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UN agency recommends health guidelines for airlines

Mask wearing, temperature controls, disinfection of aircraft: the International Civil Aviation Organization on Monday published a series of health recommendations for the pandemic-hit airline industry as it relaunches air ...

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Lawmakers: FAA certification of new planes needs an overhaul

The Federal Aviation Administration outlined steps to change how it approves new passenger planes, but lawmakers said they will push ahead with legislation to change the current system that lets aircraft makers including ...

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Emirates could take 4 years to return to normal: chief

It could take up to four years for Emirates airline's operations to return "to some degree of normality", its president said Monday, a day after the carrier announced job cuts over the coronavirus crisis.

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Aviation needs confidence to take off again: industry chief

The coronavirus pandemic has dealt airlines an unprecedented blow—to get back in business they will have to reinstill confidence in travellers and avoid a patchwork of restrictions, says the head of the industry's trade ...

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Virus-ravaged UK aviation sector faces quarantine woe

Britain's aviation sector grappled Monday with news that international arrivals will soon face a 14-day quarantine to stop new infections of coronavirus, which has already ravaged travel demand worldwide.

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Heathrow airport urges roadmap for quarantine exit

London's Heathrow airport on Monday urged the British government to issue a "roadmap" for its planned coronavirus quarantine for air travellers, after revealing traffic almost evaporated in April.

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Emirates predicts 18-month lull in air demand

Gulf aviation giant Emirates said Sunday it would take at least 18 months for travel demand to return to "a semblance of normality", despite reporting bumper pre-pandemic profits.

Aviation

Aviation is the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft. Aviation is derived from avis, the Latin word for bird.

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