Unfortunately, the latest travel restrictions have affected most tourists. Therefore, in order not to lose customer loyalty and revenues, carriers allow passengers to cancel or postpone their trips.
Irish lowcost airline decided to cancel 80% of flights between midnight 18 March and midnight 24 March.
"Even if current crisis in the aviation industry affects us, other airlines will be in a much worse situation," Jozsef Varadi says in an interview for Index. The Wizz Air's CEO expects a wave of bankruptcies in Europe.AS AU EU US
Leaders of European Union countries have agreed to close the EU’s external borders to most people from other countries for 30 days in a new effort to slow the coronavirus pandemic.AS AU EU US
The longest route flown by Dreamliner, the longest national route and the longest passenger flight in history - these are the records hit on Monday by Air Tahiti Nui, which become possible due to the circumstances related to coronavirus.AS AU EU US
As a result of a significant number of flight cancellations due to the development of coronavirus pandemic, Wizz Air is introducing an automated refund process. All passengers cancelling their flights will get 120% of the original fare in airline credit.AS AU EU US
Irish lowcost airline is expecting to see a 80% decline in flight bookings across April and May and it's not ruling out simply grounding all fleet.AS AU EU US
28-year-old Timothy from Sweden got stuck at Chopin Airport and can not get out due to suspended international flights. He stopped at the Polish capital on his way from Sweden to Cyprus according to RMF24.pl and the Swedish newspaper "Aftonbladet". The situation seems to have no solution.EU US
US President Donald Trump is expanding his European travel ban to the UK and Ireland from Tuesday, in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus.AS AU EU US
Coronavirus and safety measures against it are a hot topic for the last few weeks, but self discipline seems to be the biggest problem people are struggling with. It's not a perfect time to board a plane. Especially if you're awaiting coronavirus test results.