As Covid-19 vaccines start to get approval across the world, the task to airlift the much-needed doses is starting to pick up pace, giving airlines a badly needed boost.
Covid-19 has now killed over 439,000 people worldwide since the outbreak started in China last year, according to tracking websites. Here are the developments for June 16:
US airlines are slashing hundreds of thousands of flights, cutting schedules by 80% or more through at least June and parking thousands of jets as demand for tickets has plunged by about 95%.
Airplane manufacturing giant Boeing announced on Monday it would suspend 787 production at South Carolina plant amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Some airline companies have cancelled all China flights, while others only cancelled some flights or routes to prevent further spread of the deadly virus.
Opponents said prohibiting flights would simply make it harder for Cuban-Americans to visit their families outside the capital, without making a significant impact on the Cuban government.
China's Civil Aviation Administration sent notices to dozens of airlines around the world in April asking them to adhere to Beijing's standards when referring to Taiwan.
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Qatar Airways had said it wanted to be a passive investor and not take an active role in setting strategy at American, the world's biggest airline. But on Wednesday the Middle East airline said it had changed its mind.
Both airlines expressed their disappointment at the decision. The largest airline in the US has accused the two airlines of being unfairly advantaged because of government subsidies.
US aviation officials are investigating an incident in which Hollywood actor Harrison Ford's private plane almost collided with a passenger jet Boeing 737.
American Airlines Flight 383, a Boeing 767, was bound for Miami with 161 passengers and a crew of nine on board.
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