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This error 'initiated a hazard chain' that saw further errors committed in the minutes before the plane was accidentally shot down in January, says a report by the Iranian Civil Aviation Organization
Emirates president Tim Clark says the airline had already cut a tenth of its staff and it 'will probably have to let go of a few more, probably up to 15%'
The United States announces the ban on Pakistan International Airlines after learning that 'nearly one-third of Pakistani pilots are not properly certificated'
The Dutch government's move is designed to support cases brought by the relatives of dozens of victims to the European Court of Human Rights
Delta CEO Ed Bastian urges workers to consider the airline's voluntary exit program to 'minimize involuntary furloughs'
'This will not go on forever. We will come out stronger,' says AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes
The Windhoek High Court lifts Air Namibia's suspension until August 3 when it examines the case
The Namibian government says Air Namibia failed 'to provide a safe, satisfactory, and reliable air service'
The deal between Ryanair and United Kingdom-based cabin crew will see salary reductions of up to 10% spread over 4 years
United is targeting 15,100 staff cuts in inflight services, including flight attendants, and 2,250 pilots. Other groups affected include catering, airport operations, and technical operations.
AirAsia's shares crash and finish down 17.5% on Wednesday, July 8, as auditor Ernst & Young says the Malaysian airline's future is in 'significant doubt'
Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Southwest Airlines are the latest carriers to sign letters of intent for US government loans
Coronavirus-hit airline El Al says it accepted a $250-million loan from the Israeli government
The layoffs – about 9% of Lion Air's 29,000 employees – would mainly affect contract workers
The planned job cuts amount to 16% of Air France's staff and 40% of those at Hop! – part of measures 'on an unprecedented scale'
The United States Treasury says American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Sky West Airlines, and Spirit Airlines agreed to the government's terms
The African Union says 'there are airlines that may not survive COVID-19'
(UPDATED) The International Air Transport Association urges governments to 'implement alternatives to quarantine on arrival,' warning of the policy's impact on the aviation industry
The International Air Transport Association fears 'the worst may be yet to come' in the European aviation industry, with millions of jobs at risk
The European Union Aviation Safety Agency tells Pakistan International Airlines 'they have lost their confidence' in the carrier
Aeromexico is the latest Latin American airline to seek Chapter 11 relief after Chilean-Brazilian LATAM and Colombia's Avianca
SAS will convert some existing bonds into equity as it struggles with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Norwegian Air Shuttle will no longer buy 92 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and 5 Dreamliners
The Dutch government says it will provide KLM with a guarantee for bank loans of up to 2.4 billion euros and a direct loan from the state of up to one billion euros
United States private equity giant Bain Capital is buying Virgin Australia and commits to 'the retention of thousands of jobs'
Rail industry tycoon Heinz Hermann Thiele, one of the richest men in Germany, is the top Lufthansa shareholder
A review finds more than 260 of the country's 860 active pilots had fake licenses or had cheated on exams
Over 98% of shareholders accounting for 39% of Lufthansa stock vote in favor of the German government's rescue package in a special online meeting
British airline EasyJet posts a net loss of 324 million pounds ($403 million, 357 million euros) in the 1st half of its fiscal year
German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele says he will support the 9-billion-euro government rescue package for Lufthansa
(UPDATED) The 6,000 job losses will hit both Qantas and its budget subsidiary Jetstar. More than half of staff will also remain on leave for months.
'The pilot, as well as the [air traffic] controller, didn't follow the standard rules,' says Ghulam Sarwar Khan, the country's aviation minister
It is still unclear how many more Cebu Pacific employees will lose their jobs, but the layoffs will be 'across functions, roles, and departments'
'Flight operations by SunExpress Germany...will be ended shortly,' says a SunExpress spokesman
The German government holds crunch talks with Lufthansa representatives and rail industry tycoon Heinz Hermann Thiele, the company's top shareholder
An Austrian court will appoint an administrator, says IAG-owned Level Europe
'With Australia's borders set to remain closed for some time, we have canceled most international flights until late October,' says Qantas
Qatar Airways says it already notified both Boeing and Airbus of its decision
Lufthansa points to 'the latest public statements by the company's largest single shareholder, Heinz-Hermann Thiele'
The Swedish government is willing to inject up to $534 million into SAS. The Danish government will also contribute to the recapitalization, says the airline.
British Airways, EasyJet, and Ryanair say Britain's quarantine policy for arrivals will have 'a devastating effect on British tourism and the wider economy and destroy thousands of jobs'
The Lufthansa group is cutting 16% of its total workforce of 135,000
The International Air Transport Association notes that while state aid is 'helping to keep the industry afloat...the next challenge will be preventing airlines from sinking under the burden of debt'
Coronavirus-stricken airlines are developing new procedures for the resumption of flights
'The losses this year will be the biggest in aviation history.... There is no comparison for the dimension of this crisis,' says International Air Transport Association chief Alexandre de Juniac
(UPDATED) Hong Kong's government will take a small stake in Cathay Pacific as part of a bailout plan worth HK$39 billion (US$5 billion)
As the Austrian government announces a rescue package for Austrian Airlines, it also says a minimum ticket price of 40 euros will be introduced for 'sustainable and fair aviation'
The United States matches the number of flights allowed by China, but says it remains 'troubled' as Beijing disregarded the rights of American carriers
Philippine Airlines' passenger revenues fall 21.5%, as travel restrictions hurt the aviation industry
Real estate group Deutsche Wohnen will replace Lufthansa on the Dax starting June 22