SAA rescuers request time to consult on government proposals

South African Airways’ rescue practitioners are seeking an extension to the deadline for publishing a business plan for the troubled flag-carrier. South African Airways’ rescue practitioners are seeking an extension to the deadline for publishing a business plan for the troubled flag-carrier. Under South African legislation a business plan is normally required within 25 days […]

Norway to extend airline loan guarantee scheme

Norway’s government plans to extend its state loan guarantee scheme for airlines until the end October saying the crisis is lasting longer than envisaged when the programme was intially launched. Norway’s government plans to extend its state loan guarantee scheme for airlines until the end October saying the crisis is lasting longer than envisaged when […]

Kuwait Airways to lay off 1,500 staff

Kuwait Airways is to shed 1,500 foreign personnel in response to the problems presented by the coronavirus crisis. Kuwait Airways is to shed 1,500 foreign personnel in response to the problems presented by the coronavirus crisis. The flag-carrier states that the “difficult decision” follows the “great hardships that the company is facing” as a result […]

French investigators to download crashed PIA A320 recorders

French investigators are to handle the downloading of flight-recorder data from the Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 which crashed in Karachi on 22 May. French investigators are to handle the downloading of flight-recorder data from the Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 which crashed in Karachi on 22 May. The cockpit-voice recorder has been located, days […]