China Southern first among ‘Big Three’ to return to profitability since pandemic began

China Southern Airlines became the first of China’s three largest carriers to report a quarterly operating profit since the coronavirus outbreak began, breaking its loss-making streak in the first half of the year.  Its compatriots Air China and China Eastern Airlines, while still in the red for the three months ended 30 September, managed to […]

El Al chief Usishkin to step down in January

Israeli flag-carrier El Al’s chief executive, Gonen Usishkin, is to step down from his position in January next year, three months after a board shake-up by the airline’s new controlling shareholder. Usishkin was named as the airline’s head in early 2018. He oversaw the transformation of El Al’s fleet, as it withdrew its Boeing 747-400s […]