The board of directors at NokScoot has decided to liquidate the company. NokScoot's shareholders will deliberate the same at a General Meeting to be held in 14 days time. The airline is a Joint Venture between Scoot - a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines and Thailand based Nok Air. The airline started operations in 2014. Thailand … Continue reading NokScoot board of directors vote for liquidation of airline
Indian low cost carrier Spicejet joined the bandwagon of global airlines which converted passenger aircraft into freighters as airlines find ways to sustain the current times and dip in passenger demand due to COVID19. Spicejet operates a fully owned subsidiary named SpiceXpress which operates a fleet to five B737 series aircraft – a mix of … Continue reading Spicejet joins the bandwagon of global airlines to convert passenger aircraft into freighters
Delta Air Lines plans to retire its 18 widebody Boeing B777s by the end of 2020 as a result of drastic drop in demand due to COVID-10 pandemic. Delta, like many other airlines, is moving towards simplification of fleet and would operate modern aircraft which are capable of performing the same mission, at a lower … Continue reading Delta to retire all its B777s by end of 2020
Singapore Airlines posted a full year loss as COVID-19 crippled the passenger traffic in fourth quarter of financial year. The airline announced that it has cut passenger capacity by 96% and this was topped by mark-to-market fuel hedging losses due to unprecedented plunge in fuel prices. There was a drastic drop of $894 million in … Continue reading Singapore Airlines announces a full year loss
Emirates - the Dubai headquartered airline became the first airline in the world to conduct a pre-flight COVID-19 test. All passengers on today's flight to Tunisia were tested for COVID-19 at the Dubai Airport in co-ordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA). The rapid test was done at the check-in area with results being available in … Continue reading A blood test at airport, will this be the new normal ?