of the total pay package, is paid to a pilot on the basis of the number of flight hours he or she has clocked in a month.

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction
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SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction

The meeting will deliberate on the challenges confronting the ATT sectors and the key takeaways should help in potential policy reforms for these industries.

Web check-ins: IndiGo should rise above pettiness, quibbling; bad times for aviation should not be reason for knee-jerk reaction
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Web check-ins: IndiGo should rise above pettiness, quibbling; bad times for aviation should not be reason for knee-jerk reaction

Why should a flier pay for web check-in when the truth is he is doing a favour to the airline by sparing its overburdened staff at the airport counters of this work?

Volvo presents a fleet of electric robotaxis in the race to gain autonomy
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Volvo presents a fleet of electric robotaxis in the race to gain autonomy

Volvo robotaxis to extend its customer base by tapping into demand from inter-city taxi passengers.

Air India privatisation: Time for naysayers to step aside and let national carrier sale go through
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Air India privatisation: Time for naysayers to step aside and let national carrier sale go through

Fast forward to today, and interest in the deal – the sale of Air India, Air India Express (the budget airline) and AI-SATS (a 50:50 joint venture with a gateway services and ‘food solutions’ provider) as one entity – is not exactly bubbling.

Air India privatisation: Tata Group still in the race for national carrier, bidders seek relaxation of norms
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Air India privatisation: Tata Group still in the race for national carrier, bidders seek relaxation of norms

A day after it was reported that Tata Group was unlikely to bid for Air India, sources close to development have now said that Tatas have not pulled out

Heavy snowfall causes travel mayhem in northern Europe; more than 300 flights cancelled at Frankfurt airport
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Heavy snowfall causes travel mayhem in northern Europe; more than 300 flights cancelled at Frankfurt airport

Hundreds of air passengers were stranded in Frankfurt, Germany's financial capital, as well as Britain after heavy snowfall in North Europe

British airline EasyJet is planning to fly electric passenger jet on short-routes within a decade
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British airline EasyJet is planning to fly electric passenger jet on short-routes within a decade

British budget airline EasyJet could be flying electric passenger jets on short-haul routes within a decade in a push to cut plane pollution.

IT solutions provider IBS Software sets up a 'test factory' for Lufthansa Cargo
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IT solutions provider IBS Software sets up a 'test factory' for Lufthansa Cargo

IBS Software, a leading IT solutions provider to the global aviation industry, on Wednesday announced the setting up of a 'test factory' for Lufthansa Cargo.

Lufthansa's short haul flights to get Wi-Fi in October
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Lufthansa's short haul flights to get Wi-Fi in October

Lufthansa will roll out satellite-based broadband onboard short-haul flights starting from October

Germanwings plane crash: Families of victims gather near crash site to mark first anniversary
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Germanwings plane crash: Families of victims gather near crash site to mark first anniversary

A red stake planted in the soil marks the exact site where the Germanwings plane went down, killing all 150 people on board.

Lufthansa reports near miss with drone over Los Angeles
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Lufthansa reports near miss with drone over Los Angeles

The pilot of a Lufthansa passenger jumbo jet reported a drone aircraft nearly collided with the airliner on Friday on its landing approach to Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Germanwings crash: French authorities suggest new rules for pilot health issues
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Germanwings crash: French authorities suggest new rules for pilot health issues

Seeking to ensure that suicidal pilots can't crash their jets, French authorities investigating last year's Germanwings crash are urging new reporting requirements for doctors treating pilots, and new measures to keep pilots from hiding mental health issues.

Emirates defers launch of world's longest flight between Dubai to Panama City
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Emirates defers launch of world's longest flight between Dubai to Panama City

Emirates Airline, which was scheduled to launch what it called the world's longest non- stop flight this month between Dubai and Panama City, has said it was postponing those plans for around a year.