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Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For October 2020

Source: Copa Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for October 2020: Operating Data October October % Change 2020 2019 (YOY) Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)   ASM (mm) (1) 300.2 2,030.9 -85.2%   RPM (mm) (2) 209.8 1,726.1 -87.8%   Load Factor (3) 69.9% 85.0% -15.1p.p. 1.  Available seat miles - represents the aircraft seating capacity multiplied by the number of miles the seats are flown. 2.  Revenue passenger miles - represents the numbers of miles flown by revenue passengers 3.  Load factor - represents the percentage of aircraft seating capacity that is actually utilized After virtually no operations since March 2020 due to air travel restrictions related to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Company has now restarted [...]

2020-11-18T01:38:29+02:00November 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|

UNWTO Launches Global Guidelines to Reopen Tourism

Source: UNWTO The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace innovation and the digital transformation of global tourism. The guidelines were produced in consultation with the Global Tourism Crisis Committee and aim to support governments and private sector to recover from an unparalleled crisis. Depending on when travel restrictions are lifted, the United Nations specialized agency warns that international tourist arrivals could fall by between 60% and 80%. This puts 100-120 million jobs at risk and could lead to US$ 910 billion to US$ 1.2 trillion lost in [...]

2020-05-28T20:38:55+03:00May 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES OPERATES HISTORIC CARGO ONLY CHARTER FLIGHT

Source: Caribbean Airlines On Friday 8 May, Caribbean Airlines utilized one of its Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft for a cargo only charter service for the first time in the airline’s history. This flight was part of the airline’s recently launched charter service, and was used to move essential supplies from Guyana to Cuba. The new service was introduced to serve islands experiencing reduced cargo capacity due the closure of borders to commercial passenger flights due to COVID-19. The charter service operated under strict regulatory procedures, adhering to established best practices for aircraft cleanliness and sanitation to ensure the safety of the airline’s crew during the current pandemic. Marklan Moseley, General Manager – Cargo and New Business, Caribbean Airlines said: “These [...]

2020-05-12T09:50:38+03:00May 11th, 2020|AIRLINES, News, Uncategorized|

Avianca Holdings initiates voluntary reorganization proceedings

Source: Avianca Avianca Holdings S.A. (NYSE: AVH, BVC: PFAVH) (the “Company” or “Avianca”) and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates today filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to preserve and reorganize Avianca’s businesses. LifeMiles™, Avianca’s loyalty program, is administered by a separate company and is not part of the Chapter 11 filing. The filing was necessitated by the unforeseeable impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in a 90% decline in global passenger traffic and is expected to reduce industry revenues worldwide by $314 billion, according to the International Air Transport Association. Avianca’s scheduled passenger operations have been grounded since mid-March, [...]

2020-05-12T09:42:59+03:00May 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|