Airline industry

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British Airways owner IAG hit by record €7.4bn loss
Group calls for passenger digital health passes to ‘reopen skies’ as Covid takes toll

Mark Sweney and Gwyn Topham

26, Feb, 2021 @8:12 AM

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Airbus reveals planes sold in last two years will emit over 1bn tonnes of CO2
Landmark emissions disclosures cover 22-year lifetime of 1,429 aircraft sold in 2019 and 2020

Jasper Jolly

26, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Heathrow hit by £2bn loss as airport calls for more Covid support
Passenger numbers slumped to 22.1m in 2020, the smallest annual total since 1975

Joanna Partridge and Jasper Jolly

24, Feb, 2021 @8:38 AM

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Shares in UK travel and hospitality firms surge in response to roadmap
UK sectors hit hardest by lockdown show sharp rise as big tech shares fall on Wall Street

Richard Partington

23, Feb, 2021 @8:19 PM

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Holiday bookings surge in UK after lockdown exit plans revealed
EasyJet, Tui and Thomas Cook report jump in interest in hours after Boris Johnson speech

Julia Kollewe

23, Feb, 2021 @2:15 PM

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British Airways defers £450m of pension payments as Covid cuts flights
Airline also reaches deal over £2bn loan to give it a cushion until pandemic restrictions are eased

Kalyeena Makortoff and Gwyn Topham

22, Feb, 2021 @9:44 AM

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Regional Express cuts five routes and accuses Qantas of 'predatory behaviour'
Sydney and Adelaide routes cut as deputy chairman John Sharp accuses Qantas of deliberately moving into Rex’s turf

Royce Kurmelovs

22, Feb, 2021 @6:32 AM

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Aircraft orders dry up as industry records worst ever January
Sector recorded no new orders for passenger aircraft at all, with only four cargo planes booked

Graeme Wearden

22, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Airbus reports loss of €1bn after Covid, and could shed 15,000 jobs
Aircraft maker says ‘pandemic continues to impact lives, economies and societies’

Jillian Ambrose

18, Feb, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Ryanair to challenge EU court ruling on French and Swedish state aid
Irish airline to appeal after losing first round of legal battle over Covid bailouts for rival carriers

Rupert Neate

17, Feb, 2021 @2:21 PM

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Australia’s international travel ban and arrivals cap investigated by audit office
Australian National Audit Office launches inquiry into pandemic border policies, including biosecurity and the adequacy of assistance to those stranded overseas

Paul Karp and Elias Visontay

16, Feb, 2021 @1:54 AM

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UK airlines warn of job losses as they lose business to Brexit
Carriers say they are severely disadvantaged when applying for flight permits under new rules

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

14, Feb, 2021 @2:46 PM

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