ALERT Wuhan Airport has reopened after 76 days of lockdown

Wuhan Airport started resuming flights after 76 days of lockdown. The airport in Wuhan, the central Chinese city hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, started resuming domestic passenger flights early Wednesday after almost 11 weeks of lockdown. Flights are resuming from the city’s international airport, which handled 24 million passengers a year before the outbreak, and…

easyJet secures £600 million in government funding

easyJet has issued £600 million of commercial paper through the Covid Corporate Financing Facility. The decision comes as the low-cost carrier seeks to maximise its liquidity in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has currently suspended virtually all flights, and there is a growing concern over the financial impact of an extended grounding.…

Qantas Group reveals about 50 staff have COVID

The Qantas Group have announced that about 50 of their staff have been diagnosed with COVID-19. ABC Australia reports that Qantas Group medical officer Russell Brown told staff via webinar, “Most of those were from overseas, but they were taking the precautions. They are wearing masks when flying and being careful, and we’re still seeing…