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EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

EasyJet stock surges 7% as it slashes up to 4,500 jobs over COVID-19, and warns demand won't fully return until 2023

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

EasyJet shares surged as much as 7.5% on Thursday as the company announced 4,500 job cuts due to COVID-19. The budget airline plans to restart flying on 15 June but only...
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In coronavirus pandemic, drones being tested to drop medical supplies from sky

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph, pops open a belly hatch and drops a box of medical...
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Boeing laying off 6,770 employees, with more to come

Boeing laying off 6,770 employees, with more to come

21 hours ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

Boeing said Wednesday that nearly 7,000 of its U.S. employees will be involuntarily laid off, a bloodletting that is part of a plan for the aerospace giant to shrink its...
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Private jet demand on the rise as wealthy Russians take off amid COVID-19 pandemic

23 hours ago   |   National Post

MOSCOW - Some private jet companies have seen a rise in demand from wealthy Russians who want to spend time in the West during the coronavirus crisis but who were unable to...
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A Eurowings plane with just 2 passengers on board was forced to turn around after learning its destination airport was closed due to coronavirus

A Eurowings plane with just 2 passengers on board was forced to turn around after learning its destination airport was closed due to coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A Eurowings flight from Düsseldorf, Germany, to Sardinia, Italy, was forced to turn around at the last minute because the destination airport was closed due to coronavirus...
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Biden: Trump's 'an absolute fool' for stoking face mask controversy

Biden: Trump's 'an absolute fool' for stoking face mask controversy

1 day ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden amped up their ongoing spat over wearing face masks in public on Tuesday with Biden calling the president an...
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EU agency seeks airline, airport input on new virus guidance

1 day ago   |   ABC News

Europe's aviation safety agency is calling on airlines and airports to participate in a program to help evaluate new coronavirus guidelines in real-life situations
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Airlines' $120B Debt Balloon Could Reshape Commercial Aviation

2 days ago   |   Forbes

IATA reports that airline debt has risen by $120 billion since the beginning of the year, as airlines adapted to the coronavirus crisis. This debt balloon could result in a...
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The UK is using this drone to deliver coronavirus tests and PPE to a Scottish island

The UK is using this drone to deliver coronavirus tests and PPE to a Scottish island

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

The UK Civil Aviation Authority has rubber-stamped a trial for drones to ferry coronavirus tests and personal protective equipment to a hospital on the Isle of Mull, off the...
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Exclusive: Cathay Pacific's brand merger hits roadblock from China's aviation regulator - sources

2 days ago   |   Reuters

China's aviation regulator may make it difficult for Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd to merge regional arm Cathay Dragon into its main brand because of infractions...
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China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

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Boris Johnson's top aide Dominic Cummings did break lockdown rules, say police

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Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

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Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

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