The British Airline Pilots Association (BALPA) says talks are ongoing with airlines and the Uk government to look at how best to support the aviation industry though the current coronavirus crisis.
Airports across the globe continue to report significant downturns in 2020 passenger numbers due to the impact of the coronavirus – Copenhagen (-0.4%), Frankfurt Airport (-4%), and London Heathrow (-4.8%) being among the latest to announce February declines.
The impact of the coronavirus is beginning to bite in Asia-Pacific, with Q1 passenger numbers expected to be significantly down in China and at airports across the region, warns ACI Asia-Pacific.
Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) has announced its best ever year for both cargo and passenger traffic.
Dubai International Airport (DXB) handled 86.4 million passengers in 2019 to retain its status as the world's busiest international airport.
Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport (SDF) celebrated its busiest year ever in 2019 with more than 4.2 million passengers passing through its facilities.
Dublin Airport welcomed a total of 32.9 million passengers during 2019, setting a new record for traffic at the airport.
Russia's Deputy Transport Minister, Aleksandr Yurchik, was among the guests of honour at today's official opening of Moscow Sheremetyevo's new Terminal C.