Ryanair passengers down by 99.6% in April, Wizz Air down by 97.6%

LONDON (Reuters) – Europe’s biggest budget airline Ryanair (RYA.I) posted a 99.6% fall in passenger numbers in April, while smaller low cost carrier Wizz Air (WIZZ.L) said numbers plunged 97.6%, as the novel coronavirus halted most flying across Europe. Ryanair said it flew 40,000 passengers in April compared to the 13.5 million it carried in the same month in 2019. […]

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India Bans Airlifting Patients as Virus Lockdown Curbs Intensify

India has banned use of air ambulances and other medical evacuations unless the treatment required is not available locally, as a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus is extended, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Planes carrying patients will only be allowed to fly if local authorities determine treatment isn’t available at the point of […]

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Lion Air targets up to $1 billion IPO in early 2020: sources

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Indonesia’s Lion Air has accelerated preparations for a stock market listing in the first quarter of next year with an initial public offering (IPO) that could raise up to $1 billion, several sources close to the matter said on Monday. The airline, which had been awaiting an official report on last year’s deadly crash of a […]

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Lion Air crash report points to Boeing, pilots, maintenance

Boeing misses earnings estimates FOX Business’ Jackie DeAngelis breaks down Boeing’s 3Q earnings. JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian investigation found a Lion Air flight that crashed and killed 189 people a year ago was doomed by a combination of aircraft design flaws, inadequate training and maintenance problems. Continue Reading Below A final accident report released Friday said Lion Air […]

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Oshkosh Air Show: Above the clouds in an aerobatic plane

The Wild Blue Rodeo at air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin FBN’s Jeff Flock on U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds pilot Lt. Col. Josh Boudreaux about his flight on a Wild Blue plane. Dozens of planes began taking to the skies on Monday to mark the start of the 50th anniversary of the world’s biggest air show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Continue Reading […]

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