Alex Cruz, chairman and chief executive British Airways, is to step down from the roles with immediate effect. He will remain with the airline as non-executive chairman.
American Airlines is moving flights to the biggest airport in the world, the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, when service returns from Dallas-Fort Worth.
The International Air Transport Association has sought to demonstrate the low incidence of in-flight Covid-19 transmission with an updated tally of published cases.
Air Canada has completed the sale and leaseback transactions for three Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft with Jackson Square Aviation, with a further six headed to Avolon Aerospace Leasing.
The Philippines-based carrier has confirmed plans to raise up to US$500 million in additional capital to strengthen its balance sheet as it seeks to recover from the impact of Covid-19.
Manchester Airports Group has confirmed as many as 900 jobs could go across its UK airports as travel continues to slump in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The low-cost carrier expects to report a headline loss before tax in the range of £815 to £845 million for financial 2020. Final results will be issued in mid-November, with no dividend expected.
The UK travel sector has given a muted welcome to the launch of a travel taskforce from the UK government, urging quick action to reopen borders to international visitors.
British Airways has announced that its final two Heathrow-based Boeing 747 will depart today. One aircraft is painted in its heritage Negus livery and the other in its current Chatham Dockyard livery.
Boeing predicts demand for 18,350 commercial airplanes over the next decade – 11 per cent lower than the comparable 2019 forecast – valued at about $2.9 trillion.
The Airbus plane includes for the first time a flexible cabin catalogue, addressing the requirements of the heavy and long-range business jet categories.
The new agreement will focus on enhancing consumer confidence in travel and placing sustainability at the centre of recovery and future growth.