Singapore Airlines to ground all fleet except 9 planes

Singapore Airlines will cut capacity by 96 per cent until the end of April. The decision comes following the further tightening of border controls around the world to stem the Covid-19 outbreak. This will result in the grounding of around 138 Singapore Airlines and SilkAir aircraft, out of a total fleet of 147. The company…

London Heathrow has now closed all airport lounges

Airport lounges look set to be the next casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, with London’s Heathrow Airport this weekend closing almost all of its business and first class lounges following a decree by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to shut down social hubs such as pubs, clubs, restaurants, cinemas, theatres and gyms across the country. British…