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Antigua & Barbuda closes international airport

Antigua & Barbuda closes international airport

The cabinet of Antigua & Barbuda has decided to close the V.C. Bird International airport to all incoming commercial traffic from tonight. To date, there have been no confirmed cases of community spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Antigua.

London City Airport closes until end of April

London City Airport closes until end of April

London City Airport has temporarily suspended all commercial and private flights in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. Travel demand around the world has seen sharp decline in recent weeks, with virtually all European airlines grounding flights in response.

Oman Air to ground all flights from Sunday

Oman Air to ground all flights from Sunday

Oman Air will be suspending all passenger services to and from Muscat from noon on Sunday. No date has been announced for the resumption of services, with cancellations in place until further notice.

IATA predicts huge falls in aviation revenue

IATA predicts huge falls in aviation revenue

Owing to the severity of travel restrictions and the expected global recession, IATA now estimates that industry passenger revenues could plummet $252 billion. The figure is 44 per cent below that for last year.