Delta to suspend service to 11 airports in the U.S.

Delta announced that it would suspend flights to eleven United States airports. The suspension for the US airports will come into effect on July 8, 2020. The following airports will no longer be served by DL: Aspen, Colorado (ASE) Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (AVP) Bangor, Maine (BGR) Erie, Pennsylvania (ERI) New Bern/Morehead/Beaufort, North Carolina (EWN) Flint, Michigan…

U.S. to revise Chinese passenger airline ban after Beijing move

The U.S. Transportation Department plans to issue a revised order in the coming days that is likely to allow some Chinese passenger airline flights to continue, government and airline officials said. On Thursday, China said it would ease coronavirus restrictions to allow in more foreign carriers, shortly after Washington said it planned to bar Chinese…

Greece has suspended flights to and from Qatar

Greece has suspended flights to and from Qatar after 12 passengers arriving from Doha to Athens tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Greek civil protection authority said 12 out of 91 people on a Qatar Airways flight that arrived on Monday had tested positive for Covid-19. “Following these epidemiological facts, flights from and to…

Emirates offers flights for passengers to 29 cities and resumes transits through its Dubai hub

Following the UAE Federal Government’s announcement to lift restrictions on transit passengers services, from 15th June Emirates will offer passenger services to 16 more cities on its Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. With travel restrictions remaining in place in most countries, customers are reminded to check entry and exit requirements before their journeys. Flights to the following…

Virgin Atlantic to resume some U.S. flights

Virgin Atlantic said on Thursday it would restart some flights that have been grounded by the COVID-19 pandemic on July 20 and aimed to restore further services in August. The airline said that services to Orlando and Hong Kong from London Heathrow would resume on July 20, with flights to New York JFK, Los Angeles,…

Trump administration bans Chinese airlines from flying to U.S.

The Trump administration is banning Chinese passenger airlines from flying scheduled service to the U.S. starting later this month A move aimed at ramping up pressure on China, which hasn’t allowed U.S. carriers to resume flights there, and threatens to further isolate the world’s two largest aviation markets from one another. The order, published Wednesday,…

London City Airport to resume flight operations by end of June

London City Airport has announced plans to restart commercial operations from the end of June. Domestic services are expected to begin first, with international flights following in early July, though these will depend on the proposed quarantine of passengers arriving into the UK. Staff have been working since the March 25 operations suspension to get…