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Airlines face ‘mission of the century’ in shipping millions of doses...

IN COOLED warehouses on the fringes of Frankfurt airport, Deutsche Lufthansa AG is preparing its depleted fleet for the gargantuan task of airlifting millions of doses of the vaccines meant to end the global pandemic.

Airlines stir doubts with ‘flying is safe’ claim on virus

AIRLINES have loudly insisted that it’s safe to fly during the coronavirus pandemic, and US travel is surging before the Thanksgiving holiday despite a nationwide spike in virus cases.

Local airlines to transport tourists to Bohol soon

LOCAL airlines will soon start operating flights between Manila and Bohol, as the island-province reopens its doors to tourists beginning Nov. 15.

‘Bad math’: Airlines’ COVID safety analysis challenged by expert

PARIS — A campaign by coronavirus-stricken aviation giants to persuade the world it’s safe to fly has been questioned by one of the scientists whose research it draws upon.

Airlines seek gate checks for virus to revive foreign travel

A coalition of international airline and aviation groups is calling on US government leaders to help set COVID-19 testing protocols to assuage passenger concerns and boost severely depressed international travel.

Airlines owe P940 million in ticket refunds, travel agents say

By Jenina P. Ibañez, Reporter CASH-STRAPPED airlines owe nearly P1 billion in ticket refunds for canceled flights during the pandemic, travel agencies said. The Philippine Travel...

Holidays won’t bring cheer to airlines

LOCAL AIRLINES probably won’t benefit from the usual holiday traffic this year as travelers remain wary amid a coronavirus pandemic, analysts said.

Airlines, airports to push COVID-19 testing as quarantines hurt traffic

MONTREAL/SYDNEY — Airlines and airports will ask a UN-led task force meeting on Tuesday to recommend countries accept a negative COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) test within 48 hours of travel as an alternative to quarantines that have decimated demand for travel, according to a document seen by Reuters.

Airlines, airports to push for COVID testing as quarantines hit traffic

MONTREAL/SYDNEY — Airlines and airports will ask a United Nations-led task force meeting on Tuesday to recommend countries accept a negative COVID-19 test within...

US airlines face end of business travel as they knew it

US airlines hammered by the catastrophic loss of passengers during the pandemic are confronting a once-unthinkable scenario: that this crisis will obliterate much of the corporate flying they’ve relied on for decades to prop up profits.

Struggling airlines still waiting for gov’t help

STRUGGLING local airlines are hoping they will soon receive government support that would help ensure their survival amid the crisis.

Airlines, shippers warn of trade delays if seamen can’t travel

THE International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said governments should facilitate the movement of international transport personnel who have been affected by travel restrictions due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Airlines to suspend flights out of Clark starting April 3

AIRLINES flying out of Clark International Airport in Pampanga province will stop commercial flights starting April 3, airport management said in an advisory on Tuesday.

Airlines try to stay afloat ahead of ‘travel surge’

JUVY P. CASTILLON, a 54-year-old grade school English teacher in Bangkok, Thailand, is scheduled to return to General Santos City via Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Pasay City on March 21.

Asian airlines slash flights to Hong Kong

SYDNEY — Several Asian airlines have cut flights to Hong Kong over the coming weeks, according to industry scheduling publication Routes Online, as anti-government protests in the city grow increasingly violent and disrupt daily life.

Business delegation puts Davao in ANA’s radar

DAVAO CITY — All Nippon Airways (ANA) will now consider Davao City in their route expansion plan after a recent roadshow by a delegation led by the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (DCCCII) in Tokyo, Hitachinaka, and Saitama.

MIAA collection of terminal fees from unused airline tickets at P259...

The Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said more airlines are turning over unused terminal fees reaching a collection of more than P259 million as...

Philippines, Papua New Guinea increase air entitlements

THE PHILIPPINES and Papua New Guinea now have expanded air entitlements, having signed an agreement to improve air connectivity on Thursday.

Several airlines hold off listing Taiwan as part of China

Several international airlines still listed Taiwan as a separate country on their websites on Friday despite a deadline set by Beijing for carriers to...

Airlines back creation of global drone registry -IATA

MONTREAL/SINGAPORE — The world's airlines are backing the development of a United Nations-led global registry for drones, as a rise in near collisions by...

New aviation deal to allow flights between Philippines and Maldives

The Philippines and Maldives have signed an air services agreement that will allow direct flights between the two destinations. The agreement provides an initial entitlement...

Airlines back development of key airports, infra

By Patrizia Paola C. Marcelo AIRLINES said they support the development of key airports in order to grow the aviation sector. Philippine Airlines (PAL) said it...

Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

By Zsarlene B. Chua How to fasten your seat belt, how to operate a life jacket, and how to use the oxygen masks — these...

Free wine endangered on Asian airlines after OPEC accord

SOME OF Asia’s marquee airlines that spoil passengers with free alcohol and in-flight entertainment may soon have to kick the habit. The on-board giveaways, famously...