AOA has called on the UK government to better support the country's aviation industry as countries across the globe implement significant supportive measures.
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Almost 40 Members of Parliament have written to the Chancellor calling for more support for the UK aviation industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The UK's House of Commons' Transport Committee held an informal virtual meeting with Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, to discuss the implications of COVID-19 on transport.
ACI data outlines that airports employ over 6.1 million people globally, and so have urged for financial measures to be implemented to protect airport jobs amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
ACI Asia-Pacific has urged governments to implement relief measures in order to protect airport jobs and aviation connectivity as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak,
A statement made by G20 leaders regarding the importance of a global response to the COVID-19 crisis has been welcomed by ICAO Council leaders.
As efforts to facilitate the movement of cargo amidst the COVID-19 outbreak begin to achieve results, TIACA has called for governments to enable the smoother transportation of air cargo to help combat the health crisis.
Despite the severe impact of COVID-19 on the aviation industry, CAAC has announced that airport projects previously halted by the virus have now recommenced.
Due to the restrictions put in place by the Spanish government as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Aena has adapted airport operations across its entire network.
The AOA has said the UK government only allowing the industry financial help during the COVID-19 crisis on a case-by-case basis is "not feasible to provide the support necessary in the coming days".
IATA now estimates that industry passenger revenues could plummet by $252 billion; 44 per cent below 2019’s figure.
ICAO is urging governments across the globe to improve coordination with aircraft operators and to have a heightened awareness of the impact of COVID-19 on aviation.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to drastically impact the aviation industry, SEA Milan has been forced to adapt in order to continue operation.
The ICAO Council has highlighted the importance of the aviation industry and air transport to the post-coronavirus crisis global economic recovery.
In order to support the aviation industry and the airport community, Airport Authority Hong Kong has introduced a HK$1 billion COVID-19 relief package.