Coronavirus Updates from the Aviation Industry

Industries around the world have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic. With some countries in full shutdown except for essential services and many countries closing borders to all but essential travel, the knock-on effect on the aviation industry has been enormous.

We’re bringing you all of the latest news and updates on how COVID-19 is impacting the aviation industry. From the grounding of entire fleets in the commercial world to the impact on aerospace engineering and manufacturing.

Latest Aviation News about COVID-19

Access all the latest news about how the Coronavirus pandemic is affecting the aviation industry, all in one place. From plummeting air traffic reports to the delivery of vital PPE, this is the best place to stay up to date with what’s happening in the world.

Embraer to Cut Jobs Following Failed Boeing Deal

Brazilian manufacturer attributes further workforce reductions to COVID-19 and a partnership that turned sour

Wizz Warns of Capacity Growth Freeze

The European low-cost carrier says travel restrictions imposed around its network could force a slow-down in its anticipated capacity ramp-up

First BA 747 Leaves Heathrow For Retirement

UK flag carrier begins the process of retiring its 31 Boeing 747s after announcing the end of the aircraft’s operations last month

Why Has Virgin Atlantic Filed for Bankruptcy Protection in the US?

Gatwick-based carrier Virgin Atlantic has filed for bankruptcy protection in a United States court as it tries to survive the COVID-19 pandemic – but it doesn’t mean it’s the end of the road for the carrier.

Virgin Australia Finds a Buyer

US private equity firm Bain Capital has won the bid to buy Virgin Australia after the airline fell into administration in April, due in part to the COVID-19 travel restrictions.

Latest Features on Coronavirus & Aviation

Our excellent aviation journalists continue to bring you the best analysis and reports on the current situation of the aviation industry in the COVID-19 pandemic. From devastating effects on commercial airlines to the way the military is helping, this is the only place you’ll need for the best in-depth articles on Coronavirus and the aviation sector. 

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Aviation’s COVID-19 Paradigm Shift

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Melbourne Airport: Handling the COVID Crisis

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Suppliers Weather the Storm

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From Qingdao With Gloves

Ever since the COVID-19 coronavirus reached British shores...

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