Coronavirus and Airlines

In-depth reporting and breaking news on how COVID-19 is impacting airlines in the U.S., Asia, Europe, and other destinations. Read updates on airline refund policies, fleet management, cancelled routes, and more. For broader coverage of coronavirus and its impact on the travel industry, please visit our liveblog.

American Airlines Expects to Remain Half Its Pre-Pandemic Size Through Year’s End
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American Airlines Expects to Remain Half Its Pre-Pandemic Size Through Year’s End

Madhu Unnikrishnan, Skift

British Airways Financial Turnaround Not Expected Until 2021 Amid $1.5 Billion Loss
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British Airways Financial Turnaround Not Expected Until 2021 Amid $1.5 Billion Loss

Sarah Young, Reuters

Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?
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Why Did the Touchdown of This United Flight Deserve a Zoom Press Conference?

Matthew Parsons, Skift

What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability
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What Covid-19 Can Teach the Airline Industry About Sustainability

Publicis Sapient + Skift

Airlines Still Don’t Think New CDC Mask Guidelines Go Far Enough
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Airlines Still Don’t Think New CDC Mask Guidelines Go Far Enough

Madhu Unnikrishnan, Skift

Virgin Australia Moves Away From Business Traveler Perks Under Private Equity Owners
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Virgin Australia Moves Away From Business Traveler Perks Under Private Equity Owners

Jamie Freed, Reuters

Heathrow Airport Begins Selling $100 On-Site Covid Tests for Hong Kong, Italy
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Heathrow Airport Begins Selling $100 On-Site Covid Tests for Hong Kong, Italy

Matthew Parsons, Skift

Will New Business Class Fares Woo Back Corp Travelers?
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Will New Business Class Fares Woo Back Corp Travelers?

Matthew Parsons, Skift

What United’s CEO Means When He Says It’s the End of the Beginning
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What United’s CEO Means When He Says It’s the End of the Beginning

Madhu Unnikrishnan, Skift

Fall Travel Is Off to a Worrisome Start: Latest Skift U.S. Travel Tracker Survey
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Fall Travel Is Off to a Worrisome Start: Latest Skift U.S. Travel Tracker Survey

Haixia Wang, Skift Research

China’s Domestic Flights in September Top Pre-Pandemic Levels
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China’s Domestic Flights in September Top Pre-Pandemic Levels

Stella Qiu and Jamie Freed, Reuters

Europe and U.S. Suffer Worsening Travel Performance in September: Skift Recovery Index Insights
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Europe and U.S. Suffer Worsening Travel Performance in September: Skift Recovery Index Insights

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research