Coronavirus: Airline Brand Values Tumble
The ongoing crisis surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic could result in the top 50 most valuable airline brands losing up to 20% of their brand value. According to a report by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand valuation consultancy, the total drop in value could equate to more than $20bn.
Coronavirus: Bailout or Bust?
Airlines are desperately seeking subsidies to ensure or prolong their survival. Selwyn Parker considers the industry’s COVID-19 cash crisis and outlines what governments worldwide are doing to ease the pain.
Coronavirus: Eight Unusual Flights You Might Have Missed
Thomas Haynes explores some of the more unique flights that have occurred during the pandemic.
No Blanket Bailout for British Airlines
The UK chancellor has told airlines and airports not to expect an industry-wide bailout but instead that rescue deals would be formed on an individual basis. Rishi Sunak wrote to airlines yesterday (March 24) detailing that extra measures for the industry would only be used “as a last resort”.
Coronavirus: Airlines Scramble for Survival
The Key Publishing commercial aviation team has put together a list of what some of the biggest names have done so far to deal with this rapidly evolving situation. *all information correct of March 16
Flybe Collapse: Fleet Fallout
Martin Needham provides an overview of the Flybe fleet before crunching the big data to establish where the company’s grounded aircraft are currently located.
Flybe Collapse: Reaction from Westminster and Beyond
Flybe’s collapse has prompted mixed response from the UK government, unions and investors. We review the key comment and insight from this emerging story.
Flybe Collapse: A Disastrous Blow for UK Connectivity
With the blame game already underway, Airliner World editor Gordon Smith offers his analysis following the untimely demise of the regional carrier.
Coronavirus: Global Airports Respond to COVID-19
As the world grapples with the COVID-19 outbreak, airports are at the frontline of the mission to stem the spread of the virus. Thomas Haynes examines the effects of the virus on the industry and what is being done to control the spread.
Air Italy in Voluntary Liquidation
Air Italy ceased operations with immediate effect on February 11 after its shareholders, Alisarda and Qatar Airways through AQA Holding, chose to liquidate the company citing “persistent and structural market problems”.
Condor Future Confirmed
POLISH AVIATION Group (PGL), the owner of LOT Polish Airlines, has agreed to acquire German leisure carrier, Condor.
Qatar Airways responds to Russia probe
Two former Qatar Airways employees based in Russia have been found guilty of charges relating an abuse of authority.