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LIAT likely to face liquidation in Caribbean

LIAT likely to face liquidation in Caribbean

Antiguan prime minister, Gaston Browne, has wanted LIAT will be liquidated following years of financial losses. The regional airline is expected to be replaced by a new, “leaner” carrier.

airBaltic to relaunch London services this week

airBaltic to relaunch London services this week

airBaltic plans to resume direct flights from Riga to London tomorrow and from Tallinn to London on July 4th. In addition, the airline will launch new direct flights from Vilnius to London on Wednesday.

Emirates adds seven additional destinations to route network

Emirates adds seven additional destinations to route network

Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from seven additional cities in the month of July. These include Khartoum (from July 3rd), Amman (July 5th), Osaka (July 7th) and Narita (July 8th) as well as Athens, Larnaca and Rome from July 15th

easyJet raises £450m in new share offering

easyJet raises £450m in new share offering

The carrier also reported bigger first-half losses for the six months to March 31st, but insisted it had been on track for a much-improved performance before the effects of coronavirus hit.

Qantas to cut 6,000 jobs under three-year restructuring plan

Qantas to cut 6,000 jobs under three-year restructuring plan

Qantas has unveiled a three-year plan designed to accelerate a recovery from the Covid-19 outbreak. Under the proposals, as many as 6,000 jobs will be lost, while the Australian flag-carrier will seek to raise to $1.9 billion in fresh liquidity.

Swissport to cut UK workforce by half

Swissport to cut UK workforce by half

Unions have called on the government to announce a financial package to save the beleaguered aviation industry as Swissport prepares to lay off thousands of workers.

Emirates A380 to return to London in July

Emirates A380 to return to London in July

This marks the return of Emirates’ flagship aircraft on scheduled services since the pandemic forced the temporary grounding of the airline’s passenger fleet in March.